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18
JUN
2010

Best Links of the Week – June 18th 2010

Some new links to share and idea to learn. What Does an Agile Coach Do? – Considering an Agile\Scrum Pilot?  Don Gray talks about what you might expect from your new Agile Coach. Should the ScrumMaster Also Be a Member of the Team? – Clinton Keith provides his...
04
MAY
2010

Welfare CSM – June 7th & June 8th (date change)

There has a been a bit of a date change for the Welfare CSM class I am co-teaching with Tobias Mayer.  We still have plenty of openings in the class, so please sign-up today.
09
FEB
2010

Best Links of the Week – Feb 9th 2010

Excellent links for everyone to share. Pollyanna Pixton on Agile Leadership – a 30-minute video talking about the factors corporate leaders can influence which support Agile teams. How I Learned to Program Manage an Agile Team After 6 Years of Waterfall – Sara Ford...
01
FEB
2010

Best Links of the Week – Feb 1st 2010

Here are two weeks worth of linkie goodness for everyone. 4th Annual State of Agile Survey – VersionOne, an Agile project management tool, has published their annual survey on the adoption of Agile; a great source of industry statistics and window into how other companies...
12
JAN
2010

Best Links of the Week – Jan 12th 2010

Here are some links to the best of the blogs since the beginning of the year. The Role of Leaders on a Self-Organizing Team – Mike Cohn talks about the important role management continues to play on Scrum teams. Agile Scales, Waterfall Doesn’t – or s...
25
DEC
2009

Best Links of the Week – Christmas 2009

A bag full of Christmas links. Grooming the Product Backlog – Laura Brandenburg talks about the role of requirements management through the Scrum Product Backlog. Make the Product Backlog DEEP – more on good practices for maintaining the Product Backlog from Mike...
18
DEC
2009

Best Links of the Week – Dec 18th 2009

Here are links to the best of the blogs for the week of Dec 18th 2009. A ScrumMaster’s Checklist – a comprehensive checklist from Michael James offering four areas a ScrumMaster should pay attention when coaching: the Team, the Product Owner, the organization and the...
28
SEP
2009

My Insights on Distributed Scrum Teams

Come to XPSD on October 1st where I will share my ideas and experiences gained while in Shanghai.  I am not sure if I will turn my presentation into a post, but I will give away my key point now: you will have much more impact improving the performance of your Scrum teams by...
04
SEP
2009

Importance of the Definition of Done

I was looking back at some old notes of mine from China and I came across a number of questions from the people I worked with about the Definition of Done.  The Definition of Done (DoD) is a very important concept in Scrum and not spending time to construct a DoD is a common...