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1. Do you have a Product Owner [one person] who takes the call on what goes in the product, what is the priority and what should be developed in a given sprint?

2. Is the Product Owner always available through out the sprint to explain the requirements further, if needed and when needed?

3. Can you start your iteration without requiring full specification from the Product Owner?

4. Do ALL team members participate EQUALLY in decision making - how much work can be picked up and who does what work?

5. Do you have managers telling you how to do a task, how much time it should take and then reprimanding or praising you meeting these metrics?

6. Does the WHOLE TEAM meet regularly [probably at the end of each iteration] to do a retrospective or take a look at how they can become better?

7. Do you use one or more of the following practices : refactoring, shared code base, test driven development?

8. Do you have a full time Process Coach/ Scrum Master/ Development Coach whose only brief is to help the team become better as a team and whom you can trust blindly to remove any obstacles the team or you are facing?

9. If your managers or customers did not ask you to follow Agile/ Scrum/ XP, would you stop?

10. If you would be willing to allow me to send you a second round of more targeted questions or quote you in my paper/ report, please mention your name, email ID, phone number and company working for [no need for location or further details]. You can only mention name or email ID or phone as well.