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October 10, 2017

Top 5 Causes of Sprint Carry Over

Most teams say they are doing Scrum, but they really aren’t. One of the core elements of Scrum is something called the Potentially Shippable Product Increment (PSPI), or getting to…

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August 30, 2016

Portfolio Kanban: Applying Lean & Agile Principles At The Portfolio Level [Keep Austin Agile 2016]

Presented at Keep Austin Agile 2016, William Baxter explains how a true Agile transformation goes beyond the team level and team practices through his experience coaching a media company in…

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October 20, 2017

Overview of Agile Scaling Frameworks – Webinar Q&A

We recently hosted a webinar exploring 6 major Agile scaling frameworks: SAFe®, DAD, LeSS, Nexus™, Scrum at Scale, and Enterprise Scrum. We had a blast, but we were unable to…

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June 29, 2017

Advancing Agile By Evolving The Manifesto

The Agile Manifesto was created over 15 years ago. Most of the focus in the Agile/Scrum world since then has been to improve product delivery; we have fixated on how…

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May 12, 2016

Path To Agility™ – Pt. 1

Most organizations adopt Agile in pursuit of one or more of the following: Shorten Time to Market Increase Productivity Improve Alignment with the Business Improve Predictability What we have found…

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November 5, 2015

5 Factors To Help Prioritize Your Scrum Product Backlog

It’s been said that your product backlog is the ultimate to-do list. However, have you ever tried to complete a to-do list without prioritizing each task first? Or going to…

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September 30, 2015

Blog Series: 10 Agile Transformation Pitfalls and How to Address Them

The trend of IT and software organizations transitioning to Agile continues to grow. While Agile is a better way to get quality work done faster, the transition to Agile can…

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October 19, 2012

Agile (Kanban & Scrum) Excel Reporting Templates

We have developed some new Kanban Scrum excel reporting templates for either Kanban or Scrum. Each has an instructions tab to walk you through setup and use. Let us know if…

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February 2, 2012

Kanban vs. Scrum – How to Choose?

Kanban vs. Scrum – Which is Right for my Team? My clients frequently ask me when to use Kanban and when they should use Scrum. To form a recommendation, these…