Serious Scrum Weekly Update #53
Our weekly update anniversary
This week we present all the Serious Scrum activities and publications from the 2nd of September to the 8th of September.
1. Getting creative with your Sprint Retrospectives by Scott Oliver
Scott published yet another great article with an Retrospective alternative. A great Sprint Retrospective, a creative ice breaker that gets everyone involved whilst using Liberating Structures and coaching to generate great insights.
Getting creative with your Sprint Retrospectives
A great Sprint Retrospective, a creative ice breaker that gets everyone involved whilst using Liberating Structures and…
2. Dropping the Sprint Review from Scrum — Is this really possible? by Willem-Jan Ageling
Last week Mike Cohn dropped a bomb when he posted an article involving the Sprint Review. The takeaway of this article is: the Sprint Review might not always make sense in a true CI/CD environment. Is this really feasible though?
Dropping the Sprint Review from Scrum — is this really possible?
My reflections on Mike Cohn’s article
3. The 12 enemies of adaptability - episode 5: Centralization by Marty de Jonge
Marty states that if the responsibility for making decisions is concentrated at a centralized top level, it takes only a few people to kill any change and transformation.
The 12 enemies of adaptability
Edition 5 of the serie “the 12 enemies of adaptability “(and weapons how to kill them…. Enemy number 5: Centralization
4. Do you really know Scrum? by David Clarke
David Clarke’s first article for Serious Scrum discusses how many people really don’t know Scrum. Not that many people read the Scrum Guide. But everyone thinks they understand Scrum. Most don’t.
Do You Really Know Scrum?
Not that many people read the Scrum Guide. But everyone thinks they understand Scrum.
5. The disastrous impact of bandwagonism on the good name of Scrum by Willem-Jan Ageling
Willem-Jan brings forward that Scrum is victim of the bandwagon effect and warns to look before you leap:
The disastrous impact of bandwagonism on the good name of Scrum
And why you should look before you leap
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