Moving from User Story to Product Backlog Item

(Originally written in 2018, but still relevant today) It’s become somewhat fashionable to gather requirements in User Story format to put into a product backlog. Pioneered some time ago in the early days of Agile, Extreme Programming, and other uprisings against the Great Gathering of Requirements up Front before starting work, it had a purpose… Continue reading Moving from User Story to Product Backlog Item

You’re doing Scrum wrong

I’ve had the opportunity to talk to a few local organizations on Scrum, and also had attended some formal Scrum courses ( to sort of align back with the mothership on what Scrum is, or should be. My conclusion is that there is a lot of confusion around Scrum practices which leads unsurprisingly to the… Continue reading You’re doing Scrum wrong