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Scrum is a World View

15 Nov 2011 - 08:33 AM under Agile | Posted by

Guest post by Jim Kinter I’ve been thinking about how to help a colleague get his arms around a Scrum implementation that seems to be out of control and rife with what my friend Ken Schwaber refers to as “ScrumButs”. During our conversation, I cringed several times when reference was made to their “version” of […]

Scrum Tune-up

02 Nov 2011 - 11:49 AM under Agile | Posted by

Guest post by Jim Kinter In my previous post I referenced a conversation with a colleague about a Scrum implementation that hasn’t produced the results he expected. His expectations from the outset seem to be primarily focused on productivity, but motivation and drivers for choosing Scrum is for another day. As I was mulling this […]

Agile Project Management: What’s Up?

29 Oct 2010 - 06:18 AM under Agile | Posted by PMStudent

There is a great new site in town about Agile project management. They are running a series of interview/guest posts on The State of Agile. To my surprise, Peter from AgileScout.com reached out to me and asked me to be one of the interviewees.? It’s pretty amazing to be included in this list of Agile […]

Implementing SCRUM…the basics – part 2

09 Feb 2010 - 04:44 AM under Agile | Posted by

In this post, I explained that SCRUM is not a silver bullet and?that there some significant barriers to entry for organizations wanting to adopt SCRUM. In this post, I’m going to introduce Agile estimating, planning poker, fibonacci, and velocity. Let’s say that your organization is ready to go, you’ve turned command and control on it’s […]