Even ScrumMasters who follow #AskArtisan videos will encounter Unplanned Defects, which are critical to address immediately and can be challenging to deal with!
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!
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.
This information will help you take a BIG step toward having product dev, service, and support teams be self-managing. (Yes, really!)
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
Many Scrum Teams ask how to plan for support work in a Sprint. Can you plan the unplanned? There's no simple answer, but there IS an answer!
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 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?
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.
In many organizations, nothing wastes more time than metrics with no purpose. Here's help on the RIGHT way to measure team performance.