Articles I've written
Effective Retrospectives & Reviews
Are your team’s retrospectives really worth the effort? Do the problems you identify actually get solved? If not, your team might need some help learning how to use retrospectives to continuously improve. This article illustrates how Scrum teams can continuously improve by using a combination of their definition of done, working agreements, and the product backlog.
5 Tips to Optimize Backlog Refinement
Many Scrum teams suffer from overly long sprint planning meetings that don't result in backlog items that are ready to be smoothly implemented. In this article, I list five powerful tips to help optimize backlog refinement.