Looks like they still need heroes, despite the dailies, the open communications, and so on. I got this very interesting reply to my posting yesterday. Chris’ comment hit a chord. Yes – we in the project management area try to create processes that do not rely on “Heroes”. This was one of the most repeated statements … weiterlesen →
The Harvard Business Review of this month is a must read for everybody who would like to understand how a Scrum team works. In “How Pixar Fosters Collective Creativity” (p. 65) Ed Catmull describes the principles how the organize the work of their extreme creative people. They do have Dailys, they do trust their team. … weiterlesen →
Hi – my certified ScrumMaster class in Mechelen in November is sold out. There will be a new class in Mechelen next year. In case you want to go to a English ScrumMaster class: I do one in Vienna next week.
We gave a Certified ScrumMaster class two weeks ago in Cape Town and near Johannesburg. One participant of the class did sent me the taskboard they created: They are in the middle of a Sprint. They do run 4 backlog Items in parallel. That is something they can improve. But it is a very good … weiterlesen →
In der Diskussion über das Beheben von Fehlern in der Software Entwicklung, ist mir Gestern wieder eingefallen, dass “Qualität nichts kostet.” Das war eine der Hauptthesen von Philip Crosby. Das findet sich dazu im Wikipedia (man muss ja nicht alles selbst schreiben): Die Definition von Qualität ist Erfüllung von Anforderungen Das Qualitätssicherungssystem beschäftigt sich mit Verhütung … weiterlesen →
BananaScrum, created by Code Sprinters, is, as the name suggests, a tool to manage Scrum projects. BananaScrum is a web based application and works as a service from Code Sprinters, so you don’t need to download or install anything. All you need to do is to request your own account from the Code Sprinters web … weiterlesen →
Today I tried to put a different light on User Stories. We all know that Mike came up with the very good way of phrasing a User Story: As a <user role> I want <a feature> so that I can get <business value>. When you analyse what Mike did than you can see that he … weiterlesen →