9/18/2013 by Joakim Sahlberg
A good daily stand-up is a rare sight. How do we, as ScrumMasters or facilitators, achieve a good stand-up without micromanaging? There are a few things that are easy to implement and give you a lot of bang for the buck. . . .
9/18/2013 by Vinay Tripathi
The Definition of Done (DoD) is what we use to determine whether a story will be included in a sprint review, so what about a story that is partially complete and that the team wants to showcase? Let me tell you the story of something that happened recently on the project I am coaching. . . .
9/17/2013 by Ross Curtin
The idea behind a Scrum team is that is it self-organizing, self-managed, and self-improving. Why does this work so well?
9/17/2013 by Suresh Bansal
My current project and organizational environment does not allow me to shift to Scrum. So the question is: Under this constraint, can some of the learnings from Scrum be used to reduce/eliminate my current project challenges?
9/16/2013 by Glen Wang
This article provides a simplified and commonsense perspective to understanding Scrum. Everything in Scrum can be summarized this way. . . .
9/13/2013 by Aakash Srinivasan,Vivek Angiras
What do we know from a quarter-century of software projects? Most of them are either challenged or fail. They run over budget, run late, run off the rails. . . .
9/12/2013 by Manuj Desai
What does Scrum mean to you? When I posed this question to folks, I got interesting answers -- and across most of them, the interpretation of Scrum was different. . . .
9/12/2013 by Raghu Angara CSP
For decades there has been a growing conflict between the marketing end of an organization and the delivery side, especially in the software industry. Projections, Promises, and Profits versus Feasibility, Facts, and Fallacies. . . .
9/11/2013 by saurabh mittal
A lot of people in the business community joke that Agile is for those who don't know what they are doing. May be they have read and signed off on huge requirements specs (running into hundreds of pages) and are proud about it. . . .
9/11/2013 by Tirrell Payton
When a company decides to embark upon the Scrum journey, it may start with renaming a few project managers as ScrumMasters. It may even send them to become certified and then have them come back and teach others. Things muddle along for a while, then at some point the organization begins to stall, and no one understands why. . . .