Videos on Scrum and Agile Project Management

Estimates or NoEstimates Workshop

February 11, 2019 0

The default use of an “estimate-driven” approach is pervasive in software development efforts. While estimates can be useful, it is worthwhile to scrutinize our use of estimates, and to seek better ways to manage the development of software when estimates are not appropriate.

7 Things To Avoid When You Move To Agile

January 28, 2019 0

Large-scale Agile and Scrum transformations are in fashion and senior leadership want their enterprises across the land to “be Agile” or at least be seen to “be Agile”. But what does that mean? What are the risks? What does that cost? Agile transformation is an organizational change that is often assumed to be something much less significant or wide-reaching than it actually is.

Why On-time, On-budget Doesn’t Work

January 14, 2019 0

To achieve true business agility, leaders must not only grow and support self-reliant, cross-functional, self-organizing Scrum teams, they must also change the way their organizations fund and oversee their agile initiatives. They must believe in feedback and allow that feedback to work. However, old measures like “on time” and “within budget” are not useful when markets and customers are constantly changing, potentially resulting in delivering great solutions to problems that no longer exist.

Agile Team Building Mechanics

December 17, 2018 0

At some point in your work as Agile coaches, you have to organize some kind of team building event. The brief you get is usually a combination of “fun” stuff with some “work” stuff mixed in. This talk share some alternative ideas for kicking things off with a Scrum team and creating a psychologically safe environment essential for collaboration, without cooking or paintball or escape rooms involved ;O)

The Best Agile and Scrum Videos on YouTube – Part 1 Conferences

December 12, 2018 0

Agile, Scrum, Lean and Kanban conferences have been organized all over the world in the recent years. With the popularity of the Agile approaches, they have attracted important audiences and therefore started to capture their sessions on video. This article presents a list of the best Agile and Scrum video channels available on YouTube from these conferences.

Agile Performance Reviews that Don’t Suck

December 3, 2018 0

The end of the year if often the time for performance reviews. Should you still do this practice when you have Scrum Agile teams where the global results should be more valued than the individual peformance?

Product Roadmap Inspired by Users

November 21, 2018 1

Your product roadmap can basically set your life course as a designer/researcher so why is it so often that user feedback can get lost in the discussion over “Feasibility” of implementation. Without a clear roadmap, research and design can often not have the lead time needed for activities. This leads to a state of forever catching up and being reactionary.

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