One of the Customery Crew, Dan Barber, wants to know what it would be like inside some of my scrum events. In this vlog episode, I walk Dan through one of his recent ten-day sprints day-by-day from sprint planning on Monday morning to the sprint review two weeks later. Here’s how it went…Read More
An antipattern is something that seemed like a good idea at the time, but with hindsight, has turned out to be a bad idea. In Scrum Dynamics podcast episode 22, and this blog article, I recount the top ten antipatterns I’ve seen working with Scrum teams on Dynamics 365 projects. Which of these antipatterns do you recognise in your projects? Let me know in the comments below.Read More
Sprint planning is the topic for Scrum Dynamics episode 13, sponsored by D365UG. In this episode I cover all the aspects of sprint planning for Dynamics 365 projects:
What is sprint planning and when does it take place?
Who attends sprint planning, and what to do if the product owner can’t make it?
How long is sprint planning?
What happens during sprint planning? Sprint goals, sprint backlog forecasting, Dynamics 365 feature design.
What’s needed for sprint planning?
And I share my top ten tips for successful sprint planning workshops.Read More
Dermot’s back for Scrum Dynamics episode 12. In this episode, sponsored by Maplytics, Dermot and I discuss the sprint backlog for Dynamics 365 projects. Who owns it? Can it be updated during the sprint? How do you manage it — do you use a tool like Visual Studio Team Services or a physical board? How do you use velocity to forecast how much work to include in your sprint backlog? What happens if you don’t complete all the work by the end of the sprint.Read More