12/18/2006 by David Höhn
You may not need passion to do a job well, but you’ve got to have fun and like what you are doing to truly excel. Learn about eight keys that could help you unlock your personal contentment zone.
12/11/2006 by Tobias Fors
Tobias Fors explains how Scrum's frequent finish lines offer a powerful sense of closure.
12/4/2006 by Ken Schwaber
The team has worked as creatively as possible, building a product increment that exceeded what it committed to in the sprint planning meeting. At the sprint review, the team proudly presents the increment to the Product Owner, stakeholders, and se...
11/18/2006 by Mark Randolph
Importance Important Symptoms These are symptoms that a Scrum team is not being protected from outside influences: External stakeholders talk in the daily Scrums Features are selected or priorities switched outside of sprint planning meetin...
11/11/2006 by Chris Fry
Scrum is built on a few simple principles. Many people are exposed to the how (the mechanics) of scrum first, without the why (the principles). This document focuses on the why.
11/6/2006 by Matt Truxaw
Single-celled organisms and software developers may not seem to have much in common. However, both of these organisms benefit from following a few simple rules that allow them to work in groups. Following these simple rules allows new behaviors an...
10/23/2006 by Kane Mar
Burndown graphs are commonly used in Scrum projects to give the team an understanding of the amount of work remaining for the Sprint (or iteration). In Ken's own words:
“As a team works together, it develop its own style of creating ...
10/16/2006 by Mike Cohn
The selection of a new Scrum team's ScrumMaster can impact the success or failure of the team's Scrum adoption. Choose the wrong person and the team could face the uphill struggle of trying to become self-organizing while under the thumb...
10/9/2006 by Ragnar Birgisson,Alexey Krivitsky
Two weeks? Four weeks? One week? How long should a sprint be? Our story chronicles our experiences with various sprint lengths and the conclusions we reached.
10/2/2006 by Esther Derby
As a coach, your job is not to solve or do—it’s to support other people as they develop skills and capabilities and as they solve problems on their own. When it comes to coaching, one size does not fit all. You need to have a variety o...