Scrum Guide Update: The 5 Values of Scrum

You might not have noticed, but The Scrum Guide was updated last year (July 2016) for the first time in three years. The changes aren’t big in terms of word count, but they are significant. So I decided I needed to update my own description (part 1, part 2) of the Guide’s evolution. Cumulative Flow Diagrams […]
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Just-in-Time Scaling Agile

Scaling Agile is a hot topic. Adverts for courses on SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) and LeSS (Large Scale Scrum) seem to be everywhere. Then there is DAD (Disciplined Agile Development – from IBM) and Enterprise Scrum and a few more approaches just emerging. The first advanced certifications announced by ScrumAlliance are concerned with scaling Scrum. […]
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The World is Becoming Scrummier

Hot on the heels of my response to Michael O. Church’s tirade against Scrum comes the State of Scrum report: the results of a survey conducted by the Scrum Alliance. There’s bad news for Mr. Church who looked forward to the early death of Agile and Scrum. Use of Scrum is growing exponentially, and developers […]
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Why Ranting That “Scrum is Terrible” is a Straw Man Argument

My good friend and colleague at Learning Tree, Doug Rehnstrom, sent me a link last month to a blog post by Michael O. Church entitled “Why ‘Agile’ and especially Scrum are Terrible”. My first reaction to it was that it was an entertaining if misguided rant, but in retrospect Michael says some important things. He […]
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Using Scrum? Get Certified!

It is always amusing for a speaker of UK English to hear an American professional declare that they are certified. To be certified in the UK means that a Doctor or a social worker has committed you to a centre for the treatment for mental illness. The Oxford English Dictionary term for professional qualifications is […]
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