In this fifth iteration of a series of scrum fundamentals, we discuss backlog refinement. Brent, Justin, and Sunny give their definition of backlog refinement and discuss if it should be considered an event. They share an interesting example of a team that had a unique way of handling refinement, and they discuss the Product Owner role.
In this fourth iteration of a series of scrum fundamentals, we discuss retrospectives. Brent, Danielle, Sunny, and Justin share their thoughts on retrospectives. They talk about some important questions and data to consider during this team introspection, before creating the insights from this meeting. They also discuss which roles should be included in a retro, who should… Continue reading Episode 111: How We Get Better, Not How You Get Better.
In this third iteration of a series of scrum fundamentals, we discuss sprint reviews. Brent, Danielle, and Sunny define the importance of a sprint review meeting and well as share their opinions on showcasing the work done in the sprint. They also discuss the roles during the sprint review, especially that of the product owner… Continue reading Episode 110: What You Did Is Really Important
As a continuation of iteration 87 from last season (Adhering to the principles and values), we have our first parking lot, discussing viewpoints on timeboxed or pointed spikes. Brent, Justin, and Sunny discuss questions such as, “What spikes are used for? Should spikes be time-boxed or story-pointed? Does the time come out of capacity? Is… Continue reading Episode 109: I Can See That Perspective Now
In this second iteration of a series of scrum fundamentals, we discuss sprint planning. Brent, Sunny, and Justin share their opinions on good practices, potential pitfalls, and that ‘one thing’ that everyone should do in sprint planning. Although they have slightly nuanced views on the amount of information that teams may need to get started,… Continue reading Episode 108: Conversation Solves So Many Problems Down The Road.
The daily scrum, the daily meeting, the daily stand up…it goes by many names, but the purpose is the same. It’s a short team-centered meeting to share important information at the right time to the right team members in service of the sprint goal. In this first iteration of a series of Scrum fundamentals, Brent… Continue reading Episode 107: Share Important Information At The Right Time