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AgileByExample 2020 – Product Owner Demystified

Keynote—Product Owner Demystified Vision, Value, Validation - The 3Vs There is a vacuum between the company vision and the final outcome, causing late validation and low value. This vacuum is present in pretty much all companies, caused by a wrong and ill conceived product delivery approach. This vacuum is filled...

Half-Life of commitments

Half-life is the amount of time required for a quantity to fall to half its value as measured at the beginning of the time period.  During private PSF (Profession Scrum Foundation) classes my students create a Change Backlog. The idea of this backlog is to codify the things that need to be changed in order...

The Antibiotics of Software Engineering – Agile Testing

Surgery is not a recent invention, it dates back millennia. Notable Milestones in Surgical History (http://surgery.about.com/od/surgeryinthemedia/a/HistoryOfSurgeryTimeline.htm)6,500 B.C.E. - Skulls found in France show signs of a rudimentary surgery called trepanation, which involves drilling a hole in the skull. 1540 C.E. - English barbers and surgeons unite to form The United Barber-Surgeons...