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When writing stories or refining them use a Notes section to capture all those cool thoughts that you will forgot by the time you start working on the story. Doug and Jack share a ...

Large stories kill agile

Small stories that can be completed in a sprint is a scrum foundation. Writing small stories is an art and not everyone writing stories is an artist. Doug and Jack discuss some of ...

Story formatting overkill

Formatting for stories helps teams deliver the work by sharing the needs and values of what is being asked. Story formats are easier said than done. Experienced Agile BSAs (the few...

PBIMVP

If you want to get all preachy about it, stories, bugs, spikes and tasks are all considered PBIs (Product Backlog Items). We agree. We also feel that PBI is jargon Doug and Jack ha...

Traits of an agile QA

In an agile world, good testers (QA) can take a mediocre team and elevate it to an exceptional team. If the team's tester doesn't understand how to be a tester on an agile team, ba...

Almost everybody hires an agile coach at sometime in their agile journey. There are a glutton of agile coaches out there. Doug and Jack talk about the importance of figuring out wh...

Find an agile developer

When hiring a developer, it's pretty easy to get dozens of applicants. Thats when you interview them and see if they have the tech experience that you need. If you are also placing...

Scrum Under Siege endorses dad jokes to keep things light and fun. Listen to this 2 minute podcast as I share my the top dad jokes with our awesome listeners. Professional Scrum Un...

Looking for a Agile BSA

Are you having problem with finding an Agile BSA or BA? We are here to provide guidance on what to look for when interviewing potential candidates.  Find all of our podcasts here ...

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