Agile Practices Category

Useless sprint goals

A sprint goal helps to enable the team to focus on for the next 2 weeks.  What does everyone want the team to work on next?   The Scrum Guide [Oct 2011] states: The Sprint Goal gives the Development Team some flexibility regarding the functionality implemented within the Sprint.  As the Development Team works, it keeps […]

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What about Agile Documentation?

I have been asked countless times “how is documentation managed on agile projects?” or “can you give me a template for agile documentation”.  I have also heard statements like “we do not need to do any documentation when using agile”.  And more recently I was asked “how do I best document an agile build as […]

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Requirement Changes Are Put Into The Product Backlog

Agile welcomes changing requirements, even late in development.  Agile processes harness change for the customer’s competitive advantage. Short feedback loops in Agile allow the team to get fast feedback and incorporate changes required by the customer and reduce the possibility of the team developing the wrong product for too long. The Product Backlog is dynamic […]

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Agile Retrospectives are more than just asking questions

Here’s a great and short slide deck on Agile Retrospectives so you can get the most out of it.  Many are not utilising retrospectives effectively to drive team improvement. It is more than just asking what went well, what could be improved for next iteration and what will we do differently for the next iteration.

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