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Chronicles of a Scrum master #14 : 5 Values – Courage, Focus, Commitment, Respect, Openness

This has been a post which I wanted to write for some time but struggled till now to find the right words. Its not that its hard to describe but in an agile environment, there are turbulence and winds of change as well as sometimes thunderstorms, hurricanes and typhoons. To maintain the standards of the […]

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Chronicles of a Scrum master #13 : Empiricism and its 3 Pillars (Transparency, Inspection, Adaptation)

What is Empiricism in the agile scrum context ? One thing it is not is about building empires in your product roadmap 🙂 According to the official Scrum guide , “Empiricism asserts that knowledge comes from experience and making decisions based on what is observed”. In other words, empiricism is about fact-based, experience and evidence […]

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Chronicles of a Scrum master #12 : Planning ahead, sprint goals, and tracking stories

Planning ahead Planning the stories and roadmap is usually prepared by the product owner and presented to the team to prep everyone on coming deliverables. Planning ahead means being able to anticipate some of the coming overheads such as holidays and company events that may affect the deliverable timeline. Hence, having a roadmap of features […]

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Chronicles of a Scrum master #11 : What I learnt from certification training

This month marks the second month after I attended training and certified in PSM1. Hence, just wanted to share some of the knowledge which I have learnt from the training and hope this is of use to anyone preparing for the certification examination. Three roles, five events, and three artifacts (3-5-3) Scrum team – product […]

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Chronicles of a Scrum master #10 : Knowledge management and retention

In my previous blog post, there was mention that communication and collaboration is important to agile teams. Not only its because work can get simplified and done faster, but knowledge is also one of the essential components in an effective agile team. Knowledge management and retention is one of the most important part of any […]

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Chronicles of a Scrum master #9 : Communication and Collaboration

Communication is one of the most important practices needed in a agile team regardless of whichever framework (Scrum, SaFE, Spotify). The key to communication is the reason why there are several events such as sprint planning, backlog grooming and daily stand ups. Collaboration within a scrum team is also essential to ensure that there is […]

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July 2022
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July 2022 Blog

July marks the second half of the year. A recap from first half of the year : Started my doctorate journey (DBA) with Unitar International University and completed my first semester. You can read more about it here. Net MAUI General Availability (GA) was released after many months and I am now attempting to learn […]

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Chronicles of a Scrum master #8 : Epics and Release management

What are epics in an agile context ? Epics group or categorize stories into release features. It plays an important role in the organization and release of features for the product. For example, an Epic of “Login based on country” can use to group stories as following : Develop splash page with login User ID […]

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June 2022
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June 2022 Blog

June is here and marks the end of Q2 2022 with several updates : DBA second semester has started with the subject Strategic Management – though 14 weeks, its a pretty intensive due to the class atmosphere and learnings to be gained. Individual and forum assignment is also due by the second week of June […]

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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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