Conducting a Sprint Review Survey

At the end of each sprint, I make it a point to capture the feedback of the stakeholders on the product increment and the demo presentation. This is a great insight for the development team in the succeeding sprints. It can be used as a KPI for the team to monitor regularly. To do thisContinue reading “Conducting a Sprint Review Survey”

Contracting Consultants?

In a project, we won’t have all the necessary expertise to get the job done efficiently. It is sometimes more cost-effective to get external help from individual consultants. It is also a good idea to onboard part-timers on a project-based or time-based engagements to help out on those peak moments.To formalize the engagement a contractContinue reading “Contracting Consultants?”

Requirement’s Journey: Illustrated

As a supplement to Scrum Exoskeleton from scrum.org, I use the illustration below to map the journey of a requirement from their sources to their deployed form. My teams use this to describe the flow of value and to easily determine what activities they should perform to complete a requirement. The flow of requirement toContinue reading “Requirement’s Journey: Illustrated”