Articles published in February 2009

Unlearn What You Have Learned

Unlearn What You Have Learned

To be truly successful with Scrum, you must fundamentally change the way you work. It's not just teams that must adjust; management and business have to think differently too. Breaking long-held habits is never easy, but it can be done.

Scrum, Virtually

Scrum, Virtually

How a distributed team made Scrum work for them, despite the distance and time that separated teams and team members from each other.

Priority Markets

Priority Markets

Maintaining a prioritised product backlog of desired functionality is a key aspect of agile software development. When working with a single product owner and a small number of backlog items, this task is easily managed. However, scaling prioritisation to multiple stakeholders and large product backlogs presents unique challenges. This paper presents a market-based approach to prioritisation that is fair, open, and scalable.