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November 11, 2011


What is Velocity? The truth is: Velocity is Velocity. And Velocity is velocity is. How do you measure your velocity while driving? (Considering the velocity counter is broken) :) You are driving for the last 2 hours, you’ve done 160km until now, so you know your average velocity is 80km per hour. If your […]

March 22, 2013

Dealing with Legacy bugs in Scrum – THE BUGLOG!

Hi! After writing about Sprint backlogs – how you can create one and why it should be the big elephant in the room, I remembered we rarely see people talking about the nasty legacy bugs the scrum team gets during the sprint and how to fit them inside the sprint. First a disclaimer: when I […]

November 14, 2011

Definition of ready

What is that? Definition of Ready (DoR) is the sum of conditions under which User Stories (US), Product Backlog (PB) or Sprint Backlog (SB), must be so that the team can start the work. Definition of Ready  is also known as Readiness Criteria. Let me explain with an example :) Example Imagine my team noticed […]

October 19, 2011

Scrum Master Tip #2 : Ready? Set, GO

It’s a frequent thing for teams to say some things weren’t delivered because Product backlog Items weren’t properly defined. “The PO doesn’t know what he wants”. It doesn’t mean that this is always true :) specially if the team is still in a Blaming stage. But it happens. If you work in a big company, […]