“Sprinting” Articles and Posts

Scrum projects make progress in short, timeboxed periods that other agile process call iterations. Knowing how to successful execute a sprint or iteration is vital to the success of any Scrum or agile development project.

Are Vanity Metrics Really All That Bad?

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I have a bit of a problem with all the hatred shown to so-called vanity metrics.

Eric Ries first defined vanity metrics in his landmark book, The Lean Startup. Ries says...

Commitment-Driven Sprint Planning

There are two primary ways for planning a sprint: velocity-driven sprint planning and commitment-driven sprint planning. In last week’s post, I described velocity-driven planning; so in this week’s, we turn our attention to commitment-driven sprint planning.

A commitment-driven sprint planning meeting involves the product owner, ScrumMaster...