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Daily Scrum, Scrum Master

5 Myths About Your Daily Scrum Meeting

The daily Scrum meeting is both the most familiar and most misunderstood event in the...

estimating, sprint planning, user stories

Stop Adding Tasks to User Stories

Creating tasks for each user story before implementation may seem like it is adding value...

Inspect and Adapt, Loops, Sprints

The Three Inspect and Adapt Loops in Scrum

What’s Empirical Process Control and Why Do We Use It? Defined process control (DPC) methods...

Daily Scrum, Scrum Events

How to Fix Your Daily Scrum

The daily Scrum, sometimes referred to as a daily stand-up, is a quick team synch...

Facilitation, Meetings, Productivity

End Meeting Insanity! Learn to Facilitate

What is the biggest time-waster in your job? If you said “unproductive meetings,” then you...

Certification, Scrum Alliance, Scrum Education Units

Scrum Education Units (SEUs) and 5 Tips for Getting Them

If you have a Scrum Alliance certification, your certification is good for two years. Then,...

DevOps

The Four Ultimate DevOps Don’t’s

Don’t put DevOps in a box Don’t ignore culture Don’t under-invest in automation Don’t bogart...

Agile Training

Introducing Four New Agile Training Classes

In addition to expanding our offerings to include additional services such as coaching and Agile...

A-CSM, CSP-SM, ScrumMaster

A-CSM & CSP-SM: What’s In It For You?

Why were A-CSM and CSP-SM created? Created by the Scrum Alliance and started in 2002,...

Agile testing

Fiction, Not Fantasy: A Cautionary Tale About Testing

Many managers think that if they send everyone to a Scrum training and then assign...

agile metrics, ScrumMaster, Velocity

7 Reasons You Can’t Stabilize Velocity & How to Fix It

On Scrum teams, velocity represents how much work a team can do each sprint. For...

Agile, Software Development, Sub-optimization, Testing

Optimize the Whole: Lessons From a Past Tester

Sub-optimization happens when we apply an improvement measure or process to one component of a...