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Technical Debt (click to vote)
I am a product owner, and I am faced with continuous technical debt generated by the developers. How do I solve this problem? Thank you
OpenBill Martin asked 8 months ago
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What is the difference between Co-Active coaching and Coaching?
OpenValenti Alessio asked 11 months ago
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Why “time spent merging code between branches” and “time spent context-switching” are considered “Ability To Innovate” metrics instead of “Time-To-Market” metrics?
OpenValenti Alessio asked 11 months ago
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Agile Coach (click to vote)
Can you give advice for finding a Agile Coach? What qualifications should we be looking for?  And what department should the Agile Coach report into (e.g. IT, Product, PMO, etc.)
OpenMaria Tacadena asked 11 months ago • 
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Does have sense to do t-shirt sizing to know what should be done over the next months when we are in a quarterly PI Safe?
OpenAnonymous asked 12 months ago
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Is it ok to change estimation scale every now and then?
OpenAnonymous asked 12 months ago
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Should teams working on the same Product Backlog have the same estimation scale (1, 2, 3, 5, etc.)?
OpenAnonymous asked 12 months ago
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Alternatives to Velocity (click to vote)
I heard Velocity and Story Points are not the ideal way to go, but never saying what is better. What would be better alternatives?
OpenAnonymous asked 12 months ago
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We are supposed to adopt Scrum, but behind we do not have a product, but a project and its deadlines. What to do in this case?
OpenAnonymous asked 12 months ago
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re-estimation (click to vote)
Should we re-estimate items at any time/\\\\”status\\\\” (except \\\\”Done\\\\”), like for example \\\\”In progress\\\\” or \\\\”In test\\\\”?
OpenAnonymous asked 12 months ago
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How do you respond to a business where the requirements change (which is fine…we embrace change), but too soon before a sprint starts. So, we cannot possibly refine, understand and estimate this new change in time for sprint planning…yet most of the time these changes are labeled as the highest priority work? This comes from a Product Owner primarily, feeling like I am forcing work into the Development team and needing to put in 12 hour days to stay ahead.
Openscott fawcett asked 1 year ago
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Agile’s principles revolve around “sustainable” and “continuous” but within Scrum, what would your response be to a team that believes it needs an “off week” between sprints for developer-driven testing, documentation, etc.?
OpenAnonymous Attendee asked 1 year ago
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If you identify that team is on loose ends in Sprint Review,what could we do as an SM to bring the pace ?
OpenAnonymous Attendee asked 1 year ago
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However the Dev Team has User Stories defined which complies with INVEST Criteria and have acceptance criteria, they prefer to test all Users Stories when MVP (minimium valuable product) is achieved. That could be counterproductive with having an increment at the end of the sprint., Have you had any situation like this? Thougths?
OpenAnonymous Attendee asked 1 year ago
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Is there a benefit to a Project Manager being SCRUM certified?
OpenAnonymous Attendee asked 1 year ago
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I work with a Scrum team where the developers know that they are a self-managing team and they get to determine the format for the Daily Scrum. They want to change their daily scrums to be a daily chat on Slack, rather than a Zoom meeting. How do you feel about that?
OpenAnonymous Attendee asked 1 year ago
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I am wondering if they are speaking of CD, often with a kanban approach of constraint control
OpenTim Williams asked 1 year ago
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How do you help the Dev Team come up with estimates for the business to make decisions without a lot of the details.
OpenAnonymous Attendee asked 1 year ago
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How do I make the official move to becoming a SCRUM master with no prior experience other than a PSM1? (Specifics appreciated!) Thanks John for an amazing course!
OpenAnonymous Attendee asked 1 year ago
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If your engineering manager is adamant not to take new requests since we have already developed major feature ,but our product owner is like you will have to develop the new asks/requests …?How do we deal with situations like this ?
OpenSoumya P asked 1 year ago
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If your engineering manager is adamant not to take new requests since we have already developed major feature ,but our product owner is like you will have to develop the new asks/requests …?How do we deal with situations like this ?
OpenSoumya P asked 1 year ago
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I’m a SM within Scrum team that is developing an MVP. The organisation requires it to be delivered by a certain date and we feel we need extra people in the team to deliver it in time due to the number of stories we have. What’s the best approach to upscale and train additional team members quickly?
OpenRob Foster asked 1 year ago
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How much emphasis should be placed on measuring the efficency/delivery output of the team by means of burndown charts, sprint reports etc? The team is performing well, but there is a pressure from upper up to report such metrics.
OpenSteve Kuht asked 1 year ago
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What do you think about non-dev roles in scrum? Do we need bussines analyst, solution architect or quality assurance according to your experience? There are a lot of opinions which say that we dont need such roles in SCRUM. Thanks!
OpenGabriela Gheorghe asked 1 year ago
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What role as a servant leader does a Scrum Master ideally should play in terms of Project Management, Release MAnagement and overall delivery
OpenGayatri Desai asked 1 year ago
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