Relative Estimation is the fastest and most reliable method for Sprint planning. Using historical data in the form of Reference Stories makes it even better.
We recently published a piece describing why we think Relative Estimation is a more effective alternative to Planning Poker. In this article, Principal Consultant Joel Bancroft-Connors explains how our recommended alternative, Team Estimation, works.
Developing fully cross functional teams can dramatically reduce waste. In this essay we explore why cross functional teams are difficult to implement, and how to overcome common obstacles.
Competitive Battlecards distill a product manager’s insights on customers and competition into a single page that the sales team can use. This article offers the templates and tools you need to create your own.
Deceptively simple on the surface, the Kanban Method is a powerful framework built for speed. Intelligently applied and consistently practiced, Kanban can accelerate delivery with aligned, motivated, and more cohesive teamwork.
The Scrum Master’s role revolves around service to the organization. This sense of duty includes creating a learning environment that is continuously inspecting and adapting. At Applied Frameworks, we’ve learned that building Communities of Practice is the surest way to embed a learning mindset in your organization.