Sometimes I am asked, why do you dwell on the basics of Scrum in your CSM class. A couple of obvious answers, although not the most important: there are beginners in most classes Scrum Alliance expects me to cover the basics while the students read the Scrum Guide (often) before the class, they do not […]
There are 3 perceived problems of Scrum that we talk about during this lightning Scrum webinar: Scrum is a panacea or silver bullet. There are just too many meetings. There is way too much transparency — why? We hope this video will help you in addressing these concerns when they comeup in your organization. Despite […]
Someone writes: What is you suggested organizational learning plan? What courses or workshops do you recommend? *** Answer: This is a big question, and depends a LOT on the organization and the people. First, I am assuming (probably rightly) that you all are fairly new to Agile and Scrum. And that most of the people […]
I just gave a webinar about the Agile Release Planning “day.” Listen to learn more about what happens on the actual Agile Release Planning day and how to get the most success with the support of your team. Below is the 30-minute video, including questions from the audience. You may also download the PDF of the webinar slides. […]
I just gave a webinar about the context and basics of Agile Release Planning. Below is the 30-minute video, including questions from the audience. You may also download the PDF of the webinar slides. Enjoy!
To have a decent Agile-Scrum Team, here are my conditions: An important set of work An ability to define that work well enough (clearer requirements) A team that wants to do that work — an inspired team would be great A team that is willing to try Scrum The courage to face the truth Someone […]
If the Team does not see themselves as a Team, does not feel that “we win together or we lose together”, then the Scrum events (Sprint Planning Meeting, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Retrospective) are likely to be pretty lame if not useless. I think lots of people do not naturally think of themselves as […]
Here is another lightning Webinar on this topic. A few of the key ideas: * A small suggestion, easily implemented (at least the basics are easy) * This is right in the area of the PO’s true responsibilities. * It yields, we find, huge benefits. Almost always. (I suppose your team could be doing something […]