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Ep 22 : Safety Check During The Retrospective

Ep 22 : Safety Check During The Retrospective

Whenever we go for the #retrospectives, then every person should have the #feeling of being #safe – To talk, to express the views #fearlessly and #openly.
If this is not the case, then our regular retrospective method would not work, & postponing the retrospective would be an #Antipattern .
Welcome to next session of #2MG by Agile Beyond Boundary, where Vishal Prasad take us through
1. #Importance of #SafetyCheck (#safetyculture)
2. Key #techniques to make sure the team feels safe
3. Role of #facilitator for safety checks

Ep 14: 3 problems of relating story points to hours

Ep 14: 3 problems of relating story points to hours

It is a common antipattern to relate story points to hours. Either directly relating story points equal to some hours, or thinking in terms of time when estimating in story points.This has some problems. In this video by @agilebeyondboundary Sahil Potdar talks about 3 such problems and why it is thus an antipattern. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEiXgAp-X9I You can see this video and similar others on the channel Agile Beyond Boundary on YouTube

Ep 11 : Leadership lessons from a travel guide

Ep 11 : Leadership lessons from a travel guide

For transformational leaders, facilitators and change agents there is a great piece of learning from a tourist guide. In group set up, there are always around 8% people who unintentionally & unknowingly create noise and distractions; if you pay much attention and try to please or convince them, you will end up fueling the noise instead of containing it…. what can you do rather? In this episode of 2mg, Agile coach Vivek Sinha is sharing the answer to this question…

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Ep 9 : How to sustain the stable teams

Ep 9 : How to sustain the stable teams

Are you realising the potential of stable teams and making an effort for them to be sustainable?
Here are some key tips.

Welcome to Next episode of 2MG (2minute gyaan) on How to sustain stable teams.

watch, learn and implement and don’t forget to share your comments in comment box.

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Ep 8 : How to make “the backlog refinement” work for you

Ep 8 : How to make “the backlog refinement” work for you

Welcome to the next episode of 2MG (2minute gyaan)-“Backlog refinement” is a key process in Value maximization. Do you want to make a “Backlog refinement work well for you?”, here is the – “Steam-Water-Ice” analogy for you by Sahil Potdar. It is crucial for product success. 1. The steam phase – Stories are at a high level with minimal details, no specific form 2. The water phase – Stories have some more details and they take a bit more form…

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Ep 2: Broken Window Theory in Agile software development

Ep 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’

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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