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Scrum and Motivation

ScrumAlliance - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 02:37
As a relatively recent addition to the ScrumMaster ranks, I am finding myself regularly faced with a question related to motivation. Understanding the context of any task is hugely important before a realistic commitment can be agreed upon with th...
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Avoid the Pandemic: Save the World with Scrum

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/17/2013 - 05:31
Can your Scrum team save the world? Try this team-building exercise with the cooperative board game Pandemic. Diagnosis: A high-performing team One of the key responsibilities of the ScrumMaster is providing the necessary leadership to form a gr...
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061413.Your Playcard.Eric King.IMAGE 2B

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 07:55
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061413.Your Playcard.Eric King.IMAGE 1B

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 07:53
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What Does Your Project or Program Play Card Look Like?

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 07:38
On just about any given Saturday or Sunday in the United States, you'll find friends and families enjoying time watching football (or American football, as my European friends call it). Regardless of whether it's the college or pro game, the telev...
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061412.Your Playcard.Eric King.IMAGE 3

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 07:31
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061413.Your Playcard.Eric King.IMAGE 2

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 07:29
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061413.Your Playcard.Eric King.IMAGE 1

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 07:28
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061413.Your Playcard.Eric King.IMAGE 3

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 07:01
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061413.Your Playcard.Eric King.IMAGE 2

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 07:00
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061413.Your Playcard.Eric King.IMAGE 1

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 06:59
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The Need to Include Design Topics During Agile Transformation

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 06:24
For effective Scrumming, stories should have the desirable INVEST characteristics: They should be independent, negotiable, valuable, estimable, sized, and testable). We'll assume that the product owner is trained in Scrum and creates clean stories...
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The Kanban Sandwich: A Bite-Size Recipe for Agile Work Flows at Scale

ScrumAlliance - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 05:43
If you've been involved in Agile development for the past 10 or 15 years, you may have noticed that certain patterns of Agile application have emerged. The Scrum Patterns repository has captured at least some of them. Like the Design Patterns that...
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Testers Working in an Agile Team

ScrumAlliance - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 05:50
Today's tester role is more versatile and calls on a wide range of skills. Now testers have tasks throughout the sprint, and they also program yes! as regular programmers. (I don't say as developers, as all participants in the team...
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Agile St. Louis meeting announcement

ScrumAlliance - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 19:03
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