Sacrifice By Dele Oluwole, CSP, CSM, MSc When Air Florida Flight 90 smashed into a frozen lake in the middle of a snowstorm, all but six passengers were killed. Some 20 minutes later, a helicopter arrived to rescue the survivors. After getting one man to safety, the helicopter threw a life-ring to Arland Williams… who…Details
By DAVID PARKER Scrum Masters and Product Owners know how hard it is to get their team to become high-performing. They can rest assured that they’re on the right track. Scrum helps teams become high-performing faster than other work methods. The reason is simple. Becoming high-performing is baked into the Scrum recipe. In my experience coaching…Details
A team is more than just a working group.
A team is… a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, performance, goals, and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable.
by John Katzenbach and Douglas Smith
Yahoo Chief Product Owner – “Scrum is faster, better, cooler! It’s the way we first built software at Yahoo, yet is scalable to large, distributed, and outsourced teams.”
By: Roman Pichler The product owner is the person in charge of the product. For products of modest complexity and small projects, it may be feasible to have one individual playing the product owner role. But how do we deal with product ownership on large Scrum projects that develop complex products? The Chief Product Owner A…Details
1. Focus on the user As its name suggests, a user story tells a story about a customer or user employing the product. Write therefore stories from the user’s perspective and show how a user or customer uses some product functionality. 2. Write user stories collaboratively A user story is not a specification, but an…Details