I like to compare the Sprint to a long road trip. In that vein, the Daily Scrum serves as my vehicle and roadside checkpoints – or confirmation that I am going to get where I want to go ...

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Drastically different time zones do create a big challenge for Scrum. Scrum gains its effectiveness through synchronized and collaborative planning and preparation; therefore, coordinated Daily Scrums, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, and Retrospectives are important. So Scrum depends on ...

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There is no single DOD. It evolves with the product and the team’s capabilities. Some teams use DOD to reflect feature and function completion. But Scrum incorporates development operations into the DOD, which makes for a more complete ...

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“What does “waterfalling the timebox” mean in Agile context?I have read at some places that “waterfalling the timebox” in an iteration should be avoided. a) What does it mean? b) How to avoid “waterfalling” in the iteration? To ...

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If the goal is to bring the organization to greater agility, then the Agile Coach makes all the difference. They bring the ability to teach and problem-solve based on Agile's proven practices.Tony Amos An Agile Coach is an ...

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There is not one particular thing, short of committing a felony, that will doom your career.  The one-two punch of minimal team preparation and insufficient organizational strategy are the biggest contributors to frustration, confusion, and organizational failures when ...

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