Development Team

Development Team Not Improving

Hi We have an issue with our Product Owner. She has limited agility background but a nice mind-set, and gets along well with the development team. She does not micro-manage. She has to deal with the team but not getting proper results. The developers in team like coding tasks and hate scrum meeti...

Wed 07 Sep 2016 11:15 AM

By Patrick

Development team does not have the ski...

Hi there, What should be done if the development team does not have all skills required to accomplish the Sprint Goal?

Thu 25 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By Christian

Difference between Team, Scrum Team, a...

Hi, I am learning Scrum and reading Scrum related articles on the net. I have a confusion regarding the term “team” used by Scrum authors. At times the term is used to refer to the development team, and in many cases it means the entire Scrum team. I would like to know about the correct usage of...

Fri 19 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

How can I measure the productivity of ...

How can productivity be measured for a Scrum team? Is it by calculating how many stories the team completes through the sprints? Should story points be considered to calculate how much difficult work has been delivered by the team?

Fri 12 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

How do I calculate my productivity bot...

I perform a dual role in our Scrum team - I am primarily a developer, but I also carry out testing part which forms the bulk of my contribution to the team. My actual work in the team consists of 30% development work and 70% testing work. Even though I was taken up in the team as a developer, I work...

Thu 04 Aug 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

How to deal with a team that does not ...

My team is currently in the 3rd sprint. The management and execs desire a MVP soon and there is a lot of pressure from them. My PB is in order even though there are some "chunky" topics included in it. I asked the team if it could commit to a feature "X" in 2 weeks’ time i.e. by ...

Fri 29 Jul 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

How to deal with part time development...

One of the developers in our development team works part time. He is a good developer and a great team player, but he does not attend the daily scrum meeting 2 times a week owing to time related issues. This is OK at the moment and everything is working out fine with the sprint. However, since a few...

Mon 18 Jul 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

Setting up the development team

Hello, I am appointed as a Scrum Master. The company I am working for is diversifying its working and plans to employ 100+ developers. Scrum suggests that a DT should not have more than 9 to 11 members in a team, and so I referred to the Scrum guide for possible solution regarding how to form teams....

Tue 12 Jul 2016 11:15 AM

By Kevin

When is the DoD first applied? During sprint planning or daily scrum?

Hi, I have a question regarding the Definition of Done (DoD). I understand that the DoD is an ...

Wed 07 Sep 2016 11:15 AM

Does Scrum allow a 'backlog refinement meeting'?

Hello All, We work with a large product backlog and have to spend a lot of time in refining it. D...

Wed 07 Sep 2016 11:15 AM

Does the new version of Scrum guide make the development team responsible for grooming?

The new version the Scrum guide states: "Product Backlog refinement is the act of adding detail, es...

Thu 25 Aug 2016 11:15 AM