Questions tagged [agile]

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How to work with sprints having to provide support to unplanned issues?

All, I have to work with an Agile team that they have to attend to live system issue(tickets) fixing while working on a sprint. So that we cannot achieve the committed SP at the end of the sprint. ...
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What tools do I need to manage an agile project?

I am a software developer that will be managing my first agile project. Although I have worked under other managers who implemented Scrum the best they could, my role as a developer involved mainly ...
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Risk Management techniques in Agile project development

I am currently doing a research study in Risk Management for Agile project development. As we know, there are a few steps involved in Risk Management in Agile project development, such as: Agile Risk ...
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How to refer to functional requirement specifications (FRS) from user stories?

Let's consider a simple story for a user authentication screen: As a user, I want to be able to login with my username and password so that I can do xyz. This looks good, but all of the ...
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How do you keep track of software engineers daily activity?

We are a new software development team in a manufacturing company. Currently, we are using agile methods for our software development. But since we are just a new team, there are times that we could ...
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During a Sprint Retrospective, the Development team proposes moving the Daily scrum to only occur specific days. Not daily

I had a question during PSM1 assessment: During a Sprint Retrospective, the Development team proposes moving the Daily scrum to only occur on Specific days of week. Not daily. Which two are the ...
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How to write user stories for our UI development process?

First of all, let me apologize if I make some writing mistakes since english is not my native language. I'm currently working at a UX company as a front-end dev and I'm having some problems trying to ...
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Detect undiscovered user stories

Created user stories for a specific project but not sure if I'm missing to write down some that were hard to spot. In order to not cause (or reduce) development headaches, how can I detect previously ...
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How to measure individual performance in a Scrum environment?

I would like to know if there is a way to measure the team members of a Scrum Team individually. All the measures I found apply over the team; this makes sense because the idea is to share all the ...
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What Scrum Master should do to prevent out of time constraints (time-boxes) of events?

Scrum has strict limitations of events in time. It is hard to stay in the events time-boxes that Scrum Guide prescribes. What Scrum Master should do to avoid situation when Scrum Team didn't reach a ...
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Overcoming reticence to use RAID logs

When managing a hybrid Agile project with both business and I.T workstreams, let's assume there is a requirement from the internal PMO to use a RAID log. However, you will also need to interface with ...
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Work agile with a very small team

I'm working on a software development project on a team with only two persons and it's not an option to consider hiring more people. This appears to be a case where one has to respond to change over ...
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Should we count a story that is no longer required by Client/PO/Management in our velocity?

We have finished a story which is no longer required by the Product Owner (PO) or Management. The completed story is not going to add any business value. What should we do in this case? Should we ...
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How do you reduce card size and limit scope creep in R&D tasks?

Several of my team members do Research&Development work, which by nature involves a lot of exploration and uncertainty, and requirements are not always clear since we don't know what is out there. ...
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Which scrum meeting is suitable to perform technical analysis/architecture design on a story?

Which scrum meeting is suitable to perform technical analysis/architecture design on a story?
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How can I manage both user stories and other non-backlog tasks if using VersionOne?

We are taking our first steps in agile and Scrum. We use VersionOne for managing our user stories and tasks. As the development manager, I am trying to build a sprint plan for the development team. ...
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Scrum Master Interview Questions [closed]

As an internal Agile Coach, I'm often asked to help select new Scrum Masters for teams. I would like to develop a set of questions to evaluate existing employees for their fit for being a scrum master ...
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Agile Project Plan

I am first time making an Agile Plan Following are the sprints I have planned *Sprint 1 … 3(2 week Sprints) Sprint Planning meetings, Picking up prioritized stories, Breakup of stories into tasks, ...
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Agile requirements tracking

I am new to this forum, I will try to explain the best I can what I am facing. I recently entered a new software development company, and I am the coordinator of a team of Product Owners (POs) who (...
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How to deal with a person with low quality output in the team

I have a person in my team with average experience that always does the task exactly as requested as output but with low quality. I noticed this more than one time on short periods -weeks- and every ...
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Should bugs be estimated in story points?

Should bugs be estimated in story points according to the Scrum methodology? In particular, what if a bug appears to be a quite complicated task, which in fact is a some missed functionality which ...