Who should produce estimates?

Estimates Are Painful Estimating is a bit of a pain and there are two reasons for this: Firstly, you are asking people to think about something, and while people like to think about things, they don’t necessarily like to be told exactly what to think about. Secondly and perhaps more...

Date Published: 16/01/2018 | Tags: , , , , ,

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The Roadmap

The Roadmap The other day I was asked to develop a Roadmap template for our SME customers. We have a lot of variety in this division: from the start-up company that is creating an exciting new product, to established enterprises that are building upon released products. From companies that have...

Date Published: 13/10/2017 | Tags: , , , , , ,

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What a Great Scrum Team Looks Like

As you probably know Scrum is a methodology that enables teams to self-organize and iteratively deliver value. Today I am not writing about how to successfully implement Scrum, my focus is on what it looks like when you have achieved it. A successful Scrum Team has the following characteristics: You...

Date Published: 04/07/2017 | Tags: , , , , , , ,

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The Backlog Projection chart

When using an Agile methodology it can be hard to convey what is going to be delivered. Agile is all about adapting to change, and if goals change in the lifecycle of a project, what will be delivered is bound to change. So what is the best way to make...

Date Published: 15/05/2017

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