Articles I've written
Scrum Without a ScrumMaster
Can a team function on its own, without a ScrumMaster?
What Do You Do on Your First Day as a ScrumMaster?
Doesn't matter how many times you have done it -- you are always anxious on your first day with the team as a Coach/ScrumMaster. . . .
The Daily Scrum: Common Pitfalls and Negative Patterns
Enough is written on good stand-ups (stick to the three questions, focus on accomplishments, the team owns the meeting, etc.). Here I thought I would discuss some common pitfalls and negative patterns, based on my experience. . . .
Who Is Your Product Owner?
There have been a lot of mixed views about the PO role from those who have been through a bad Agile implementation or haven't gone through a formal Agile/Scrum training. . . .