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How to enable better demos

Does any one have any methods for enabling a team to deliver better demo’s? I am an Agile Coach working with a team of junior inexperienced cross platform developers. I have delivered a training ...
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Feedback process for individuals in scrum team

I work as Scrum Master in a team which has developers and QAs. In the organization I work for we have a review cycle every six months. Directors do the evaluation of the Scrum team based on agile ...
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How best to conduct a Sprint Review when the Sprint had work for multiple clients?

I work for a digital agency as an agile project manager. We have recently adopted Scrum. We are looking at aligning all of our project work for multiple clients into all encompassing 2 week Sprints ...
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How to set properly aligned KPIs for engineers and QA staff

Intro I like to setup KPIs for my engineering/QA teams. I use that to evaluate performance and help determine bonus/raise each quarter. This is one KPI I set for my engineers: % of tasks that ...
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How can we speed up code reviews without sacrificing thoroughness of the code reviews?

At our workplace, we use Agile Scrum method. However, we don't really follow it religiously. But, we do very thorough code reviews. The problem with code reviews is that it's takes a while to ...
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Agile Scrum Sprint Review (demo) and declined user stories

I have a question about the Sprint review (demo) meeting from Scrum, which is held at the end of each sprint in combination with repositories and the git workflow. I know that unfinished work from ...
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Accepting the sprint in the Review meeting? And some other Review questions

My company has implemented a new process of having the team be responsible for the Definition of Done inside of the sprint. In the Sprint Review meeting the PO is shown the work for the first time ...
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How to track Code Review Effectiveness of team members

We are following peer code review practice, where each dev has to review his peer's code before committing to master. As a PM how I can monitor that those review comments on github are effective and ...
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Trigger Criteria to Change a Release Candidate

In an software development project where we are planning to release every three weeks, I have a client who has been delaying the UAT for a release candidate by about 4 weeks. Senior management don't ...
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Reviewing a difficult project

I have been asked to help a company review a software project that has been very very painful, putting a lot of strain on the client relationship as well as between individuals as well as teams in ...
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Best way to evaluate software engineers' performance?

What is a good mechanism to evaluate software engineers' performance? We need to have a PAR session every year so would like to know how to proceed and what mechanism is used within the industry. ...
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Scrum Sprint Review without the stakeholders

I am working in a pretty small startup and we've just started doing scrum. The team consists of me as the scrum master (but also a developer), the product owner which is also the owner of the company ...
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Consultant to review project work plan [closed]

I am responding to a request for proposal (RFP) that is requiring us to provide a Work Breakdown Structure, a deliverable list with details for each deliverable, and a list of resources by role in ...
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How to facilitate communication and peer reviews on a distributed scrum team?

We have a Scrum team of 3 developers, a scrum master, and a product owner. Everyone works out of their home (except the product owner who works at his organization's headquarters). In the past, we ...
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Project schedule reviews

As a PMO project coach, I am often asked to review the time schedule of projects. Some are detailed schedules in MS Project while some are high level (capacity) planning in a spreadsheet. There are ...
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What are alternative methods of deciding how much employees get paid?

In almost every company I've been to, pay is decided by a yearly review using feedback garnered from colleagues. This has a lot of negatives associated with it. People save feedback until the year ...