Daily Scrum: Is it a Waste of Time?

Agile Alliance

Daily Scrum? Daily Scrum is just a chance for the Scrum Master to show up and micromanage. Daily Scrum is for reporting status, but I could do that in an email. People collaboration scrumIt’s a waste of time and interrupts my work.

SCRUM 285

Nexus Daily Scrum - No Scrum of Scrums

Scrum.org

En Nexus no se requiere una reunión “Scrum of Scrums” ya que se usa el Nexus Daily Scrum. El Nexus Daily Scrum es un evento del Framework Nexus de Scrum.org que sirve fundamentalmente para gestionar las dependencias entre varios equipos Scrum y analizar el impacto de las mismas.

SCRUM 169

Nexus Daily Scrum no Scrum of Scrum

Scrum.org

En Nexus no se requiere una reunión “Scrum of Scrums” ya que se usa el Nexus Daily Scrum. El Nexus Daily Scrum es un evento del Framework Nexus de Scrum.org que sirve fundamentalmente para gestionar las dependencias entre varios equipos Scrum y analizar el impacto de las mismas.

SCRUM 165

Scrum Has a Messaging Problem

Scrum.org

You Are not Doing Scrum. You are not doing Scrum." Scrum Police are a legion. If you are not doing , you are not doing Scrum. It does introduce some sense of a binary Scrum / Not-Scrum state of affairs. You fail because you are not doing Scrum."

SCRUM 272

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

To do this, you've learned a wide variety of techniques and methodologies - SCRUM, Kanban, TDD, DevOps, self-organized teams, and much more.

The Problem with Scrum Experts

Scrum.org

Although the paper is focused on training in general, my mind made the connection in how Scrum consultants, trainers, and coaches try to have organizations learn Scrum. How organizations expect to succeed with Scrum by hiring consultants, trainers, and coaches.

SCRUM 210

Why Scrum sucks

TechBeacon

Scrum has received a lot of negative attention lately. App Dev & Testing, Agile, ScrumThat's well deserved—and long overdue.

SCRUM 111

Scrum as Superhero

3back

How Scrum Saved the Day. That’s the Scrum way. A very small and very focused Scrum Team came in to get the job done. The Scrum Team used an incremental and iterative approach to: Respond to changes in requirements as they arose. We’ve got Scrum 3.0

SCRUM 188

Leader-less Scrum?

3back

Is your Scrum vocabulary missing the word “leader“? Some people were trained that in Scrum the only acceptable uses of leader refer the Scrum Master’s servant leadership or Dev team members’ situational leadership. The same is true of a Scrum team.

SCRUM 134

Build trust with Scrum

Scrum.org

The team used Scrum but the Transparency was lost. I believe we have an answer in the Scrum Framework. It supports the Scrum team to be courageous: Managing the risks by Sprint. . With time-box, Scrum Team has a chance to learn, fail and improve continuously. . "Be

SCRUM 257

Technical Debt & Scrum: Who Is Responsible?

Scrum.org

TL;DR: Technical Debt & Scrum. If technical debt is the plague of our industry, why isn’t the Scrum Guide addressing the question of who is responsibly dealing with it? Technical Debt & Scrum — The Scrum Guide. First of all, the Scrum Guide does not mention technical debt.

SCRUM 267

Equality - the roles in Scrum

Scrum.org

The Scrum Team consists of three roles. The only three roles needed in Scrum. And if we would practice Scrum within our companies the way described in this first sentence we can all be successful in delivering incremental value to our customers each Sprint.

SCRUM 271

Iterating towards Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

The 2019 Scrum Master Trends Report by scrum.org and the State of Agile 2018 shows numbers that provide insight in the maturity of agile adoptions. More than 80% of the Scrum Masters (respondents) claim their organization is in or below a “still maturing” level. Pre-Scrum waterfall .

SCRUM 207

Scrum is Driving us Crazy!

Scrum.org

Quite a few teams in organizations implementing Scrum depict their frustration in statements like “Scrum is driving us crazy!”, “It’s too chaotic!”, “As if we didn’t have enough meetings, now we have to deal with a ton more!”, “So many metrics we need to improve upon?!?”.

SCRUM 250

Refresh the Purpose of the Scrum Framework

Scrum.org

The Scrum Framework, visualized by Thea Schukken. How would the people you work with complete the following sentence: “The Scrum Framework exists in order to …”? The Scrum Framework exists in order to…”. How would you or your Scrum Team complete this sentence?

SCRUM 224

Scrum 3.0: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering

3back

Scrum Mastering is a servant-leadership role. That sure sounds like Scrum Mastering. How does the Scrum Master function as a servant-leader to enable and empower people to do their jobs? Agile Coach (AC): A person who works with the Scrum Team to help them improve their skills.

SCRUM 153

Scrum Handbook: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering

3back

Scrum Mastering is a servant-leadership role. That sure sounds like Scrum Mastering. How does the Scrum Master function as a servant-leader to enable and empower people to do their jobs? Agile Coach (AC): A person who works with the Scrum Team to help them improve their skills.

The Flying Scrum doctor

Scrum.org

At Agilix , we regularly get asked by companies “to discuss some challenges with Scrum”. Let me tell you a bit more how the “flying Scrum doctor” operates…. Besides coaching and writing blogs, I also teach Scrum.

SCRUM 229

2019 Scrum Master Trends Report

Scrum.org

2018 was a big year for the Scrum Master with Glassdoor describing the importance of the role and LinkedIn listing Scrum Master as one of the most promising jobs of 2019. Slowly, the Scrum Master has moved out of the world of geek to mainstream acceptance. Scrum On.

