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Five Simple Guidelines to Agile Metric Bliss

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Over the past couple years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many great teams in many industries. I often work with teams and their managers to generate reports. In doing so, I quickly realize that although teams may be working to adapt and leverage one of the frameworks that fall under the Agile moniker,

Put It On The Team

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Do you want to have more effective daily stand-ups? Do you want to have the planning meetings flow better and increase the value of these meetings? Do you want to see continuous improvement flow from your retrospectives? If your answer is yes, then put it on the Team. I’ve written about trust, relying on strengths,

Agile Approach to Problems Found While Testing “In Sprint” Stories

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Picture this hotshot, you are working on a team that has recently made the transition to agile. You are a traditional tester. A developer just let you know that you can start testing the story that the two of you are working on during the sprint. You start working through your test cases, and “BAM”

How can Scrum Masters help their teams to Self-Organize?

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Sometimes, teams need a little nudge to help to self-organize. Remember self-organize means the team takes ownership of not only how to produce the desired end results, but they are active participants in understanding the product/project and they work together to ensure they are operating as a team. It is not too uncommon for teams

How do we change from individuals in workgroups to effective, self-organizing teams?

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A colleague of mine at VersionOne, Dan Naden who works to support the Agile community, delivered several open questions from a recent Agilepalooza and asked for help answering. The one that jumped out at me and my experiences was “How do we change from individuals in workgroups to effective, self-organizing teams?” When I first started