Agile


Description: Story Conversation is all about drilling down story details and validates exact requirements. It helps all cross functional team to implement user stories in correct manner. My Experiences: We had multiple conversation with Product Owner and BAs. More often with BAs, All queries from the offshore team were discussed […]

Story Conversation in Agile Scrum


Description: Product backlog is a list of features created by Product owner for the Development team to implement. Priorities are set in the Product backlog and it helps development team to implement them considering their importance. It takes place of requirement specification artifacts in the Agile methodology when we compare […]

Product Backlog in Agile Scrum


Description: Code does what I need to do. Definition of Done is a exremely important in the Agile Scrum. It is kind of a Checklist or Bulleted points on what is acceptable in terms of final outcome or in which condition we can conclude that implementation of a specific feature […]

Definition of Done in Agile Scrum



Description: In Simple English, we can consider User Story as description of a specific feature of an application which is being developed in Agile Scrum. It describes in details regarding who wants that feature, what they need and whey they need it. It is more of a simplified version of […]

Stories and Epics in Agile Scrum


Description: Non Documentation but still there is some need of documentation which is required to keep track. My Experiences: In my experience, we did created a Reference Architecture document; There was no process document as such Design Specification and Test Specification and other stuff but we created “How to Guides” […]

Documentation in Agile Scrum


Description: Retrospectives are the meetings of all stakeholders to know about what worked and what didn’t. It is a part of every sprint and it helps to improve the Agile process. It is more about experience and how to use it to improve in coming sprints and decrease the errors. […]

Scrum Sprint Retrospective Meeting



Description: Sprint Planning involves story selection based on highest priorities for a specific sprint. Capacity of team also taken into considerations. It involves Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Scrum team Members. My Experiences: As a Offshore team we used to be involved in the discussion and Sprint planning. There were […]

Sprint Planning in Agile Scrum


Description: Teams of equals; Self-Organizing; No Egos; No PM No Leader; Willing to Analyze, design, code, test, and document. My Experiences: In a Team, we had members from different domains such as Infrastructure, Database, Development and Testing; There was a hybrid management where PM was introduced but it didn’t work […]

Agile Scrum Team Members


Description: Agile Master or Master – Guide and support but NOT a Project Manager. My Experiences: For Onsite and Offshore team we had two different SCRUM Master. They played a good role but still believe It was important for the team to have good understanding of all concepts of Agile […]

What is Scrum Master



Description: Individual who decided what needs to be done for a Project. He is responsible for creating a vision and deciding constraints. She or he is responsible for synchronizing business objectives and implementation aspects. Their objective should be to maximize RoI with faster time to market and utilizing capabilities of […]

Role of Agile Scrum Product Owner


Description: Backlog is owned by Product Owner; Backlog grooming is about verification and prioritization of Backlog. New stories are added and Epics are decomposed. Definition of Done are described. Story points are estimated, stories are prioritized and scheduled for sprints. My Experiences: In my experience, Story name, description, and definition […]

Backlog Grooming in Agile Scrum


Description: Story Point Estimation in Agile Scrum: How much effort it will take and how many hours will take? Total Team Effort not in Hours though. It is about RELATIVE size. My Experiences: In the Story Conversation process, we decided which is the mid level complexity holding story. We considered […]

Story Point Estimation in Agile Scrum