Invest In Better User Stories

Invest in Better User Stories

Written by Josh Ettwein, Director of Software Engineering, MatrixCare We all know the common format of user stories: “As a [role], I want to [goal], so I can [value].”, But this simple 11-word sentence causes so much angst among Agile…

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Becoming A Burndown Whisperer

Becoming a Burndown Whisperer

Written by Josh Ettwein, Director of Software Engineering, MatrixCare As Agilists and practitioners of Scrum, there are several metrics, charts, and the like that we use to determine the effectiveness of our team. One of the most common is the…

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5 Tips For A Better Product Backlog

5 Tips for a Better Product Backlog

Written by Josh Ettwein, Director of Software Engineering, MatrixCare As a Product Owner, it is your job to maintain an up-to-date product backlog that the entire team can work from to produce the end product. Many Product Owners struggle with…

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