How to Track ‘Non-Scrum’ Events?

Non Scrum 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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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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Agile Team Organisation: Squads, Chapters, Tribes and Guilds

Squads, Tribes & Guilds

Agile Team Organisation: Squads, Chapters, Tribes and Guilds There is a growing trend around agile company organization reorganization with Agile and Scrum.   Why Reorganise? Obviously building a product that is flexible, high quality and that can react to market demand quickly is important, but for me having a process and organization that emulates this is as equally as important. “Don’t just fix the product, fix […]

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Tips for Distributed Team: The Live Window

Live Window

The Live Window See your scrum distributed team in real-time. It happens quite a lot these days; scrum teams are often distributed across various locations. In one of my previous companies my team were split between two locations. This obviously brings many complications such as communication, meetings, collaboration and team building. There are many tools […]

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Daily Stand Up: The Art of Standing Up and Talking

Daily Stand Up

What is the Daily Stand Up? This is a daily meeting (usually in the morning), which allows the team to remain updated on progress and identify roadblocks. The meeting should not take more than 15 minutes, and each person should have no more than 2 minutes to speak. Each person in the team should answer […]

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