Everything in software development has good and bad patterns. We have looked at why the agile approach is valuable. However, we need to review agile anti-patterns to avoid problems that can erase any benefits. There are many ways we can misuse this process. Here are some development team mistakes we can avoid
No WIP Limit
There is a pride people have around multi-tasking. However, it is not the most efficient way to get things done. Even worse, we can end up having too many tasks in flight when a sprint ends. This causes a broad range of challenges and can block a team from critical sprint tasks. We should take a task, complete it, and then move on to another. Nevertheless, we can sometimes have more than one item in progress to reduce dead-time in our day.Learn More About Scrum
Challenge of The Week: Which of these do you see in your team? How will you fix it?