We often speak about the basics of scrum and rarely get into the problems and I wanted a session that represented the “next steps” after deciding that this Scrum thing was a good idea. I will, hopefully, be hitting this session at those that already understand Scrum, but are looking for a little implementation knowledge […]
I get a lot of questions about the role of the Project Manger in the world of Scrum and there is usually a lot of hemming and hawing from consultants and Scrum coaches that want to take the touchy-feely approach. Update – 2012– 01 – 21 – I felt that Are Project Managers Living A Lie? […]
There has been a subtle but targeted change in the wording used as part of Scrum. There has bee a move away from commitment towards forecasting what will be completed. Why is this happening and what does it mean to my team? There has long been a subtle lack of transparency between the Product Owner […]
This week I was at the ALM Summit in Redmond. There was a very interesting talk from David Starr of Scrum.org going over the recent changes in Scrum. These changes are, I think, designed to battle the things that have made Scrum unpalatable to many people. The reality is that many people and organisation are […]
Steven Borg brought “5 Reasons Why a Product Owner Team Might Be a Good Idea” to my attention which in turn lead me to read “Is Scrum a –ism that doesn’t work for real?“, and for me there seams to be a certain amount of “missing the point” and I wanted to try to find […]
If you are interested in finding out more about Scrum and how to implement it you might be interested in the Professional Scrum Master certification. Think of it not as becoming a “Master” of anything, but just making sure that you are not going to be a danger to those around you. Do you […]
Before the “Professional Scrum Foundations” course ever existed I was tasked with delivering a practical Scrum foundation course for our customers. I came up with a 2 day “Scrum Foundation” course that included lots of practical exercises and leveraged the existing Scrum Open exam. But why would you want it and is that all you need?
If you are doing Scrum but the Scrum Master tells the team what to do then you may be missing the point.
If you attended Coffee Talk: Scrum versus Kanban (re-match) … Thursday at High Noon! where I trumped Steven Borg’s Kantban or even Steven’s session on Coffee Talk: Introduction to Kanban then you should also attend this… I will be delving into more detail on Scrum with an in depth look into the roles of Scrum […]
Because of the phenomenal success of the Scrum versus Kanban session that Steven Borg an I did today, we plan on having a rematch to see if Kanban can make a comeback. Hopefully Steve1 can do a better job for Kanban this time… Updates 2011-07-29 – The Recording – For those that attended the recording […]