Scrum - from a Skeptic's Point of View

Deep Fried Brain

Agile Project Management Training ScrumThree days of training and a certification exam later, I'm now officially a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM). The 3 days spent in the class was time well-spent. It was a good and refreshing experience.

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Scrum and Kanban Revisited

Digite

More and more Agile teams have started to adopt Kanban as a way to improve beyond what Scrum enabled them to do, as also to address some of the challenges that Scrum presented them with. As a result, many people have attempted to compare and contrast Scrum and Kanban in a variety of “Scrum vs. Kanban” sessions in conferences, webinars and online posts. As the article bemoans, this has been going on since 2012. Scrum and Kanban revisited. Introduction.

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Certified ScrumMaster Training - Review and Feedback

Deep Fried Brain

Agile Project Management Training Review ScrumAs I mentioned in the previous two posts, I attended a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) class in Singapore, last week. The course was conducted by GoodAgile, and offered by ISS, NUS. One of my colleagues.

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Modal LPM

Knowledgeline

The ideal LPM program is derived not from one methodology (PMBOK, Scrum, Agile, Waterfall, Prince, etc), but by cherry picking the best from each. But, at certain points, you may need to transition into what Scrum practitioners refer to as a " Daily stand-up."

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The Secret to Finding a Job as a New Scrum Master

Agile Advice

It appears to me there are more jobs available for Scrum Masters than ever before! And for those eager to work in Scrum teams, the answer is also predictable. I opened my inbox today to a question from a former student of my Scrum class. Scrum is one of those.)

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2017 Project Management Trends To Watch

Girl's Guide to PM

If pure Scrum works, or you’re totally a waterfall shop, then as long as you are seeing results no one is going to care. How long can we cruise on the coattails of project successes like London 2012?

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2017 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

This is how it looked when I was there in 2012. Global Scrum Gathering: San Diego, CA, 10-12 April 2017. There is a new Scrum for Hardware track this year that will include presentations, hands-on workshops and coaching.

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What’s in your backlog?

Leading Answers

Scrum Product Backlogs and Sprint Backlogs. Most people I meet these days were introduced to backlogs through Scrum. The Scrum Guide describes the product backlog as an ordered list of everything that is known to be needed in the product.

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Top 10 Lean/ Kanban Books for IT, Software and Knowledge Work!

Digite

Several good books have been written on Kanban and its application to various business processes, especially to Scrum, since David Anderson published his original Kanban “blue book”. 31 pages, ET to read: 50 min, Published July 19th, 2012 by Lean-Kanban University).

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Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects

Herding Cats

Foundations of Risk Management, 2nd Edition, Terje Aven, John Wiley & Sons, 2012. Agile Risk Management and Scrum , Alan Moran, Institute for Agile Risk Management, 2014. Practical Project Risk Management: The ATOM Methodology , David Hillson, Management Concepts Press, 2012.

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The Agile Cannon

Herding Cats

Establish a Zero backlog approach to planning - Scrum creates Sprint Backlog. Highly effective Scrum teams have seven items in Sprint Backlog. Ashkenas, “It’s Time to Rethink Continuous Improvement,” HBR blog [link] (2012). . [3]

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Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace: Zero Tolerance for “Brilliant Jerks”

The IIL Blog

Catch Christa Kirby’s presentation “Cultivating an Agile Mindset: Creativity, Trust, and a Plastic Toothbrush Case” at this year’s Agile & Scrum Conference! .

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Overcoming Barriers in Assessing Risk Probabilities,” Tom Kendrick , 2012 PMI Global Congress Proceedings , 2012. Claude Bocquet, Reliability Engineering and System Safety , 2012. 3, 2012. 7, May 2012., 11, March 2012. “An

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Overcoming Barriers in Assessing Risk Probabilities,” Tom Kendrick , 2012 PMI Global Congress Proceedings , 2012. Claude Bocquet, Reliability Engineering and System Safety , 2012. 3, 2012. 7, May 2012., 11, March 2012. “An

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . Information Technology and Computer Science , 2012, 8, 43–50. 3, August 2012. An Analysis of XP, TDD, Pair Programming, and Scrum (Using Real Options),” Dr. David Rico, [link] davidfrico.com/rico08b.pdf. 1, 2012. 30–41, 2012. 3, May/June 2012. 2, April, 2012. 6, November 2012, pp. A Case Study on Agile Estimating and Planning using Scrum,” V.

Certifications, Digital Credentials, and Endorsements

Agile Coach

When I received my CSM (Certified Scrum Master), CSP (Certified Scrum Pratitioner, and CSPO (Certified Scrum Product Owner), I didn’t need to write a test. Lamest blog post title ever.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Using the Agile Methodology to Mitigate the Risks of Highly Adaptive Projects,” Dana Roberson and Mary Anne Herndon, 10 th Annual CMMI Technology Conference And User Group , November 5 – 8, 2012, Denver, CO. Nord, IEEE Software Technology Conference, 2012, Salt Lake City, 23-26 April, 2012.

3 Business Transformation Success Stories and What We Can Learn From Them

Runrun.it

In response to increasing competition, Lysaght opted for agile development practices including scrum teams and cloud based workshops where a wider range of audiences can receive personalized health related advice.

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The Trouble with Charts

Herding Cats

The Performance Index of #Noestimates in the chart above shows differences from Scrum and Lightweight Scrum. The chart (top chart) shows a number for predictability for No Estimates and a similar number for predictability for Light Weight Scrum.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

But each method needs to be based on 5 Immutable principles to be successful, no matter the domain or context, PMI Spring Seminar , 2012, Austin TX. Waste Management Symposium Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2012.

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Prince2 Certification Guide for Misguided #ProjectManagers

nTask

Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101. On that note, I can say that we apply this method in Agile project management through Scrum meetings. . Back in 2012, Prince2 Professionals were the talk of the town because the exam’s tenure spread over several days where the candidate had to stay at the facility as a resident. . Had I not made the mistake of accidentally deleting my Word doc file, this post would have gone live a week earlier.

Deconstruction the #NoEstimates Conjecture

Herding Cats

At a minimum, at the end of every week, a Scrum team assess physical percent complete at the end of the Sprint. This McKinsey project is ongoing, with 5,400 IT projects in the database as of 2012. This presentation is showing up again.

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Wrike vs Asana – which PM tool works best for YOU?

BeeWits

In 2012, a freemium version of the product was launched which allowed project teams of up to 5 users to use the solution for free. Given that SCRUM has become an integral part of project management, not just in software development projects, but across much more varied industries, one would expect that such features and functions associated with SCRUM would make their way into PM solutions.

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Deconstruction the #NoEstimates Conjecture

Herding Cats

At a minimum, at the end of every week, a Scrum team assess physical percent complete and updates their estimate to complete in some field in the Scrum development system. This McKinsey project is ongoing, with 5,400 IT projects in the database as of 2012. The core principle of Scrum is the Product Owner defines the priority of the work of the team, what the expected Value needs to be for the work - NOT the development team. This presentation is showing up again.

Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Most Popular Agile Tools and Processes: Scrum – 43%. PricewaterhouseCoopers: Insights and Trends: Current Programme and Project Management Practices 2012. Need up-to-date facts and figures for a project management report, article, or infographic?

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