» First Scrum Test
26/09/23 12:43
Hi all, I'm about to book my first Scrum test. Which you you recommend, CSM or PSM? please advise

» At what level should the product owner detail the work?
26/09/23 09:52
Hello everyone, I hope all of you are well. There are articles on the forum about this subject, but I could not find exactly the answer I was looking for. Of course, in Scrum, it is necessary to comply with the written rules, but there a...

» Split stories as late as possible
26/09/23 03:25
Hi everyone. I was reading about how to write user-stories and came across a section where it mentioned that one of the best ways to manage dependencies between stories is to "Split as late as possible until the last responsible moment"....

» Scrum Guide
25/09/23 16:08
I have been getting queries recently. People want to know when the next Scrum Guide is coming out. The 2020 Guide took Ralph Jocham, Don McGreal and me six months to write. We removed inconsistencies and normalized the prior Guide. If yo...

» Internship paid or unpaid
22/09/23 10:12
Hi everyone, I just started my journey with Agile management and I am just acquired the PSM 1 certification. I will like to develop some hands on experience and I am looking for junior roles as well as internships (Paid or un paid) to he...

» Epic name for team upskilling
21/09/23 12:03
Hi team, We got a new requirements for our product and for that our team to upskill with new technology and get ready for implications the features to the product For that our team going some training and analysis and POCs and creating u...

» Coaching a self-organizing team
21/09/23 03:03
Can anyone give me some coaching examples or situations you may have come across and how did you help that individual? I’m trying to get a better idea on how a scrum master would guide that member of the team to finding their own resolut...

» Leader(s) in a team
19/09/23 15:51
Hello all,   How would you define a "leader"? How many leaders would you see in a team?   Thank you very much in advance for your insights!  

» Evaluation of: 1)Scrum Team, 2)Scrum Master, 3)Product Owner, 4)Developer
18/09/23 08:52
Hello all,   In the context of Agile and Scrum,     1 - how a Scrum Team should be evaluated? 2 - how a Scrum Master of a Scrum Team should be evaluated? 3 - how a Product Owner of a Scrum Team should be evaluated?  4 - how a Developer o...

» Can a user story be written from a developer's perspective?
18/09/23 06:42
Can a user story be written from a developer's perspective? For eg:   As a developer, I would like to enhance XYZ API to call ABC API? My understanding was that user stories are created from the perspective of the user who is using the p...

» Technical debt "management"
15/09/23 15:39
Dear all,   How a team could identify technical debt? Which could be some ways/techniques to reduce it in practice? Could refactoring be one?   Thank you very much in advance for your insights!

» Scrum Guide 2020
30/08/20 14:50
Lean and focused. Thirteen pages long. To be released this fall.

» Migration and Clarity
14/08/20 15:08
Massachusetts, my home, has experienced progressively warmer winters. One consequence is that many birds that used to migrate through Massachusetts now stop in Massachusetts for the winter. The result is birds everywhere. Ben, a farmer i...

» Mildred the Goose
13/07/20 15:00
Overview:  Agile processes are easy to grasp after you’ve been on a project that employs them. Until then, many have trouble understanding what an agile process or an agile project is all about. Whereas traditional project management app...

» Muck the Duck
12/07/20 15:52
These are the jokes I told in my Scrum Master classes. Brick-Laying Duck New buildings were going up all over town. The best were made from brick. And, as you would expect, bars were always nearby to salve the pains of the working folk I...

» Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) Exam Study Tips
08/05/20 14:01
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...

» The End of Kurt Cagle: Or At Least the End of his Movie Studio Model.
10/09/19 03:01
Disclaimer Up Front:  I have been “Crazy” about Scrum since I first learned about it, and I myself have been known to act a little “Crazy” at times in my life, and this is why my blog and company operate under the...

» More Aspects of Agile Communities of Practice
25/07/19 02:14
This is a follow up article to my article about An Agile Community of Practice Starter Kit.  I wanted to share some details on other aspects of CoP’s. Scope and Nature of a CoP The scope of an Agile CoP can be of varying sizes and ...

» Better SAFe Than Sorry
25/03/19 15:38
The presentation demonstrates why SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is the most widely adopted agile scaling framework. SAFe’s practices have evolved from Agile practices and methods, Lean product... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit ...

» Agile Coach Camp Canada, Cornwall, Canada, June 7-9 2019
21/03/19 07:00
Agile Coach Camp Canada is a conference that creates opportunities for the Agile and Scrum coaches community to share successes, learning, questions and unresolved dilemmas. All this happens in an... [[ This is a content summary only. Vi...

» AgileCraft Acquired by Atlassian
20/03/19 14:48
Atlassian, the vendor of the JIRA tool, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AgileCraft, a provider of enterprise agile planning software. AgileCraft helps... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit m...

» Using Commercial Scrum Tools for Free
19/03/19 07:00
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...

» ZenHub Adds Agile Reporting
15/03/19 14:42
ZenHub project management tool for software development teams using GitHub has released a new Agile reporting suite aimed at enterprise software teams looking to optimize their development lifecycle.... [[ This is a content summary only....

» Agile Coach Camp Denmark, Dragor, Denmark, May 23-25 2019
15/03/19 07:30
Agile Coach Camp Denmark is a three-day event that serves as an unconference for Agile and Scrum coaches of Denmark and other countries. The Agile Coach Camp Denmark is a free, not-for-profit,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit ...

» ScrumImpulz, Bratislava, Slovakia, May 30 2019
15/03/19 07:00
ScrumImpulz is a one-day conference focused on the Scrum approach for Agile project management that takes place in Slovakia. Local and international experts share their practical experience about the... [[ This is a content summary only....

» Agile Open Canada, Vancouver, Canada, May 27-28 2019
15/03/19 06:00
Agile Open Canada is a two-day conference that creates opportunities for the Canadian Agile practitioners and enthusiasts of Canada to share successes, learning, questions and unresolved dilemmas.... [[ This is a content summary only. Vi...

» Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master II (PSM II) Exam Study Tips
27/02/19 22:12
You may notice that steps 1-10 are a re-hash of suggestions for studying for the PSM I exam. If you took PSM I recently, then just quickly re-do these steps again (or skim instead of read, etc). If you didn’t take PSM I recently, t...

» Look at Capability, not Title.
04/02/19 15:50
Development team or Delivery team. Continue reading →

» User Stories to Represent Backend Services, Web Services, SOA, etc
15/01/19 20:50
Sometimes you have a need to represent User Stories that describe a back end service, API, web service, or similar. First of all, a couple of warnings. 1. Make sure that you’re not creating a “Technical Story”. Technica...

» The Best Scrum Product Owner Book Ever Written!! (Must Read for PO’s and Agile Coaches)
15/12/18 16:44
Full disclosure: I actually sometimes compete against Don, one of the authors, for Scrum Coaching and Training work, so while we are friendly, we are also competitors in the marketplace. People who know me know that I “call ’...

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