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Thomas Owens
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57 votes

Why aren't you supposed to report status in standups?

33 votes

Senior developers 'reject' agile. What now?

33 votes

How should a Scrum master handle disagreements about story-point estimates in Scrum?

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Is velocity a valid measure of team and process improvement?

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Is it really necessary to have a four hour meeting in Sprint planning?

23 votes

Agile: in a sprint retro can I bring up a negative which isn't affecting me personally but I know another team member has a problem with it?

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should developers have a say in functional requirements

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Are self-organizing teams subject to self-blocking, when there's a disagreement?

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Are all the scrum ceremonies included in the sprint timebox in Scrum?

20 votes

Scrum teams and the risk of a member getting sick

20 votes
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Should PO define execution order of stories in a Sprint?

19 votes

Why do all the teams that I have worked with always finish a sprint without completion of all the stories?

18 votes
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What is the purpose of the daily Scrum standup meeting?

17 votes

Estimating when the development team won't estimate

17 votes
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How can we improve the feedback loop when releases require significant compliance work?

16 votes

Manager no longer invited to the retrospectives

15 votes
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What is the role of a QA tester on a Scrum team?

14 votes
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What do you do if the Product Owner is ill?

14 votes
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Should a burndown chart be based on stories or tasks completed?

14 votes

Sprint is 2 week and 40-stories

14 votes

Does it make sense to use Scrum when the dates for sprints constantly change?

13 votes
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Conflict between priorities and skillsets in the backlog

13 votes

How can you estimate a spike story?

12 votes
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Is Kanban considered an agile methodology?

12 votes
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How is refinement done in Scrum?

11 votes

Estimating when my project will be done

11 votes

In scrum should incomplete stories be re-estimated or does the original estimate get burned down when it's finally completed?

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Unfinished Stories in a Sprint

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Scrum backlog and sprint planning

10 votes
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What are Acceptable SLoC Rates?

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