Serious Scrum Weekly Update #68
It’s that time again. The weekly digest of Serious Scrum articles has arrived. Hello, and welcome to new writers, John Albrecht, and Michael Boumansour! This edition covers everything published between December 16th and December 22nd. Without further delay, here we go.
Coming to the rescue is a common Scrum Master behavior. John Albrecht proposes we take care of ourselves first.
Avoiding Rescue, looking after you
Individuals who work closely with other people supporting and helping them often over time start to experience the…
Exemplifying Scrum values is challenging. Willem-Jan Ageling digs into what happens when theory meets reality.
Are you putting together a new Scrum team? Dirk Bolte discusses considerations for building a great team.
The Definition of Ready isn’t part of Scrum, and Maarten Dalmijn wants to know if it’s time to ditch the practice.
It’s time to ditch your Definition of Ready
Get rid of that dead weight if you want to be Agile
The Scrum Master role is challenging. John Clopton shares his experience at an organization that wasn’t ready.
I got fired for being a Scrum Master
And why it was the best thing that ever happened to me.
Does you team have commitment issues? Willem-Jan Ageling dives into when teams commit to the wrong thing.
The commitment to finish everything from the backlog can endanger your real goals
Commit to the Sprint Goal instead
Wan to know more about flow metrics? Michael Boumansour digs more into his LSAD tool, and how you can use it too.
Turn Your Jira Data Into Enterprise Delivery Flow Metrics
A few weeks ago in my post titled Lean Scrum Analytics I referenced the Lean Scrum Analytics Dashboard (LSAD) tool I…
What happens when done is the goal? Ionut-Adrian Bejenaru dives into a holistic approach in defining the value of done.
Get it Done! Is this the Goal?
The hidden assumption we all make is that when things get done, progress is being made. When people are busy the mind…
Is knocking other frameworks like SAFe missing the point? Paddy Corry hopes to change the conversation in this post.
Shaming Agile Frameworks Misses the Point: We Can All Learn From Failure
Let’s not rejoice when an agile implementation fails: instead, ask what we can learn to hopefully avoid the same fate.
That’s all folks! That does it for everything published on Serious Scrum last week. See you next time!