In my post, When You Have No Product Owner at All, I said
That’s because agile needs a responsible person who is
not part of the cross-functional...
0 replies - 905 views - 04/01/13 by Johanna Rothman in Articles
“The second is the most dangerous system a man ever designs” Fred Brooks, 1975 & 1995Brooks
was talking about software designers, architects, but I...
2 replies - 6433 views - 04/01/13 by Allan Kelly in Articles
There is some talk of values in the Scrum literature. The five values
called out by the writers of the original Scrum book are focus,
4 replies - 4429 views - 03/30/13 by Tobias Mayer in Articles
“How can we tell how far along we are with our agile adoption?”
I heard this question again the other day.
Usually, the person who asks the question...
0 replies - 5769 views - 03/30/13 by Esther Derby in Articles
While doing the electronic equivalent of cleaning the attic yesterday, I
stumbled across an internal paper I wrote at a client back in late
0 replies - 1476 views - 03/29/13 by Dave Rooney in Articles
My wife grew up spending a half of every summer living in Algonquin Park. My father-in-law was a bush pilot for the Ontario Ministry of Natural...
0 replies - 2887 views - 03/29/13 by Dave Rooney in Articles
Keeping track of the backlog in a Scrum project is a challenge. It
quickly grows to hundreds of items that are in various state of
readiness for inclusion...
0 replies - 2355 views - 03/28/13 by Anders Abel in Articles
I am wondering if maybe some people should try and replace their regular Kanban board with a networked Kanban variant.
I love the principles behind Kanban....
0 replies - 1702 views - 03/28/13 by Jurgen Appelo in Articles
A note to hiring managers and HR departments.
Today I came across yet another job ad for a ScrumMaster—sadly posted to an Agile online group. Here it is,...
2 replies - 2146 views - 03/27/13 by Tobias Mayer in Articles
About 15 years ago, I started a simple practice with my fellow
co-workers and employees. Every so often, we'd meet to discuss stuff and
things. Nothing too...
0 replies - 3113 views - 03/27/13 by Michael Norton in Articles
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...
4 replies - 3265 views - 03/26/13 by Martin Hinshelwood in Articles
“the two view-points are always tenable. The one, how can you improve human nature until you have changed the system? The other, what is the use of changing...
0 replies - 2404 views - 03/26/13 by Allan Kelly in Articles
Feature-itis. It’s an agile Product Owner game. It’s when the Product
Owner says, in his or her best George Carlin voice, “Gimme Features. I
1 replies - 1600 views - 03/26/13 by Johanna Rothman in Articles
Moving beyond the Visual part of the Kanban Method
and beginning the process of collaboratively improving the system with
policies that enable you to work...
1 replies - 1356 views - 03/25/13 by Tom Howlett in Articles
Retread of a post originally made on 06 Sep 2004
I've heard a couple of questions recently about coming up with a standard story point mechanism for...
0 replies - 1485 views - 03/25/13 by Martin Fowler in Articles