23 Aug 2017
In 2010 I spent 8 months in the worst job I ever had. For the last 5 or so of those months I was the company’s first an only Scrum Master. The individuals I worked with said that it was the best experience of their careers. This is a story of those 5 months.
18 Feb 2016
I want to try and commit a little heresy by talking about story point estimations. Specifically I want to talk about not
using them ever again. This is not a call for no estimation, but a fairly different approach. This idea has some problems,
is not fully fleshed out, and needs lots of smart people to think about.
15 Jan 2016
If we are using Scrum as the foundation for our agile process, then we have a Product Owner who is out there discovering
and prioritizing the things that continually deliver increasing value to the business and it’s customers.
10 Jan 2016
We all love throwing around, “High-Performing,” teams as something that you get when you transition to agile beliefs
and practices. This high-performing team could be described many ways, and I’ll try to provide a way to think about the
journey a team takes as they become high-performing.
04 Jan 2016
Scrum Masters are farmers whose seeds are employees and whose crops are people.