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.
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.
I'm often asked about Scrum goals; specifically Sprint Goals, Product Goals, and how they relate to each other. In this video, I'll tie them together for you.
Ever been out shopping only to get home and realized you didn't actually get what you needed? This is what happens to Scrum teams without a Sprint Goal!
The 2020 Scrum Guide introduced a new concept called the Product Goal, and many are still confused about the purpose and function of Product Goals.
When you set up a Scrum team, what do you do with your QAers? In this video, I'll explain why they should definitely be part of the team.
One of the questions I get asked a lot has to do with when a Sprint ends… what happens with all the work that isn’t finished at the end of the Sprint?
Can multiple Scrum roles go to one person? Why or why not? Let's break it down to understand the pros and cons to having Scrum team members with multiple roles.
It’s no secret that the world is changing and we, as leaders, must change with it. At first, this may sound daunting; what happens to all of the skills we’ve spent our lives honing? Are they useless now? Of course not! The key to success in changing times is to update your leadership skills