Creating good user stories

When I think about Product Owner daily duties first thing that pop in my mind is managing Backlog. This very important activity is often postponed or pushed into corner because …

Daily Goal concept

Some time ago we transformed our team from Scrum to Kanban for many reasons. Most important one was that we were doing maintenance work then and we were unable to …

Use Case Points Cheat Sheet

Estimating with Use Case Points is widely described technique and purpose of this not is to prepare simple summary aka. cheat sheet for using it. If you are not familiar …

Waterfall is sometimes better

I use this as small workshop / discussion panel addressed to people who are wither fixed on doing everything Agile way. This helps undestand that not everything is meant to …

Planes Game results and examples

Conclusions Players will find out that it is way more valuable to build less well-working features than many “almost-done” things. Good approach will be to start with very little of …

Agile Planes Game

When I meet with people and ask questions about great games for improve team collaboration they answer no. 1 is always Scrum LEGO game beginners guide. That didn’t suit me …

Scrum Team estimation game

This particular version of the Scrum Team estimation game probably not differ from any other you can find on the internet. During this game the team will arrange the cards …

Scrum taboo list of words

Agile taboo is game in which you can use more words than just those combined with Scrum. Anyway you can always start with standard Scrum set and here is an …