Stop sub-optimizing. Invite — don’t impose Scrum on teams.

Sub-optimizing is becoming an excuse for not reaching your company’s potential. And imposition kills motivation.

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…the real goal for Scrum is to educate people with something beyond a Pavlovian response. [1]

You don’t ‘Go Agile’ overnight, just like that, by training the teams like a dog. The problem is that many companies still don’t realize that training is far from enough.

“Well, our teams still don’t deliver what they have committed to. They do work in sprints.”

Q1. Are your teams cross-functional?

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Q2. Are your teams self-organizing and autonomous?

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Q3. Was agile or Scrum imposed on the teams?

Changing practices is one thing; changing minds is quite another”

Later…

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Conclusion: Stop sub-optimizing! Get into the Spirit

References

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