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How to Enable Estimate-Free Development

by Dave Rooney, 16 September 2014 | The Agile Blogosphere

Most of us have been there... the release or sprint planning meeting to goes on and on and on and on. There is constant discussion over what a story means and endless debate over whether it's 3, 5 or 8 points. You're eventually bludgeoned into agreement, or simply too numb to disagree. Any way you look at it, you'll never get those 2, 4 or even 6 hours back - they're gone forever! And to what

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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Telling Executive Stories

by Richard Hensley, 16 September 2014
The Agile Blogosphere

Delivery teams manage and deliver value supported by the tool user stories. These teams tell stories about who, what, why, and acceptability using standard form, “As a <persona>,...
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Helping Your PMO Help You

by Mike Griffiths, 12 September 2014
The Agile Blogosphere

Do any of these traditional PMO scenarios match your agile team experiences? Your traditional PMO is so laughably outdated that most agile projects ignoring them; other projects produce...
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Dealing With Negative Issues in Retrospectives

by BenLinders, 9 September 2014
The Agile Blogosphere

Agile Retrospectives help teams to continuously improve to become better in what they do. As they are a learning experience for the team the atmosphere in a retrospective meeting is...
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Acceptance Criteria

Did We Build the Right Product? And, Did We Build the Product Right? Acceptance criteria are an important yet, in my experience, often overlooked or undervalued aspect of the iterative...
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Don’t Estimate Stories In Sprint Planning

by Andrew Fuqua, 2 September 2014
The Agile Blogosphere

This is part three in a series on estimating. Part one was “Don’t Estimate Software Defects” and Part two was “Don’t Estimate Spikes”. I don’t...
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ScrumMaster Tales – Stuck Waiting for Other Teams

John (ScrumMaster) and the team are humming along nicely building great new features for the SmallestOnlineBookStore. With the huge success of the first big release nine months ago,...
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Why Iterative Planning?

First, I would like to credit Eric Ries in his 2010 Web 2.0 speech for giving me the idea for these awesome graphics. If you have never seen the speech then I highly recommend the version...
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Read More links not working

by Kelly Waters, 21 August 2014
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My sincere apologies for the problem on my blog at the moment, where the Read More links are just refreshing the page and not going to the original article as they should. This is...
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Servant Leadership Model

Do a Google search on "servant leadership" and you will get plenty of hits (2.5 million for me just then). So if you don't know what it is cruise on over to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Servant_leadership...
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Why Agile Estimates Don’t Work – Part 2

In Why Agile Estimates Don’t Work – Part 1 I’ve explained why estimates don’t work if someone sees them primarily as a commitment to timing. And, just as I expected,...
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Agile Assessments

Agile Assessments Assessments come in all forms, and there are many reasons why we do them. In the end, we want to know something about the ability of someone or something. When working...
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