Your team has just finished a very hard sprint, they came up short and failed the sprint. They did not deliver some key stories, the PO is angry and the team are angry with the PO, the retro is turning into open warfare.
What do you say to the group?
Your working with a new Scrum Master, he is having troubling getting the team to do task breakdown and wants to know what we would lose if the team did not do it.
Whats your answer ?
You have a new PO, she is has just finished her training, so far she has done very well. You have been impressed by her first sprint planning. Your just about to start the last session of the day, just before it starts she pulls you aside says “what should I be focusing on here”.
What do you answer ?
You have been asked to help setup a new team, and during discussions with the new PO shes asks if we can run the daily standup’s one after the other, one at 0915 and the next at 0930. What are your thoughts.
How well do you think this will work ?
What are three different scenarios where pairing could be used in a team.
Your new to an organization and you are assigned a team where the scrum master is in London and the rest of the team is in Singapore, what are the benefits of this configuration.
You have a brand new Product Owner, you sit down to prepare for the next sprint planning, the Product Owner has already selected the stories for the next sprint, even prioritized them,l
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How Happy are you ?
Swarming, is swarming a desired state, what behaviors would I expect to see in a team that is swarming, what should I do about it if I see it.
Unfortunately in the last sprint the team had a number of incomplete stories. What happens to those stories, when will they be completed.
You have a new team member, and in sprint planning he says, “We have 5 stories lets take a story each for this sprint”. What are the key points from the conversation you would have with him.