Tag archive: agile

Technical Story Slicing 3 of 3

Too many times user stories and backlogs are taught at such a high level of abstraction that folks can’t get value from them. So let’s take a real project, developed on AWS using Microservices, and walk though how the backlog… continue reading »

Technical Story Slicing 2 of 3

Too many times user stories and backlogs are taught at such a high level of abstraction that folks can’t get value from them. So let’s take a real project, developed on AWS using Microservices, and walk though how the backlog… continue reading »

Technical Story Slicing 1 of 3

Too many times user stories and backlogs are taught at such a high level of abstraction that folks can’t get value from them. So let’s take a real project, developed on AWS using Microservices, and walk though how the backlog… continue reading »

Destroy The Agile Clubhouse!

I’ve seen a lot of team environments, and I don’t have the perfect answer for what’s right for your team. There. Got that out of the way. But I do believe that if you want to maximize creativity and the… continue reading »

The ScrumMaster Must Die! A Video Follow-up

I Killed The ScrumMaster (And Why He Had It Coming)

Yesterday I was asked by a client about how to optimize a team that was already doing very well. Without having to think twice, I immediately knew the answer. “Get rid of the ScrumMaster” Why? Was the SM doing a… continue reading »

Compensation in Agile: Membership Model

How do you reward Agile teams and people on Agile teams? It’s vexed CEOs and Agile organization ever since we started using the word “Agile” On one hand, you want to reward people who perform better than others, whatever “perform… continue reading »

Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck On Lean, Agile, and Lean Startups

Meet Tom and Mary Poppendieck, the folks that introduced Lean to the world of technology development. In this chat, we go over how both of them ended up writing Lean Software Development. What’s the benefit of applying Lean principles to… continue reading »

Startups, FGPAs, Certifications, and Making Agile Work. Video Interview With Big Visible’s Agile Coach Alan Dayley

Can you effectively use Agile and Scrum when you’re creating your own circuit boards as well as programming them? Does it make sense to pick up a lot of certifications as a coach? What role does lean startup play in… continue reading »

Setting Up Your Agile Team Room (video)

Good Agile teams have good team rooms. This video takes you on a tour of a team room. It gives you options on laying out the furniture, the floorplan, selecting the technology, placing the information radiators — even ideas about… continue reading »

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