6/26/2006 by Roman Pichler
Let’s face it: for most of us, the term standardization has a negative connotation. We think of rules that are strictly enforced, procedures that must be followed, no matter what. This article tries to put a different perspective on standard...
6/19/2006 by Victor Szalvay
My colleagues and I work with a number of organizations implementing agile and Scrum. We are starting to see patterns (and anti-patterns) emerge in the way in which many companies go about transitioning their products to Scrum. Two of these patter...
6/12/2006 by John Hill
How Scrum Avoids Problems with Traditional "Earned Value" and "Schedule Performance Index" Calculations
6/5/2006 by Esther Derby
As a ScrumMaster, part of your job is to improve the productivity and engineering practices of the team in any way possible. One way to help the team improve is coaching. In this column, I’ll talk about one of the foundations of successful c...
5/22/2006 by Doug Shimp,Dan Rawsthorne PhD PMP
The essential promises required for Scrum to succeed in an organization.
5/15/2006 by Boris Gloger
Toyota often is touted as the world's best manufacturer. This success has been attributed to fourteen clearly identified principles. Find out how Scrum can allow you to model these ideals in your own product development.
5/8/2006 by Tobias Fors
Sight, Sound, Touch. You were born with powerful learning tools. You have only to tap into them.
5/1/2006 by Ken Schwaber
Why ScrumMasters should question answers, but not be so quick to answer questions.
4/24/2006 by Jim Schiel
What to do when Scrum lifts the veil of opacity from your project, revealing obstacles and problems you may wish you'd never seen.
4/17/2006 by Geoff Watts,Paul Goddard
External consultants bring a wealth of experience and an objective perspective to the classroom. However, we have been experimenting with running internal certified ScrumMaster courses ourselves. Bringing the training in-house has resulted in some significant benefits but has also brought some significant challenges.