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If Agile is Dead, Who Killed It? Suspect #2: SAFe

There’s been a trend lately of IT thought-leader types claiming that the Agile movement is dead or dying. There are, of course, a ton of organizations still using Scrum and other Agile methods to great effect. And I still believe that Scrum is responsible for amazing improvements in the quality of life and value delivery ...

How to Successfully Navigate Agile in a Hybrid Work Environment

In the wake of the global shift towards remote and hybrid work models, Agile methodologies fac...

Agile in Unexpected Places: The Universal Adaptability of Agile Methodol...

Agile methodologies have long been associated with the fast-paced world...

Agile Leaders: Driving Organizational Success

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, organizations face an ever-increasing ne...

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5 Myths About Your Daily Scrum Meeting

The daily Scrum meeting is both the most familiar and most misunderstood event in the...

Defects: Find Them Early, Fix Them Fast

“Most defects end up costing more than it would have cost to prevent them. Defects...

Stop Adding Tasks to User Stories

Creating tasks for each user story before implementation may seem like it is adding value...

The Three Inspect and Adapt Loops in Scrum

What’s Empirical Process Control and Why Do We Use It? Defined process control (DPC) methods...

How to Fix Your Daily Scrum

The daily Scrum, sometimes referred to as a daily stand-up, is a quick team synch...

End Meeting Insanity! Learn to Facilitate

What is the biggest time-waster in your job? If you said “unproductive meetings,” then you...

Scrum Education Units (SEUs) and 5 Tips for Getting Them

If you have a Scrum Alliance certification, your certification is good for two years. Then,...

The Four Ultimate DevOps Don’t’s

Don’t put DevOps in a box Don’t ignore culture Don’t under-invest in automation Don’t bogart...

If You’re Not Using This #1 Kanban Strategy, You’re Losing Time and Money

“Start stopping and start finishing” is the ultimate way to increase efficiency. And yet, none...

Awareness and the Agile Leader

Much of the cultural change in adopting an Agile framework is restructuring our conceptions of...

Introducing Four New Agile Training Classes

In addition to expanding our offerings to include additional services such as coaching and Agile...

A-CSM & CSP-SM: What’s In It For You?

Why were A-CSM and CSP-SM created? Created by the Scrum Alliance and started in 2002,...