Episode 168: Agile 2019 (Un)bagging

The Agile Revolution Podcast

Craig and Renee are in Washington, DC at Agile 2019 and ahead of day one have some fun and decide to open up the swag bag after collecting the badges and see what is inside:

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Episode 17: Bad Smell Bingo

The Agile Revolution Podcast

BingoWith Tony MIA, Craig and Renee talk about bad smells, geek stuff and daily retrospectives:

Bad Smell Bingo for stand-ups:

  • Starts late
  • Not everyone turns up
  • Not enough of a quorum
  • Not standing up
  • Running over 10 minutes (too long)
  • No focus on roadblocks
  • Not touching cards
  • No understanding/association to a story
  • Talks too long (particular individual)
  • Not focussing on the three questions (What I did yesterday, What I plan on doing today and roadblocks)
  • No consistency in the way it is run
  • Too big
  • Directed to PM
  • Directed to IM/Scrum Master
  • Conversations are not off-lined
  • Conversations are off-lined too quickly
  • Risks to delivery not understood
  • No one volunteers to help
  • Too short/not meaniful enough
  • Too boring/monotonous
  • Run like…

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