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Dec 5, 2019

The topic for this episode is scrum teams. The composition and the characteristics of your scrum team remain fundamental to you having any success with an agile approach when you're implementing business applications.

I recently refreshed the content of the scrum team section in my Scrum for Microsoft Business Apps...


Nov 7, 2019

Lots of Microsoft Business Applications teams use Azure DevOps Repos and Pipelines for managing their source code and automating their code integration, build and deployment processes.

But what about using Azure DevOps Boards to plan, track and collaborate on your work in a Dynamics 365, Power Apps, Power Automate or...


Oct 27, 2019

There are two ways of handling bugs in Scrum:

  1. Bug Estimators treat bugs like any other product backlog item. They write a card, estimate it, add it to the product backlog, prioritise it and work on it during a future sprint.
  2. Bug Zappers try and avoid writing cards for bugs and they never estimate them. Instead, they...


Oct 10, 2019

Imagine you're a member of a development team implementing Microsoft Business Applications using the Scrum framework. What do you do when you've completed the item you're working on?

Inspired by my favourite TV show of all time, The West Wing, here's the Definition of Next that my team uses to answer the question,...


Oct 3, 2019

If you’re brand new to agile software development and are wondering how an agile approach can be applied to your Dynamics 365, PowerApps, PowerBI or Flow project, I’ve launched a new free mini-course: Agile Foundations for Microsoft Business Apps.

The course is ideal if you are interested in learning about agile...