Hi Friends, I had a peer asking about agile in construction and I started to answer but I thought I would put the answer here so everyone can benefit. I worked in construction for 7 years while at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. I was responsible for the Project Management of the IT Systems, spaces [...]
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I hear it all the time. "There is no way to break this story down any smaller." Believe me there is always a way. Find it. Or your velocity will be all messed up! and worse. Watch this video to learn how Testing suffers from big stories
Ruben Gonzalez http://www.thelugeman.com/ Trying out video from my iPhone. Can't get it to post the video directly from my phone yet. but that will come...
Today I met with Mike Orzen of Steady Improvement. Mike and his colleague Steve Bell recently wrote the book: Lean IT which is the WINNER OF THE 2011 Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award. After chatting over coffee at one of the ever present Starbucks in the Seattle area, I attended the ASQ/APICS dinner meeting [...]
Andy Hunt was one of the original signers of the Agile Manifesto in 2001. I had a great time interviewing Andy Hunt (Andrew Hunt) for this podcast. It is great to find a kindred spirit. I hope you enjoy listening to /ndy talk about his pragmatic approach to software development. Learn more about [...]
Is your Scrum growing and changing? When was the last time you inspected what is working in your scrum and adapted it? Or are you still asking "the 3 questions"? Change it up!
Points Estimation is supposed to be simple. But as we are often inclined to do we as human beings tend to over complicate things. In this brief (4 minute) video I present you with a concrete explanation of points estimation. Hope you enjoy it. P.S. a couple of tips for you. I never tell an [...]
This is a really fundamental video about a what a story card is and why we use them as opposed to detailed requirements and how to elaborate requirements with story cards