The Scrum Guide says that a Scrum team makes a forecast during Sprint Planning, but managers want a commitment. What’s the difference and why is a forecast much better than a commitment?
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.
How can a development team focus on max product value while also handling support-based interruptions? Here are a few things to pay attention to!
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Understanding outcome value isn’t just beneficial, it’s critically important. After all, delivering value is our priority!
This video provides advice to Scrum leaders working with virtual (remote) teams, including problems, feedback, and more.
As COVID-19 stretches teamwork limits, here's some tips for Scrum in a virtual environment, including daily Scrum, backlog refinement, Sprints, and more.
One small change can make a BIG difference to your Product Owner success. Before worrying about putting value on backlog items, here's some simple tips.
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.
Should Scrum teams be dedicated to a single product? The truth is, there's times when you want a dedicated team and times when you don't. Let me explain!
Good software solves the customer's problems, but to provide the right solution, you must start with the right problem.