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Nonviolent #Communication for #agile teams

I’ve written before about the communication challenges of a scrum team. For me communication is nothing special to scrum, but it is very important to find a… 214 more words

Managing queue length

Optimizing the software engineering is no easy task. The intangibility of software assets in combination that most of the engineering happens at the human brain makes it difficult to see the whole picture. 666 more words


Keeping your Product Owner Happy: The Product Backlog

Things have been really great at SBP ever since I implemented the scrum board.  Productivity is up, and team members are genuinely excited to move their user stories from “in progress” to “done.”  At this point, we are a long way off from being completely scrum, but I think this is a good start.   595 more words

The New New Product Owner: The Product Marketplace Expert

In my previous post, I discussed the 7 focus areas for the New New Product Owner, as well as the “Product Value Maximizer” focus area.  In this post, we explore the “Product Marketplace Expert” focus area. 341 more words


Wednesday, July 08, 2015 – Agile Scrum

Agile Scrum is one of the most popular programs used for project management. Scrum focuses on delivering the highest business value in the shortest time. It allows users to rapidly and repeatedly inspect actual working software. 460 more words


The New New Product Owner: The Product Value Maximizer in Scrum.

Preface:  In the last 4 years, the Scrum Guide has had two very significant updates, including updates to the Product Owner role that have far reaching implications. 353 more words


User Stories - Focusing on Conversations instead of Writing - Gojko Adzic's New User Story Book

In my recent article on telling user stories instead of writing user stories, I mentioned that many Scrum Teams focus way too much on documentation and way too little on good collaborations. 272 more words