Category Archives: Doing Agile

Summer Scrum

It’s here; summer! Which means for many of us that we’re starting the countdown to summer holidays. While summer might be good for our vitamin D intake it usually puts a lot of strain on our planning skills. Which is funny because summer holidays are not an unexpected event. You can easily plan for it. […]

Personal Maturity

We use Team Maturity (Metrics) to measure the result of Team efforts (ie. Velocity, Cycle time, On product index, Team happiness, NPS). Personal maturity is the scale by which we measure personal efficiency of individual team members. Personal maturity is all about developing soft skills that are key to the company’s culture. You show both […]


Metrics should provide insight into the process and result of the activities of product teams. Why Metrics Metrics are the result of measuring the result of product and process. The reason why metrics are collected is so that insight can be gained about the process and the result. With this insight improvements can be made, […]


What is a Definition of Ready? According to Having a Definition of Ready means that stories must be immediately actionable. The Team must be able to determine what needs to be done and the amount of work required to complete the User Story or PBI. The Team must understand the “done” criteria and what […]


When is a User Story done-done? In software, this may a Definition of Done may be: “Done means coded to standards, reviewed, implemented with unit Test-Driven Development (TDD), tested with 100 percent test automation, integrated and documented.” In a services context, it might look something like this: “Done means every task under the User Story has […]