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Six Recommendations for an Enterprise Scrum Transformation
This article describes six essential recommendations for an Enterprise Scrum Transformation.
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?
This article looks at a project that had nothing to do with software development but that practiced core elements of the Scrum framework in 1961, a quarter-century before Scrum was first described in 1986. . . .
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.