I’d like to introduce you to the purpose of Agile Batman. The reason I write, what you can expect to see in my future stories and how I can help you improve and be a better Scrum Master.
As a Scrum Master, I use a variety of different tools to help facilitate Sprint retrospectives. In this article, I’d like to specifically show you how I use Mentimeter to quickly gather data from the teams whilst working remotely. Icebreaker I always start with an ice breaker. I use a variety of different ice breaking […]
It’s Scrum’s 25th birthday, and I managed to get a spot on the Scrum Guide 2020 update webinar! We heard from speakers Jeff Sutherland, Ken Schwaber, J.J Sutherland, Dave West, Avi Schneier and Don McGreal. Here are my top ten takeaways Id like to share with you from the event:
I love to constantly learn, and one of the ways to do that is to read LOTS. So I figured I’d share with you all the wonderful books I’ve read in a new section of my site called “Reading List”. If you have any suggestions, or really enjoyed something on that list, just let me […]
As with all software development, you are almost certainly going to encounter bugs in your code, so how important are your bugs? And how do you decide when to fix them?
This article describes one simple method for how to incorporate bug fixes into your agile development process.
n this article we review how to measure team performance with a sprint score. The primary measure of progress for a scrum team is “working software”, however, by using some basic empirical data, you can get a quick overview on how your teams are doing in general. Armed with this data, you can decide as a team what to improve next.
In this article, we look at when scrum meetings occur in a typical 2 week sprint. In fact, this is the exact setup I use for one of my scrum teams. I hope it helps you plan your upcoming sprints.
This article will help you get started with how to run backlog refinement; the art of making your product backlog ready for development!
The purpose of the sprint review meeting is to ensure that we have an updated product backlog before we start the next sprint. We need to take some time to make sure we are building the right thing and heading in the right direction.
Today we tackle how to run the Sprint Planning meeting. It’s a tough cookie to get right; but this article should help get you started on the path to success.