Matthew Green: How a refinement meeting helps see BIG collaboration problems in Agile teams

Matthew was helping a team working in a “big data” context. He started noticing that their refinement meetings did not look like he expected. As he started to look deeper into that practice, he found that the team had developed a critical anti-pattern that prevented them from collaborating. The refinement meeting was just one symptom of a much deeper problem…

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About Matthew Green

Before becoming a Scrum Master, Matthew worked in a variety of roles both inside and outside of IT. This eclectic background has served him well in working with teams and individuals to help them on their own journey to a more humane way of working. 

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