Articles I've written
Six Recommendations for an Enterprise Scrum Transformation
When I attended the February 2013 Agile SoCal group meeting in Orange County, California, the main event was a presentation by George Schlitz, founder of BigVisible Solutions. The title of this presentation was "Agile Beyond the Teams ...
Shake It Up!
Maybe Baskin Robbins had it right. Just as one flavor of ice cream doesn’t suit every buyer, vanilla Scrum may not be the best recipe for every organization. Find out how combining tasks and blending roles can result in a more evolved, cross-functional team.
History Lesson: Using Core Elements of Scrum in 1961?
On March 27, 2012, a video titled Introducing Avanti 1963 was posted on YouTube, with the following description:
Studebaker was in trouble and headed for oblivion. The president of the company decided he needed a Hail Mary pass and re...
It's All in the Delivery
How Scrum Avoids Problems with Traditional "Earned Value" and "Schedule Performance Index" Calculations
Empowering Teams: The ScrumMaster's Role
For Scrum to work, teams must be truly empowered. Unfortunately, far too many teams are operating at much less than capacity and are failing. Find out how to cure a team that is suffering from a power shortage.