Category: Scale Scrum

Guide to a Successful Career Path with the Scrum Alliance Certifications

Introduction Scrum Alliance, a non-profit membership organization, established in 2001, has historically focused on providing Agile and Scrum education and certifications. Further, Scrum Alliance always goals at encouraging the Scrum adoption worldwide by transforming the work culture through inspiring and guiding “individuals, leaders, and organizations with practices, values, and principles that create workplaces that are prosperous, joyful, and sustainable.”  Scrum...

Daily Scrum: Not Just for Scrum Masters

Introduction The Daily Scrum is not just for the Scrum Master. Instead of a “status meeting” for the manager, it should be seen as a forum where team members are synchronizing their work. We prefer to think of the daily scrum as a synchronization meeting. Team members are synchronizing their work: Here’s what we did yesterday and what we think...

Should Scrum Teams Include a Stretch Goal In Their Sprints?

Introduction Some teams use something called stretch goals or stretch stories to highlight product backlog products they will accomplish if they finish their sprint commitments early. Stretch goals are frequently used as a way to satisfy stakeholders without fully committing to the work. In some ways, it’s more real to call it out as a “stretch goal” than saying we didn’t...

Scrum at Scale and business agility

Scrum at Scale Does one size really fit all?  Experience tells us that this is hardly the case, which is why Scrum at Scale is built with flexibility and customizability in mind.  From Fortune 100 companies to start-ups, Scrum at Scale transforms organizations into Agile enterprises.  The Scrum at Scale framework is the brainchild of Dr. Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator...

How to scale scrum for agile teams

Introduction One of the hottest questions these days, whether online or in the boardroom, is “How does the organization become more ‘agile’?” As the discussion evolves, it leads to, “How do we scale agility from one team to multiple, or should we?” Scrum is the most common agile way that teams work leads to the question of, “How do we...