Articles published in May 2008

"Four"warned Is Forearmed

"Four"warned Is Forearmed

We all know the three questions of Scrum: What did you do yesterday? What will you do today? What blocking issues do you have? We all do our best to answer these questions. So how come so many of our initial demos turn up problems we didn't catch? Maybe it's because, at least at the beginning, we need to add a fourth question to our daily standups.

A Balancing Act

A Balancing Act

Find out how one company maintains a disciplined process without breaking their team spririt.

Scrum Meets Waterfall

Scrum Meets Waterfall

Dave Prior and Mike Cohn sat down at Scrum Gathering Spring 2008 to talk about managing an agile project in a waterfall environment. They also discussed the challenges facing traditional project managers as they shift toward agile. This transcript of their interview may help answer some of your own questions.