WHAT IS A RETROSPECTIVE? First up – for those for whom Agile Methodology is a somewhat new way of working – a retrospective is one of the ceremonies in Agile. (watch our team discussing ceremonies here – 3 min watch). Retrospectives in Agile methodology are done regularly and kept short. For example they can happen…Continue readingCreative ways to run a retrospective differently
Editors note on Stand-ups in Agile Methodology during Covid-19 : The below article about Stand-ups still makes sense (even more!) in our current climate of working remotely. If you are reading this article in the future and have returned to work, it all still applies. However if you are currently working from home, or you…Continue readingAGILE EXPLAINED: The Role of the STANDUP
Understanding the role of Scrum Master What is the role of Scrum Master? We sat down with our consultants at Adaptovate and asked them to explain the role of the Scrum Master in Agile methodology. While all their answers had their own personal spin – It came down to 5 crucial things. Skip to the…Continue readingAgile Basics: The Role of Scrum Master
3 IMMEDIATE WAYS TO GET THE TEAM BACK ON TRACK Each ceremony should serve a specific purpose and when done correctly, helps the team to be more collaborative and effective. First up! – This short article is designed to: – Help you understand what may be going wrong with your Agile Ceremonies. What this article…Continue readingWe are doing all the Agile CEREMONIES. However, our output has not changed, what is going wrong?
The quick answer is – No. You don’t. Why? Because they are simply recommended tools that have proven to get teams into Agile thinking a lot faster. However you could do it other ways. It may take longer, it may be frustrating, but in the end you may get there without them. Let’s explain. PROCESS…Continue readingDo we have to use the agile ceremonies and artefacts to adopt Agile?
Daily stand ups are one of the cornerstones of being an Agile organisation. Andy Koh , an Adaptovate Consultant in Singapore, says “The daily stand-up can be one of the easiest ceremonies to get right when adopting the Agile way of working.” However they can often sound easier than they are in practice. Because of…Continue readingMy teams wants to stop daily stand ups, what advice should I give them?