Trends 266

Scrum as Superhero

3back

How Scrum Saved the Day. That’s the Scrum way. A very small and very focused Scrum Team came in to get the job done. The Scrum Team used an incremental and iterative approach to: Respond to changes in requirements as they arose. We’ve got Scrum 3.0

SCRUM 146

Kanban/Flow - The Scrum Master's Not-So-Secret Weapon

Scrum.org

The Scrum Team that goes through the motions, implements all the mechanics of Scrum, and still when we look at what's going on it doesn't feel right. Steve Porter fondly named it Believably Bad Scrum. I call it Scrum Theater. Barry and Christian call it Zombie Scrum.

SCRUM 281

A Scrum Master Works on Three Levels

Scrum.org

Through my professional experience, while serving my customers, working with Scrum Teams and training people in Professional Scrum, I have observed that some Scrum Masters only work to serve the Development Team and the Product Owner.

SCRUM 281

Scaling Scrum to the limit

Xebia

So how do you scale Scrum to the limit? The post Scaling Scrum to the limit appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Agile Coach ScrumYou’re likely to have been asked the question: “we need to go faster, how many more people do we need?” Most people naturally understand that just adding a random number of people isn’t likely to make us any faster in the short run. And what are […].

SCRUM 116

Celebrating one year of Scrum Boosters!

Xebia

Together with Laurens Bonnema we formed a group who had experienced a lot of bad Scrum, fake Scrum, Scrum […]. The post Celebrating one year of Scrum Boosters! Agile Coach People Scrum scrumHistory In 2014 I started at Xebia in the business unit Agile Consultancy and Training (ACT). Colleague Nicole Belilos took me under her wings and helped me develop and grow within this group of Agile coaches.

SCRUM 100

Common misinterpretations of Scrum

Scrum.org

Over the years I've seen numerous Scrum adaptions, and I thought perhaps it would be interesting, to sum up, some of the common misinterpretations of Scrum. As my journey in the realm of scrum continues, I have a hunch that this blog will never be finalized. . To keep it transparent and consistent, I've categorized the topics in the same matter as to how it is in the Scrum Guide. Scrum the abbreviation: It's Scrum, not SCRUM. How does scrum do it?

SCRUM 195

Master, UP your Scrum!

Scrum.org

Scrum Master. One of the mandatory Scrum roles. Gather people to the daily Scrum. If you're a Scrum Master reading this right now and think not much of it, it's time to UP your Scrum! Bad Scrum. Summery of the 10 Myths in Scrum - The Liberators.

SCRUM 205

What makes Scrum Masters successful? Insights from a conversation between 30 Scrum Masters

Scrum.org

During a recent meetup of The Liberators Network, we got together with 30 enthusiastic Scrum Masters. This post combines the shared experience of a large group of Scrum Masters. Experiments are the best friends of Scrum Masters. Next steps for attending Scrum Masters.

SCRUM 268

Is Scrum Agile and is Agile Scrum?

Xebia

Scrum is Agile but Agile is not (only) Scrum. The post Is Scrum Agile and is Agile Scrum? Agile IT Scrum2 minutes read (drawing by Alexander) The short version: yes and no! Future Fit Organizations Organizations want to become flexible and Agile or as we like to call it at Xebia: Future Fit. Just like when you go to the gym and want to become […]. appeared first on Xebia Blog.

SCRUM 100

5 Ways Scrum Helps Manage Risks

Scrum.org

If practiced in true essence, Scrum helps teams and organizations mitigate risks through its rules. I have been a Scrum Master for a team where we were in a situation that our initial Sprint length of 3 weeks.

SCRUM 263

The Value of Liberating Structures for Scrum Masters

Scrum.org

In August 2018, Scrum.org launched the Professional Scrum Master II class. The intention of this class is to offer the Scrum community an advanced class designed to support Scrum Masters in their professional development. A Scrum Master can show servant-leadership by….

SCRUM 284

The value of Scrum certifications?

Scrum.org

What's the value of (Scrum) certifications? When it comes to Scrum, there are two simply two providers. Scrum Alliance and Scrum.org. For this blog, I'll be focussing on Scrum.org because I'm not fully familiar with Scrum Alliance. Knowing Scrum vs. understanding Scrum.

SCRUM 226

How I transformed “multiple Scrum teams” into “multiple team Scrum”

Scrum.org

Intended audience: Scrum masters, Product owners, Managers and Agile coaches. By consequence non-Scrum meetings will die out. Note that good facilitation techniques (diverge/merge and the likes) are a required Scrum Master skill to handle sessions with larger groups.

SCRUM 251

Cause Change by Learning & Growing Together as Scrum Masters

Scrum.org

Scrum Masters are often understood mostly as “team coaches”. The Scrum Guide emphasizes that Scrum Masters are responsible for leading and coaching organisations in the adoption of Scrum and causing change that increases the productivity of the Scrum Team.

SCRUM 279

Presentation: Innovation Accounting in Scrum

Scrum.org

A couple of years ago I blogged on Innovation Accounting in Scrum , and the bringing of empiricism to product ownership. Abstract: In Scrum a Product Owner can be described as a "value maximizer".but

SCRUM 187

Scrum provee límites para la Auto Organización

Scrum.org

Scrum es un framework fácil de entender y difícil de dominar. Scrum no intenta ser una herramienta para solucionar todos los problemas, no es tampoco una receta completa que prescribe paso a paso lo que se debe hacer. El Scrum Master debería explicar el objetivo de cada evento.

SCRUM 168