Agile Anti-patterns

Henry Latham – Agile Coach, Head of Product at Scribe, and Author of “Why Your Startup is Failing”, available June 2019

One of the most common agile anti-patterns is focusing on efficiency rather than impact. Optimizing around story point completion without effectively prioritizing your backlog just means you’ll get a lot of the wrong work done.

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  • [01:32] Agile theory != agile in practice
  • [02:45] Make user based decisions and adapt
  • [02:55] Anti-pattern: Focusing on Efficiency rather than Impact
  • [04:34] Why we default to efficiency metrics
  • [05:54] Execute based on the impact of the outcomes
  • [08:19] Summary
  • [10:45] Part 3 Teaser

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