Over the last month or so, I’ve been considering whether the workflow dictated by my team’s Scrum board is indeed a mini-waterfall within the Scrum framework. In this article we look at how you can simplify your workflow and unleash the power of sub-tasks to supercharge your team performance. Current Situation Here’s what my teams Scrum board […]
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.
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:
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 […]
We’ve already looked at how platform based teams can be deployed in your agile organisation in part 1 of this series. Then in part 2, I showed you how we transitioned to project based teams, and why that doesn’t really work. In part 3, we delved into how feature based teams could work for you, […]
In part 1 of this series of articles we looked at the pros and cons of platform based teams. Then in part 2, we looked at how project based teams worked out for us. In this article we’re going to look at how we moved to feature based product development teams; each team looking after […]
Platform based teams worked fine for a long time, but we wanted to supercharge our progress. So we started to look at ways we could improve; our next experiment was project based development teams.
In this series of articles we look at the different ways that you can structure your teams in order to help you succeed with agile software delivery
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.