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Where to Start with Scrum? Is Value Stream Mapping Your Answer?

Whether teams are new to Scrum or refining their methods, this remains a challenge. The answer lies in the transformative potential of Value Stream Mapping within Scrum. Instead, Scrum makes these challenges transparent, allowing teams to recognize and address them. Welcome to the first post.

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What Makes Scrum Teams Effective? A scientific investigation of 1.200 Scrum teams

This post is a non-technical version of an academic paper about Scrum teams that I wrote with Daniel Russo. Daniel is a Professor at the University of Aalborg and is specialized in empirical software engineering. I am an organizational psychologist and Scrum practitioner with a love for survey development and statistics.


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Current State and Future Prospects of Scrum and Agile Development in Japan

Since I became a Professional Scrum Trainer in November, I have been asked a lot about the current state, and the future perspectives, for Scrum and agile development in Japan, where I’ve worked for the last six years. So much so that many consider the paper to be part of the roots of Scrum. Why is that?

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The Scrum Master Job (1): 4 Steps to Identify Suitable Employers or Clients

TL; DR: Scrum Master Job — 4 Steps to Identify Suitable Employers or Clients. Are you considering a new Scrum Master job? Don’t worry; there are four steps of proactive research to identify suitable employers or clients for Scrum Masters and avoid disappointment later. The Scrum Master Job Market Is Promising.

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People Drive Solutions, Tools Just Pave the Way!

The essence of DevOps lies in its conceptual foundation, born out of software engineering. It's about understanding the impact of accelerated processes on our engineering systems and the way we design and approach our products. Request a free consultation with my team or enrol in one of our upcoming professional Scrum classes.

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Thinking By Sprinting: What Cognitive Science Tells Us About Why Scrum Works

Their paper provides useful insights into why the Scrum Framework might be so effective when it comes to managing complex work. Their article inspired me to apply the same insights to Scrum and to extend it with my own. Software development is (generally speaking) very complex. waterfalls) are very likely to fail.

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2022

What to Expect: Sessions focus on agility, software engineering and lean business. Global Scrum Gathering. The Global Scrum Gathering is produced by the Scrum Alliance, which is a member-driven nonprofit certifying body that has supported the agile movement since 2001. Where: Denver, Colo., USA and Virtual.

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