One of the most underestimated events in Scrum is the Daily Scrum. The Scrum Guide advised us to keep the Daily Scrum at a 15-minute timebox where the team members discuss what they realized yesterday, what are they going to realize today, and which impediments they face to reaching the Sprint goal. Although it seems […]
What Do Bad Daily Scrums Reveal About the Scrum Process?
How to Create Insight Into Your Product Backlog
One of the important tasks of a product owner is to prioritize the backlog to deliver value. To cite the Scrum Guide “The product owner is the sole person responsible for managing the Product Backlog.” In order to be able to prioritize, the product owner must first have insight into the backlog. In one article by Venkatesh […]
Top 3 obstacles to product mastery and deliver business value in an Agile environment
In my work as an Agile coach, I often try to help product owners by comparing the work they do to how we act and behave in sports. Usually, sports metaphors are easy to understand and people can easily relate to them. So using sports metaphors often makes my life as an agile coach easier. […]
Leading Agile transformation with only internal Agile coaches
Most organizations in the Netherlands are taking the first steps to becoming Agile. Not only in the Netherlands but also worldwide the increase can be observed. An annual Agile survey performed by VersionONE revealed that enterprise agility is increasing throughout organizations and across almost all industries. Whereas 24% stated in 2016 to be in an […]