Is your company infected with SCRUMBUT?

If you’ve been around SCRUM long enough you will be familiar with the term SCRUMBUT. SCRUM what? SCRUMBUT. First off it makes me chuckle, it’s a great name.  Then my stomach churns. “We use SCRUM… but…” Memories of bad senior stakeholder initial meetings come flooding back… “We run Agile here, so we don’t create requirements”, [...]

By |2015-03-27T08:46:58+00:00March 2nd, 2015|Agile And SCRUM|0 Comments

What to do if your teams continually miss their commitments

What should you do if your teams continually miss their commitments? That’s a question I get all the time and it is a serious problem. Interestingly, though, the answer to this problem might not be what you think it is. Sometimes people naturally think my teams are terrible at estimating or maybe they just don’t [...]

By |2015-03-25T21:48:35+00:00February 16th, 2015|New Agile Leadership|0 Comments