Category Archives: Project management

Why Scrum Masters Fail?

We see ScrumMasters fail very often while supporting agile teams in their agile transformations. Based on stories of more than one hundred of ScrumMasters we think that following 10 ScrumMasters failures are the top most important for agile teams. 1. Because of Agile People do not care about Agile or Scrum. They want a purpose, …

Why Managers Should Care about Employee Loyalty

Loyal employees are a major asset for a strong company. Many businesses think that employees are automatically loyal just because theyre getting a regular paycheck. The truth is loyalty isnt for sale. Loyalty has to be earned by the way you treat your employees. Transforming your business isnt easy. You cant do it alone. Without …

What is Spike in Scrum?

WHAT IS A SPIKE? In agile software development, a spike is a story that cannot be estimated until a development team runs a timeboxed investigation. The output of a spike is an estimate for the original story. CHOOSING TO DO ALL OF YOUR SPIKES IN SPRINT 0 If you implement all of your spikes for …

Becoming an effective manager

Many successful people get promoted into management and quickly find the pressure to be higher than anything they felt in the past. As an individual contributor, it is much easier to control the outcomes of your work. It may not seem like that at times, but you have a lot more control than when you …

Hybrid Agile Vs. Agile

Hybrid is most popular with publicly funded establishments, as they prefer to stick to the classically linear and sequential (traditional Waterfall) approach of software development that they are used to, rather than to try Agile. Usually it’s hard for them to detach from Waterfall because of their long history with it. The longer an organization …

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