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Common Scrum Definition At Last!

by Ron Jeffries, 25 September 2014 | The Agile Blogosphere

I was asked to comment on this exciting press release: SCRUM ORGANIZATIONS ANNOUNCE OFFICIAL COLLABORATIVE ADOPTION OF SCRUM GUIDE Here goes: Strategically, the Scrum Alliance has been working toward there being a single agreed document among the “big three” Scrum organizations, Ken’s, Jeff’s, as the founders, and the Scrum Alliance, the largest organization formed in support of Scrum. (And...
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Reframing to Reduce Risk

by Robert Henson, 24 September 2014
The Agile Blogosphere

From what I have been able to decipher in my career businesses are around to make money. The way they make money is by offering goods and services to people willing to pay for them....
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Release Planes versus Release Trains

by Derek Huether, 21 September 2014
The Agile Blogosphere

There is a lot of talk these days about SAFe.  I have a lot of respect for what Dean Leffingwell has done but there is a minor use of language that has been bugging me in recent days....
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How to create an Agile Burn-Up Graph in Google Docs

by Kane Mar, 17 September 2014
The Agile Blogosphere

A Burn-Up graph is simply a stack graph showing the total amount of work the team has in their product backlog over a number of Sprints. I’ve used a variety of different Agile...
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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...
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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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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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