When considering your own organization ask yourself this question: “Are you working on too many projects at the same time?” If you are similar to most organizations that I visit, your answer will be a resounding yes! I’m having a hard time remembering the last time that I… Read more
In my experience it has never been a good idea to “surprise” the stakeholders (e.g., customers, users, internal management) of the product we are building. I can’t recall the last time I’ve heard a stakeholder say, “Wow, I am really surprised by what you are showing me…” and… Read more
At a recent class a student asked me which role I would personally prefer to fill: product owner, ScrumMaster, or development team member. I have held each of these roles in the past, so that question gave me pause to consider how I really felt.
After some consideration I… Read more