Blog / Matt Turrell
Getting your head around relative estimation
October 1, 2017
When I first heard of relative estimation and story points, I found it a challenge to really embed the concept in my mind. When you’re used to thinking in days, how do you switch to thinking about these weird arbitrary units? The fact is, develo...
Getting stories to 'Done' faster: Using retrospectives and team pri...
May 22, 2017
More on perspectives
May 3, 2017
What’s in a story point? Achieving consensus over compromise
April 28, 2017
There’s no doubt about it, sprint planning sessions can sometimes get a bit… tedious. Lots of talk and not much coding doesn’t always make for a chirpy team by lunchtime. Depending on the team size and personalities, some things which I’d assume...
Testing in the sprint following development, should you do it?
April 6, 2017
I was with a developer friend recently who asked to pick my mind on an agile challenge he’s been experiencing at work. The problem: how do you deal with the time lag between Dev and QA, leading to devs twiddling their thumbs at the end of the spr...
Corporate to Unboxed, Part 2 - Advanced Scrum Master Training
June 24, 2015
Corporate to Unboxed, a Project Manager’s journey to Scrum Master -...
June 9, 2015