To be successful with Scrum in the long term you need more than the basic framework. This is intentional. Scrum provides the structure as a starting point, but it’s designed to work well when applied with other effective patterns.
Like the Design Patterns movement of the late ’90s, a pattern can be used by itself or with others. E.g. the Command Pattern and the Memento Pattern can be combined...read more
Scaling Collaboration not Process is the Key to Enterprise Agility.
Agile methods have been found to be extremely effective when used correctly. A reasonable reaction to witnessing...read more
Certified Scrum Trainer Mark Levison has been around the block, more than a few times, and he was getting frustrated by what he saw happening in Scrum. When Mark is invited into businesses...read more
Your team is working on the World’s Smallest Online Bookstore, a site that provides the best results (just a few) for every search, not every result on earth. We’re a vulture capital...read more
I recently wrote a detailed article about Large Agile Teams that was a detailed walkthrough of how to structure agile teams of various sizes. I suspect that this is...read more
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What is Agile?
In 2001, 17 people got together for a world-changing discussion about software development....read more
Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comThanks everyone for feedback, comments and suggestions for my new book, Agile Advice – Creating High...read more
Okay… this is going to be a precursor to a more fully developed whitepaper, but I want to see if I can tightly articulate the LeadingAgile approach to designing and executing an enterprise...read more
Forbes quoted Steve Jobs as saying “I’m as proud of what we don’t do as I am of what we do.” This is a really enlightened perspective – and a way to...read more
Your product roadmap a view of what you are building right now, in the near future, and in the more distant future. Or is your roadmap a view of why you are building whatever you’re...read more
In his book, Tribal Leadership, Dave Logan suggests that every organization consists of “tribes” at different stages. At the lowest level is the tribe who thinks, “Life sucks.”...read more
Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comAlthough Agile methods are very popular (particularly Scrum), there are still many organizations or departments...read more
In the mini-workshop Experience new exercises to spice up your agile retrospective #RetroValue that I gave at Lean Kanban France teams experienced three different retrospectives exercises....read more