When you're in Sprint Planning, do you commit content into the Sprint, or do you forecast content into the Sprint? What's the difference, and which is better?
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!
Holidays can impact a Sprint as much or as little as the #ScrumTeam decides, as long as it's decided during #SprintPlanning. Let me explain!
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 many Scrum Teams should a Product Owner (CSPO) work with at once? The Scrum Guide is very clear, so in this #AskArtisan video, let's sort it out!
ScrumMasters with more than one Scrum Team have a few things to look out for to ensure their multi-tasking isn't affecting the team's effectiveness.
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
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
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?