Articles published in June 2011

Daily Stand-up, Beyond Mechanics: A Measure of Self-Organization

Daily Stand-up, Beyond Mechanics: A Measure of Self-Organization

The daily stand-up is a 15-minute meeting for Scrum teams. It provides an opportunity to touch base on progress toward daily commitments and sprint goals. The ScrumMaster, product owner, and all team members participate in this daily meeting. To k...

The Short Short Story

The Short Short Story

The short short story: How long does it have to be? Scrum teams often use user stories for backlog items. Unfortunately, one of the most important aspects of a story—its extremely short length—has been subtly transformed over time, an...

Scrum Gathering Seattle Was a Fantastic Conference and a Twitter Powerhouse

Scrum Gathering Seattle Was a Fantastic Conference and a Twitter Powerhouse

I was very excited to attend my first Scrum Gathering in Seattle. I wore two hats: Marketing Communications Manager for SolutionsIQ, the platinum sponsor of the event, and Official Tweeter (if there is such a title) for the Scrum Alliance. Bryan S...