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Agile Chartering – a summary of key activities teams can use from LiftOff

There is much written about the importance of Vision and Mission for teams and projects. Just searching on the internet will reveal many articles on the subject and many great quotes such as Dee Hock’s: “I believe that purpose and principle, clearly understood and articulated, and commonly shared, are the genetic code of any healthy…

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SAFE (SCALED AGILE FRAMEWORK(TM)) INVITATIONS – GUEST POST

Guest post by Yuval Yeret, Enterprise Lean/Agile Consultant and head of AgileSparks USA This article was originally published as a series of posts at Yuval Yeret on Lean/Agile, a blog post and email featuring thoughts, experiences, tools and best practices. Read more at http://YuvalYeret.com and connect with him and the CodeGenesys team at the upcoming “Leading the…

AGILE TESTING

Testing intends to maintain and improve the quality of software over time. One of the major shifts from traditional/waterfall software development to Agile software development is how testing is conceptualized and implemented. Some common attempts to become more agile include: Adding a dedicated tester to a team Including a “hardening sprint” prior to a release…

NIX YOUR FIXED ITERATIONS WITH MINIMUM WIP LIMITS

A ceremony Scrum practitioners are familiar with is Sprint Planning. It’s an important ceremony for a Scrum team in which the team plans for the next Sprint. It typically is a 1-3 hour meeting when team members come together, understand the work needed to be done, and commit to user stories they will work on…

THE EMPLOYMENT OF SCRUMBAN

“They were always energized by the mind-boggling challenge of how to make the product better”, says Patrick Steyaert, their coach. This consistent commitment to continuous improvement at all levels is a testament to the character of Nemetschek Scia before a poorly implemented Scrum was introduced. Unfortunately, such poor implementations of Scrum are common. The acts…

How to ease reluctant teams into Scrum using Scrumban

How do I get my team to do Scrum? It’s a question that we hear a lot, and the following is one potential answer from an excerpt of The Scrumban [R]Evolution – Getting the Most Out of Agile, Scrum and Lean Kanban by Ajay Reddy, one of the co-founders of ScrumDo Although Scrum (and Agile…

Getting started with Scrumban

This is an excerpt from The Scrumban [R]Evolution – Getting the Most Out of Agile, Scrum and Lean Kanban by Ajay Reddy, one of the co-founders of ScrumDo For more information, Chapter 5 of the book provides a detailed overview of one approach for introducing Scrumban to an organization or group of teams. The purpose…

Kiosk Mode in Agile Spaces

‘Agile spaces’ are open team work areas, usually without any physical barriers to promote collaboration. ‘Agile Spaces’ have been very effective for many ScrumDo customers in helping improve collaboration and real time information exchange. These spaces have a large information radiator in addition to whiteboard space, conferencing equipment and enough room where groups can work…

Scrumban Board Layout Improvements

The first big change you’ll notice is that by default, your board will now resize vertically on it’s own. No more scrolling cells that make it hard to see everything at once. If you liked the scroll bars, there’s now an option on the edit board screen to switch back. Picking a compact list-view for…

Gain Valuable Insight from your Lead Time Histogram

Users that select Scrumban capabilities for their projects enable a range of new capabilities and features. Among these is the ability to define and calculate a variety of new metrics. Today we’ll chat a little bit about the significance of Lead Time. First, there are different types of Lead Times a team or organization may…