» Death by User Stories
18/09/18 15:15
Do you find that user stories grow and multiply until you can’t fit them in your Scrum sprints? Are you struggling to see the big picture? Are you lost in user story hell? This presentation examines... [[ This is a content summary only. ...

» How to start applying kanban?
16/09/18 21:13
Hi, If you want to start using kanban, it's good to start learning about it, but is more important to apply the theory with some practices or simulate the team's work. I would like to share with you the Featurban game, it's simple, and h...

» What if one of Scrum's ingredients becomes an impediment?
14/09/18 17:27
Hi all, I am currently studying for PSM I and I try to get information from different places about agile and how scrum fits into the scheme. I just saw a video about how scrum evolved to something similar but different at Spotify and in ...

» Scaled agile model for global teams
14/09/18 11:07
Hi, Can anyone suggest me a good model for implementing agile ( teams are using scrum and kanban now) for teams that are located at different geographic locations. For SAFe , its not economically feasible for us to have the program incre...

» Had to laugh a little bit: Scrum - A process, a framework?
14/09/18 05:44
I finally managed to start reading "Software in 30 Days" and just about 2 Minutes in, I came across the "About the Authors" page. And what do I read:  Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber are the creators of Scrum, a software development pro...

» Others teams planning affecting our sprint
13/09/18 19:10
Other teams come to us in the middle of the sprint and ask to add a story. We understand that it adds business value but how can we control things from our side and let them know to organize things on their end during their sprint planni...

» Is Co-location mandatory for Scrum teams?
13/09/18 16:48
I am curious to know if co-location is mandatory in order to be effective at implementing scrum. In today's global context, some of our team members are inevitably offshore. Can we not work with distributed teams? I understand that a tig...

» Changing the Sprint start day
13/09/18 12:00
Hello everyone! Quick question about this scenario: currently, the Sprints have a 2 week duration and start on Monday; there are compelling reasons for changing the start day of the Sprints from Monday to Wednesday, while keeping the dur...

» Today I got this answer from the management when I said to update the technical documents by developers
13/09/18 10:33
"developers have already assigned task. I don't want to burden them with one more task, which you can do easily. Developers can made mistakes and documents will share with the client directly" Can anyone suggest to me how they are right ...

» OKRs with Scrum
13/09/18 08:58
I'm working in a company that has been using OKRs for a relatively short time, and I had no prior experience working with them before joining; so we're still finding our way towards using them effectively. As the Scrum Master, I see an o...

» XP Days Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine, December 7-8 2018
13/09/18 07:30
XP Days Ukraine is a conference dedicated to Agile engineering practices. Its aim is to provide practical skills and new ideas toScrum and Agile practitioners with the help of local and international... [[ This is a content summary only....

» Lean Kanban Central Europe, Hamburg, Germany, November 5-6 2018
13/09/18 07:00
Lean Kanban Central Europe is a conference focused on using Lean and Kaban in software development taking place in Germany. More than 30 international Lean and Kanban experts will share their... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit m...

» SAFe - Anti Agile?
12/09/18 15:27
I see more and more large companies insisting on SAFe, I think this may be the death of agile. The PMP's were brilliant coming up with it but I am really confused from studying the concept.  What are the opinions of where this is going? 

» Team Concept and performance appraisals
12/09/18 14:56
How do you get a true team dynamic when many companies promote, terminate, etc based off of individual performance?  Why would the rock star of the team be completely transparent if it risks promotion.  I am a huge fan of win and lose as...

» Please provide Interview tips for SMs who just have 1 to 2 years of of Scrum Maters,
12/09/18 12:40
Hi Folks,   I have close to two years of experience as Scrum Master, previously i have been in Technical  and Project Management roles. In this scenario , how best i can highlight my scrum master expertise  owing to lesser experience, Wh...

» Agile for a mixed IT/non-IT teams
12/09/18 11:50
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» Don't Practice Something Wrong
12/09/18 10:57
In the distant past, I used to be a reasonably skilled guitar player.  One of the achievements I accomplished was learning the guitar solo Eruption by Eddie Van Halen.  It took weeks to piece together the notes (since this was before the...

» Why a Product Owner Proxy is Key in Software Development Projects
11/09/18 14:37
The Product Owner is a key component of Scrum teams as the role a major influence on software development projects. It is however not always possible for the Agile team to get access to a full-time... [[ This is a content summary only. V...

» Targetprocess and Net Objectives Announced Partnership
10/09/18 14:22
Targetprocess, a vendor of a visual management platform for Agile teams and organizations, and business/software development consulting/training organization Net Objectives have announced a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my ...

» Toronto Agile Conference, Toronto, Canada, October 30 2018
07/09/18 06:15
Toronto Agile Conference is a conference focused on Agile software development and Scrum project management. This popular conference that takes place in Toronto Canada has sold out each year and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visi...

» Scrum.org Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO I) Assessment Study Tips
06/09/18 17:04
Read and thoroughly understand/internalize the Scrum Guide. Read it several times in different sittings. We recommend that you download the PDF and read it like you would a book. Over, and over again! Take the Scrum Open assessment numer...

» Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) Exam Study Tips
06/09/18 16:59
Read and thoroughly understand/internalize the Scrum Guide. Read it several times in different sittings. We recommend that you download the PDF and read it like you would a book. Over, and over again! Take the Scrum Open assessment numer...

» Are You Really Delivering Value?
05/09/18 16:14
So now that everyone and their dog is Agile, what has really changed? Are we really „delivering more value in less time“ as many agile approaches promise. What do we even mean by value? How do we... [[ This is a content summary only. Vis...

» Using Commercial Scrum Tools for Free
03/09/18 08:00
If the development of open source Scrum tools was in vogue some years ago, a lot of these projects have now been abandoned. Some are still active, but this is because their development is sponsored... [[ This is a content summary only. V...

» Scrum is simple, just use it as is!!
11/11/17 21:55
Scrum is a mindset, an approach to turning complex, chaotic problems into something that can be used. Jeff Sutherland and I based it on these pillars: Small, self-organizing, self-managing teams; Lean principles; and, Empiricism, using f...

» Teaching Scrum at Tesla, Talking with Silicon Valley Agile Leadership Network
31/08/17 00:42
During the week of the Tesla Model 3 Launch in Fremont, CA, Tesla invited Scrum Inc. to host a Certified Scrum Master and Certified Product Owner course at the factory. On Wednesday, we had a tour at the production site in Elon Musk's pe...

» 2017 Scrummer Reading List
26/07/17 22:20
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» How to Optimize Your Kanban
10/07/17 21:50
John Cutler posted a Hackernoon blog titled "I Hate Kanban ..." with a picture of this board. If you don't want to hate your Kanban, you can optimize it using the strategy below. Overview For work that is interrupt driven such as a help ...

» Scrum Improvements
27/06/17 18:41
The circumstances where Scrum is used are diverse. When people get Scrum to work well for them, they have had to make it fit their situation. They often feel that was a shortcoming of Scrum, and if we only “updated” Scrum to include thei...

» Scaling Scrum at Lufthansa and ScrumDay Stuttgart May 2017
14/06/17 20:17
In May I attended the Lufthansa Project Management Workshop near Frankfurt and then ScrumDay in Stuttgart. My keynote for both conferences was on the Shu, Ha, Ri of Scaling Scrum. At the Scrum Gathering in San Diego I gave an earlier ver...

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