How to Minimize Multitasking Performance Loss

How to Minimize Multitasking Performance Loss
As a parent of an ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) child, I have had the unplanned but eye-opening experience of learning how to deal with ADD.  Why eye-opening?  I have to admit, I have always been skeptical of the validity of some of today’s conditions that become accepted by the medical community at large.  The sheer ...

Agile Purgatory

Agile Purgatory
pur·ga·to·ry   noun \ˈpər-gə-ˌtȯr-ē\ – a place or state of temporary suffering or misery  – Merriam Webster Dictionary If you have been involved with any of the agile frameworks, methodologies, process, or the like for a significant amount of time, I am certain that you have passed into, though or may even be currently living in ...

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 ...