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Agile Retrospective? Try an Animal Retro

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Starting an Agile Retrospective In my current role I look after seven Agile teams. For all of my Scrum teams I lead on their Agile Retrospective each sprint. One of the challenges I have faced in retros is getting the teams to stop and reflect. Often people want to power through the retro and get ‘back to work’. To combat …

Why do we try to deliver too much?

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There is one problem that I come across regularly when working with agile teams. Often there is a need or desire to deliver too much! We can’t always ‘reach for the stars’. This pressure can mean that delivery teams can lose sight of their achievements. When your backlog column never goes down it’s hard to see the features your working on as ‘Done’! …

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Agile isn’t just for IT Project Management

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Over the last few years I have been working in a number of Agile roles and I’ve come to realise that the principles of Agile can be used for so much more than delivering IT projects. I started as a Business Analyst/User Researcher at DWP in 2015. This was my first taste of agile and I have to say it …