Waterfall Hangover and Failed Sprints!!
31 Jan 2017
“NO user stories were completed this sprint !!!” sounds familiar?
The most common reason for user stories not getting completed is “testing team did not have enough time to complete the testing” or” Dev teams gave the QA team only 2 days to test everything.
Creating a mini waterfall in your sprint? Waterfall is like a relay race where one team passes the work on to the next. A lot of teams take the “waterfall hangover” into a sprint and work in silos of development teams and test teams, where the development team barely gives the test teams enough time to test. Least to say this causes a lot of stress, work overload and a failed sprint.
There are a couple of ways to deal with this Issue.