Introduction to DevOps with Chocolate, LEGO and Scrum Game
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Introduction to DevOps with Chocolate, LEGO and Scrum Game

by scrumexpert in Books 0

If one of the first aim of Scrum was to break the silos between business analysis, development and testing, you can consider that improving the cooperation with the operation side of IT as the next frontier in this journey. What is the point to produce potentially shippable software increment in two weeks if your database administrator doesn’t want more than three new releases windows for the production database?

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The Product Owner Podcast
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The Product Owner Podcast

April 24, 2017 0

The goal of the Product Owner Podcast is to share stories from real product owners working in Agile teams. It proposes tips, tricks and lessons learned from experience. Listening to these interviews, you will gain insight into how these Product Owners manage their stakeholders, their time and their backlogs to deliver the best possible value with their teams.

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Kanban Tool
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End to End Kanban for the Whole Organization

March 27, 2017 0

If shorter release cycle could be considered as a success for Agile software development teams, they might be considered as an issue if the other parts of the organization are not ready to handle this. In this article, Colleen Johnson shares an experience where the successes achieved implementing the Kanban method at the team level were leveraged to expand them to the enterprise level.

Knowledge

  • Agile Coaching Exit Strategy

    March 6, 2017 0
    When do you need to stop coaching an Agile team? In his blog post “An Exit Strategy for the Agile Coach”, Len Lagestee discusses this question and explains how he will gradually work to be ready to leave and let the Scrum team be ready to carry the Agile values [...]
  • The Costs of Non-Delivery and Non-Conformance

    February 27, 2017 0
    Like the notion of technical debt, the concept of management debt relates to the leadership issues that prevent a successful Agile transformation. This article from Agile transformation expert Sriram Rajagopalan discusses the types of waste that can be eliminated using a Kanban approach and the role of management debt in [...]
  • How the Product Manager and the Product Owner Role Are Different

    February 21, 2017 0
    The notion of product is important in Scrum. Many qualify it as a product development approach rather than a project management framework. The product owner role is responsible that the production of the Scrum team meets the requirements of the customers and deliver value for the organization. This role is [...]

Tools

  • Free Retrospective Tools for Distributed Scrum Teams

    January 11, 2017 8
    Even if Agile approaches favor collocated teams, distributed Scrum teams are more common that what we might think. Many Agile software development teams are based on a virtual organization. This article presents some free online tools that can be used to facilitate retrospectives for distributed Scrum teams.
  • Free Online Kanban Tools

    November 21, 2016 0
    In the context of software development, Kanban is an approach based on Lean that tries to limit waste and work in progress to the actual capacity of the software development team. The aim of Kanban is to create a context that balances capacity and demand through a value stream. Thus [...]
  • Scrum and Kanban Plugins for Redmine

    September 5, 2016 3
    Redmine is a popular open source project management web application. It was written using the Ruby on Rails framework. This software is more oriented towards a traditional approach for project management with Gantt charts and calendar than Agile, Scrum or Kanban. However, Redmine architecture allows however creating plugins to add [...]

Videos

  • 7 Sins of Scrum and other Agile Antipatterns

    March 23, 2017 0
    This is about agile “anti-patterns”: “something that looks like a good idea, but which backfires badly when applied” (Coplien). The presenter has been around Agile development from before it was called Agile. In that time, [...]
  • Agile Architecture Roadmapping

    March 7, 2017 0
    In the Agile world, software architecture is about making design decisions with just enough anticipation. Too much anticipation leads to overly heavy architectural constructs that may never be used (YAGNI); too little anticipation leads to [...]