Free Workshop 04: Introduction to Sprint Reviews [Review & Retrospective]

This workshop was delivered on 16th September 2021 and focused on introducing the core concepts of the Sprint Review and its empirical nature. I used a combination of Liberating Structures, […]

Can the Definition of Done change per Sprint?

I was asked this question today and I think there is a clear answer, however it may change depending on the context of the question. “During each Sprint Retrospective, the […]

I do continuous deliver, why should I Sprint?

Many folks believe that a Sprint is an arbitrary length of time in which you create and release software. They look at their continuous delivery pipeline and say to themselves; […]

Adventures in Scrum: Lesson 1 – The failed Sprint

I recently had a conversation with a product owner that wanted to have the Scrum team broken up into smaller units so that less time was wasted on the Scrum […]

The Nexus Guide

The Definitive Guide to Scaling Scrum with Nexus January 2021 Purpose of the Nexus Guide Product delivery is complex, and the integration of product development work into a valuable product […]

The Scrum Guide

This HTML version of the Scrum Guide is a direct port of the November 2020 version available as a PDF here. Purpose of the Scrum Guide We developed Scrum in the […]

Study Guide for the Professional Scrum Product Owner

From the Home of Scrum As described in the Scrum Guide, a Scrum Product Owner is responsible for maximizing the value of the product resulting from the work of the Development Team. […]

Getting started with a Definition of Done (DoD)

In my last post about Professional software teams creating working software David Corbin made a good point. How do you determining what “Free from fault or defect” means? Since that […]

A better way than staggered iterations for delivery

There is a better way than staggered iterations for delivery that will keep you on the path to agility.

Professional Scrum teams build software that works

I am always surprised at the number of teams that release undone work to production. I understand that one may need a few sprints, or many if you inherited something […]