The Scrum Guide only contains the minimum necessary to create an empirical process control system for managing risk. The new Kanban Guide reflects the minimum that you need to do to create a strategy for optimizing the flow of value through a visual, pull-based system. With the integration of the Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams […]
A few weeks ago I was in Boston to visit the Scrum.org offices and learn to teach the Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK) training class co-taught by Steve Porter and Daniel Vacanti. This is a new Professional Scrum training course created by Ken Schwaber, Scrum.org, the Professional Scrum Trainer Community and Daniel Vacanti who helped […]
A Professional Scrum training course created by Ken Schwaber, Scrum.org, the Professional Scrum Trainer Community, and Daniel Vacanti who helped to develop the Kanban Method for knowledge work. The Professional Scrum with Kanban™ (PSK) 2-day course shows you how you can introduce complementary practices from Kanban while continuing the way they are already working with Scrum, all without changing Scrum.
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.
There were many new improvements in Visual Studio ALM that were announced at this years ALM Summit event that I can only pick a few to highlight as my favourites. Brian Harry did the keynote on the second day and almost immediately announced Visual Studio 2012.2 CTP 2 and a bunch of new features some of which were made available in TF Service (http://tfs.visualstudio.com) immediately.
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 […]
I am doing a free session this Friday with Steven Borg to help folks understand the differences between Scrum and Kanban and where each fit. This will be an introductory session and future sessions will be split with Steven Box doing the Kanban and me doing the Scrum sessions. Join me for this Free Webcast […]
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