If you are scaling agility in the enterprise through scrum then you will understand when I say that this can be a very difficult problem. And it’s mostly about people and about culture and the Scrum at Scale Workshop can help you.
There are wise people in this world and that wisdom often transcends the topic that they are intentionality addressing. Good philosophy can be applied beyond those bounds. As an example, here is Bruce Lee on Scrum and Agile…
Did you know that you can quite easily upgrade, or change, your process template from one to another? Did you notice I used the “quite” in there. Well if you think of the Process Template as the blueprints then the Team Project that you create is the concrete instance of that blueprint.
A few weeks ago I headed out to the Scrum.org offices in Boston to participate in training to become an Engagement Manager for Agility Path. I was talking to my father about it when I got back and was surprised that he recognised many of the practices and tools.
I was recently asked to speak at ALM Days in Dusseldorf and more specifically to create a talk on Metrics and KPI’s for Quality. As I have been working a lot recently with evidence-based management.
It can be hard to understand how to break down your backlog into actionable requirement that are small enough to fit in a sprint. This workshop shows you how to break down desirements into backlog items.
I commented on Scrum is hard to adopt and disruptive to your organisation before and I think that for most companies this is just beyond their comprehension. They are fundamentally misunderstanding agile and trying to do agile rather than be agile
The insufficiency of Scrum is a fallacy perpetrated by teams that don’t step up their practices in concert with their planning and don’t really want to make it work anyway. You can fail doing Kanban, XP or Merese and SSADM just as easily. The goal of Agile is to have you fail sooner and for it to cost less.
Professional Scrum Foundations is my favourite course to teach as it balances fun and learning with practical experience.The Professional Scrum Foundations course is from Scrum.org and, over two days covers all of the core concepts of Scrum.
You should use nested PBI’s and never nested Tasks when you are using the Visual Studio 2012 Team Foundation Server Agile Planning Tools and here is why. At some point […]