Category Archive: Scrum for Business

Nov 10

Scrum Ceremonies: Sprint Review

Definition of the sprint review   The sprint review is held at the end of every sprint.  This where the team demonstrate the next increment of the product to be delivered.  The meeting is intentionally kept short and informal as the formalised part of  the review will have already taken place.  The way in which …

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Oct 20

Scrum Ceremonies: Retrospective

The retrospective is also commonly referred to as lessons learned.  Which in itself is an interesting turn of phrase, because my experience tells me lessons are not really learned until we have changed our thoughts or behaviour in some way and usually the experiences have to be repeated a number of times in different contexts …

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Oct 20

Scrum Ceremonies: Sprint Planning

What’s a Sprint? Firstly a definition for you:  A sprint is defined as a set period of time where the team works to achieve goals within that time period.  If you like, a rugby game consists of two sprints, each of 40 minutes duration.  In business we need a little longer to achieve our goals …

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Oct 20

Scrum Ceremonies: The Daily Stand-Up

The activities or ceremonies used within Scrum are currently being used by business teams around the world who don’t have a technology bias.  This is because these practices add great value to the teams using them, they are simple to adopt and improve the communication between teams.  Here is a short summary of these Scrum …

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