How Can We Speed Up Our Low Velocity Scrum Team?

March 2020

Scrum teams with low velocity run the risk of not being able to complete high priority work items in the product backlog. Management is contemplating replacing some team members with more experienced and/or skilled members or adding more team members. As consultant coaches, what are some things we should consider? How should we advise our client?

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Five Common Kanban Questions

February 2020

Kanban is rapidly gaining popularity as the alternative path to agility, however, there are some common questions and misconceptions that we see frequently. Here are five questions and answers.

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Jira Anti-Patterns

April 2021

At Ariel Partners, we provide training, coaching, and configuration for organizations using Jira, Confluence, BitBucket, and other tools in the Atlassian suite.  Jira is one of the most popular Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools today.  Configured and used correctly, it can help Agile teams to build and maintain valuable software.  However, like any tool it can be misused.  Here is a list of “anti-patterns,” or important things to avoid compiled by Michael Baumansour — one of our senior Jira trainers.

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