12/29/2010 by Sharon Bowman
Imagine you are a reporter who has been invited to report on the two-day event that follows the 2010 Scrum Alliance Gathering in Amsterdam (which occurred last month). The event has a strange title – “Training from the BACK of the Room...
12/23/2010 by David Rico
The AFEI DoD Agile Development Conference was held on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 in Alexandria, Virginia (http://www.afei.org/events/1A01/Pages/default.aspx). The purpose of the conference was to promote agile acquisition and IT development practi...
12/18/2010 by Jan Van den Nieuwenhof
This quote stands for itself. If you can’t make your statement / issue / requirement clear to somebody outside your organization (or department); you probably don’t understand the basics or root cause of it.
12/17/2010 by Jan Van den Nieuwenhof
Enthralling Einstein: "I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”
Einstein was a Scrum pioneer; look at his quotes and see how they all included messages from the Agile Manifesto or Scrum p...
12/16/2010 by Edward Scotcher
This is a simple one page aide memoire that can be used to help explain the responsibilities of the role of Product Owner and Scrum Master. It's great to print off and hand out to people when you are explaining what the roles are and what the diff...
12/15/2010 by Dingshan Li
PD (Product designer) is very important role in software development. They will provide detail requirements specification and business workflow, UI workflow. In traditional software development process, PD will prepare the detail requirement de...
12/15/2010 by Roman Pichler
The following diagram summarises the product owner's responsibility together with the role's key activities and artifacts. You can find out more about the product owner role in my book Agile Product Management with Scrum (Addison-Wesle...
12/15/2010 by Jan Van den Nieuwenhof
Our team combined our pmScrum virtual taskboard, a beamer and a Nintendo Wii to experiment usability of virtual taskboards. Nice!http://tenforce.tumblr.com/post/1137607395/tenforce-is-testing-an-experimental-taskboard
- this is test to ch...
12/14/2010 by Robert Martin (Uncle Bob)
What goes wrong with so many Scrum projects? Why does the velocity start out high, but then precipitously decline? Why do some Scrum teams eventually give up on Scrum? What’s going wrong?
12/12/2010 by Rafael Nascimento
One of the challenges in the use of Scrum is to predict how much of functionality a team is able to deliver each sprint. Many try, in a vague attempt to create a metric, to assign a story point a certain amount of work to be delivered, rather ...