12/6/2013 by Rick Regueira
As Scrum coaches and trainers, we are often called to make presentations and speeches. I know many Scrum presenters who are constantly working on updating the content for their presentations. But then they disregard the most important part of the speech: its delivery. . . .
12/5/2013 by Glen Wang
If you google "Agile Parenting," you will get more than 500,000 results. The purpose of my presentation is to advocate Agile parenting in the Scrum community, share my understanding and practice, and trigger discussions and thinking. . . .
12/5/2013 by Ravi Srivastava
In Waterfall or other SDLC processes, a large project is defined as a multiyear effort. Scrum is one of the ways within Agile to execute such a project. There are, of course, many questions about how to handle large projects using Scrum, and there are various opinions but no confirmed answers. . . .
12/4/2013 by Gurpreet Singh
Many companies tag themselves "Agile" as they execute software development projects. Scrum is the most commonly followed Agile way of working these days. Generally, organizations use a blended version to suit their needs. . . . So, why are companies moving to Agile?
12/4/2013 by Mirko Kleiner
All companies I know that run Scrum still have a line organization. The idea of a line organization is to link organizational units, with the help of managing relations, to a hierarchical organization system. In other words, all ScrumMasters are part of a ScrumMaster line, developers part of a developer line, etc. . . .
12/3/2013 by Catherine Louis
The Pareto Principle is named after its originator, Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto. The idea is pretty simple: 80 percent of outcomes flow from 20 percent of causes. . . .
12/2/2013 by Mohit Jain
If your retrospectives have fallen into a monotonous or ineffective state, it's time to change the way you've been conducting them and focus on giving a direction to the meetings, making sure they are timeboxed and end with a quantifiable action item. . . .
11/29/2013 by Bob Jiang
"The unexamined life is not worth living," Socrates said. It is true for the individual, but it also applies to a team. . . .
11/28/2013 by Thiago Avelino da Silva
The evolution of efficacy in software engineering with regard to methodology in systemic development projects is notorious. . . . However, there is still much more evolution needed, and it falls to us to reflect and identify where there has been shortsightedness in developing quality in software.
11/27/2013 by ABHISHEK KUMAR SRIVASTAVA
Managing dependencies in a distributed Scrum team can be a challenging task. If you don't plan it properly, you may end up losing productive hours of resources. . . .