In a previous blog post, I explored the challenge of wanting to be agile, but also wanting certainty. One place this shows up is in how we deal with estimation. In this blog post I take a deeper look at estimation and projections.
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I've noticed a significant shift in my work and the work of my organization where much of our collaboration includes people who are not in the same location. I've also begun to notice the impact of differing approaches to remote collaboration.
I spent the week of August 5th at Agile2019… my first time at this conference. I left the conference energized, excited, and exhausted. I am grateful for the rich content from the many presenters, the connections made (both new and renewed), and the collaboration that created this experience. As I reflect on the week, I wanted to take a moment to explore some key takeaways from the conference…
Agile teams are often configured to make use of a SME (Subject Matter Expert). A SME is typically someone not on the Scrum Team, who brings specialized knowledge, skills, or expertise needed by the team. The team doesn't have everything required, so we give them access to a SME. The SME's contribution may be in the domain, technology, or other skills such as problem solving. Sounds great, right? Not so fast…