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Half-Life of commitments

- Ralph Jocham
in Community Blogfeed

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 to become agile. Actually, after they finished creating the backlog I ask them to put a name on each sticky note, meaning th...

Tags: Teams, Management

The Antibiotics of Software Engineering - Agile Testing

- Ralph Jocham
in Community Blogfeed

Surgery is not a recent invention, it dates back millennia. Even if the procedure was successful, often the patient suffered and usually died of subsequent infections - until antibiotics were discovered. In software development we are able to develop rather fast and make significant changes to exis...


The 1000 Students Challenge (4)

- Ralph Jocham
in Community Blogfeed

In May of 2011 I was able to run my first Pay It Forward Scrum Training at the University of Bern in Switzerland. I had blogged about this event here: The 1000 Students Challenge Last week-end I had the third run at the University of Applied Sciences. [Read more...]


Non-Functional Requirements and Scrum

- Ralph Jocham
in Resources

This webcast describes how Non Functional Requirements (NFR) can effectively be addressed with Scrum.


The 1000 students challenge (3)

- Ralph Jocham
in Community Blogfeed

In May of 2011 I was able to run my first Pay It Forward Scrum Training at the University of Bern in Switzerland. I had blogged about this event here:  The 1000 Students Challenge. Last week-end I had the second run at the University of Applied Sciences (FHNW) in Brugg Switzerland. 29 stud...


Interview with PST Ralph M. Jocham

- Ralph Jocham
in Community Blogfeed

Ralph M. Jocham, an internationally successful Scrum coach, speaks with Rebecca Vogel, CEO & Marketing Assistant at Bosshard & Partner, on the subject of Scrum.

Tags: Inspiration

Creating an ATDD Ready Sprint Backlog in Scrum

- Ralph Jocham
in Community Blogfeed

Scrum is a very powerful framework to drive out the right requirements and thereby delivering the best possible product in a given time frame. This is made possible by frequent inspection and adaptation based on ongoing transparency. One of the empirical process-control-feedback loops is the Sprint ...


Agile and Quality: It is not an Oxymoron but a Necessity

- Ralph Jocham
in Webcasts

If at all, then only intrinsic quality can be tested into a product during the hardening phase. However, this does not guarantee the extrinsic quality, the usability and enjoyment of a product. Ralph discusses how to meet the end users expectations, achieving both intrinsic and extrinsic quality.


The 1000 students challenge (2)

- Ralph Jocham
in Community Blogfeed

In May of last year I was able to run my first Pay It Forward Scrum Training at the University of Bern in Switzerland. I had blogged about this event there:  The 1000 Students Challenge. Last week-end I had the chance to do the second run at the University of Applied Sciences (FHNW) in Brugg...


Gone are Release Planning and the Release Burndown

- Ralph Jocham
in Community Publications

Any Product Manager that has successfully delivered a product to a customer knows how incredibly important Release Planning is. Despite its importance, the 2011 Scrum Guide, published in July by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, removes any discussion about Release Planning and the related Release B...


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