Doing Scrum is not enough! The precious result will not be achieved just by understanding and following the rules and principles of the Scrum Framework. Every day organisations are starting and failing with business agility, praise and blame Scrum. And everyday organisations are succeeding with Scrum! So what is the difference?
Conduct good Sprint Planning is not so easy in reality. There is a lot of misconceptions and anti-patterns around it. A lot of Sprint Plannings leads to unrealistic or useless goals, overcommitment, and Sprints without any Team ownership.
Self Managed, independent, cross-functional team. This sounds awesome, but in reality, it is hard to achieve. A lot of teams are passive, non-pro-active without any intent to become self-managing.
Kanban is a strategy for optimizing flow. The practices in the Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams help enhance and complement the Scrum framework and its implementation.
The rules of the game in new product development are changing. Many companies have discovered that it takes more than the accepted basics of high quality, low cost, and differentiation to excel in today’s competitive market. — The New New Product Development Game by Hirotaka Takeuchi and Ikujiro Nonaka
Many executives are surprised when previously successful leadership approaches fail in new situations, but different contexts call for different kinds of responses. Before addressing a situation, leaders need to recognize which context governs it—and tailor their actions accordingly. – A Leader’s Framework for Decision Making by David J. Snowden and Mary E. Boone
4 Values and 12 Principles of Agile Software Development. Speaking about Software, Manifesto for Agile Software Development is applied to any kind of product development.