Posts filed under: Tools & Artifacts

Visual guide to the scrum framework

Visual guide to the Scrum framework is a great resource to get your entire development team on the same page and speaking the same language, as it breaks down the high-level terms, artifacts, and events in an easy-to-understand format.... Read More

Decide how you are going to decide

Deciding how you are going to decide can be the most important team decision you can make. Clarity in your teams decision making modes can unlock your team productivity.... Read More

Definition of Done : Why it matters?

One of the first things we recommend new Agile teams establish a “Definition of Done”.  A shared definition of “done” is crucial to highly functioning Agile Teams in helping them...... Read More

CPR Technique

The software world has misused so many terms from the medical profession that one more would not hurt. CPR – Categorize, Prioritize, Resolve. This is simple mnemonic that aids me to...... Read More

Walk the dog

This is a simple technique with a marketing twist to its name. This title came to me while coaching a team that was struggling to behave cross functionally and were...... Read More

Velocity

Def: Velocity is the amount of estimated product backlog that a team can fully implement through product owner acceptance with in a given sprint [time-box]. The amount of product backlog in the...... Read More

What is Definition of Done (DoD)?

DoD is a collection of valuable deliverables required to produce software. Deliverable that add verifiable/demonstrable addition of value to the product are part of the definition of done. Such as...... Read More