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No Two Scrum Teams Are Identical… And That’s Okay!

No Two Scrum Teams Are Identical… And That’s Okay!

I still yet to see two scrum teams that are identical... have you? There is always something different that makes them not identical... Just like no game of Chess is identical to another Sure ... there are similar Scrum teams or similar games of chess ... but never identical... It is because Scrum and Chess are both about people. We are all unique. Even identical twins...one can discern their differences...as such, one can't treat them the same way... That's why when Hitachi Tools tried to implement Toyota's TPS ... they failed ... TPS as it is implemented at Toyota did…
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Pigs and Chickens

Pigs and Chickens

A chicken and a pig are together when the chicken says, "Let's start a 'Bed and Breakfast' business!" The pig replies, "What would we call this 'Bed and Breakfast' business?" The chicken says, "Ham and Egg B&B!" The pig says, "No thanks. I'd be committed, but you'd only be involved"--- Anonymous The story highlights the fact that in Scrum, the scrum team is committed to the goal of the sprint. They are the "pigs" in the story. The rest are just chickens...involved but not committed. These are the people who need to keep track of the Sprint... such as users,…
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