Agile process drowns in meetings: kickoffs and walk throughs

I have noticed this phenomenon during our “planning poker” estimation meetings, and to some extent in retrospectives and other meetings about iterations, planning and progress. Each time a meeting is held, the number of attendees increases slightly, and the meeting (sometimes imperceptibly, but the cumulative effect is there) slows down. This slowdown leads to a …

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Retrospectives for the code base

We have some pretty lively iteration retrospectives as part of our process, but so far they have almost exclusively focussed on the issues affecting the process. Sarah Taraporewalla wonders if such discussions should also cover thoughts about the code base and the changes made to it. Sarah Taraporewalla’s Technical Ramblings » Retrospectives for the code …

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