Here are four necessary elements in getting everyone on the same page and moving forward as a cohesive team. Amanda Glen on October 28, 2019 Every advertiser works with a number of partners – media partners, creative agencies, ad servers, DSPs, DMPs, dynamic creative partners, you name it. In theory, they’re all striving toward the … Continue reading Pro Tip: Every new project starts with breaking down silos
Companies try to convert existing roles into a Scrum Master but they miss the vital skill needed – a deep understanding of Scrum. Stacey Ackerman on October 23, 2019 A trend among agile marketing implementations is to forgo the Scrum Master role and to absorb this into a single role that combines Scrum Master and … Continue reading Agile marketers are often forgoing the Scrum Master role, but is this wise?
Todd Miller — October 22, 2019 Follow @todd_miller11 While teaching and consulting, I’ve had many existing Scrum Masters pull me aside looking tired, frustrated, and worn out. They seek me out looking for answers to difficult situations they are facing in the organizations where they work. They are running into walls trying to change archaic … Continue reading Scrum Master Fatigue
Stefan Wolpers — October 22, 2019 Follow @StefanW TL; DR: Have we reached Peak Agile? There has never been a shortage of articles claiming that Agile is either dead, failing, disrespectful, or useless, with authors ranging from respected signatories of the Agile Manifesto to click baiters to people who never experienced the real thing in … Continue reading Have We Reached Peak Agile?
Nagesh Sharma — October 19, 2019 Follow @just4nagesh It’s been a while since I wrote a blog, here is some good news, this is part1 of a 3 part blog series, inspired by the writings of John C. Maxwell, “The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential.” This blog is by … Continue reading 5 Invaluable Laws of Growth for Scrum Masters
Khoa Doan Tien — October 18, 2019 People always have questions and concerns about Risk management and Autonomy in the Scrum Team, like: How do we make sure the success of the product if the Product Owner is new or hasn’t had enough domain knowledge yet? How does the Product Owner make the right decision, … Continue reading Scrum – an Art of Decision Making
Jonathan Fries — October 17, 2019 Follow @jonathanfries Software development is the core focus of any digitally transforming organization. A lot of time and effort in these organizations is spent thinking about and communicating the concept of product development. Customer-centricity, continuous delivery, and automated QA are just a few of the things that are necessary … Continue reading How to Develop a Software Project as a Non-Product
Don Dalrymple — October 14, 2019 Follow @dondalrymple You have the whole world at your fingertips, and if you want, you can get people to help you get work done, build systems and grow your business. The challenge is to be clear and manage projects with the desired outcomes articulated and identified. It can sound … Continue reading How to Manage Projects
Ian Mitchell — October 10, 2019 “At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly” — The Agile Manifesto A few weeks ago we considered the Agile Manifesto from a lean perspective. We saw that it is possible to map the 12 agile principles to … Continue reading Sprint Retrospectives with Kanban
Stefan Wolpers — September 26, 2019 Follow @StefanW TL; DR: Scrum Master Engagement Patterns Last year, I ran a (non-representative) survey on how Scrum Masters are allocating their time when working with a single Scrum Team. Much to the surprise of many readers, the direct Scrum Master engagement with a single Scrum Team of average … Continue reading Scrum Master Engagement Patterns: The Development Team