Posts Tagged "iteration"

Iteration reduces the cost of getting it right

Jul 03 2015

The cost of iteration  –  the cost of changing, tweaking, improving a process and then repeating it again and again  – significantly impacts…

How we use stories

Nov 01 2009

All our work items, both user-focused and technical, are stories framed in the context of a user interacting with the product. Each…

Retrospective using Appreciative Inquiry

Dec 01 2007

The iteration after looping the loop has been the best yet. Everyone enjoyed it immensely. The team were buzzing and the Product…

Product Owner and business marksmanship

May 01 2007

Being an effective Product Owner is a full-time job and managing the Product Backlog is a constant activity. It’s not as trivial as it might sound.…

Adapting Scrum without compromising it

Mar 01 2007

Via InfoQ, Jason Yip talked to Tobias Mayer who recently described some successful adaptations he’s made to Scrum. Jason Yip summarised: Don’t separate the technical and non-technical members of the team. Shorten iterations (1…

Another iteration retrospective

Nov 01 2006

The other day we tried a different format for our iteration retrospective. The iteration was a tough one and I saw some…

Retrospective: Action begets action

Sep 01 2006

We’ve been doing a heartbeat retrospective at the end of every iteration to reflect on our team, our methods and our interactions.…

Respect the iteration timebox

Aug 01 2006

The iteration is a fixed timebox. And the showcase provides an opportunity to seek acceptance from the customer. It provides closure for…

Start iterations on Wednesdays

Jul 01 2006

A working week runs Monday to Friday, so it feels natural to start an iteration on the Monday and finish it on…

Slop and slack

Dec 01 2005

Michael Feathers identified iteration slop as the time spent before an iteration, preparing for it, and the time spent after an iteration,…

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