The business side of the house can be difficult at times. They can
challenge our estimates, claim that work is not half as difficult as we
make it out to...
1 replies - 2584 views - 05/25/10 by Peter Schuh in News
User stories are the substitute of formal requirements documents in an agile environment: they are short summaries of a functionality that leave space to...
1 replies - 9905 views - 05/25/10 by Giorgio Sironi in Articles
I wanted to explore the possibility of using JBehave
to formalise scrums definition of done. The idea being to encapsulate a
definition of done as a...
2 replies - 6809 views - 05/19/10 by Martin Harris in News
This is a companion post to last year’s “I’m
a Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) – so what?” post. In that post I
spoke about the advantage of using...
0 replies - 1577 views - 05/18/10 by Bob Hartman in News
Agilists intuitively get that it's a bad idea to build an inventory of
detailed specs way ahead of when they are going to get turned into
software. Why? ...
0 replies - 771 views - 05/17/10 by Mike Cottmeyer in News
Alternate Title: A model for understanding Scrum and Kanban
As I flew home after LSSC10, I wondered how Kanban-style software
development would shape my...
1 replies - 4200 views - 05/14/10 by Michael Sahota in News
Alternate title: Most Scrum teams need a Kanban board
I am a big fan of Scrum, however, the notion that there are no
interruptions during a sprint is simply...
0 replies - 2347 views - 05/13/10 by Michael Sahota in News
If you're not keeping up... you've got some homework to do. My
last post called "What
Do I Mean by a Complex Product" is required reading before...
1 replies - 1554 views - 05/12/10 by Mike Cottmeyer in News
From time to time I get email from
people in various stages of Agile adoption, asking for advice or tips. Last
week one sounded particularly desperate. With...
3 replies - 5407 views - 05/11/10 by Jared Richardson in Articles
After publishing the article Redesign
process of JankoAtWarpSpeed, I was criticized by some people that I
used Scrum "improperly". This...
1 replies - 810 views - 05/06/10 by Janko Jovanovic in News
What if you are a manager that wants to do Scrum? You ask yourself
if it's possible to encapsulate the entire value stream into a single
Scrum team? What...
0 replies - 748 views - 05/05/10 by Mike Cottmeyer in News
Arlo Belshee and Jim Shore had an interesting pair presentation on
titled “Single Piece Flow in Kanban” at LSSC10. A more accurate
1 replies - 2555 views - 05/04/10 by Michael Sahota in News
This is a video of the talk that I did in Cluj, Romania. It was
organized by the Transylvania
Java User Group and ISDC.The Zen of Scrum from Jurgen Appelo...
0 replies - 933 views - 05/03/10 by Jurgen Appelo in News
I sometimes get the feeling that there are two versions of
Scrum. The first version is the one that says that “Scrum
is not a methodology, a defined...
1 replies - 1953 views - 04/30/10 by Jurgen Appelo in News
In my series of posts "How
to Implement Scrum in 10 Easy Steps", I refer to two stages of
estimating:Step 2 is how
to estimate your Product...
1 replies - 2817 views - 04/29/10 by Kelly Waters in News