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This smells to me like a very bad misunderstanding of Scrum. The intent was never to homogenize everyone into having the same skillset and performing the same tasks, as though people with different expertise were fungible. You might seek some clarity into what is meant by these directives. If team members want to cross-train to understand each other's work, ...


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Here's an idea ... "pitch it to the team." Basically – "I've been trying to think of ways that we could make all of our work better and more efficient, and it occurs to me that - - -" Talk about various strategies and why you think they might be advantageous. Also, talk about things that you think might be problems or contra-indications....


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Kanban or something based on it sounds like a reasonable fit with your requirements. A board where work can be easily referenced according to the stage / state it is in, with clearly visible workloads is what Kanban is good at. I have run several pieces of work where we used a tabular form of tracking the status of each component, moving between different ...


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Analogy: "Everybody who knows how to occupy a house, or who has an interest in what their house looks like, knows how to build one – and who, therefore, knows how to contribute in some meaningful way as to how such a thing should be constructed." My Experience: I do not pretend to know. Please do not give me a Home Depot gift-card for Christmas. ...


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there are no roles on the team (a "cross-functional" team where "all team members are developers") One thing I want to note is what exactly cross-functional means: it is not a team where every member can do everything. Rather, it is a team that is capable of doing everything. What I would suggest foremost is confirming what exactly ...


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The idea that "everyone is a developer" and "everyone writes code" aren't the same thing. In this sense, "developer" does not mean "programmer", but "a person or thing that develops something". UX designers, programmers, testers, business analysts, and others are all involved in the development of a product. ...


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