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Last Day Productivity

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If your team is closing all their stories and tasks on the last of the sprint you should consider moving your sprint duration to being one day. This sounds dumb right? It is. So is holding onto work that has no movement on it for two or three weeks and then magically closing everything on the last day. If your not sure if your team is guilty of this practice, check the work completed on the last...

Going Backwards

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In sports, passing back is one of the hardest skills to learn as you grow older. For years you’ve taught to push through, go forward, don’t stop, look up, look at the goal, etc, etc (enter all the sports here). But to get to the next level, you need to learn to pass backward. You need to use your team. If you look ahead and they are all busy, the person behind you is the one who needs...

Avoid Empire Building

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Empire Building happens when we focus on building everything around us, getting all the right laptops and tablets, all the best tables, all the perks, all the bodies, all the chairs, all the everything that goes along with building an empire except doing the one thing that truly matters to building an empire. The requirements, i.e., the work that needs to be done, understanding the problem you...

Begin with Sprint 0

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You don’t start with 1, you start with 0 – Sprint 0. Where you iron out the bugs on how things are going to work. Where you put the team together and see them in action for the first time. Where you proof out the foundation and realize what you have and what you are missing. Where you work with the team to get the requirements for the next iteration. Where you figure out what does and...

Don’t Do New for the Sake of doing New

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Do it because you need it to make your product better. Do it because makes logical sense. Do it because it’s useful. Shiny objects aren’t going anywhere, we’ll always be kids in a candy store picking out the next best thing. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to...

Rambli Just my thoughts…

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