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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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What corporates should learn from Darwin’s Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection

What corporates should learn from Darwin’s Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection

Charles Darwin is one of the greatest scientists of the history, explained our theory of evolution by natural selection. Recently, I came across this theory, which accidentally gave the view for how this also applies to corporates. It gives excellent learning on how to survive in corporate ecosystems. Darwin’s Theory says: “Variation is a feature of natural populations and every population produces more progeny than its environment can manage. The consequences of this overproduction are that those individuals with the…

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Agile story estimation?- Wait, try to avoid these three things !!!

Agile story estimation?- Wait, try to avoid these three things !!!

Sometime back, I heard someone saying- “My team is not doing that good because it delivers only ‘X’ story points whereas other teams deliver more than that!!!” This is one of the things we witness while working in the agile environment. The team might start comparing user story points delivered other team and this is not the good indication for agile culture. Sometimes this comparison might end up in a.   Motivating the team and deliver more b.    Might end up in discouraging the team…

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Transforming Government organisations through Agile implementation

Transforming Government organisations through Agile implementation

A few days ago, I visited one of the government office for my personal work. I received the standard response from the office, “We are looking into your file. It is in progress.”   That was kind of very disappointing. Most of us have gone through this experience and we are used to it. Traditionally these government organizations are less efficient, less transparent and most importantly they are not customer focused.   We pay direct or indirect taxes for all…

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