A habit is something that you do often and regularly, sometimes without even knowing that you are doing it. The great thing about habits is that you
Will power, or you can also call it discipline, is the ability to control yourself. The interesting thing about will power is that it behaves like a
Nexus is a framework, which builds on top of the scrum framework and is designed for scaling. It focuses on solving cross-team dependencies and
The scrum guide, the official description of the scrum working methodology, has been recently extended with a new section: the scrum values. Before
Acceptance criteria are a straight-forward way of describing, what needs to be in place before a task can be marked as done. You might have
You have great ideas, but there is no time nor money to work on those? Then a Hackathon might be exactly, what can help you to get those ideas
Coming up with a good estimation for a complex task is possible - even if you don't know the possible options to complete a task.
Defining a sprint goal in the planning meeting helps to keep the team focused during the sprint and also facilitates collaboration within the team.
Planning operational work is difficult, because you don't know at the time of planning, what and how many operational tasks you have to work on in
Story points are all about effort and only about effort. A story point has nothing to do with complexity or uncertainty of a user story.
The core scrum checklist is a great and easy way to determine whether you are doing real scrum.
Higher salary and bonus motivates people and results in better performance, right? Well, it turns out that this is NOT true for most types of work we
What are the differences when you implement a project using the traditional approach vs an empirical way of working? During a scrum workshop, which
How would you explain to your grandmother what an agile team is and how it works? For that I found a very nice video, which explains all the
Is your team bored with the way you do your retrospective meeting? Is it always the same after every sprint? Then why don´t you try something new? I
I recently attended a scrum master training, where we were discussing the five dysfunctions of a team. This model has been introduced by Patrick
A reference task is a certain task, which has a fixed amount of story points assigned, and which is used as a reference point to estimate other
I wanted to have my own blog for a very long time. But I didn´t know, which content I can put there. I am not such a smart-ass and come up with
Every now and then people ask “What is a story point?” And then somebody gives the answer like “A story point in our team is