10 Daily Scrum Ideas – Different Questions to Ask

10 Daily Scrum Ideas – Different Questions to Ask

What is the Daily Scrum? The Daily Scrum is a 10-15 daily meeting. It is attended by the Scrum Master, Product Owner, and members of the Team.  Others are also welcome. What Questions are Asked? Three Questions are asked of each Team member What did I do yesterday? What will …

A Useful Sprint Review Format

A Useful Sprint Review Format

What is a Sprint Review? A Sprint Review is a short (0.5 – 1 hour) meeting at the end of a sprint. It speaks to the questions of: What value have we delivered? What feedback do our stakeholders have? What’s coming up? Why is a Good Structure Needed? Because people …

​In Sprint Planning, How Do You Prioritise the Requirements in the Backlog?

​In Sprint Planning, How Do You Prioritise the Requirements in the Backlog?

This is a re-post of an article first published on DZone. Background Having worked with many Agile teams, I find that every team has a slightly different approach to prioritisation, and some teams are better at it than others.  I’ve recently observed a sprint planning session where a team couldn’t …

Creating a Prioritisation Agreement

Creating a Prioritisation Agreement

What is a Prioritisation Agreement This is one of the activities we did as a part of a project inception.  There was strong reason to do this because we had a team where individuals came together from different parts of a business, each with their own KPIs and only a …