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Why is Hybrid Agile Such a Bad Thing? The Secret Is That It Really Isn’t!

With the movement toward agile software development and agile project management; and with all the training available from certified scrum trainers, agile certified practitioners, and product owner, and with the move of software development to near-shore and off-shore location; why isn’t there any training on how to transition a scrum team from one location to another and more importantly, why does a hybrid agile approach seem so bad? 1,236 more words

The forgotten part of successful craftsmanship

From late Middle Ages master craftsmen have produced beautiful and practical products. To create these products they used valuable resources from their limited inventory. The creative process required that they had a vision of what they where about to build. 384 more words


Agile Transformation II - In which a failed transformation was rescued!

“Scrum is Hard and Disruptive” - Ken Schwaber

If you didn’t read the first part, I would suggest that now would be an excellent time to do so.   1,343 more words


Scrum Master skills conversion from other roles

The roles of Product Owner (PO) and especially of Scrum Master (SM) can be quite difficult to define when you are first approaching Agile and assigning this position or searching someone for the role. 1,170 more words

Project Management

Scrum Values

5 Scrum values:

  • commitment
  • courage
  • focus
  • openness
  • respect

Read more in the Scrum Guide: http://www.scrumguides.org/scrum-guide.html#values

Scrum Basics

Daily Scrum

If the event is time-boxed then it means that it should not last longer than the time allocated to it.

Daily Scrum (also known as a Standup) should not last longer than 15 minutes. 25 more words

Scrum Framework