Articles published in January 2007

Shake It Up!

Shake It Up!

Maybe Baskin Robbins had it right. Just as one flavor of ice cream doesn’t suit every buyer, vanilla Scrum may not be the best recipe for every organization. Find out how combining tasks and blending roles can result in a more evolved, cross-functional team.

Leadership Reading List

Leadership Reading List

Part of what makes a good leader great is a commitment to continuous improvement. These are the “must-reads” for every leader (or potential leader). What’s on your bookshelf?

Change Agent Dreamin'

Change Agent Dreamin'

Bob Schatz makes the case for the ScrumMaster as both a leader and a dreamer.

Should a ScrumMaster Give Performance Appraisals?

Should a ScrumMaster Give Performance Appraisals?

It's sometimes difficult for managers who aren't on the Scrum team to figure out how to rate those who are. Some turn to the ScrumMaster for input. Others have the ScrumMaster do the appraisal in their stead. Is either of these solutions a workable one?