How do you handle a long list of defects in your project? You don't. If it is not worth fixing a defect right now, it’s not likely that we will find the time to do it later. Also, it becomes more and more difficult over time to correct the defect, so it cheaper to solve it now. Kirill Klimov explains why you should solve defects right away, or state that you will not solve them.
Suzanne and James Robertson, authors of numerous publications in the requirements field, launched a video course called "Requirements: The Masterclass LiveLessons-Traditional, Agile, Outsourcing". InfoQ interviewed them on these video lessons to get further insights into some of the topics addressed.
This article explores 'What makes a great Scrum team?' by offering detailed descriptions of the characteristics and skills needed in the Scrum roles of Product Owner, Scrum Master and Development Team.
This article suggests using sociocracy as a solution that leaves the hierarchies in place yet still allows teams to act in an agile way.
This article shows how to prioritize your backlog using an enhanced quality model using Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs. Search for most valuable features using the Need-Feature-Capability matrix 2
An interview with Craig Larman about LeSS and what makes it different from other scaling frameworks and using empirical process control to increase organizational agility.
With desired agile team traits like self-organising, role blurring and skill diversification, do we still need Test Managers in agile? How are the activities which have long made up the role divested?
"Scrum Shortcuts Without Cutting Corners" by Ilan Goldstein is a must read book that delivers real world examples on how to effectively implement and embed Agile in your team or organisation.
This article provides a holistic approach to scaling Scrum. It is based on LeSS, amending it to better face the challenges of large projects. 5
In this article we learn how lessons learned from the DevOps movement have permeated engineering management at Spotify. The result is a healthy Potlac with team leader, product owner and agile coach.
Essential Scrum by Kenny Rubin is a book about getting more out of Scrum. It’s an introduction to Scrum and its values, principles and practices, and a source of inspiration on how to apply it.
The QA role in Scrum is much more than writing tests and reporting bugs. In this article, Priyanka Hasija shares her experiences and the valuable lessons learned while serving as a QA in Scrum. 33