Measuring the performance of an employee is never easy to do. It’s made much more difficult when we have a hard time understanding exactly what a person is supposed to be doing. In this blog post, we’ll clear up all of your questions about Scrum Masters, their accountabilities, and how
A piece of advice I find myself always giving to Product Owners goes to the very heart of how empiricism (the basic workflow of a good Scrum team) is supposed to work. It makes all the difference in the world to effective product ownership.
This is story about two Scrum teams that need to go from New York to San Francisco in ten business days. Because they have ten business days to get there, both teams decide to drive a car. The car they are driving can only be driven eight hours a day, Monday through Friday.
Strong leaders don't need to issue COMMANDS - their teams just seem to know what to do without being told. Here's how to ABSOLUTELY make this happen for you.
A ScrumMaster is a coach and a mentor, an agent of change and a catalyst of momentum - a true leader. But have you taken your leadership skills to the edge?
Change usually creates conflict, but a good ScrumMaster knows what types of conflict to expect and is prepared to handle it with correct conflict responses.
Understanding outcome value isn’t just beneficial, it’s critically important. After all, delivering value is our priority!
Whether it’s conflicting personalities or just differing opinions, as a leader, you need to know how to deal with a difficult team member.
Creating a maximum outcome team is every ScrumMaster’s goal, but you must first understand how great teams form and what YOU need to do to create a great team.
With COVID-19 forcing us all to learn about working from home, we're re-publishing our list of "Jim's 10 Tips for Scrum Development Teams," UPDATED for 2020!
This video provides advice to Scrum leaders working with virtual (remote) teams, including problems, feedback, and more.
In this video, I discuss ways a Product Owner can work more closely and effectively with their teams, stakeholders, and customers during the COVID crisis.