Articles I've written
The Retrospective: Know Yourself and Adapt to the World
In Scrum: The Unity of Knowing and Doing, I discussed the two basic abilities of human beings: knowing and doing. In terms of Scrum, inspection is about knowing, adaption is about doing, and transparency unites knowing and doing. From a team persp...
Scrum: The Unity of Knowing and Doing
Human beings have two basic kinds of capabilities. One is knowing, including learning, making decisions, and planning. Making decisions and planning are based on using past experience to judge the future. The other capability is doing, including e...
Agile People Management: 3 Reflective Questions
I have summed up my self-management experience, my understanding and practice of Agile values and principles, and the Unity of Knowing and Doing philosophy into three reflective or retrospective questions. . . .
The Agile Manifesto says that the best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self-organizing teams. The Scrum Guide says that self-organizing teams choose how best to accomplish their work, rather than being directed by others outside the team. But how about letting the team self-organize to reward itself?
The ScrumMaster's Performance and Development
Agile is about product development, and it's also about people development. Only if both people development and product development are conducted in an Agile way can Agile be truly successful. . . .