I love being asked about the role of Scrum Team managers - it's an important topic many leaders get wrong and isn't talked about enough. #AskArtisan
How long should it take to plan a Sprint? In this #AskArtisan video, I’ll explain what is and isn't important for your Sprint Goal.
This information will help you take a BIG step toward having product dev, service, and support teams be self-managing. (Yes, really!)
Sprint goals are key to a successful Sprint. They help keep the Scrum team on track and moving together in one direction. Without Sprint goals, the Scrum team can easily lose focus and get sidetracked. In this blog post, we'll discuss what sprint goals are and how they can help your Scrum team stay focused
As a leader of one or more teams, you may not see any purpose in holding team members accountable to agreed-upon values—but you’d be making a huge mistake.
The Scrum framework has five values: commitment, courage, focus, openness, and respect -- but, like many organizational values, Scrum values are frequently written off as an interesting side note in the executive summary of Scrum, but are rarely understood or properly used. In my nearly 20 years of coaching teams and organizations, most failures
Making agile development work for your company can seem daunting, but if you focus on the four keys of focus, quality, effectiveness, and continuous learning, you'll be well on your way to success. In this blog post, we'll explore what each of these keys means for your business and how you can implement them.
What's a Sprint Demo? It's typically a sure sign that your organization has no idea how to do a Sprint Review! I'll explain in this edition of #AskArtisan.
Scrum Team members CAN be part-time, but this week’s #AskArtisan video shares insight on helping them maximize their time, and pitfalls to look out for.
I'm often asked about the ideal number of people on one Scrum Team, but maybe a better question is why and how any number becomes too many?
Many Scrum Teams ask how to plan for support work in a Sprint. Can you plan the unplanned? There's no simple answer, but there IS an answer!
Can you have more than one Sprint Goal in a single Sprint? I actually recommend it! In this video, I'll explain how it can improve Scrum team productivity.