Communication in a distributed world – searchsoftwarequality.com

Technology for distributed collaboration for application lifecycle management has come a long way in the last few years. Email and conference calls used to be the main ways to allow team members to work together across great distances, but that is no longer true. Here project managers will learn about some modern day uses of tools that will have your virtual team members communicating as effectively as if they were sitting face to face…

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Capacity Matters in Sprint Planning – searchsoftwarequality.com

The biggest challenge many teams new to Scrum face is to understand when they are over-committing themselves during the sprint planning meeting. Before doing any sprint planning, the first thing teams should do is identify their sprint capacity, which is the number of hours they are available to work on backlog items during the sprint.

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Product backlogs for distributed teams – AgileConnection.com

As part of the promotion for “A Practical Guide to Distributed Scrum”, I co-wrote an article last month with Elizabeth Woodward for AgileConnection.com (originally AgileJournal.com>. We wrote about how to create, prioritize, size and groom the product backlog with distributed teams.

To read the article, please click here.

Agile planning in real life – IBM DeveloperWorks

Back in January of this year, I started writing an article on the basic of agile planning. I was originally writing this as educational material for my team but felt it could be something publishable… So, for your reading enjoyment, you can find it on DeveloperWorks by clicking here.

There are some differences between what I wrote and what they published so eventually, I’ll put up the original version of the article on this site.

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Techtarget
IBM DeveloperWorks
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