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Is Kanban Agile?

By |October 24th, 2019|

As an Agile practitioner, I get this question a lot. Everyone has heard of SCRUM and often interchange the words Agile and SCRUM. They are in fact, different things. Back To Basics Agile is a way of thinking, a way you go about your everyday work and is based

How Scrum Masters Are Using Kanban to Improve Scrum

By |October 9th, 2019|

If you’re a seasoned Scrum practitioner, you’ve most likely witnessed horrific implementations of Scrum throughout your consulting career. Some organizations go gung-ho on “doing Scrum.” All their messages, training programs, and campaigns scream Agile. But when you look closely, they seem to be putting on a show or what

Scrum Sprint Planning with Kanban

By |September 25th, 2019|

Scrum Sprint Planning with Kanban During Sprint Planning, Scrum teams play fortune-tellers and try their best to predict how much work they can commit to. Most of the time, this is a difficult feat to pull. The usual approach of teams would be to take their average velocity and

6 Tips for Effective Product Backlog Grooming

By |August 13th, 2019|

If you’re familiar with Scrum, you might have heard the term backlog grooming. Though not an official Scrum ceremony based on the official Scrum guide, Scrum practitioners have found backlog grooming an important event in their practice. But many are struggling to keep a good backlog grooming session going.

Kanban Backlog Grooming: When & How to Do it

By |July 30th, 2019|

Article was last updated in November 2022. Managing a product backlog can be one of the most challenging responsibilities that a Product Owner (PO) can have. We know that POs need to keep their backlogs groomed. But it’s easier said than done. My PO journey started out miserably because