An interesting insight into inspecting and adapting the 15 minute daily standup. This article tells the story of our experience implementing a shift in approach during daily Scrum meetings. We went from a typical approach centered on each individual to one centered on each story in the sprint backlog. The idea for such a shift […]
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Working in an agile team can sometimes be stressful. For instance when the needs of the customers are unclear, if there is a lot of work to be done, or when team members are having difficulties doing their work. You might ask the question if having fun could reduce the feelings of stress, increase motivation, […]
What is Personal Kanban? Personal Kanban is a simple way to visualize and control your work. Read & See More ……….
December 6, 2013 — Posted by Al Shalloway There are two popular approaches to starting an Agile transition. One is a using a pre-defined approach, such as Scrum, or the opposite extreme, the Kanban Method, start where you are. The first (Scrum) suggests jumping to a structure and workflow we know works, when it’s followed. […]
Each person on the project team is essential to a successful outcome. The level of engagement that each team member has can significantly influence the level of success the project will have. Here are a few ideas for engaging your team. Read More ……..
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Twenty Tips to Help You Avoid Success The agile process is now accepted as valid alternatives to traditional software development processes. Most people who adopt agile do so to realize the benefits of faster delivery, higher quality, products that more closely match user needs, and so on. Not everyone is so enamored of agile. Some […]
Should you write part of your product backlog and user stories before your first sprint? Some people want to take the stance that no work should be done in advance of the sprint. That is clearly …… ………. READ MORE By Mike Cohn of Mountain Goat Software