Articles published in March 2009

9 Tips for Creating a Good Sprint Backlog

9 Tips for Creating a Good Sprint Backlog

The sprint backlog is a simple list of the tasks that must executed by the team in order to deliver an increment of functional software at the end of that sprint. Sprint backlog creation happens in the second part of the sprint planning meeting wi...

Strategist: A New Role for Scrum Organizations?

Strategist: A New Role for Scrum Organizations?

Srinivas calls for an organizational ScrumMaster, a strategist who balances the company's wish list against market realities and organizational capabilities. What do you think? Is this a necessary role? Are companies currently filling this need through other means? We invite you to read this article and share your organization's own experiences.

Collaboration: It's Not Just for Teams

Collaboration: It's Not Just for Teams

A small group of Certified Scrum Coaches were on a conference call recently, our voices travelling among continents through the digital magic of the Internet. One coach lamented the lack of having another coach to talk to on the job. Convincing or...