Articles I've written
What Do I Do if the Big Boss Doesn't Like Scrum?
Let's face it, it's much harder to implement Scrum without the support of senior management. If they are not just skeptical but even reluctant, then, yes, you're going to struggle. This being said, I would like to share the following pieces of advice with you. . . .
Grumpy, Descartes, Mr. Bighead, and Mr. Blasé
Lately I've been wondering: Is there a typical profile for those people who have a hard time transitioning to Agile? Are they always the same from one organization to another? Is there a magic formula to spot them right away?
Scrum for Research
I recently coached on an R&D project that involved a lot of research work. Googling and reading books for help did not really give us much advice about Scrum for research — it felt as if we were among the first ones to do it. That’s why I hope some may find it helpful to read about the adjustments that we made.