I have been teaching agile courses for the last few years, and coaching teams for even longer. Here is a group activity that I have developed to help students understand the Agile Manifesto!
Posts Categorized: Scrum
SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is a method for organising large-scale agile programs within large organisations. It has been around for a few years and is gaining a lot of momentum. There are other methods for managing agile on a large scale such as LeSS, but SAFe is in version 3 now (4 coming soon) and… Read more »
Christmas is approaching and you’re coming to the end of your sprint… why not capitalise on the season of goodwill and hold a festive themed agile retrospective!
It’s 8:35am and my Outlook is ringing at me – time for our daily stand up. I perform a variety of roles in my team, from Product Ownership to marketing and sales to agile coach. This doesn’t mean that I sit out the meeting and leave it to the devs (we don’t have testers, our… Read more »
Those of you who have read my articles on Ancient Agile will know that I think that the Agile ideas and principles exist thousands of years into our racial past. The key attributes I think I see in great Agile implementations are:
In Part I of this series we discussed the importance of having a marketing vision and plan before embarking on your new App project. In Part II of this series we discussed how one would go about reviewing App store guidelines prior to creating your App. In Part III I wrote a little bit about… Read more »
In Part I of this series we discussed the importance of having a marketing vision and plan before embarking on your new App project. In Part II of this series we discussed how one would go about reviewing App store guidelines prior to creating your App.
We’ve been thinking a lot recently about how to work out if an Agile team is healthy. By healthy I broadly mean happy and productive. It’s not as easy as it sounds. Sick teams will sometimes effectively hide the fact that they are poorly from their managers as they feel that there may be a… Read more »
I spoke at Agile Yorkshire this month on a topic that I have touched on in my blog a few times. “There Is No Agile”
Agile methods are pretty clear about what ScrumMasters, developers, testers, UX designers do on a team, but a lot of other people start to worry when the Agile train arrives in town!