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30
OCT
2010

How to Use a Sprint Burndown Chart

A Sprint Burndown chart is a simple tool used by the Team to provide a measurement on how close they are to meeting the Sprint Goal by the end of the Sprint.  Burndown charts are common in Scrum and are simply the trend of work remaining across time in a Sprint, a release, or a...
28
OCT
2010

Scrum Training – Nov 10th in Irvine, Orange County

Bachan Anand and I will be partnering on Nov 10th to teach a one-day course on Scrum.  In this class we will teach the principles and practices that make Scrum effective at managing projects.  The following elements will be covered during the one day course: Scrum in Practice:...
18
OCT
2010

Musings on (Agile) Metrics

Last week I attended a really interesting session at Agile Open NoCal about what are good metrics for Agile teams.  Since I spent a lot of time thinking about this when working with Cardinal Health on their Design Excellence program, here are some thoughts I have. Metrics are a...
15
OCT
2010

Speaking @ USC Code Camp – Oct 23rd & Oct 24th

It is that time of the year again, time for a trip to USC for SoCal Code Camp.  Here are the topics that I submitted for this year’s event: Introduction to Scrum – Scrum is a framework for developing high-performing, self-organizing teams to deliver value to customers...
04
OCT
2010

Speaking @ PMI San Diego Soft Skills Breakfast on Oct 15th

I have been invited to speak to at the PMI San Diego soft skills breakfast group on the topic of Powerful Question.  The breakfast meeting is for project managers to learn new techniques and interpersonal skills and to network with their peers.  The meeting starts at 7:30 AM and...
01
OCT
2010

Sponsoring Agile Open California – Oct 11th & 12th

This year Look Forward Consulting is a Silver Level Sponsor for Agile Open Northern California.  As a sponsor, I am very proud to be supporting the Agile community in California and would like to see the number of people doing good Agile grow. As in years past, the event will be...