Shield your Agile team

This is the responsibility of the whole team. It doesn't matter if it is Scrum, Kanban or XP. The whole team should Shield themselves from such external distractions. [More]

Agile planning and estimation: Personal experience in estimation techniques

I worked with many agile teams on different projects. Most of them were running Scrum.  The way different teams are running planning and estimation is different from team to team. Planning meetings were also different between teams. In some teams we did max of 3 to 4 hours for 2 weeks’ sprint. Another team we used to do a full day (8 hours) for 2-weeks sprint. At this post I am sharing my own experience with different teams I worked with as a developer [More]

Agile planning and estimation: A view on Story Points

Hours and story points are about time. We use them to estimate how long it will take to complete a user story. It is more natural for us to use hours. However, in agile planning and estimation. Story points could really prove to be more efficient and accurate. [More]

Simplified Scrum view

Imagine Scrum as road trip. Where development team is the car & driver. Fuel is the product backlog. Fuel distributor is the product owner. Scrum Master is your specialized mechanic. [More]