A Twist on the Daily Stand-up, Walk the Board

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The Daily Stand-Up is an opportunity in an Agile/Scrum project to inspect and adapt. It gives the team a chance to look at what happened yesterday, what’s the plan for today, and voice any impediments in the way. It’s a time-boxed event, not to exceed 15 minutes but it can definitely end shorter. The typical stand-up is a round-table discussion…

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5L Retrospective Technique

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Looking for a new retrospective technique to try with the team this sprint? There’s a common Agile retrospective pattern called the 4 L’s, which was made popular by ebg consulting. If you want to read the original version, check out this link 4 L’s The original technique focuses on four words starting with the letter L, hence the 4 L’s….

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Return to the Agile Principles

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Most teams practicing Agile can spell out the Agile Manifesto’s four main tenants, they are: Individuals and interactions over Processes and tools Working software over Comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over Contract negotiation Responding to change over Following a plan However, it’s important to focus on these but not lose focus on the twelve guiding principles of Agile. Our highest priority…

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