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.
Scrum.org has announced its new Scrum with Kanban course to teach individuals and teams how to use Scrum with Kanban practices, without changing Scrum. Scrum.org has collaborated with Daniel Vacantito create the course. In 2007 he helped develop the Kanban Method for knowledge work and has been conducting Kanban training, coaching and consulting ever since.
ScrumImpulz is a one-day conference focused on the Scrum approach for Agile project management that takes place in Slovakia. Local and international experts share their practical experience about the adoption of Agile approaches in software development projects in talks and workshops.
Agile Coach Camp Denmark is a three-day event that serves as an unconference for Agile coaches of Denmark and other countries. The Agile Coach Camp Denmark is a free, not-for-profit, practitioner-run event.
Earned Value Management (EVM) is a project management technique that measures the technical performance, cost and schedule of a project against planned objectives. The result is a simple set of metrics that provides early warnings of performance issues, allowing for timely and appropriate adjustments.
The Cost of Delay is a concept that combines an understanding of value with how that value leaks away over time. it allows to answer the question: “What would it cost us if this was delayed by 1 month?”. This presentation explores the Cost of Delay, what it is and how it helps in improving prioritization.
Agile Open Canada is a two-day conference that creates opportunities for the Canadian Agile practitioners and enthusiasts of Canada to share successes, learning, questions and unresolved dilemmas. All this happens in an energizing and supportive environment.