Articles I've written
Becoming a Certified Scrum Professional
Considering the increasing number of companies practicing Agile, getting a ScrumMaster on the rolls has almost become mandatory. Consequently, lot of people (including PMPs) are getting themselves certified as ScrumMasters (or Certified Scrum Deve...
If Scrum Were a Motorbike
Scrum and motorbikes: two things that I am very passionate about. Subconsciously, I could sense a parallel between them. When I actively thought about it, the picture became clearer.
Consider the team (developers, UI designers, testers) in Scrum....
Detailing Backlog Appropriately
On one of the projects I am currently managing, I noticed that the product backlog was actually growing rather than shrinking as we progressed through sprints. At one point, there were close to 150 stories in the backlog, all detailed and ready for planning. . . . There was something definitely going wrong.
Better Sprint Planning
Let's look in depth at the steps of a sprint planning meeting, what makes them fruitful, and the Five Commandments for successful sprint planning.