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Using Mentimeter for Sprint Retrospectives

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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 […]

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Agile Team Structure – Part 4

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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, […]

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Agile Team Structure โ€“ Part 3

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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 […]

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Measure team performance with a sprint score

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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.