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5/20/2015 by Ebin Poovathany
I'm sure you've heard about user stories plenty of times. Hold your breath -- I'm going to tell you what they really are and how they are intended to be used!
5/19/2015 by Harish Vasista
Many business leaders ask about Agile's benefits and business impact. Metrics other than the burn-down chart and the velocity of the team need to be identified. Let's look at some of the common metrics that can be collected during an Agile project.
5/18/2015 by Ankur Nag
People have asked me, "What are the basic requirements for implementing Scrum?" Here are my points for beginners.
5/15/2015 by Francesco Attanasio
One way to help our teams improve is by coaching them. Before learning coaching, I thought that it was just the act of helping people set and achieve their goals. . . .
5/14/2015 by Arif Kazi
We all know the power of a good metaphor. Some of us who work as change agents and evangelists in the Agile world will appreciate the use of metaphors more than others. Thanks to my wife, I now have a really good metaphor for Little's law.
5/14/2015 by Kaushik Saha
The difference between a project manager and a product owner is often discussed. Here I will summarize what I've gleaned about this topic.
5/13/2015 by Manikandan Raman
I have been doing Scrum training for the past few years, and sometimes I get this question from class participants: "Why in Scrum do we call it a ceremony and not a meeting?"
5/13/2015 by Andrew Lin
You just got a project, and you need to work with an outside consulting firm. How do you know the consulting firm is really running Agile/Scrum? Not Waterfall or Water-Scrum-Fall or Scrum-But?
5/12/2015 by Lizzy Morris
I am convinced of this truth: Continuous improvement isn't a target but a journey.
5/12/2015 by Michael Barone
The sprint retrospective event is, in my opinion, the most important event in Scrum. Of course I did not invent it, but I do perform the event a little differently than most.