Author Archives: Ram Santhanam

Conducting a Sprint Planning Meeting

Introduction The Sprint Planning is a collaborative session to Define the sprint goal Identify the stories, technical debt, defects that the team shall commit in a given sprint. Identify the corresponding tasks and acceptance tests required for the ones committed. Pre-requisites for Sprint Planning session Release Plan – Prioritized list of items for a given […]

Retrospective of a Scrum Master

“The only source of knowledge is experience” – Albert Einstein. I wrote my last line of code almost a decade ago. Since I had survived a life practicing C++, I assumed that any other path, especially the unpaved one of a scrum master, wouldn’t be harder. Back then, I had search engines to support me […]