Scrum Dynamics 25 - Written Answers

Scrum Dynamics takes on a new format with just one question answered in ten minutes or less on the CRM.Audio podcast and on the Customery Youtube channel.

In this episode, Ruan Kilian asks, “Is it acceptable for a developer to prepare, and write down, the answers to the three questions in the daily scrum?”

Listen in or watch the episode to find out why I think it’s perfectly acceptable but could be dangerous.

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Scrum Dynamics 23 - Hiring a Coach for Your Dynamics 365 Scrum Team

My co-host, Dermot Ryan, joins me again in Scrum Dynamics podcast episode 23. We discuss whether Microsoft Dynamics customers and partners should hire a scrum master or agile coach. We start with defining what an agile coach is, and how that differs from a scrum master. If you’re going to hire a coach, what characteristics should you look for, and what type of questions should you ask in an interview.

Plus, find out the single question you can use to spot a great scrum master. Let me know what you think in the comments below.

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Scrum Dynamics 22 - Scrum Event Antipatterns

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.

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Scrum Dynamics 21 - Azure DevOps with Mark Christie

In Scrum Dynamics episode 21, I discuss Azure DevOps with the Mark Christie. Mark’s a Dynamics 365 Field Service specialist from Perth, Scotland. He’s also an instigator of the Dynamics 365 Saturday Scotland event on 26 January and the D365 User Group in Scotland, which is meeting in Edinburgh on 28 February.

Make sure you catch this episode as we chat about the forecasting, wiki, scheduling and task management features of Azure DevOps for Dynamics 365 projects.

And see how many times you can catch us out for forgetting the new name. I think Mark even refers to it as Visual SourceSafe at one point. Microsoft and their product names, hey?

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What's your favourite Dynamics 365 element?

Hey Customery Insiders, I’ve compiled a Periodic Table of the Elements for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement. It’s 118 of my favourite apps and sites that I wanted to compile and share.

(This is about as close as I’ve ever come to putting my biochemistry degree to good use in my career!)

Download your clickable PDF version and let me know your favourite element or let me know if I missed any.

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