In part 2 of the Ctrl + Alt + Delete: Rebooting a Team series, we take a look into the next step of rebooting a team and learning more about each other as individuals. We’re going to run through a technique that allows you to reveal what skills the people in your team already have […]
Has your team lost motivation? Is it more a group of individuals doing work, instead of a group of people greater than the sum of it’s parts? Are there many arguments, none of them constructive? Well, maybe it’s time for a team reboot. In this article, I’ll show you to reboot your team and get […]
Today we look at how getting started with team working agreements will set you on a path to a high performing team. Team working agreements are essential to help everyone in your team learn how to work with each other. They allow us to codify the responsibilities and actions we take, and they are a […]
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.
The Team Retrospective is one of the most valuable Scrum meetings and has one clear purpose, to identify at least one improvement that will be enacted during the next sprint. In this article, we’ll get you started on how to run a great Team Retrospective