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Write Better Stories

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Agile Scrum | 1 comment

Write Better Stories

Every time we teach a GSD Scrum Training workshop, one of the most difficult concepts for students to grasp is how to write a story.

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Agile Teams Still Need Traditional Support

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in Agile Transition | 3 comments

Agile Teams Still Need Traditional Support

The biggest misconception about agile is that when you convert to scrum, you no longer need traditional program or product management.

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Overcome Resistance to Agile in Your Organization

Posted by on Oct 5, 2016 in Agile Transition | Comments Off on Overcome Resistance to Agile in Your Organization

Overcome Resistance to Agile in Your Organization

If you want your organization to become agile, then you need to overcome fear, uncertainty and job insecurity in order to get buy in.

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Business Must Become Agile or Be Left Behind

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Business | Comments Off on Business Must Become Agile or Be Left Behind

Business Must Become Agile or Be Left Behind

Agile scrum has relevance beyond Engineering and IT. We cover how 7 scrum concepts can be modified to run your business with agility.

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How to Get Your Boss to Pay for Scrum Training

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Scrum Training | Comments Off on How to Get Your Boss to Pay for Scrum Training

How to Get Your Boss to Pay for Scrum Training

With our next GSD Scrum Training coming up May 13, so many people have asked us how to get their bosses to pay, we wrote a post with some suggestions.

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3 Tips to Close More Stories

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Agile Scrum | 4 comments

3 Tips to Close More Stories

How come so many teams fall short of their sprint commitment and fail to close all their stories? We suggest a change of focus.

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Transition from Project Manager to Scrum Master

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Agile Transition | Comments Off on Transition from Project Manager to Scrum Master

Transition from Project Manager to Scrum Master

The transition from project manager to scrum master is not as straightforward as you think. Follow these 3 steps and land your 1st scrum master gig!

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5 Steps to Implement Agile

Posted by on Jul 17, 2016 in Agile Transition | Comments Off on 5 Steps to Implement Agile

5 Steps to Implement Agile

Like with any major project or corporate restructuring, the transition to agile is pervasive. We have 5 steps to help you prepare.

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Project Planning Without Knowing the Details

Posted by on Jun 26, 2016 in Agile Scrum | 1 comment

Project Planning Without Knowing the Details

Agile scrum offers several techniques to overcome our fear of project planning, a fear of the unknown that keeps us becoming better project planners.

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Are You Truly Agile?

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Agile Scrum | Comments Off on Are You Truly Agile?

Are You Truly Agile?

As scrum masters, not only do we need to know scrum, we have the responsibility to properly coach our teams on scrum. We also need an agile mindset.

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