When I work with teams on writing User Stories, the question always comes up: “What are User Stories and how are they different from requirements?” The User Story is a format to write work items in a Product Backlog and it is used to shift the dynamic between Product Owner and Developers. User Stories help a Scrum Team to become
The main goal of the Scrum Master is to create a highly productive team that is self-organizing and continuously improving. They do this by acting as a servant leader, coaching the team when needed, and creating the space for team members to own their work, their decisions, and the opportunities for self-improvement. Many Scrum Masters act in the dark side.
We wanted to provide a quick guide to Kanban including a list of resources to learn about what Kanban is and how to get started with Kanban. What is Kanban? (David Peterson)https://kanbanblog.com/explained/ What is Kanban? (Atlassian)https://www.atlassian.com/agile/kanban How to Create a Kanban Board for Any Projecthttps://kanbanzone.com/2019/create-kanban-board-for-any-project/ How To Create An Efficient Kanban Board/Processhttps://purplegriffon.com/blog/create-kanban-board-process 32 Practical Kanban Board Exampleshttps://kanbanize.com/kanban-resources/kanban-software/kanban-board-examples Kanban Tools The
Books Scrum is the most widely adopted Agile framework in the world. It is easy to understand and yet, difficult to master. This is a short list of great books on Agile, Scrum, and practices to become an effective Scrum Master. “Sprint Your Way to Scrum“, by B. Yelsangi, V. Zanini Having trained thousands of professionals across the world and
We have compiled a list of books and articles on Agile, Product, Design Thinking, and Innovation. These books and articles offer perspectives, frameworks, and real stories for the successful application of product management practices to the ideation and development of new products. If you are a Product Owner, a Product Manager, or a Product Leader, these books and articles are
The Scrum Master as a servant leader in Scrum is one of the most important and often misunderstood roles. The creators of Scrum, Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber, recognized that change is hard and in order for teams to be able to effectively transition to a new way of working (adopting Scrum) help was required in terms of coaching and
Building quality-in and keeping technical debt in check are two of the most important goals to support long-term sustainable product development. Adopting the right engineering practices allows teams to focus on innovation and value delivery, rather than wasting time on fixing problems or avoiding quality issues. BookingBug faced a near-death situation when it had accumulated too much technical debt due
Technical debt is a silent enemy of every product team. By accumulating, it may cause the product to be too difficult to expand, manage, or support. Learn how to keep it in check.
Scrum is an Agile framework for developing new products and extending existing ones with rapid cycles of incremental development and customer feedback
I’m often asked to help teams prepare a Go-to-Market strategy to prepare for the launch of a new product. I’d like to share a few simple steps I use when preparing to deploy a product. What is Deployment? To deploy a product means to launch it in the marketplace and make it available to its users. This phase is also