Can you work without weekends or vacation through a year? Unimaginable right! The same holds good with overworked agile teams. Why and how strategic breaks can help improve the team productivity is the topic of this post.Continue Reading
At the start, you predict a velocity for your team and it works really great. The team delivers awesome increments and the velocity keeps increasing. But suddenly there is a slump. Velocity goes down and you have no clue about it. Been in this situation? Here are 3 primary reasons why the velocity slumps and what to do about it.Continue Reading
Estimations are never perfect. But the objective of every attempt to an estimation is to provide reliable inputs for a “good enough” plan. In this post, I will share with you 3 tips to make better estimates for your Agile Stories.Continue Reading
Most of the literature in Agile talk about the principles, framework, and practices for Software Development. But very few sheds light on anti-patterns that can derail your Agile efforts. In this short but excellent post, Hari talks about some anti-patterns in the context of Agile Estimation.
In Agile Projects, Velocity is a key input to Planning. Planning is essential because it drives the project approval, predictability and acceptance. In this post, we will talk about some common mistakes the Project Managers do with Velocity and their impact on Planning.
Other factors alike, a good and useful done criteria differentiates a good user story from a great one. In this post, let’s talk about some ways to make “done criteria”, that works.