» In Sprint automation
16/10/19 18:27
What are the benefits of having in-sprint automation i.e. automating the new functional test cases within the sprint window? When team is adopting this approach, they are investing heavily on writing the scripts and they are not doing an...

» What does Scrum (not Sprint) Performance mean to you?
16/10/19 17:41
I'm curious. I believe some confusion exists around what happens within the framework (and it's artifacts thereof) as compared to the output of the framework. I think this stems from the fact that what happens within the framework is ver...

» Sprint Goal: Increase velocity: eliminate waste, improve communication, reduce transaction/handover time
16/10/19 15:55
hi everyone,  Do you think that a sprint goal can be formulated as "Increase velocity:  eliminate waste, improve communication, reduce transaction/handover time", while this is an agreement of the dev. team and the PO. I know that it sou...

» Should you 'Story Point' everything?
16/10/19 11:38
Hi Guys,    Been a long time lurker of the forum but now i need some opinions based on your experiences... not what you may have googled.    I have started to work with a new team in the past month or so and one of the things I've notice...

» Scrum Master or Product Owner member of Development team
14/10/19 21:16
Hi, In my team, one of the development team member has been playing the role of scrum master. After going over scrum guide and nexus guide, I am having the question whether we can have Product Owner or Scrum Master  part of the developme...

» Tool recommandation PO
14/10/19 13:18
Hi all, I know my question occurs often here in different kinds. But I did not want to revive old threads. For the last 3 months I am Product Owner of a small development team in a startup-like company. We use physical boards and burndow...

» Using Agile principles in Auditing
14/10/19 12:18
Hello Everyone, I am trying to discover the ways to adapt and apply Agile principles in Internal Auditing. I do not mean transforming the whole audit department into Agile ways of working but rather utilizing and embedding the tools into...

» LeSS - One Scrum Master Can Serve 8 teams and PO together with the whole structure?
14/10/19 09:25
I’m learning LeSS and when I read articles on less.works I don’t see how Scrum Master should work in the LeSS framework. I have several questions:  1. How many Scrum Master needed for 8 teams and how they should work together. If there i...

» Who is responsible for writing the user story?
13/10/19 21:44
  Is there the concept of technical writer?

» Self-organized Teams in Scrum: Provide Shared Goal and Empower Team
12/10/19 12:31
We always have questions regarding how Self-organization work in Scrum or How Scrum support Self-Organization.   I just published an article about Self-organisation on linked in and medium.com  I thought to share link here at Scrum org F...

» Handling Sprint Events With Distributed Teams
11/10/19 20:31
A common issue that I've faced with Distributed Teams is that some events are hard to setup and facilitate because all members may not be available due to time differences. Commonly affected events are Sprint Review and Retrospective. St...

» Should the work in a Sprint always be aligned to the Product?
11/10/19 19:47
I may have answered my own question, however, I thought I'd still ask to see if there are different views out there or if there are any gaps in my understanding.

» Unexpected work to meet AC - new story?
11/10/19 13:59
Hi, I'd like to get some opinions on how to handle what I think is a common scenario: A story is brought into sprint with well defined acceptance criteria and story point estimate by the delivery team. The acceptance critieria doesn't co...

» Scrum Assessment Survey?
10/10/19 18:01
Does anyone know of any assessments my team can take to see how well we are using scrum and to know our areas of strengths and weaknesses?  I'm looking to start up something with my company where SM's meet quarterly to share our results ...

» Stretch "Goals" and "Stories" are they part of SCRUM ??
10/10/19 14:14
I keep reading about stretch stories and goals being introduced in the sprint.    Is this a normal part of traditional SCRUM or  just another  hybrid process being introduced within scrum practices  by the Dev Team ?    Your thoughts on ...

» OKRs for a team of Scrum Masters & Coaches
09/10/19 21:23
Hello fellow Agileists! My organization has a group of Scrum Masters & coaches and we've been tasked with making our own OKRs each quarter along with the other disciplines within the organization. We're really struggling here. It's clear...

» Sprint length in Nexus
09/10/19 17:46
Hi.  In Nexus says, Different development teams working on the same Product can have different Sprint length.  But, the Scrum teams in Nexus have only one Sprint Review Meeting. Please answer me directly as you can to following question....

» Voluntary over commitment
09/10/19 08:20
The team I'm currently working with want to voluntarily over commit to work in the sprint.  So generally we have a pretty good idea what can be taken into the sprint comfortably, and then the team often want to voluntarily (no pressures ...

» Estimating entire stories vs 'split' estimates
08/10/19 15:56
Hi guys thanks for all the awesome replies / posts here. It's an awesome source of knowledge! Wanted to understand if anyone else has experienced this: A team looks at a requirement and splits the effort into front end, business logic & ...

» The End of Kurt Cagle: Or At Least the End of his Movie Studio Model.
10/09/19 03:01
Disclaimer Up Front:  I have been “Crazy” about Scrum since I first learned about it, and I myself have been known to act a little “Crazy” at times in my life, and this is why my blog and company operate under the...

» More Aspects of Agile Communities of Practice
25/07/19 02:14
This is a follow up article to my article about An Agile Community of Practice Starter Kit.  I wanted to share some details on other aspects of CoP’s. Scope and Nature of a CoP The scope of an Agile CoP can be of varying sizes and ...

» Better SAFe Than Sorry
25/03/19 15:38
The presentation demonstrates why SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is the most widely adopted agile scaling framework. SAFe’s practices have evolved from Agile practices and methods, Lean product... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit ...

» Agile Coach Camp Canada, Cornwall, Canada, June 7-9 2019
21/03/19 07:00
Agile Coach Camp Canada is a conference that creates opportunities for the Agile and Scrum coaches community to share successes, learning, questions and unresolved dilemmas. All this happens in an... [[ This is a content summary only. Vi...

» AgileCraft Acquired by Atlassian
20/03/19 14:48
Atlassian, the vendor of the JIRA tool, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AgileCraft, a provider of enterprise agile planning software. AgileCraft helps... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit m...

» Using Commercial Scrum Tools for Free
19/03/19 07:00
If the development of open source Scrum tools was in vogue some years ago, a lot of these projects have now been abandoned. Some are still active, but this is because their development is sponsored... [[ This is a content summary only. V...

» ZenHub Adds Agile Reporting
15/03/19 14:42
ZenHub project management tool for software development teams using GitHub has released a new Agile reporting suite aimed at enterprise software teams looking to optimize their development lifecycle.... [[ This is a content summary only....

» Agile Coach Camp Denmark, Dragor, Denmark, May 23-25 2019
15/03/19 07:30
Agile Coach Camp Denmark is a three-day event that serves as an unconference for Agile and Scrum coaches of Denmark and other countries. The Agile Coach Camp Denmark is a free, not-for-profit,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit ...

» ScrumImpulz, Bratislava, Slovakia, May 30 2019
15/03/19 07:00
ScrumImpulz is a one-day conference focused on the Scrum approach for Agile project management that takes place in Slovakia. Local and international experts share their practical experience about the... [[ This is a content summary only....

» Agile Open Canada, Vancouver, Canada, May 27-28 2019
15/03/19 06:00
Agile Open Canada is a two-day conference that creates opportunities for the Canadian Agile practitioners and enthusiasts of Canada to share successes, learning, questions and unresolved dilemmas.... [[ This is a content summary only. Vi...

» Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) Exam Study Tips
27/02/19 22:12
You may notice that steps 1-10 are a re-hash of suggestions for studying for the PSM I exam. If you took PSM I recently, then just quickly re-do these steps again (or skim instead of read, etc). If you didn’t take PSM I recently, t...

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