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Adam Palay

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Using Your Burndown Charts for Better Sprint Retrospectives

I’ve been sitting in on a lot of standups, groomings, planning, and retros these days. One thing I’ve noticed across teams is that we’re always not quite sure what to do with burndown charts. What stories do they tell? How seriously should we take them? How should we feel when they don’t burn all the way down (as most teams won’t), or, worse, like airborne...

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08 Nov 2017