Creating effective Agile teams is not easy. This article explores three models that can inspire you in the Scrum team creation process: the Lencioni Model, the 7T Model and the Tuckman’s Team Development Model.
If the development of open source Scrum tools was in vogue some years ago, a lot of these projects have now been abandoned. Some are still active, but this is because their development is sponsored by a commercial hosted option. There is however an alternative to manage your Agile software development projects if you have a low budget… and a small team. Some providers of commercial Scrum tools provide a free version of their software, often with some limitations.
The world has changed and coaches have a significant role in helping clients and their Agile organizations adjust to the post-lockdown world. This presentation explains how to help overcome the twin problems of survivor syndrome and resulting imposter syndrome.
Uncertainty in the Product Backlog is a big risk for the schedule of a Scrum project. The problem is that the full scope of the release in Agile software development can be quite hard to estimate because the requirements are not well-know early on. Confounding this problem is that frequently the release date is a hard deadline.
Continuous improvement is one of the main concept of Agile and retrospectives is a technique used by Scrum team to achieve it. This article shares five situations that Scrum teams should avoid in their retrospectives.