"I'm taking off a letter grade because this wasn't turned in on the due date." "Don't be late!" Growing up, we quickly understand that being late is a bad thing. So when a project runs behind, we do whatever it takes to turn it around, even if those behaviors do more harm than good. Agile projects need a to discuss releases in a way that removes the guilt and focuses on appropriate action.
Prepped for Success: Eight pre-sprint activities that will help get your Scrum project off on the right foot
Your project has to be done yesterday. You need to kick off your first sprint as soon as possible. But before you take that leap, spend a little bit of time getting ready. This article describes four activities that should be completed before the first sprint is kicked off and four activiites that should take place prior to each sprint planning meeting.
Tobias Fors explains how Scrum's frequent finish lines offer a powerful sense of closure.
Toyota often is touted as the world's best manufacturer. This success has been attributed to fourteen clearly identified principles. Find out how Scrum can allow you to model these ideals in your own product development.
Sure, Scrum is great for some projects, but can it work for a complex project with hard release dates and changing requirements? Find out what happened when we gave it a try.