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Is defect a technical debt?

Is defect a technical debt?

Well it is and it is not. If the defect is going to be fixed right away it is not a technical debt, and if team chooses to let it remain and plans to address it later, it can be termed a technical debt.  The assumption being that the impact of the defect is...
Advice – to give or not to give

Advice – to give or not to give

Early every morning, I go for a walk in a road, which goes around a hospital. Invariably, I see this girl rushing to catch some bus. She runs wearing a high-heeled shoe and for some reason, I felt that I needed to tell her that she should wear something better as...

Getting teamwork pick pace…building trust

Trust is the foundation for any high performing team. Trust takes time to get established. Some of us start with trusting everyone till we sense otherwise and feel betrayed. Some of us start by not trusting anyone and wait for trust to get established. Given this wide...
Agile: 3 tips for effective coaching

Agile: 3 tips for effective coaching

I started my agile journey as an agile team member couple of years back, where I was assigned to a pilot team which was part of large agile transformation initiative. Once the initiative was kicked off, all the pilot project team members were trained on agile (what is...
Sprint Planning in distributed teams… Patterns… SAFe

Sprint Planning in distributed teams… Patterns… SAFe

The title may have intrigued you, here is how it evolved. A few teams that I coach wanted to know about Scaling Agile  and particularly Scaled Agile Framework and I was thinking on how best to introduce that in a contextual manner. The patterns I had seen emerge...