Overcome Self-Organization Blocks

September 17, 2015 0

We know that self-organization is a critical aspect of every successful Agile project and we know that it takes trust, respect, openness and responsibility. So why many teams have a hard time to achieve it?

Scrum Teams: Courage, Openness, Pigs and Chickens

December 19, 2013 0

The board game Othello has the slogan: “A minute to learn, a lifetime to master.” This applies really well to a team that’s learning Scrum. The basic practices and mechanics of Scrum are straightforward, and not difficult to adopt.

Self-Organization of Scrum Adoption

November 27, 2013 0

How will an organization that is already truly self-organized before Agile changes its process to adopt a framework like Scum? In this blog post, the Lomio team, a worker-owned cooperative company with no bosses, discusses how they embrace Scrum.

Self-Designing Scrum Teams

October 8, 2013 0

In this article, Craig Larman and Ahmad Fahmy discuss how long does it take an organization to reorganize in order to adopt Scrum. This article is based on the transition done at Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch Global Securities Operations Technology where the software development teams went from a traditional activity based organisation (business analysts, developers, …) to Scrum.

Self-Organize or Die

July 8, 2013 0

«Self-organizing team» may be the most overused, misunderstood, vague, and mis-leading phrase of the decade. What is a self-organizing team? How are self-organizing teams different from other teams? What makes self-organizing teams the key to unlocking creativity and agility? This talk explores the elements of success for self-organizing teams, and show why such teams are essential for meeting the demands of a fast-changing world.

Putting an Architect in a Scrum Team is like Putting Mayonaise in Cake

June 20, 2013 1

If you put mayonaise in your cake because you don’t have butter, you aren’t being pragmatic, you’re being disgusting. I don’t care how good your experience is with the mayonaise in other recipes. I don’t care about it’s quality. It just doesn’t work in cake. The same goes for putting project managers and software architects in Scrum teams.

Overcoming Self-organization Blocks

May 13, 2013 0

We know that self-organization is a critical aspect of every successful Agile and Scrum team and we also know that it takes trust, respect, openness and responsibility; so why many teams have a hard time to achieve it?

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