Tag Archives: Scrum

Transparency Within Your Team

Today we’re lucky to have the opportunity to let a fellow member of the agile community guest blog for us. Out guest blogger is Agile Coach, Luis Gonçalves. Here is is take on creating transparency in agile teams. Transparency Within Your Team During my career, I had the opportunity to help several teams. All these teams […]

What is a Scrum Master?

What is a Scrum Master?

  Scrum Master? What are they? What do they do? There are many blog posts around on this topic. Many of them I agree with, but I wanted to take a stab at it myself. You see I am a Scrum Master, it’s one of the ways I define myself. So to all intents and […]

The Tyranny of Measurement – Bad Targets

Cheating isn’t bad, targets are bad! You are probably cheating, somewhere in your life you are cheating. Some of this cheating is the good kind, and some isn’t. What’s interesting is it’s mostly driven by one thing. Targets. Bear with me, this does have relevance to Agile, eventually. Throughout all walks of life we’re beset […]

Scrum Gathering 2012

I’ve recently attended the Scrum Gathering 2012 in Atlanta, GA. I’d presented at the previous on in London and was delighted to be accepted to speak again in Atlanta. I enjoy the sense of community and shared values I find at the Scrum Gathering, lots of interesting people with interesting points of view. The event […]

Scrum Gathering Atlanta 2012

  The apocalypse is spreading, eerily parallelling the storyline from Left 4 Dead 2, it’s spreading to the deep south. Atlanta GA. If you’re attending the Scrum Gathering, come and find out what the apocalypse is all about. There will be fun, Zombies, mayhem, and maybe we’ll all learn a little something that is useful […]

Blame the workman, not the tool

We’re doing scrum but we don’t do retrospective’.. or We’re doing scrum but we don’t worry about ‘done’ at the end of a sprint because we’re still adding value… These are actual statements from both a working Scrum Master and a non related Scrum Team. So what? what’s wrong with that? we’re still agile right? […]