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?
When you set up a Scrum team, what do you do with your QAers? In this video, I'll explain why they should definitely be part of the team.
Can multiple Scrum roles go to one person? Why or why not? Let's break it down to understand the pros and cons to having Scrum team members with multiple roles.
Guest blogger Kristie Santana, founder of the National Coach Academy, discusses communication styles for the Process Communication Model's 6 main personality types.
The most popular Agile Development framework, Scrum, can be explained in many ways. If you're just trying to understand what Scrum is, this post is for you.
As a leader, hire for culture, capabilities, and diversity. Stop hiring for skills that can be easily taught and focus on the specific skills your team needs.
In 35 years of coaching, I've met workers who weren't allowed to discuss issues with another group without their manager present. Let's unpack this situation!
As a ScrumMaster and organizational change advocate, here's 7 things you can do to help your organization embrace change as a normal way of life.
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.
Whether it’s conflicting personalities or just differing opinions, as a leader, you need to know how to deal with a difficult team member.