Symptoms of ineffective Scrum are often misleading or hard to see — or understate the scale of the problem. This article explores why.
Applied Frameworks Principal Consultant Kim Poremski takes a deep dive into Vertical Story Slicing. She discusses the characteristics of a well-formed story, explores common patterns for effective story slicing, shows how to identify clues for when/how to slice stories, and examines sample stories to practice applying story slicing techniques. Oh! She answers questions too!
Sprint Reviews are a crucial part of Scrum. They allow team members to inspect and adapt their work to meet customer expectations. One of the most important aspects of a successful Sprint Review is getting quality feedback from stakeholders.
In the first post in our Recession-Proofing Your Profit series, I shared the basic structure of Term Renewal Acceleration, in which a product manager creates an offer to accelerate an annual term renewal with a limited duration renewal discount. In this post, I will expand on the basic structure of Term Renewal Acceleration to show how adding advanced customer segmentation based on product usage data can further increase profitability.
This blog series, Recession Proofing Your Profit, will share three specific strategies that product managers can employ to fulfill their responsibility of creating sustainable profits amid economic crises.
In the last decade, the Five Whys technique has become standard Agile practice. The technique can lead to unintended consequences, however, so we're proposing an alternative: Five Whats.
Becoming an SPC can be a springboard for your career, but to fully take advantage of what you learn, you must continue learning to become a fully realized Agile leader.