If you carefully study Agile Manifesto and the principles behind it, you can classify them broadly as two groups, product-value delivery and internal working of the team/organization when building the product. The two major ideas in the "product-value delivery" group would be "deliver high value frequently" and "welcoming change/responding to change" Viewing it through the… Continue reading Scaling Scrum: Agility and Value Delivery is a “learning problem” – Part 1
The role of a Scrum Master is not that of a coordinator. They should not create dependency for the Development Team (on themselves)
All work that needs to be done by cross-functional (Product) Development Team is in the Product Backlog. Each item in the product backlog (product backlog item, PBI for short) is expressed in a way such that the value of PBI is transparent to the Product Owner. During the Sprint, the Development Team works on the… Continue reading Scrum: What is the difference between “Undone Work” and “Incomplete Work”?
Have you encountered these situations below? We are adopting Scrum, I want my team/management/organization to listen to me, but they are not listening to me, what should I do? Scrum says self-organizing teams, so I (manager/scrum master) am going let them figure out everything. Am I doing it right? We want our estimates to be accurate,… Continue reading Scrum is not a Substitute for Common Sense