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Defining the Agile Mindset

By |2020-03-25T14:35:58-04:00February 29th, 2016|Process|

Ever wonder why some Agile practitioners regularly butt heads with more traditionally minded managers? Have you ever spent significant one-on-one time with a Product Owner (or a Team member or a Stakeholder) to answer all their questions about why and how Scrum works and they still just do not "get it?"  Have ...
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Bill of Rights for the Scrum Roles

By |2020-03-25T14:38:32-04:00January 24th, 2011|Process|

One of the things I admired about Extreme Programming (XP) was the simplicity of the roles defined in the Green Book.  In XP, there are only two roles: Customer and Programmer.  When you are using XP, the Customer makes business decisions, Programmers make technical decisions and one role may not substitute ...
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