Get everyone on the same page with Scrum for teams and staff members. Show staff they matter with training, then they can help figure out how Scrum can improve their work.
Manufacturing, hardware development, telco engineering and hard goods are different from software. Scrum can provide excellent benefits to these industries as well, however Scrum for Hardware has significant differences. Learn more about our Scrum for hardware training.
Implementing Scrum across multiple teams? Test and refine your organizational design and have fun doing it! One of the most impactful multi-team Scrum simulations available today.
Leadership and management in a Lean and Agile organization is fundamentally different then in more traditional hierarchical organizations. Learn the new mindset, thinking tools and hands on practices to lead effectively in a Lean and Agile organization.
Team building or team work? Team building is a bit of a strange idea. Think of the great sports teams or project teams of all time, did they do “trust falls” or high ropes courses for team building? Great teams form when good people learn to work together, to trust each other, and have anRead More
The conventional wisdom is that leadership is associated with a role. It is something to be left to Bosses, Managers, and those who have authority. This model worked fine when markets moved slowly and competitors had the same leadership model. Today, business is very different. Markets change very quickly, competitors continually try to take yourRead More
One of the continuing challenges we see with some Scrum teams is a lack of improvement in how they work over time. There are many reasons for this, however continuous improvement is the cornerstone of Lean thinking, and the reason we have a retrospective in Scrum. There are many ways to improve. Lean thinkers advocateRead More
How long does it take to do the final assembly of a Boeing 737? Final assembly includes wings, tail, wheels, engines, interiors, wiring, cockpit controls and flight systems. The Boeing 737 is assembled in one plant in Renton Washington near Seattle. Since implementing Lean thinking and continuous improvement monthly output of 737s from Boeing’s RentonRead More
I recently provided some free advice on Linkedin. A manager had recently implemented Scrum to improve their development process. While things are better, the CEO, who doesn’t really care about what methods they use, was not satisfied. He wants more features faster. In this organization they have a lot of legacy code, so implementing newRead More
My colleague Mishkin Berteig started his Agile Advice blog in 2005 when we were both doing Agile coaching for teams at Capital One. His blog was one of my favorite Agile blogs, he was getting out the lessons we were learning and providing smart succinct advice. In many ways Mishkin’s blog was ahead of itsRead More