An thought-provoking blog post where Emil Gustafsson declares that “Teams can be very agile without scrum. A very good team can probably be agile with a waterfall type of process too.“
A inside story on how a Scrum team performs agile software development shared by Urs Enzler and that includes all activities from planning to retrospectives.
This is an interesting story about a Scrum team that held fake daily Scrum meetings so that the product owner will not be worried about their progress.
This blog post explains why for Scrum it is better to drop the time based approach to estimating and specifically the focus on an individual.
On agile teams, conflict is constant and welcomed as a catapult to higher performance. It is about people working together in a context of constant collaboration and change. This video discuss how can teams chart a course through conflict and turn it into a force for greatness.
The war around software craftmanship and the evangelism around Scrum are all signs of an unhealthy, unbalanced state for most development teams. In this article, the effect of this unbalanced state is highlighted and how to address this by introducing a balancing force – an economically viable code base. This article also predicts what will happen when such a state is achieved.
Alan Cyment explains that Scrum is more than roles, meetings and artifacts.