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Agile Adoption in Regulated Environments

The development of medical devices has largely gone unchanged in the last few decades. It has only been recently that it and other heavily regulated industries have considered Agile.

My Top 3 Pitfalls of Scrum

When I work with clients who are looking to improve their Agile process, or when they need help to fix a Scrum problem, I usually start by looking at what I think are the big three pitfall areas of Scrum.

How Agile Makes Its Impact

Agile may be the most poorly comprehended word in the world of IT. So what is it?

Distributed Scrum

Having spent most of my Agile life in a distributed Agile culture, I thought it time to write down some of my thoughts about distributed Agile setups.

3S Model for Agile Maturity

These are the three important phases that come to my mind when I think of maturing on the Agile journey.

Why Practice Does NOT Make Perfect

I'm sure you've heard the saying "Practice makes perfect" sometime in your life. Experience has led me to believe that, despite all good intentions, this statement is not phrased correctly.

Managing Multiple Scrum and Application Teams

Scrum is more efficient when we have small teams that are colocated. So how do you manage when you work in a big program and have to manage multiple application teams?

Defragmentation

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word fragmentation?

Technical Debt

It is important that technical debt is made visible to the team so they can act on it as required.

The Agile Expedition of a Scrum Team

I was in traditional project development, where I played the role of a developer. When the organization started to transition to Agile and the structure was revamped . . . I was taken by surprise and had no clue about how all this would work.

Agile in Daily Life

I was sitting in a wheel alignment shop few days back, waiting for my turn, and there were about six cars in the pipeline. My attention was caught by the way the three people, including owner of the shop, were working. . . .

Sprint Retrospective Strategy

The retrospective meeting serves as a way for the team to analyze itself and make up a plan of improvements. I will list some tips and tricks for an effective retrospective meeting. he retrospective meeting serves as a way for the team to analyze itself and, as a result, make up a plan of improvements for its benefit. - See more at: http://www.scrumalliance.org/cms/getdoc/418f5e42-85a6-4365-a66f-38cef6c58c65/SPRINT-RETROSPECTIVE-%E2%80%93-STRATEGY-%E2%80%93-TIPS-AND-TRICKS.aspx?viewmode=2&devicename=&lang=en-US&langobjectlifetime=request&loaddevice=1#sthash.O01sWCHl.dpuf

The Composition of Scrum Teams

No one talks carefully about who should be on a Scrum team and who should not. In my opinion, this is one of the most neglected discussions in the Scrum world. no one talks carefully about who should be on a Scrum team and who should not. In my opinion, this is one of the most neglected discussions in the Scrum world. - See more at: http://www.scrumalliance.org/cms/getdoc/28eaf58d-26f3-49f3-b2e6-93fb0f7d66e3/The-composition-of-Scrum-Teams.aspx?viewmode=3&lang=en-US&langobjectlifetime=request#sthash.0D8QQ57v.dpuf

Quick Start Scrum

Under the right circumstances, a new Scrum team can rapidly be taught just enough Scrum to kick off a real-world project in two and one-half days. This is like a car accelerating from zero to sixty in under six seconds!

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