Ways of the Agile Ones – Agile Success

Ways of the Agile Ones - Agile Success
Success Breeds Success… It’s an old and familiar saying…but how does one know when true organization progress is being made by a group that is new to Agile?  Here are some quick signs of progress towards Agile success, some more obvious than others… A team continues to increase their velocity while improving the quality of their code deliverable – one starts ...

Episode I Continued: The Product Backlog

Episode I Continued: The Product Backlog
If you only knew the POWER of the well-groomed backlog! Having a well groomed and properly broken-down Product Backlog will determine the effectiveness of every SCRUM team drawing work from it. With the proper user story granularity, SCRUM teams are able to quickly review stories for complexity during sizing sessions, increasing the time used to ...

Episode I: The Product Backlog

Episode I: The Product Backlog
Obi-wan never TOLD you what happened to your work items, did he? Have your attention yet? There may be those that are new to SCRUM / Agile methods and terms.  So let’s answer the first question… Artem Marchenko, chief editor of AgileSoftwareDevelopment.com describes it best; “Product backlog in Scrum is simply a list of things ...