A breakdown of the only 4 metrics agile teams need to succeed: Cycle Time, Escaped Defect Rate, Planned-to-Done Ratio and Happiness Metric.
Regular, well-run retrospectives are critical to the ongoing improvement of an Agile team. In theory, scaling this process into an enterprise-wide activity sounds like a great idea. The reality of large scale retrospectives is quite different, however.
Selecting the wrong Agile metrics can actually block improvement — or make matters worse. Keep these five principles in mind when choosing metrics for retrospective improvement and forecasting.
The software architect has a vital role on the Scrum team. Find out what the architect’s four key areas of responsibility are, and get some top-notch recommendations for further reading.
Let’s face it: most product roadmaps suck. In fast-moving environments, Agile teams can get lost in the gap that exists between product vision, product backlogs, and task boards. But there is a solution...