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7/25/2014 by Gene Gendel
A few days ago, I went to the happy hour of a local staffing firm that specializes in placing Agile technical and leading resources. . . . As I was walking around the office, what caught my eye were a few huge whiteboards attached to the walls. . . .
7/24/2014 by Saravana Bharathi
Can a team function on its own, without a ScrumMaster?
7/24/2014 by William Nicolich
What I'd like to do in this article is take a moment to step back, appreciate, and even enjoy a repeated observation that, to me, is much like watching a movie about the zombie apocalypse. . . .
7/23/2014 by Vijay Bandaru
Product backlog refinement helps keep the upcoming backlog items discussed in detail and lined up for future sprints. This will improve the rhythm of the Scrum team. . . .
7/23/2014 by Rajeev Kumar Gupta
A couple of days back, a team member from a different Scrum team was complaining in the Scrum of Scrums that the daily stand-up meeting was a waste of time. . . .
7/22/2014 by Muthaiya Nallalam Parasuraman
This is the "first-aid kit" of my friend, who is an advanced consultant at a fast-growing IT consultancy. These are tips and tricks he discussed with me for helping teams that are struggling to deal with "time addiction."
7/22/2014 by Michael Stuedemann
One of the most common comments I receive when coaching or training clients on Scrum is, "We already do retrospectives -- we just call them lessons-learned sessions." While this type of statement is undoubtedly a result of people attempting to make the unfamiliar familiar, it represents a lack of appreciation for how different retrospectives are. . . .
7/21/2014 by Rohit Ratan Mani
Generally it is assumed that a PM will take the role of ScrumMaster (SM) for projects that move to Agile. Moving from a well-defined process to one that evolves and improves, . . . a PM has to bridge a gap to take up the role of SM.
7/21/2014 by Michael Glick
One might ask, as managers of a Scrum-adopting organization, which metrics could provide an accurate pulse [of the team's progress]? Listed below are some of the KPIs I rely upon for periodic analysis. . . .
7/18/2014 by Gene Gendel
This paper brings to light some of the least-discussed topics and consequences of "broadband agilization" that currently take place in the industry. . . .