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2/2/2016 by Leza Zaman
During my experiences as a ScrumMaster and consultant, Agile values, such as transparency and adaptation, were my pillars in grounding teams. However, I believe these values cannot thrive without one other value: empathy.
2/1/2016 by Pedro Gustavo Torres
Here's a look at story points: what they are, how to use them, and how they relate to hours worked.
2/1/2016 by Michael Rosenberg
The goal of any Agile team is to deliver great code as efficiently as possible. Therefore, to create a high-functioning Scrum team, the first step is to ensure that each team member's well-being is met.
1/29/2016 by Deadra Townsend
Teams who know their velocity can plan future sprints more easily by predicting and monitoring their progress. How can a ScrumMaster and team work together to achieve stable velocity?
1/29/2016 by Pooja Wandile
Recent studies have led me to think, "What is the definition of a failed project?" This article discusses the symptoms of pending failure I see most often, as well as actions to take.
1/28/2016 by Renzo Venini
When a team isn't able to work together closely and effectively, I have found that a "Collaboration Retrospective" can help remove obstacles, eliminate misunderstandings, bring people together, and help them find their own solutions.
1/28/2016 by Alhad Akole
I recently worked with teams who had all received at least basic Agile training. However, once they started working on sprints, I found that they were more concerned about application life cycle management (ALM) tools than about following Agile methods.
1/27/2016 by Shane Vaz
This article discusses the five key areas of focus I have used to implement Scrum in an organization that has long used a traditional project delivery method.
1/27/2016 by JEYAPRAKASH RAJARAM (JP)
Waterfalling within Agile sprints is one of the common symptoms of handling Agile development incorrectly. Here are ways to overcome this anti-pattern.
1/26/2016 by Vyom Bharadwaj
The product backlog is a not a complicated concept, but it is not always completely understood. These simple observations about its nature can help a team and product owner use it more effectively.