Posts Tagged ‘development team’

5 ways an agile team manager can improve velocity

Velocity

A common question we hear from managers and senior leaders is how they can improve the velocity of their development teams. Many agile professionals redirect that manager’s attention to attributes other than output, commonly toward value, because they assume the wrong question is being asked. I totally agree one has to examine the value a…

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3 Biggest Challenges You Can Fix When Scaling Scrum Teams

Broken Down Car

Scaled Scrum occurs when many Scrum teams work on the same product or project. Scaling Scrum can present many challenges as more and more people are added to the mix and transparency and communication become harder to manage. Below are some common challenges that organizations frequently encounter when scaling Scrum. Scaling Scrum Challenge #1: Geographic…

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Agile vs Scrum: The Difference & How They Innovate

The Agile Umbrella Since the birth of the Agile Manifesto in 2001, there has much buzz around being agile. Whether you’re a 100-year-old company or a newly formed startup, agility is a force to be reckoned with. Agile is a way of thinking that enables teams and organizations to innovate, quickly respond to changing demand, while mitigating…

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Three Questions In Your Daily Scrum That Aren’t Working

Three monkeys: see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil

Are you asking three questions in your Daily Scrum? Are you getting three good answers? Are you effectively measuring progress? As an agile consultant, I’ve witnessed many Scrum teams struggle to see the value of the Daily Scrum. When I hear this complaint I always ask how their typical Daily Scrum goes. The problem can…

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