Articles published in April 2006

Scrum's Complex Simplicity: Nowhere to Hide

Scrum's Complex Simplicity: Nowhere to Hide

What to do when Scrum lifts the veil of opacity from your project, revealing obstacles and problems you may wish you'd never seen.

An Inside Job

An Inside Job

External consultants bring a wealth of experience and an objective perspective to the classroom. However, we have been experimenting with running internal certified ScrumMaster courses ourselves. Bringing the training in-house has resulted in some significant benefits but has also brought some significant challenges.

Attractive Task Boards

Attractive Task Boards

When trying to implement Scrum, sometimes it seems that the little things create the biggest problems. Take task boards for instance: how do you create a tidy space where your cards aren't falling and supplies are handy when you want to add new stories? Lisa Owens has found a simple solution that might work for you

Scrum in a Fixed-Date Environment

Scrum in a Fixed-Date Environment

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.