Monthly Archives: July 2017

NO as a strategy to develop lean product and avoid waste

Software development is a complex activity, and it can become even more so if we don’t avoid waste. Several decisions must be made along the way, such as: What problem are we solving? Who is the final user? Which programming language should we use? Which frameworks? Should we use our own layout or bootstrap templates? [...]

By | 2017-07-25T16:25:17+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Planning, Product Owner, Scrum|0 Comments

Daily Scrum – Myths and Facts

Two weeks ago, we had the fourth edition of the Regional Scrum Gathering Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was the largest one so far, with 500 attendees and 165 people on the waiting list. Jeff Sutherland, creator of Scrum, was there as our guest and Keynote speaker, along with Ademar Aguiar, one of the brightest [...]

By | 2017-07-25T16:57:03+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Daily Scrum, Scrum|0 Comments

How detailed should the backlog be?

How to structure a backlog is still an issue discussed in some agile teams, and a recurring point has been the excessive detail s that go into all the backlog items. To help with this matter, we use the horizon metaphor to guide the PO’s job. Some problems found  When we work on a backlog, [...]

By | 2017-08-15T17:12:07+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Planning|0 Comments