It is not too uncommon for teams to have ebbs-and-flows on the roller-coaster of Forming-Storming-Norming-Peforming. But when teams are using agile frameworks, specifically Scrum, things can feel very chaotic. Let’s explore ten possible reasons for this.
High-performing agile teams are considered self-organizing and accountable. These attributes are put on display during sprint planning when the team decomposes a user story into a list of things that need to be validated and coded to deliver. These things are usually called tasks and when they are, they sometimes are micromanaged. Well, avoid this — these are just the team’s to-do list … read on.
Dealing with defects and staying on top of code bugs can be challenging for teams when you are chasing a release date. Well, take a step back and set aside a day (or few days) dedicated to making code better — Happy Testivus.
No matter what agile framework you are using, the value of an awesome, team-oriented backlog refinement is amazing for the delivery of products your customers will love. Here’s a handful of ideas that should help.
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