Scrum Gathering Dublin

  • December 06, 2017
  • Arjan de Jong

  • Scrum, Event

Every year, the Scrum Alliance organizes a European Scrum Gathering. Agile professionals from all over the world come together to talk about the state of agile, share experiences from the field and learn. And of course, every year, we are there too ...

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Nice to meet you!

  • November 13, 2017
  • Arjan de Jong

  • Team , Team Building , Agile, Scrum Master

There was not a sound to be heard in the teamroom of the Giants. Just moments before, Lucas, the team's manager, had popped in and told the team that budget had been green-lighted to hire an additional team member. The team had high-fived each other and celebrated, because this had been their longtime wish. When Francesco had asked Lucas what the onboarding would look like, Lucas had smiled ...

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Summit 2017

  • September 26, 2017
  • Camilla Franek

  • Summit, Team , Event

Thursday morning we started our journey and arrived at our hotel at approx. 12:00. After a short breather we formed teams and started with our first program: Treasure Hunt through Bratislava. After the two-hour treasure hunt the teams met to have a few drinks and to celebrate the winner at the "Beer Palace", where we laid the foundation for a great evening ...

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Focus your improvements

  • September 21, 2017
  • Arjan de Jong

  • Scrum, Retrospective

Anyone who has worked in an Agile team, knows that at some point, almost every team will grind to a halt due to external reasons. Because agility focuses on short delivery cycles, any existing problems will show themselves fairly fast ...

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Dysfunction of A Team - 5

  • August 17, 2017
  • Alessandro Grimaldi

  • Team , Scrum, Dysfunction, Team Building , Coaching

The ultimate dysfunction of a team is the tendency of members to care about something else than the collective goals of the group. Team members value their personal merit over the joint success of the team ...

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The glue that holds it all together

  • April 24, 2017
  • Susanne Albinger

  • Team , Team Building , Scrum

Put six people in a room, provide them with post-its, a team board and a common goal and - voilá - here comes your Scrum team! High performing, creative and innovative, delivering a shippable product increment every two weeks. Sounds easy. But…

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Team Objectbay skiing days

  • March 17, 2017
  • Camilla Franek

  • Team , Event

Bright blue skies, snow-capped peaks and perfectly groomed slopes. The best conditions to start in our Team Objectbay skiing days.

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Me developer, you tester

  • March 15, 2017
  • Susanne Albinger

  • Agile Engineering Practices, Agile Testing, Quality, Team

According to the Scrum Guide all members of a Scrum Team are Developers. However, in reality, we come across teams which are split in two: developers and testers. But isn't Agile Software Development all about teamwork? One team transforming requirements into working software. But is this really how it works?

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What about quality? - Part II

  • February 16, 2017
  • Susanne Albinger

  • Quality, Agile Engineering Practices

It’s easy to talk about quality awareness and collective responsibility of the team. But often it’s a collection of small things and practices that add up to enable a team to deliver high quality.

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What about quality?

  • February 02, 2017
  • Susanne Albinger

  • Agile Engineering Practices, Quality

Everybody talks about quality in software development nowadays. The Scrum framework seems to solve this problem - but what does it take to deliver high quality software?

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