Backlog refinement One agile practice that we’ve adopted from Scrum is that of product backlog refinement. In short, it involves representatives from both the project level team (project manager, business visionary, technical coordinator, etc.) and solution development team getting together periodically …
Monday 13 March 2017 | Agile
Back in August I wrote a post called “How do you know when you’re done?” in which I explored the agile concept of the “definition of done” or “done done”. However, in conversations with developers over the last few weeks …
Wednesday 14 December 2016 | Agile
How do you know when you've completed something? Agile invites you to define "done done" so everyone on the team knows.
Wednesday 31 August 2016 | Agile
This guide shows how the 60/20/20 proportion of must, should and could requirements in Agile MoSCoW prioritisation is against effort not number of requirements.
Friday 5 August 2016 | Agile
I've been thinking a lot about risk in Agile projects recently. It is something that I've known for a while we need to manage better. Here's some of what I've discovered so far.
Monday 27 June 2016 | Agile
Just over a year ago I was sitting in a classroom learning about and sitting two exams on DSDM Atern Agile project management. Something that I wished had been available at the time was some kind of cheat sheet that …
Thursday 17 March 2016 | Agile
Over the last year, as we’ve been formally trying to work in a more agile way, one of the biggest challenges I’ve faced as a project manager is resource management. In other words, How do we know how much time each team …
Monday 9 November 2015 | Agile