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The Main Benefit of Story Points

The Main Benefit of Story Points | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Like the distance from King Henry’s nose to his thumb (an old-time unit of measure), story points allow Scrum practitioners to agree on the effort needed.
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0 Bugs Policy

Gal Zellermayer describes the 0 bugs policy, a process for handling bugs that is based upon 1 rule: whenever you encounter a new bug, you should either fix that bug, or close it as "won't fix" and don't think about it again.
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Testing in a continuous delivery world

Hey, do you remember what everyone was asking what the role of the tester would be in an agile team? It’s happening again! And things are changing again. A tea…
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Definition of Done : Why it matters?

Definition of Done  : Why it matters? | Innovatus | Scoop.it
The Definition of Done is crucial to highly functioning Agile Teams in order to help them develop practices and behaviors that drive quality, consistency, and transparency.
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12 Days of Agile Christmas! Day 1:The Highest Priority is Customer Satisfaction - SolutionsIQ

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Who Can Add Items to the Product Backlog?

Who Can Add Items to the Product Backlog? | Innovatus | Scoop.it
My view is that anyone on an agile team should be allowed to add items to the product backlog. But it's the product owner who determines what happens to it.
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What is the Difference between Agile, Kanban and Scrum in less than 5 minutes? | AgileLion

What is the Difference between Agile, Kanban and Scrum in less than 5 minutes? | AgileLion | Innovatus | Scoop.it
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Advice for Interviewing ScrumMasters

Advice for Interviewing ScrumMasters | Innovatus | Scoop.it
What are the six desirable attributes of a good Scrum Master, and how will you know the candidate can perform? Find out.
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Incorporating UI Design in Agile Sprints

Incorporating UI Design in Agile Sprints | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Should UI designers be part of the Scrum team and should they do their work as part of an agile sprint? Let’s dive in.
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Software Development Today: Story Points Considered Harmful - Or why the future of estimation is really in our past...

ints provides useful information about our progress and the work remaining
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The case against #NoEstimates, part 1: introduction and common sense - CTO/CIO Perspectives

Tweet In the immortal words of Pogo, “we have met the enemy, and he is us.” The long-held stereotype of IT portrays us as uncooperative, unable to integrate socially, always arguing over nits, and deeply, intractably immersed in our own tunnel vision and parochial perspective. That stereotype has held us back, as individuals and as a …
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Yup, there is a case FOR estimates and it does make sense :)

As I stated before, balance is needed. Anything extreme or fundamentalist has proven to fail miserably throughout history

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Why Speed is not the same as Velocity

Why Speed is not the same as Velocity | Innovatus | Scoop.it
There is a big difference between speed and velocity. Good speed increases velocity. Bad speed decreases velocity. Remember first year physics? Speed is a measure of distance over time. Velocity is…
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High Functioning Dysfunction -

High Functioning Dysfunction - | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Let's uncover three organizational dysfunctions and three ways to overcome the symptoms that continue to plague the world of software development.
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The resource utilization trap

Henrik Kniberg explains the resource utilization trap, how it impacts our ability to deliver and what we can do about it. Visit http://www.crisp.se to find c...
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StickyMinds | Seven Signs of Great Agile Leadership | Page 1

StickyMinds | Seven Signs of Great Agile Leadership | Page 1 | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Agile teams are self-organizing, which means they do not need supervisors—at least in theory. But they do need leaders to create a shared vision of what the product will be. And having an agile team means that anyone can step up … including you. Lanette Creamer outlines seven qualities possessed by great agile leaders.
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Is Aiming For Potentially Shippable Good Enough? [Agile Safari] - Agile For All

Is Aiming For Potentially Shippable Good Enough? [Agile Safari] - Agile For All | Innovatus | Scoop.it
What if we used accidentally shippable instead of potentially shippable? What could we achieve?
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How Agile Goes Bad, Blame, and Options [Agile Safari] - Agile For All

How Agile Goes Bad, Blame, and Options [Agile Safari] - Agile For All | Innovatus | Scoop.it
How does agile go bad? One way is when people are blaming others and avoiding tough conversations? Do you have a protocol to address these challenges?
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Red, Yellow, Green or RYG/RAG Reports: How They Hide the Truth

Red, Yellow, Green or RYG/RAG Reports: How They Hide the Truth | Innovatus | Scoop.it
What is Red Yellow Green? Red-Yellow-Green (or Red/Amber/Green) is a status reporting mechanism used to help executives understand the current state of a project. Green means everything is good; we…
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The case against #NoEstimates, part 3: NoEstimates arguments and their weaknesses - CTO/CIO Perspectives

"...I’ve spent the last two blog posts introducing the #NoEstimates movement, first discussing what it appears to espouse, and presenting some initial reasons why I reject it. I then covered the many solid reasons why it makes sense to use estimates in software development. This time, let’s go through, in detail, the various arguments …"

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Estimates? We Don’t Need No Stinking Estimates! — Backchannel — Medium

Estimates? We Don't Need No Stinking Estimates! - Backchannel - Medium
How a hashtag lit the nerdy world of project management aflame — or at least got it mildly worked up
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#noestimates seems to be quite a misleading concept...

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