Team Onboarding Tip – Welcoming New Members with Notes

New Team Member

New Team Members This is something I have thought about a lot when new people join my team. I think its important for new team members to get the best on-boarding experience as possible. They should be made to feel as part of the team as quickly as possible and felt welcomed and needed. After all, you […]

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How to Scale Scrum Teams

Scaling Scrum Teams

How do you scale scrum teams? Growing Teams I would say that there is a tipping point in every organization; that point where your product or company starts to get some traction and demand rapidly starts to increase. There is a point where you need to seriously start to consider about scaling your team structure. […]

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How to Track ‘Non-Scrum’ Events?

Tracking Sprint Events

Tracking Events So anyone who practices Agile, Scrum or Kanban etc will know that there are key events that must take place during the sprint: Sprint Planning Daily Stand ups Sprint Retrospective Sprint Review Backlog Refinement Most of these are recurring, they happen at the same time each week and become second nature and part of […]

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Improve your Work Process – What’s your Cycle Time?

Improve your Work Process Cycle Time

Improve your work Process What is your Cycle Time? I have seen many different ways that people manage their work flow process. By this I mean how you get something from idea to delivered in production, and the steps in between. How do you track these steps and how does everyone keep in line, but […]

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The Sprint Review: The Product Owners Meeting

Sprint Review

“I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tisthe business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.” – Leonardo da Vinci Definition of Sprint Review The sprint review, […]

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The Basics of Scrum

Basics of Scrum

Basics of Scrum What are the basics of scrum? What are the core fundamentals that need to be understood and adhered to to successful implement this framework. I recently posted a slide share which can be found below: full-stack agile – Scrum Basics from Ashley-Christian Hardy The presentation just goes over the basics: Roles & […]

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