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Fact-Driven Retrospectives (FDR)

How to improve your team with one picture and 16 questions. Your task board is a treasure trove of information about how your team works. Mine it for facts and insights in your next retrospective (or even sooner) to improve both the retro itself and its impact. I call this a fact-driven retrospective, and here’s how it works.

Scrum Product Owner Spotter’s Guide

Too many changes or too much work in the sprint? The root cause is often the Product Owner. Use this ‘Spotter’s Guide’ to see what kind of Product Owner you have, what the impact is, and whether your team needs an upgrade!

Where is the Project Manager in Scrum?

“What happened to the role, Project Manager? Don’t we still need one?” I get asked this question over and over. Short answer: The project manager’s duties have been reapportioned in Scrum. Read on to see where they landed, and why.

Backlog Refinement: What is small enough?

Collaborate and keep your stories small to maximize flexibility and throughput in the Sprint. How small does a backlog item (“story”) need to be “ready” for the sprint? As with nearly all coaching questions, the correct answer is, it depends!