A prioritized backlog is important. Which method you choose is up to you and specific to the project. This is an overview about prioritisation methods and what to consider for a healthy backlog.
This is about the the good and the bad of estimating backlog items. Why should you estimate, and why not? What benefits do you get if you do it, and what risks do you face?
Last week, I joined a scrum product owner certification course held by Markus Gärtner. Not that I would have expected it anyway from a known company in that field, but the course was well prepared and held professionally.
This article is a follow up on Why onboarding is important. It covers the specific case of onboarding in an agile environment.
Onboarding is the process on how to get employees and team members productive and motivated right from the start. This is about why you should be doing it, and how it works. In this article, I am referring to technical staff, but the situation is similar for other areas as well.
As some of you may know, this is my first blog post, ever. Yay, this is an exciting time for all of us! For me, writing is not entertaining, but hard work. So leaving my comfort zone is a natural thing, if I need to write anything beyond technical documentation. So it got me thinking...