How Mature Teams Story Point

I was recently asked by a user if I had a way of analyzing a team’s maturity with the way they were pointing. This made me think: what sorts of things does a new Scrum team do (or not do) when compared to a veteran team? This won’t be a tidy algorithm to judge your team, … Continued

7 Tips for a Successful Sprint Planning

1. Arrive early You’ve heard this 1,000 times, but with your hectic schedule, when was the last time you actually arrived to a meeting early? Here’s a tip: Schedule yourself a 15-minute meeting immediately before sprint planning to see if that gets you to sprint planning with plenty of time to handle any hiccups. During … Continued