Is educaton killing creativity?

Garr Reynolds, author of the real cool book “PresentationZen” features again Sir Ken Robinson who talks about creativity. Robinson talks in an interview about our education system. And he has very important points to make. The concept of school is to train people for the industrial life. The education system leave a huge area of … weiterlesen →

False Myth – “Scrum teams need to be mature”

On Tobias critical statement about Jeff Sutherlands about Shock Therapy I found: Kripanidhi Says: Agile, Scrum, XP are all based on a very high discipline(self discipline)paradigms. These Values based, Self-organizing, Empirical Process driven Team Approaches need a very high team maturity. That’s why Kent Beck is now calling it “Responsible Development” – tied with Responsibility, … weiterlesen →

Shock Therapy — Tobias Comment

Tobias wrote an answer to the blog article of Jeff Sutherland Shock Therapy: Bootstrapping Hyperproductive Scrum. Tobias Article: Shock Therapy … or Compassion shows clearly the problem in which we run, if we consider Scrum only as a methode to “force” teams to become hyper-productive. Tobias: What Jeff Sutherland and Scott Downey are describing is … weiterlesen →

Jeff Sutherland | Shock Therapy

Scott Downey, MySpace Agile Coach, has a way of bootstrapping Scrum teams to a high performing state in a company that is about 1/3 waterfall, 1/3 ScrumButt with project managers, and 1/3 pure Scrum with only Scrum roles. Scott consistently takes teams to 240% of the velocity of MySpace waterfall teams in an average of … weiterlesen →

How we do Sprint Planning 2

Design rules :) Not only in product development but also in Sprint Planning 2.  A team that worked with me last week did everything to understand what they really have to do in their Sprint Planning 2. The walked through the code base during the planning session. All 8 team members learned a lot. They understood … weiterlesen →