Lexicon

Stand-up

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EN With an Agile methodology comes fast and effective meetings - like stand-up meetings. Stand-ups are daily team meetings (usually in the morning) in which attendees participate while standing. A good way to keep the body fluids going, but it also makes sure the meeting doesn't take too long. In short, the team has a look at the development process of the product they're working on, everybody mentions their to-dos of the day and the scrum master maintains a nice overview of the project's progress.


NL Bij de Agile-methodologie komen snelle en efficiënte meetings kijken, zoals onder andere stand-up meetings. Dat zijn dagelijkse vergaderingen (gewoonlijk ‘s morgens) waarbij alle aanwezigen al staand deelnemen. (De naam is nogal een weggever.) Stand-ups zijn een goede manier om je geest bij de pinken te houden en het zorgt er ook voor dat de meetings niet te lang duren. Het team bekijkt samen het development-proces van het product waaraan ze werken. Iedereen overloopt zijn to do’s van de dag en de scrum master bewaart een mooi overzicht van de vooruitgang van het project.


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