Scrum Tapas: Scrum and Continuous Delivery

I get asked a lot at conferences and at customers how Scrum and Continuous Delivery can work together. The reality is that they complement each other and at the last […]

Scaling Professional Scrum with Visual Studio Team Services

Both as a 1 hour ScrumPulse and a team based workshop for the Dutch ALM UG I did sessions entitled Scaling Professional Scrum with Visual Studio Team Services. I showed how to use Team Services in the scope of multiple collaborative teams (or a Nexus) working on a single product.

Agile in Africa 2016

Last year I attended Agile In Africa, an event that I would list as the most fun event I have ever attended.

Big Scrum: All you need and not enough

Once you have Professional Scrum Teams you can focus on enhancing the communication lines that are a necessity of Scaling Software Delivery. Nexus is a framework for using Scrum to scale Scrum from Scrum.org and Ken Schwaber.

Big Scrum: Are you doing mechanical Scrum

Are you doing mechanical Scrum? Also called flaccid Scrum, amateur Scrum, or by-the-book Scrum; all are equally ineffective. If you are not able to ship twice the features in half the time that you used to, then you are probably doing mechanical Scrum.

My journey into Professional Scrum

It has been just over a year since I returned from 3 years in the USA and started naked ALM Consulting, and things are going well.. So far. The key to success in software development is, I believe, Professional Scrum.