I just returned from a ‘Scrum Safari’ in South Africa. It was great to see and talk to old friends again, to brainstorm with them and to get new ideas about work. Although I am now off on another trip, I want to tell you about my keynote address at the Scrum gathering in Johannesburg … weiterlesen →
At the end of a one day Scrum Introduction Training workshop the question comes up during the final session of questions and answers, what exactly does the acronym S.C.R.U. M. stand for. Of course every question deserves an answer, so as an experienced Scrum Trainer I followed the most important Scrum rule: Ask the team! … weiterlesen →
Scrum beyond Velocity This morning (Tuesday) we opened the OOP with the Executive Briefing. There were about 120 participants today asking the one question: is Scrum really worth it? Mirko Novakovic, head of codecentric AG calculated in his presentation how it works. Even with four months of delay an agile project far outperforms a waterfall … weiterlesen →
In the upper right side of this website you can see a log-in possibility for the bor!sgloger community. Have you seen it? With the bor!sgloger community I would like to offer you, our clients, our workshop participants and our ScrumMasters a platform to keep you up-to-date on the newest findings and information about Scrum. We … weiterlesen →
For some time I have been asking myself if the certification of the Scrum Alliance and more recently of Scrum.org is really what European organizations need. I don’t think so. Why do I think this? Scrum Alliance – Standstill in further development Inspite of all efforts the Scrum Alliance is not much more than the … weiterlesen →
Something to think about this weekend. How and why (or why not) do you become a person, who has many ideas and is “fit” with soft skills, which i.e. make you into a good ScrumMaster? Video in English, super 12 minutes. Watch it! Thanks to Klaus Leopold for the link.
“Tobias will be stepping down as a staff member for the Scrum Alliance September 30th.” Jim Cundiff wrote last week. I regret that very much for in my opinion Tobias was extraordinarily committed and used to stand up for the well-being of Scrum Alliance. SA will certainly not lose him as a contributor but as … weiterlesen →