October 2018

When Growing Gets Tough

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This is an excerpt from the book Scrum Your Jira: Your Waterfall Organization Transformed into Multidisciplinary Teams. You can get a copy here. Handling Multiple Teams in Scrum Applying the principles of Scrum in a larger organization with multiple teams can be challenging. First, it’s simply bigger, and having more people involved makes things more [...]

Sprinting to Delivery

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This is an excerpt from the book Scrum Your Jira: Your Waterfall Organization Transformed into Multidisciplinary Teams. You can get a copy here. That Is Waterfall, Not Scrum Deliver working software frequently, from a couple of weeks to a couple of months, with a preference to the shorter timescale. Working software is the primary measure [...]

September 2018

A Closer Look at the Numbers

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This is an excerpt from the book Scrum Your Jira: Your Waterfall Organization Transformed into Multidisciplinary Teams. You can get a copy here. Speed Is Not Necessarily the Issue A common argument in favor of Scrum is that, once established, the process will produce numbers for business to use in calculations and planning. This is [...]

Keep Some Energy in Reserve

2019-08-18T23:33:21+00:00Tags: |

This is an excerpt from the book Scrum Your Jira: Your Waterfall Organization Transformed into Multidisciplinary Teams. You can get a copy here. What Is the Goal of a Scrum Sprint? A sprint consists of a number of stories that the team needs to complete, and each story has a number of points assigned to [...]

August 2018

In Scrum, Ownership Matters

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This is an excerpt from the book Scrum Your Jira: Your Waterfall Organization Transformed into Multidisciplinary Teams. You can get a copy here. Moving from “Command and Control” to “Innovative Agile Management” “Ownership” describes how a knowledge worker needs to be part of the whole process and not just a specialist in a department. The [...]

June 2018

Automate Your Definition of Done

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This is an excerpt from the book Scrum Your Jira: Your Waterfall Organization Transformed into Multidisciplinary Teams. You can get a copy here. Reduce Repetitive Work by Employing a Smart Workflow I am a fan of automatization. Because I am lazy. That is a good thing, because the human brain should not be used for [...]

May 2018

April 2018

Multidisciplinary Teams in Scrum

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This is an excerpt from the book Scrum Your Jira: Your Waterfall Organization Transformed into Multidisciplinary Teams. You can get a copy here.   The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face conversation. Business people and developers must work together daily throughout the project. Build projects [...]

March 2018

Our Scrum Is Special

2019-08-18T23:34:36+00:00Tags: |

This is an excerpt from the book Scrum Your Jira: Your Waterfall Organization Transformed into Multidisciplinary Teams. You can get a copy here. Essential Steps in Implementing Agile Technologies The Agile movement provides alternatives to traditional project management. Agile approaches help teams respond to unpredictability with incremental, iterative work cadences and empirical feedback. Agilists propose [...]