AGILE MOMENT: Framing a User Story, a Visualization.

What does it mean to frame a user story? This often can be a difficult process to explain. Try to use this technique when you are teaching planning poker and writing user stories. As we work through the process of doing planning poker to create amazing estimates (based on: knowledge, uncertainty, volume, and complexity) weContinue reading “AGILE MOMENT: Framing a User Story, a Visualization.”

Reblog: Agile Failure Patterns In Organizations

An excellent article by Stefan Wolpers that consolidates his findings of common failure patterns for agile scrum xp, lean/kanban implementations. Agile Failure Patterns in Organizations 2.0 reblogged with permission from Mr. Wolpers.

AGILE MOMENT: Agile Transformations and ROI

Agile Transformations and ROI This question was asked recently on a social network Scrum group. I thought that it was very relevant and also a common request from executives that desire an evaluation of ROI for agile transformations. However, it is important to consider both efficiency and the effectiveness of your agile transformation.

Effective use of Lean-Agile frameworks and systems (Scrum, Kanban) for Global Remote Teams

Remote teams and Lean-Agile frameworks In this article I cover various strategies and methods for effectively implementing and using Agile, Scrum, Lean and Kanban (the system) for globally remote teams (virtual workforces, telecommuters). I will also attempt to debunk the myth that Scrum may not be used for remote teams. We are not going toContinue reading “Effective use of Lean-Agile frameworks and systems (Scrum, Kanban) for Global Remote Teams”