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Dr. Patrick McConnell

If Agile Is Dead, Who Killed It? Suspect #3: The Changing World

There’s been a trend lately of IT thought-leader types claiming that the Agile movement is...

Agile, SAFe, Scaling

If Agile is Dead, Who Killed It? Suspect #2: SAFe

There’s been a trend lately of IT thought-leader types claiming that the Agile movement is...

If Agile Is Dead, Who Killed It? Suspect #1: Your Boss

There’s been a trend lately of IT thought-leader types claiming that the Agile movement is...

Bad User Stories Are Nobody’s Friend

Whenever an organization brings me in as an Agile coach, I ask management, “Why am...

How to Be an Effective Product Owner

Every role on a Scrum team is important, but in many ways the effectiveness of...

Scaling

Why is Agile Scaling So Hard?

Agile scaling is always a hot topic for students and organizations dealing with the complexities...

Product Owner, Product Roadmap

What’s an Agile Product Roadmap?

The simplest definition of an Agile product roadmap might be, “something that shows people what...

Product Backlog, Product Owner, Scrum, sprint planning, Sprints

Is Your Team’s Sprint Planning Broken?

Scrum is a framework that operates in a rhythmic cadence called “sprints,” which are fixed...

Kanban, Productivity, Scrum

How Agile Leads to Cost Savings

In the past two decades, Agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban have exploded in popularity...

Scrum Events, sprint planning, Sprint Review

What a Sprint Review Is… and Isn’t

The Scrum framework includes a pattern of five activities that allow a small team to...

Scaling

4 Reasons Why Agile Scaling Goes Wrong

Agile frameworks are predicated on the notion of forming small, cross-functional teams. A low number...

Leadership, Professional Development

The Best Facilitation Tips for Scrum Teams

Effective and open communication within a group is a core feature of any high performing...