What do you do with unfinished user stories?

What do you do with unfinished user stories?
So the question was posed to me the other day; “What do we do with this unfinished user story?”  Before I discuss my response, there are several key things worth covering when having this discussion about user stories, call them Agile/Scrum user story SOPs (standard operating procedures) Most stories will be moved in their entirety ...

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 ...