Scrum is just a framework. Use it, or don’t. The Scrum Guide helps you know if you are.
I read a recent entry from Brian Harry’s blog on the next Visual Studio release, with a Scrum template and tool support. Brian is Product Unit Manager for Team Foundation Server and a Microsoft Technical Fellow. He also led the charge to use Scrum throughout TFS and has been instrumental in the inclusion of Scrum on …
Empiricism is the act of making decisions based on what is. Development teams in Scrum “commit” to a certain amount of work in each Sprint, but completion of those items is not a foregone conclusion or guarantee. Perhaps we should change the language used to reflect this?
PMI has a big hurdle to jump. I wish them well as they try to wrestle with the challenges of supporting both a predictive approach and an Agile approach under the same umbrella.
Scrum won’t fail you, as long as you understand its purpose.
The PSPO course is a fundamental shift in thought for many Scrum Masters and Product Owners, as shown by the early results of the PSPO II assessment.
The existing field of Scrum Product Owner training leaves a gaping hole the is being filled by the Professional Scrum Product Owner course.
XP Planning Poker is based on the Fibonacci Set of numbers, and is supported by nature.
Successful product ownership is about more than planning poker and user stories. I am creating a new program to teach product managers how to use agility to maximize their success.
Scrum.org had a busy year in 2010 with the updates to the Scrum Guide, the creation of rigorous assessments, and the development of best-in-breed programs to help companies succeed with Agile. 2011 will prove to be even busier.