Even ScrumMasters who follow #AskArtisan videos will encounter Unplanned Defects, which are critical to address immediately and can be challenging to deal with!
How do ScrumMasters set the length of a Sprint? It’s a trick question - Sprint length is determined by the entire Scrum Team! Why and how? Glad you asked!
As a ScrumMaster, have you ever been close to the end of a Sprint and realized that there's more work left than time? Oh no! Should you increase Sprint length?
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.
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.
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.
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?
When slicing a backlog item, we're taking a complex problem and paring it down into smaller problems, which are easier to solve and build.
Good software solves the customer's problems, but to provide the right solution, you must start with the right problem.