Bas Hammendorp

Author's details

Name: Bas Hammendorp
Date registered: 22 december 2012

Biography

My name is Bas Hammendorp, I work at PGGM as a Scrum Master and Agile enthousiast. I like the Agile way of working, because it stimulates coorporation, communication and results. Doing things that add value and remove waste make my day!

Latest posts

  1. Agile thoughts from the mind — 29 September 2013
  2. Bugs metric; quality measure or waste? — 12 January 2013
  3. Smaller user stories are better — 28 December 2012
  4. Value matrix to prioritize the backlog — 28 December 2012

Most commented posts

  1. Smaller user stories are better — 3 comments
  2. Value matrix to prioritize the backlog — 1 comment
  3. Bugs metric; quality measure or waste? — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Sep 29

Agile thoughts from the mind

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At this moment I am working on a presentation for one of our departments about Agile and Scrum. When I started working on this presentation I was thinking how to inspire the people about Agile. I know the obvious theory and values from the books and trainings, but what are the interesting things for the …

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Jan 12

Bugs metric; quality measure or waste?

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This year we want to start measuring our bugs and make it vissible on the white board per sprint. This means in the first place, what are those bugs we want to register? We don’t want a complete overhead of bug registration, but we do need to find out which ones we do want to …

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Dec 28

Smaller user stories are better

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In practice, I alway run into teams that likes big stories. If they have big stories, there work is more efficient and that will give better result … so they think. But in real life what you see is that bigger user stories: Are harder to estimate correctly Are easy to under estimate Are being …

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Dec 28

Value matrix to prioritize the backlog

Priotizing the backlog is an important and difficult task which should be done by the product owner. In some cases, it is really hard to be objective in the priority of the user story. This is were the value matrix can help you. The value matrix is an easy table with a few items which …

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