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Retrospective Technique: What Did You Learn?

by Mishkin Berteig, 10 February 2015 | The Agile Blogosphere

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comRetrospectives are a key part of continuous improvement in Agile teams.  The retrospective techniques that a team uses should be adjusted to the needs of the team.  In a Scrum team, for example, the ScrumMaster will often decide on the techniques to use based on the current issues facing the team and then facilitate the retrospective...
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The Agile Manifesto – Essay 1: Value and Values

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.com What is Agile? In 2001, 17 people got together for a world-changing discussion about software development....
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Announcing the Agile Advice eBook – Finally Ready!

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comThanks everyone for feedback, comments and suggestions for my new book, Agile Advice – Creating High...
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Tips to Start Agile in a Hostile Environment

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comAlthough Agile methods are very popular (particularly Scrum), there are still many organizations or departments...
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Rant about Commitment – One of the Scrum Values

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comThe voting for re-introducing the five values of Scrum into the Scrum Guide is heating up with some great...
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Book List for Enterprise Agile Transformations

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comLeaders of Agile Transformations for the Enterprise need to have good sources of information, concepts and...
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The ScrumMaster is Responsible for What Artifacts?

by Mishkin Berteig, 16 September 2014
The Agile Blogosphere

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comOrganizations like to have clear role definitions, clear processes outlined and clear documentation templates....
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21 Tips on Choosing a Sprint Length

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comMany teams that I work with choose their Sprint length without too much thought.  Often enough, that’s...
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The Three Fundamental Principles of Agile Estimation – The Third One Will Surprise You!

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comYou probably already use an Agile Estimation technique such as the Planning Game or the Bucket...
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Humor – A Typical Project Launch Meeting

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comOne of the things that I love is how many great videos there are that show the ridiculousness of a lot of...
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User Stories and Story Splitting

In Scrum and other Agile methods, a common way to manage feature requests is with User Stories.  I’ve been teaching people about User Stories and doing workshops with teams for...
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The Rules of Scrum: Your ScrumMaster has no duties outside of the ScrumMaster duties

The ScrumMaster duties make up a full-time job on a Scrum Team. The ScrumMaster should not be a manager, a developer or have any other partial duties outside the role of ScrumMaster....
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The Rules of Scrum: Your ScrumMaster works with only one Scrum Team

The Scrum Team needs a great deal of help from their ScrumMaster. This help includes: removal of obstacles, advancement and reminders of the Scrum principles and practices, ongoing...
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