In an Agile context, defining value isn’t necessarily about calculating return on investment or measuring profit margins. At the team level where work gets done, defining value must be understood incrementally, in terms that make the right decisions possible.
Do your Sprints appear to be successful but somehow the end result isn't what you expected? The problem may be Sprint Planning. In this article we address the most common pitfalls and propose concrete steps for improvement, plus a flexible Sprint Planning agenda.
Creating a common understanding of Definition of Done is a critical step to effective Sprint Planning. In this article we show you how to create your own definition.
Nothing causes more confusion in our Scrum training courses than the topic of the Definition of Done (DoD), and in particular its relationship to Acceptance Criteria, so let us spend some time clearing up this murkiness.
A frequent request of our Scrum students is for Scrum Case Studies. Here we identify over 15 worthwhile case studies for your review, with links to the actual studies for your convenience.
Vertical Story Slicing is a challenging and intimidating concept. Gain an understanding of story structure and how to more effectively slice stories to maximize value, plus there’s a link to her webinar on the topic.