Tag Archives: Scrum

Fixing Your Scrum: A Forensic Product Backlog Analysis (Part 1)

Stefan Wolpers February 9, 2021 TL; DR: Product Owner Anti-Patterns from Job Ads Garbage in, garbage out: No matter whether your team chose Scrum for the right purpose—solving complex, adaptive problems. No matter whether your Scrum Team’s product quality is top-notch or whether your teammates embrace self-management to the fullest. If your Product Backlog is … Continue reading Fixing Your Scrum: A Forensic Product Backlog Analysis (Part 1)

The Scrum Master Job (1): 4 Steps to Identify Suitable Employers or Clients

Stefan Wolpers January 27, 2021 TL; DR: Scrum Master Job — 4 Steps to Identify Suitable Employers or Clients Are you considering a new Scrum Master job? However, you are not sure that it is the right organization? Don’t worry; there are four steps of proactive research to identify suitable employers or clients for Scrum … Continue reading The Scrum Master Job (1): 4 Steps to Identify Suitable Employers or Clients

Scrum Commitments: Tying Loose Ends and Shoehorning the Definition of Done

Stefan Wolpers January 14, 2021 TL; DR: Scrum Commitments While the new Scrum Guide is less prescriptive and more inclusive, it also ties loose ends by including elements better, namely the previously free-floating Sprint Goal and the Definition of Done with the creation of Scrum commitments. This inclusion works remarkably well in the former’s case; … Continue reading Scrum Commitments: Tying Loose Ends and Shoehorning the Definition of Done

What is Scrum? The Answer to Your Company’s Productivity Woes

Jeff Previte — June 15, 2020 Workplace productivity fuels your business. But of course, it can also hinder your growth if your teams are struggling to get things done. There are so many factors that hurt employee productivity, including too many meetings, too much time reading emails, and a lack of processes. One of the … Continue reading What is Scrum? The Answer to Your Company’s Productivity Woes