Let’s start with this statement: ‘There is no place for hands-off management in scrum’. To stay on top of the project and make decisions, Management must intelligently use two types of information that scrum provides: […]
‘A danger foreseen is half-avoided’ — Cheyenne proverb One of the best characteristics of a product manager and product owner is the ability to ‘look ahead’.
We have a fig tree at home. It is rooted / grounded very well… got a lot of branches and leaves… it is healthy… and get this: it bears fruits … see image below, my […]
If your objective is to buy a million-dollar house (or a house price that is a ‘stretch’ for you)…then the house is the object… but ask yourself: why buy such an expensive house? To what […]
A team must be willing to commit to a goal, say an iteration goal. Commitment is one of the five core values of Scrum. Scrum provides people all the authority they need to meet their […]
If you are one of those who need to wrestle working systems from the complexity of emerging requirements and unstable technology, then yes, Scrum is for you!
If you are still using a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), then you still have the waterfall mindset: task driven. Lean Agile mindset, however, is Value driven. Things of value are planned and delivered in Stories, […]
Basically, a Value Stream shows the sequence of work … the sequence of steps used to deliver value to the customer — from start to finish — and the people who do the work, the […]
‘Man has role and responsibility, not power’ — Tuscarora proverb Add this to your Lean Agile mindset!
‘Conversation’ is a very important aspect of Agile. A quote caught my attention regarding ‘Conversation.’ ‘Conversation was never begun at once, or in a hurried manner. No one was quick with a question, no matter […]