3/3/2010 by Feyza O'Connell
In today’s work environments, research proves that distributed Scrum teams can achieve the same quality results as collocated teams, but relationships, communication and culture play important roles in the latter.
Since its inc...
2/22/2010 by Aaron Conoly
As I mentioned in my last article, I'm new to Scrum, and the journey to implement Scrum has had its challenges and rewards. After using Scrum for a month or so, I started to see a deficiency; we weren't having productive Daily Scrums. So, I dec...
2/19/2010 by Rahul Sawhney
Scrum and other agile methods recognize that responsiveness to change is an important aspect of delivering projects. They also recognize that software development is evolutionary and creative. By managing changes through Adaptive planning, Scrum p...
2/19/2010 by Bachan Anand
Has someone in your organization taken time to explain to you why you should embrace Agile? Ask yourself, why would "I" as a CIO/ Business Stakeholder / Developer/QA/BA implement Agile? Teamwork is very key in any organization; however, at the end...
2/4/2010 by Heitor Roriz Filho
Can Scrum Support Six Sigma?
By Heitor Roriz Filho, MSc, CSP
Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile Coach
Rally Software partner for Latin America
This article discusses briefly how Scrum could support Six Si...
1/27/2010 by German Sakaryan
What does a ScrumMaster do?
Dr. German Sakaryan CSP, CSM
As a ScrumMaster, I was asked this question many times. Sometimes I had enough time to explain, sometimes not. But every time it was challenging to provide a clear picture of what a ScrumM...
1/25/2010 by Aaron Conoly
When is a Post-it more than just a Post-it? When it becomes the basis for an easy-to-update taskboard for a non-development Scrum team. Read the rest of the story...
1/21/2010 by John Clifford
Transitioning to Scrum: Selecting the Product Owner
By John Clifford, CSM, CSPO, CSP Construx Software, Inc. John.Clifford@Construx.com
Many teams moving to Scrum have questions about the Product Owner position. Is the Product Owner a member of ...
1/15/2010 by Marko Majkic
Scrummertime and the livin' is easy
By Marko Majkic, CSM, CSP
I have prejudices.
Usually, people have prejudices about everything, including Scrum. This is normal and ok as long as we are aware of these prejudices and we're ready to deal with t...
1/15/2010 by Sanzio Albuquerque
Estimation with no historical data: a Monte Carlo approach
By Sanzio Castor, MSc, CSM
Better estimates can significantly change the course of a software development project and its budget results. This article proposes to use a basic Monte Carlo...