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May
04

What Is A Spike?

Many people underutilize or overemphasize the essence of a spike. Therefore, it’s necessary to gain an understanding of their advantages and disadvantages. Many organizations use it to scale their ideas or launch of a new product and features.   In this post, you’d get insightful details and understanding of how a spike works. You’d also […]

By Devon Morris | Blog . User Stories
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Apr
27

A Horizontal Slice Versus A Vertical Slice: Which is better?

The difference between horizontal versus vertical slicing is trivial for some people. Some believe that delivering perfect engineered masterpiece is the best option. Others recognize the sacrifice of essential functionality. At times, a Product Owner will work closely with the engineering team. Other times, do it alone. They must break down user stories and prioritize […]

By Devon Morris | Blog . User Stories
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Apr
20

Why Split User Stories, Anyway?

Product Owners are accountable for outlining the expectations of their desired Product. User stories communicate the need between the users, stakeholders and engineering team. The Scrum Team starts the conversation with the user story. They use the user story to continue the conversation and to get more just in time information as needed. The Product […]

By Devon Morris | Blog
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Apr
13

7 Common Mistakes Splitting Stories


Whether you are working on a product or a project, you must find ways to progress from the big idea down into something that is achievable within your defined constraints. The purpose of the user story is to meet the needs of the user. By design, it is a means of communication between the stakeholders […]

By Devon Morris | Blog . User Stories
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Apr
05

User Story – Start With Training Wheels

What Is A User Story, Anyway? One of the most significant challenges across all businesses within any industry is ensuring that everyone is on the same page. Regardless of whether you are dealing with software or teaching children in school, there comes a need for an effective and efficient method of communication. A novel idea […]

By Devon Morris | Blog . User Stories
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Jan
04

Scrum & Soft Skills Needed Combination

  Featured Alumni Article By Gurbrinder Singh Soft skills are the backbone of success for any individual. In a Scrum team where we want to make the entire team become self-managed and self-organizing, emphasis on good soft skills should be an integral part of the Scrum. Usually, soft skills are undervalued and at few places […]

By Lizzy Morris | Blog
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Dec
24

How to Prepare for a ScrumMaster Interview

  So, you’ve completed the ScrumMaster training and finally got your certificate as a Certified Scrum Master! Congratulations! Now, its time to prepare for your ScrumMaster interview and land the job. The interview, whether it is in-person, via the web, or on the phone, is still the most common way of selecting a person for […]

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Dec
18

You Deserve A Great Trainer

When you decide you want to take an agile or scrum training class you often don’t get much choice on who is delivering the course material.  When it is a class that your employer brings in-house, it is simply a crab shoot. As a result when you turn up to the workshop you go with […]

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