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Takeaways From Godjko Adzic & David Evan's "50 Quick Ideas To Improve Your User Stories"

Actively seeking and reading interesting blogs related to the work that I do leads me to interesting places. This time around, I ended up purchasing a copy of Godjko Adzic & David Evan’s  416 more words

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New Games of Old: In Search of the Well-Played Game

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I had won.

At the of eleven I had come first in a competition at the local high school fair. The goal was to decorate your ride. 1,745 more words



What is SCRUM?

From Wikipedia: Scrum is an iterative and incremental agile software development methodology for managing product development. It defines “a flexible, holistic product development strategy where a development team works as a unit to reach a common goal”. 55 more words


Product Owner: Help with prioritising

As the Product Owner, the backlog is ultimately your responsibility, not the Scrum Master and not the Team.  Consider the following:

  • How do you get to a point where your Backlog is in some kind of order that you are happy with and feel comfortable with taking some responsibility for?
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Effective Scrum Master's Dos and Don'ts

Scrum is a framework with just three roles (Product owner, Scrum master and Team), three artifacts (Product backlog, Sprint backlog and Burn-down chart) and a few ceremonies (Sprint planning, sprint review, sprint retrospective and daily stand up).  252 more words


Iteration vs Evolution : (what's the difference?)

As product owners, developers, designers or senior managers looking for the next best thing! How can you tell the difference between something that is naturally evolving or being specifically iterated? 277 more words

Implementing Scrum? Why it May Fail For You.

Many teams now follow Scrum or are moving towards following Scrum.

Here’s a few simple scenarios where Scrum will not work:

  1. You don’t take the Agile Manifesto more seriously than following Scrum…
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