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Scrum Fairy Tale

The dwarves were working quite happily before snow white arrived. They had their mountain, the cave, their cosy little home... And each of them worked according to his role. They did not perceive any problem. One day, coming back home, they found a guest in their house. Snow White had arrived—I guess you know that part of the tale—and had started to initiate some changes.

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31 March 2011
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Scrum, Training, Scrum & XP
Tags
scrum, training, transition

Snow white and the dwarves

The dwarves were working quite happily before snow white arrived. They had their mountain, the cave, their cosy little home... And each of them worked according to his role. They did not perceive any problem. One day, coming back home, they found a guest in their house. Snow White had arrived—I guess you know that part of the tale—and had started to initiate some changes. First, there were struggles. Snow White challenged the status quo. Some dwarves did not like that. But Snow White was insisting, treating them as impediments. Things changed. Through ...

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Why You Need a Vision

“Moving from Stories to Requirements feels like moving against the flow. Start with a Vision! Working down from there, eliciting requirements and then starting to write user stories is much easier.”

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30 March 2011
In
Scrum, Training, agile
Tags
requirements, user stories, vision

As agile42 coaches, we have a weekly CoachingCircle, where everyone who's available meets on Skype and we discuss topics we stumbled upon during the week or that our clients have been struggling with. We strengthen our team this way and continually coach each other to continually improve our coaching skills.
Today we talked about backlogs and requirements. The way we teach our clients to do this has been written about by Andrea on this blog before: Product Backlog: Requirements or Stories
Today, we talked about the situation where you coach product owners on the writing of user stories and ...

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Scrumtisch Berlin, April 2011 with Andrea Tomasini and Richard Lawrence

You wanna know more about TDD and ATDD?

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22 March 2011
In
Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
agile42, scrum, scrum berlin, scrummaster, scrumtisch

Hello everybody,

we have 2 of the best technical Scrum Coaches in the world joining our next Scrumtisch in Berlin :-)

Andrea Tomasini and Richard Lawrence will be at the Scrumtisch in April to talk about TDD (Test Driven Development) and ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development)

As far as I know them, they might do a real session and developing some test together with you.

Date: Monday 11th April 2011
Time: 18:30
Place: Klosterstr. 71, Berlin (at Hypoport)
After we go for Dinner and Drinks somewhere :-)

Please let me know as usuall if you like to join the Scrumtisch Berlin ...

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