Top 13 Patterns to Split a User Story

Here are the top 13 patterns to split a user story. When clarifying user stories with the team during product backlog refinement, run through the following questions: 1. Can a business person understand the user story? If not, re-write it from a business perspective. 2. Does the user story include a value statement? If not, re-write…

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Top 5 Customer Interview Rules

Customer interviews are key for validating product ideas early. Here are 5 customer interview rules to follow when conducting problem interviews with customers in order to validate a particular hypothesis. 1. Do the interviews in person, 1 person at a time Doing the interview in person and focused on an individual helps in establishing a connection…

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Tales of the Bizarro Scrum – Developers and Deliverables

Developer: “Last Sprint I delivered 18 story points all on my own!” This post will not be about story points. I will leave the story points are evil discussion for another time. Instead I want to focus on the intent behind such a statement. And by intent, I am referring to the proud declaration and feeling…

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4/18 – Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training Class (Live/Virtual/Online)
Certified ScrumMaster Class by Kaizenko

4/18 – Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training Class (Live/Virtual/Online)

Join us for the April 18-19, 2020 weekend online Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) training class in Washington DC. This course is a 2 day live online immersive training and learning experience that covers Agile values and Agile principles, the fundamentals of Scrum, the intricacies of the Scrum framework, Scrum roles and responsibilities, and the keys to a…

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Tales of the Bizarro Scrum

Bizarro Scrum is like Bizarro world where everything appears to be the opposite of what it should be. It is when Organizations and teams are doing Scrum but are not realizing the benefits of Scrum like faster ROI, reduced risk, increased visibility and improved adaptability. They are unable to continuously deliver valuable, high quality products and…

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07/20/2020 – Agile 2020

The Agile 2020 conference is the Agile Alliance's main North America conference with over 2000 attendees that gather from around the word to learn, share and collaborate on all things Agile. This was scheduled for Orlando on July 20th through July 24th. The Agile Alliance is currently exploring options for holding the conference virtually. Find out…

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3/28 – Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training Class (Live/Virtual/Online)
Certified Scrum Product Owner

3/28 – Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training Class (Live/Virtual/Online)

Join us for the March 28-29, 2020 Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) training class from Washington DC. This course is a 2 day live online immersive training and learning experience that covers the Agile values and Agile principles, the fundamentals of the Product Owner role, developing a vision, roadmap and release plan, managing product backlogs and…

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3/26 – Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training Class (Live/Virtual/Online)
Certified ScrumMaster Class by Kaizenko

3/26 – Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Training Class (Live/Virtual/Online)

Join us for the March 26-27, 2020 Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) training class from Washington DC. This course is a 2 day live online immersive training and learning experience that covers Agile values and Agile principles, the fundamentals of Scrum, the intricacies of the Scrum framework, Scrum roles and responsibilities, and the keys to a successful Scrum…

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02/11 – Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training Class in Washington DC
Certified Scrum Product Owner

02/11 – Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training Class in Washington DC

Register for the February 11-12, 2020 Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) training class in Washington DC. This course is a 2 day immersive training and learning experience that covers the Agile values and Agile principles, the fundamentals of the Product Owner role, developing a vision, roadmap and release plan, managing product backlogs and the keys to…

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