Agile Aggravations
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Agile Aggravations

Solutions to common agile challenges.
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Created by Tom Henricksen
Last updated 11/2019
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to overcome agile aggravations
  • Fix user story struggles
  • Repair a broken product backlog
  • Mend the retrospective meeting
Requirements
  • Basic understanding of Scrum
  • Interest in learning how to overcome agile obstacles
Description

Agile teams can have their share of issues. Don't feel bad if your team has some of these challenges!

  • User Story Struggles

  • Team adversity

  • Backlog Bugaboos

  • Smelly Standups

  • Run-of-the-mill Retrospectives

In this course, we will discuss how we can overcome these challenges and have a great team! We cover a lot of great insights that will help your team provide the value your organization is really looking for!


Who this course is for:
  • Beginner Scrum Master and Scrum team members
Course content
Expand all 7 lectures 48:03
+ Introduction
1 lecture 00:40

We introduce our course and the challenges we help address.

Preview 00:40
+ Aggravations
6 lectures 47:23

In this lecture, we discuss some common issues teams encounter with User Stories.

Preview 07:41
Review three user stories from your current sprint backlog. Ask a developer and Quality Assurance member of the team about the Acceptance Criteria. See if they see if it is complete and clear. If not ask them for suggestions to make it clearer. The clarity for everyone is key to a great user story.
User Story Check up
3 questions

Team adversity can wreak havoc on the Scrum team. In this video, we discuss common challenges with a team and how to overcome them.

Preview 08:25

The standup meeting or Daily Scrum is the strong link every team needs. If you don't use it correctly though your team will suffer.

Smelly Standups
08:55

Having a healthy backlog can make delivering value easy. Of course, if the backlog is not well maintained the wheels will fall off the bus!

Backlog Bugaboos
08:35

Let's recap some of the Backlog Bugaboos we discuss in this lecture.

Backlog Bugaboos Quiz
1 question

Scrum master position has to be engaged and available for the team to be successful. Let's discuss some classic problems and how to solve them.

Scrum Master Squabbles
06:39

The Retrospective is where the learning happens. How healthy is the team? Are people collaborating? Feedback should be shared in the retro. Don't let your retros get canceled or hijacked.

Run-of-the-mill Retrospectives
07:08