Ep 7: Three indications to know if you are having trust issues in Product Owner & Dev Team

Ep 7: Three indications to know if you are having trust issues in Product Owner & Dev Team

Welcome to Next session of “Two Minutes Gyaaan” by Agile Beyond Boundary Trust is the key to make the Scrum Framework successful. But sometimes, micromanagement leads to trust issues between the product owner and the development team. There are 3 key indications of this fact that there are some trust issues between the Product Owner and the Development team. If you are finding these key indications, it always better to Retrospect and realign the behaviour for better productivity. Indication 1:…

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Ep 6 : Don’t fall into over animation: apply 20-60-20 rule in retrospective

Ep 6 : Don’t fall into over animation: apply 20-60-20 rule in retrospective

Welcome to the next episode of “2 Minutes Gyaaan” by ABB. Are you a little worried about “retrospective meetings” not being efficient? So, here is the rescue – Try this awesome tool – “20-60-20 Rule” by Agile Coach – Vivek Sinha. See it, learn it – use it, and make your meetings more effective. Enjoy learning and be more efficient and effective. Keep following the channel, like share and subscribe.

Ep 5 : Are you a Product Owner? Try avoiding this

Ep 5 : Are you a Product Owner? Try avoiding this

Welcome to the next session of “Two Minutes Gyaan – Two things – PO should avoid doing” by Vijay Magdum. Are you working in a scrum team? This might be of interest. There are two main antipatterns from the product owner’s point of view. It is always better to avoid these practices for the better performance of the team. Pushing the stories to the team Sometimes, the role of the product owner is misunderstood. The product owner says, “I own…

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Ep 4 : YAGNI – You Ain’t Gonna Need It

Ep 4 : YAGNI – You Ain’t Gonna Need It

Welcome to the next capsule of 2 Mg – YAGNI – You Ain’t Gonna Need It – By Aishwarya Laddha. Most of the time as a developer, we end up coding more, considering features for the future in our mind. Most of the times, we don’t even need it. and Here comes the YAGNI principle for our rescue – You Aint Gonna Need It. In simple words, if you don’t need it right away, just don’t code it. It saves,…

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‘Episode -2: Broken Window Theory in Agile software development

‘Episode -2: Broken Window Theory in Agile software development

Agile software development is very human-centric and the impact of an individual’s ethical and value base is very high. In today’s episode of our series of 2mg (2-minute gyaan) we will share one such example of creating a positive impact with a good ethical base using the concept of Broken Window Theory. Today’s episode is shared by Sahil Potdar’

Ep 1 : Five ways of decision making

Ep 1 : Five ways of decision making

Quarantine is hard but it gives the opportunity to learn and be ready for the hard time ahead. Quick learning tips from the industry experts on “Agile Beyond Boundary” in “Two Minutes Gyaan” series. This series of small and insightful videos will give quick overview of Agile tools and techniques, insights interesting concepts and fun facts. You can learn more about each of them in the later series of the lectures. Todays ‘2 minute gyaan’ session is by Renowned Agile…

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The Waterfall Trap in Agile

The Waterfall Trap in Agile

Mostly, projects with an agile way of development start with agile training, knowledge, education and enthusiasm about agile. As the project progresses, the team goes through the maturity curve stages – which we call forming, storming, norming, and performing curve and starts delivering. Every scrum ceremony happens as ‘planned’, the product starts taking shape, and something happens during this time, which I am calling ‘The Waterfall Trap’. Most of the teams which I have seen as they grow up, they…

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Think cross functional before Iteration

Think cross functional before Iteration

When we talk about agile adoption or implementation of agile in project or work; often, the first thing that comes to our mind is iteration.  And we start to worry about roll out and requirement planning for incremental and iterative development. While, iteration and incremental delivery is an essential aspect of Agile, it should not be the starting point, from agile adoption per se.  First thing, you should be concern about, do I have fully cross functional team(s).  If needed,…

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Acknowledging Anti Patterns

Acknowledging Anti Patterns

Common aspect among Scrum, Kanban, XP, BDD or any other Agile methodology is their main goal.  All such frameworks or models aim to establish Agile mindset in team by adhering to 4 values and 12 principles mentioned in Agile manifesto Among them, Scrum is the most popular one. Simple yet impactful, Scrum is structured framework, with well-defined ceremonies, roles and artifacts, plus ample of opportunity to do-it-the-way-it-suits-you. Often during scrum adoption, team tend to practice / approach the ceremonies in…

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Agile Principles from a non-IT industry standpoint

Agile Principles from a non-IT industry standpoint

Scrum and Agile practices, once the sole domain of software developers, are making significant inroads outside of IT and finding acceptance in industries beyond technology.  2016 State of scrum report emphasized this. The agile mindset was recognized in 2001 at a summit of practitioners who found consensus around core values captured in 12 principles called the “Agile Manifesto. If you closely look at these two statements, there is a problem. The Agile principles were thought and build around software development…

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