You think you know a lot about Agile or maybe you are just starting with it? Check your knowledge in a fun way. Are you the first one to reach the highest level? Well congrats then….
“User stories are just use cases but in a different format”, the analist told me, “so why introduce a new name for a known thing?”
Many agile teams use planning poker to estimate the relative size of items in their product backlog. Yet the usual planning poker with the (rounded) Fibonacci numbers can be applied the wrong way. Or better, in a suboptimal way. Fruit Estimation Poker to the rescue!
For those who don’t know it: the XP Days are the best agile conference in the Benelux, perhaps even in the universe.
The XP Days 2010 are over, but these two video’s will tell the story forever.
A few collegues and I participate in the “Confessions of an Agile Project Manager” by the PMI Agile. We sent in our 6:40 video in pecha kucha format (which was not easy to do, but refreshing and rewarding too!). Topic: our agile experiences within SD Worx.
As an agile coach, you probably have a keen eye for group dynamics. There is no meeting where the importance of group dynamics is as evident as in the daily standup meeting (your team does that, right? Meet each day to discuss what to do and what hinders progress?)
Getting a user story “done” deserves a special sign. Something that expresses the relief, the happiness of having another feature implemented.