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Jul

Scrum – the Hard Bits

Every time I ramp up a new Scrum project I know I will encounter at least three major challenges – or the 'hard bits' as I call them. So I find myself spending a lot of time educating Scrum teams and stakeholders about how to lessen their impact. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  08 July 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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08

Jun

Touch, Pause, Engage – adopting Scrum

The term 'scrum' comes from the game of Rugby. In Rugby, a scrum refers to a tight-packed formation of players with their heads down who attempt to gain possession of the ball. Gaining possession of the ball is the goal of the scrum.  However the main goal in rugby is to control the ball passing it between players before reaching the goal line and hopefully scoring a try. The former is for short term gain while the latter is for long term reward - perhaps analogous to a sprint outcome and the successful delivery of a minimum viable product. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  08 June 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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28

May

Five Pillars of Scrum

An Agile framework like Scrum naturally delivers many advantages over traditional sequential development frameworks. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  28 May 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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29

Apr

Death, Taxes, and Change

Benjamin Franklin once said, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes". ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  29 April 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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