January 1, 2016

UX, Architecture, Test– Staggering a sprint

The idea of staggering a sprint comes from the idea that we are working with a sequential process where the first task, usually done by one group, has to be done before the tasks of another group. The first group, usually Architecture or UX, don’t feel they can complete their tasks within the same sprint…

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June 10, 2015

Agile tooling requires a budget

Agile projects require higher infrastructure demand during development than waterfall projects. In the old days, when people used to do waterfall, we would book out a server(s) to do the testing on. The server would be allocated to the test team and there it would sit for a fixed period. With larger batch sizes of…

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June 8, 2015

Product Vision = Higher Purpose

Having a product vision is essential in Agile Product development. It is the highest statement of value and provides context and direction for the value of Epics and Stories. The Roman Pichler product vision board is a good start for making a vision and it is what we use on the Adventures with Agile vision…

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