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 […]
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!
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 […]
Here is a wonderful video by Ward Cunningham about Technical Debt. (Thanks to my friend James Collins for finding it on his iPad.) You may want to ‘Wikipedia’ Ward Cunningham, if you don’t know him well. There is some irony here, since Cunningham invented the wiki concept (a.k.a. wikiwikiweb) and implemented it first, and his […]
Here is another video that talks about why we do Agile. This one and the one called “Being Agile is our favorite thing” were the top two vote-getters (from a perhaps somewhat-biased, large audience) at the Agile 2007 conference. It’s a bit serious, I think. Perhaps a bit overdrawn, but I do think developers have […]
Lachlan Heasman commented on a post, reminding me of some great video resources. For now, I’ll just mention the two of which he reminded me. There are earlier posts with other videos. Ken Schwaber talking about Scrum at Google. As I commented to Ken, good for lots of companies to know that Google is using […]
Google is doing Agile, and four people have come to talk at the Googleplex about Agile. (Maybe more.) One is Ken Schwaber, who talked to them for about an hour, mostly about Scrum. The excellent video of his talk is here. The nuances of Scrum become clearer when you hear Ken explain it. His website […]