I wanted to call this interview “Agile hustle” because it’s a great story of how an employee in Argentina hustled to help host a Certified Scrum Master course, and then hustled himself into a conference and a new job. It’s an inspiring story of how commitment and dedication took Alan Cyment from Buenos Aires to […]
Scrum is not just a process, it’s all about the people. In this section we discuss Scrum Roles and responsibilities, people and processes.
James (“Cope”) Coplien is a well known author, educator, lecturer and software philosopher who I’ve been following for some time. Firstly with his books on C++ during the 90’s (“Advanced C++ Programming Styles and Idioms.”, Addison-Wesley, J. Coplien) and after I moved into the Scrum community with his famous article on the Borland Quattro Pro […]
To my understanding there is a frustrating misunderstanding of reality when one thinks that the Product Owner can reject a single story at the Sprint Review. Oh the Product Owner can reject the assertion of the Development Team that they have completed it and have them re-estimate it and stick it back on the backlog. […]
Back in 2007 I worked with Dr. Dan for a number of years. I don’t always agree with Dan … and in fact we’ve had long arguments about many of the topics in Scrum. I remember a cold and wet road trip with him in his 1980’s Jag, travelling from Seattle down to Portland. We […]