Articles published in October 2006

What's your sign?

What's your sign?

Burndown graphs are commonly used in Scrum projects to give the team an understanding of the amount of work remaining for the Sprint (or iteration). In Ken's own words: “As a team works together, it develop its own style of creating ...

ScrumMaster: Appointed or Team-Selected

ScrumMaster: Appointed or Team-Selected

The selection of a new Scrum team's ScrumMaster can impact the success or failure of the team's Scrum adoption. Choose the wrong person and the team could face the uphill struggle of trying to become self-organizing while under the thumb...

Rethinking Sprint Length

Rethinking Sprint Length

Two weeks? Four weeks? One week? How long should a sprint be? Our story chronicles our experiences with various sprint lengths and the conclusions we reached.

A Coaching Toolkit

A Coaching Toolkit

As a coach, your job is not to solve or do—it’s to support other people as they develop skills and capabilities and as they solve problems on their own. When it comes to coaching, one size does not fit all. You need to have a variety o...