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6/13/2014 by Gene Gendel
This post describes two practical examples of how, by combining Scrum and Kanban processes, improvements can achieved at two levels: the individual team level and the enterprise level. . . .
6/12/2014 by Steven Crago
When I retired from the military at the ripe old age of 38, I had spent 4 years in the United States Marine Corps and 16 in the United States Army. . . . I knew that the military-instilled discipline and sense of honor and loyalty had made me not only a better man but also a better employee, but I had never really considered how my skills as a First Sergeant could have made me a better software engineer.
6/11/2014 by Sekhar Burra
While Agile coaches come on board with significant experience and a broad knowledge base, there are organizations out there that are bad at leveraging Agile coach capabilities. Based on my experience, here are few areas where in-house Agile coaches are grossly misused in various organizations . . .
6/11/2014 by Yaser Marey
Recently I had a chance to test the Affinity technique to classify a considerably large number of items. The problem was to look into our customers' data and analyze it to find new ways to provide better services and eventually generate more revenue. . . .
6/10/2014 by Saravana Bharathi
Doesn't matter how many times you have done it -- you are always anxious on your first day with the team as a Coach/ScrumMaster. . . .
6/9/2014 by John Hill
For me, user stories are not "done" (or even ready for estimation) until proper acceptance criteria are in place. . . . I can't overemphasize just how crucial it is to have proper acceptance criteria in place before user stories are relatively sized using story points!
6/9/2014 by Raghu Angara CSP CSM MBA
Metrics -- different things to different people, organizations, and cultures. However, the underlying focus of measurement is whether or not working software actually exists and is demonstrably suitable for its intended purpose. . . .
6/6/2014 by Jai Singhal
I wrote an email back in 2009 about why ScrumMasters should be discouraged from forcing their preferences on the development team and the product owner when the sprint goal is achieved before the sprint expires. . . . I wish I had kept that email around, as it is becoming a hot topic!
6/3/2014 by Ajay Sharma
On a Scrum team, the team is presented a goal, and its members must determine how to get there. The best example for this scenario that I can present is a basketball game. . . .
6/3/2014 by Krishnakumar Chinnappachari
One of our clients changed over to Scrum at the enterprise level. The teams had completed several sprints and one major release had taken place. . . .