Agile Moment: Equating Story Points and Time

Equating Story Points to Time = Bad I have found a common recurring issue on some of my Scrum teams over the years regarding equation of time (hours, days, weeks, months) to story points for user stories.

#gapgate. Sigh. The media hounds are at it again…

First there was #antennaegate, then the infusible stories on the new Apple iPhone 6 bending (see 5 million articles/posts/videos of whining on #bendgate) under 80 lbs or more of highly unusual physical forces. Now the media and fashion challenged (read: nimrods who stuff their expensive tech in tight fitting jeans, then bend over) people are stuck inContinue reading “#gapgate. Sigh. The media hounds are at it again…”

Whitehurst: on DevOps, apps, and infrastructure; Blogagility – Agile Scrum is the answer

An analysis Jim Whitehurst discussed the interactions or lack thereof between infrastructure and operational folks and the guys who are locked in the closet – developers – in an interview with Fredric Paul (Network World). They discussed the fact that software is becoming ever more omnipresent in technology. It is the first level of interactionContinue reading “Whitehurst: on DevOps, apps, and infrastructure; Blogagility – Agile Scrum is the answer”

Practical Application: The Daily Scrum and other stuff for Remote Teams

The world is changing, becoming smaller and smaller everyday thanks in large part to technology.