Scrum

Scrum isn’t about getting work done faster. It’s about learning where a development team needs improvement – then delivering the right thing to customers.


All Content About Scrum


How Agile Teams Grow Toxic! Ep. 3 Forecasting
February 26, 2019  |  18:12  |  

In working with many teams and companies, when developers are frustrated on their agile project – it’s often forecasting that’s the culprit.

Scrum Got 3 People Fired From A Software Project!
July 20, 2018  |  11:37  |  

Blame-shifting and improper application of scrum got people fired on a software project I was on where the client was inexperienced with agile.

Can User Stories Make Software Projects Late?
June 19, 2018  |  6:57  |  

Let me help you avoid some bad advice I see out there about what user stories are and how they can help (or hurt) you.

We Were Hired For A Hidden Agenda
June 15, 2018  |  7:49  |  

Ever been on a software development project where one team is putting pressure on another because of a hidden agenda? I was, and things got interesting…

Scrum Is The “Motor” Of Your Project, But Who’s Steering?
June 5, 2018  |  8:57  |  

When talking about the differences between scrum (or kanban) and agile development, the motor and steering wheel of a car can be a useful analogy.

Spot A Fake Agile Team In Under 7 Minutes!
May 22, 2018  |  6:33  |  

It’s always been popular to tell people how they’re “doing it wrong” and agile software development is just as easy to call “fake”.

A Tale Of Software Development Culture Change – Gone Wrong!
May 18, 2018  |  15:28  |  

Let me tell you a story about one of the weirder software projects I’ve been on – and how trying to change the culture went wrong.

Daily Scrum Meeting: A Status Meeting In Disguise?
May 1, 2018  |  14:31  |  

Does it ever feel like the daily scrum meeting is really just another status meeting in disguise? Get help in this episode of healthy software developer!

7 Common Agile Development FAILS
April 6, 2018  |  12:56  |  

In working with over 30 companies, I’ve seen 7 common agile software development fails that have little to do with whether you’re using scrum or kanban.

Is Planning Poker Safe On Your Team?
February 27, 2018  |  12:18  |  

Planning poker might be just what your team needs – but depending on the culture it can also cause big problems.

The Secret of Scrum Nobody Talks About
February 21, 2018  |  7:16  |  

Too many companies and agile coaches keep the secret of scrum from people! Without understanding WHY to use scrum – misery often results.

How Failure Produces BETTER Software Projects!
September 10, 2017  |  35:48  |  

A team that learns from software project failure produces better software – when you plan to exploit this ability.

The Journey To Cross Functional Development Teams
July 25, 2017  |  20:00  |  

Cross functional teams get people with different disciplines to work together better when developing software.

Scrum Vs Kanban – How Do They Help You Be More Lean In 2020?
July 7, 2017  |  38:35  |  

Embarking on the journey to let customers lead YOU to the most profitable solutions? You’ll probably need to decide between the two most popular ways agile teams work, and I’m here to help you make that decision.