Short Definition of Scrum

By |2022-11-02T19:36:58-04:00January 9th, 2021|Process|

I was inspired by tweet I saw highlighting Peter Stevens' post discussing the essence of Scrum.  Here is my description of Scrum without any of our jargon. "Scrum is a framework for Teams to get work done. Every activity, ritual and artifact found in Scrum enables the team to provide ...
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Build Working Agreements Fast

By |2022-10-04T23:00:20-04:00February 16th, 2018|Frameworks, Process|

Working Agreements are one of the core compacts that all good Agile teams need and use. For those of you unfamiliar with Working Agreements, they are nothing more than agreed upon protocols created by the team govern their interactions and clarify expectations. They are different from Ground Rules which tend ...
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How to Play Fearless Journey

By |2020-03-26T12:48:46-04:00April 6th, 2017|Frameworks, Process|

Fearless Journey is a game where the goal is for the players to discover a new transformational reality.  The power of Fearless Journey is that it allows us to engage in deep thinking on how to completely alters our present condition and help us ignore the little problems that distract us. The objective ...
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Defining the Agile Mindset

By |2020-03-25T14:35:58-04:00February 29th, 2016|Process|

Ever wonder why some Agile practitioners regularly butt heads with more traditionally minded managers? Have you ever spent significant one-on-one time with a Product Owner (or a Team member or a Stakeholder) to answer all their questions about why and how Scrum works and they still just do not "get it?"  Have ...
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