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Chronicles of a Scrum master #7 : Testing and defects

Testing in an agile context refers to a team of Quality Assurance (QA) team of tester(s) who perform rigorous and meticulous examination, assessment and verification of each of the completed developed functionalities against the story’s acceptance criteria, which is usually defined by the Product Owner (PO). It will require the tester to have knowledge of […]

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story points
Agile Life and career skills Tech and me

Chronicles of a Scrum master #6 : Story points

What are story points ? Story points are the numbers given in the form of complexity level and usually stated using Fibonacci numbers. The art of story pointing Determining points for a story can be sometimes a daunting task if not done with an experienced team. There maybe often times conflicts and understanding gaps in […]

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user stories
Agile Life and career skills Tech and me

Chronicles of a Scrum master #5 : User stories

User stories are the essence of a sprint and are the fundamental building blocks that determines the deliverables and releases of a product. A basic user story should consist of the following : Title Description Acceptance criteria Story points Scrum tasks Status For example, the stories for a mobile calendar app to list all public […]

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team dynamics
Agile Life and career skills

Chronicles of a Scrum master #4 : Team dynamics

What makes a scrum team that works well ? In reality, I do not think there is a straight forward one fits all answer. This depends on the organization culture and the standards that has been set. The dynamic nature of such projects and products are very diverse. Each team has its own traits and […]

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scrum ceremonies
Agile Life and career skills

Chronicles of a Scrum master #3 : Sprint ceremonies

Daily stand ups – It is essential to have this daily event in the scrum organization which allows the team to discuss what has been progressing and if there are any challenges to overcome. Backlog grooming – This is a sprint ceremony that allows the scrum team to discuss (groom) on the user stories for […]

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Agile Life and career skills Project management

Chronicles of a Scrum master #2 : Agile Project vs Product

Agile project vs agile product Welcome everyone to my second article on my exploits as a full time scrum master and my transition from a project manager to scrum master. Just a bit of background on myself.. I have been privileged to be a project manager for waterfall to Agile and then to a full time […]

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Agile Life and career skills Project management

Chronicles of a Scrum master #1 : The beginning

In the beginning My journey as a scrum master began in the month of November 2020. Having successfully completed and delivered a project on a sales and operational planning system, that same system was earmarked to transition to a product that will be the first agile implementation in my organization. The learning curve was more […]

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october
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Oct 2021 Post

All about October and start of Q4 2021 on my life long journey in my latest blog post 🙂

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september
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Sept 2021 Post

All about Sept events and learnings on my life long journey in my latest blog post 🙂

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august
Agile Automation and code Life and career skills Random rants Tech and me

August 2021 Post

All about August revelations and news on my life long journey in my latest blog post 🙂

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