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The Counter-Intuitive Argument for Limiting Project WiP

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

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Surprising Stakeholders is Almost Never a Good Thing!

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

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How To Determine Sprint Start and End Days

I frequently get asked if sprints should be required to start on Mondays and end on Fridays. No, absolutely not! Is it common for sprints to align with week boundaries? Sure, but I think that many teams do that for conceptual (calendar) convenience.

Sprints are timeboxed… Read more

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Which Scrum Role Do You Prefer?

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

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