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2/12/2008 by Mike Cohn
How much work should you do in advance of a sprint? Nothing? As little as possible? As much as possible? Find out why doing just enough, just in time might be your best strategy.
5/7/2007 by Mike Cohn
When scaling Scrum to large projects, the scrum of scrums meeting can be a vital tool for keeping your teams in sync and out of each other's way. Mike Cohn gives some pointers on how to run and coordinate these important Scrum meetings.
2/5/2007 by Mike Cohn
When it comes time to choose a ScrumMaster, who should you choose? A technical guru? A political mastermind? A visionary? In this week’s column, Mike Cohn describes six attributes to look for in a potential ScrumMaster.
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...
7/10/2006 by Mike Cohn
While teaching a recent Certified ScrumMaster class I was asked what a ScrumMaster should do about a team member who doesn’t want to participate in a sprint planning meeting. In this specific case, the question referred to a team member who ...
3/20/2006 by Mike Cohn
If lightweight processes feel too heavy, it's most likely an implementation problem.