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Here are some visuals for PI Planning, iteration Planning, Portfolio Planning… even applicable to backlog refinement!
Iteration Goals are stepping stones (key results) towards the achievement of the intent of the Program Increment (PI) … the Objective. The OKR. Visualize it.
To know the capacity of a team for a particular iteration is important to determine how much load it can do for that particular iteration.
Did you know that Acceptance Tests can help break up stories? To be continued…
Last night was the curriculum night for my daughter’s school; she is a sixth grader. I was amazed as to how much learning they were
Here is a quote for the team… team of agile teams, lean agile leadership, everyone: ‘Destiny is in our hands. If we don’t succeed, it’s
Here is something to think about as you work work work… towards a potentially release-able product: ‘Until your work interacts with the market, it’s as
Using your team’s Definition of Done’ (DoD), a Story is either done or not done. Period. No points credited to the team for that iteration
Ants. Yes, ants. Put a barrier on their path and they will figure out what to do (move around it, over it, remove it, etc.)
This is related to the earlier post, commitment… the team must have the courage to commit… to have that stubbornness to figure out how to
The team must be willing to commit to a goal… otherwise, that lack of commitment leads to avoidance of accountability which in turn leads to
Are you this? Avoid certainty Dance with fear The boss of you Or are you this? Seek certainty mostly by giving others the power to
‘Toto, I have a feeling we are not in Kansas anymore’ Dorothy exclaimed in the movie ‘The Wizard of Oz. A team that is new