Peter Gfader — January 21, 2020 Often we work harder in Scrum teams, but not necessarily smarter. Therefore the way we work has to change. Five tips for more effective agile work. As a technical Scrum Master and technical Agile Coach, I travel a lot with teams and accompany them on their adventures. The adventure … Continue reading 5 Practices That Help With Agile Software Development
Alasdair Macleod — January 20, 2020 The topic of my blog today is another one that is common on client’s sites. The use of the terms Showcase, Show & Tell or Sprint Review. In this situation, there is likely to be a broad mix of people fulfilling the Scrum Master roles. These could be client … Continue reading Showcase, Show & Tell or Sprint Review
Cesario Ramos — January 19, 2020 In my first article, I explained what Scrum Patterns are and why they could be useful for you in your transformation. The second article explained how to select the Scrum Patterns from the Pattern Languages. In this 3rd article, I build on the previous two articles and give an … Continue reading Scrum Patterns in Practice
Daria Bagina — January 19, 2020 The Scrum Guide is quite clear on one important thing: for one product there is only one Product Owner and only one Product Backlog: “[The Product Backlog] is the single source of requirements for any changes to be made to the product.” “The Product Owner is the sole person … Continue reading Same Product = Same Team: Myth or Fact?
Cesario Ramos — January 17, 2020 In my first article, I explained what Scrum Patterns are and why they could be useful for you in your transformation. The second article explained how to select the Scrum Patterns from the Pattern Languages. In this 3rd article, I build on the previous two articles and give an … Continue reading Applying Scrum Patterns in Practice
Ian Andersen — January 16, 2020 Managing creative projects well comes down to understanding the ever-present project management triangle: scope, schedule, and cost. For projects in many other industries, determining these factors is relatively straightforward: If I’m building a three-bedroom house, I’ll have blueprints and dimensions (scope), which will tell me the amount of cement, … Continue reading How to Project-Manage Creative Projects
Sylvia Moses — January 16, 2020 What are some of the top project management trends agencies need to watch out for? Find the right answers in this article. As a project manager, you have your work cut out for you. It’s not enough to master the nuances of managing projects in the creative field – … Continue reading Project Management Trends for Agencies: What to Skip, What to Adopt
Peter Koning — January 13, 2020 The agile movement really has changed the way we lead our people. Giving them more freedom and autonomy to do their job often improves the quality, productivity and happiness of the people. Because knowledge workers (or highly educated people) don’t need a boss to tell them what to do, … Continue reading How Much Autonomy Should Teams Get From Their Agile Leader?
Chris Belknap — January 10, 2020 The Scrum Guide provides no reference or guidance on how to get started with Scrum. That’s because Scrum is a lightweight, minimal framework to encourage self-organization. I have heard it stated that Scrum is intentionally incomplete. There are no special Sprints in Scrum, such as Sprint Zeros, either, which … Continue reading Getting a New Scrum Team Started (Part 1 of 2)
Cesario Ramos — January 7, 2020 In my earlier article, I explained what Scrum Patterns are and why they could be useful for you in your transformation. In this blog, I discuss how to select and use the Scrum Patterns from the Pattern Languages. Scrum Pattern Languages The patterns in our book organized into two … Continue reading How to Select Scrum Patterns