8/23/2013 by Glen Wang
Life is a series of timeboxes. The timebox is not time. The timebox is an objective mapping to a time frame. It's not about productivity. It's about living purposefully. The value of the timebox is the value of life. Strategically, there are four steps to optimize value of the timebox. . . .
8/22/2013 by Warren Jones
I believe in being pragmatic. I don't so much see Scrum as a set of rules but rather as guidelines. In short, I like to do things because they make sense. . . .
8/21/2013 by Yaser Marey
In public bids, you need to commit to fixed time, scope, and cost. This commitment, at its best at this stage, is a mere guess! A guess that wouldn’t stand long as change floods the project once it starts. . . .
8/20/2013 by Mirko Kleiner
In presentations but also negotiations about booking Scrum teams, I like the following visualization. It shows in the most simple way the advantages of using Scrum compared to traditional approaches. . . .
8/19/2013 by Arpit Gautam
As a product developer and ScrumMaster, you will eventually encounter those product owners who believe that the epics they initially created carry value as a whole. They will tell you that a story breakdown is great if it's working for the team, but they want you to deliver epics, not stories, for a release. . . .
8/16/2013 by David Snelson
I have participated in many daily stand-up meetings that are routine and mechanical in delivery and execution. Why have the meeting? I have also participated in many daily stand-up meetings that are extremely beneficial and by no means routine in delivery or execution. Again, why have the meeting?
8/15/2013 by Juanma Gomez
With the experience that I now have in software development, I realized that visiting a museum has a lot of things in common with the software development world. When we start planning to visit a museum (or some kind of art exhibition), we need to take some concepts into account. Yes, I’m talking about . . .
8/14/2013 by Srinivas Chillara
In my experience, many organizations don't facilitate testers in making the transition to Scrum and often are not sure how to do so, and therefore many testers are left in the lurch. . . .
8/14/2013 by Catia Oliveira
Here are some thoughts, based on my experience, about being a coach. it's not about technology, processes, and frameworks. It's not about teaching people how to do stuff, although it helps if you can show them a new way or help them find a solution. But that is not at all the most important thing about coaching people. . . .
8/13/2013 by Richard Obermeier
If you talk to other Scrum practitioners, you'll quickly find that everyone has a different opinion about the "right" amount of development documentation. . . .