“What’s the difference between velocity and performance with Scrum teams?” is one of the most frequently asked questions in my Professional Scrum Master classes. Velocity is just an indication of a development team’s ability to turn product backlog items into potentially-releasable increments each sprint. Velocity is not an indicator of performance because performance implies […]
Responsive Advisors is growing! We are thrilled to announce the addition of Ron Greisch as the Executive Vice President – Sales & Marketing. Ron joins Responsive Advisors with the directive to bring our sales and marketing to the next level. Ron has over 25 years of experience working with clients of all sizes. Building strong […]
During our July 2018 People Side of Software meetup in Chicago, Robert Pieper shared the basics of Scrum. This brief introduction offers a quick overview of Scrum from an experienced Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer while addressing some common questions about Scrum from the audience.
I have had the opportunity of working with many Scrum Masters, both new and experienced, to help them improve in their role. While helping those Scrum Masters, I accumulated a list of books that I think every Scrum Master should read. These books can be read in any order depending on a Scrum Master’s level of interest and […]
This post is part of the Scrum Whys blog series. “A product owner can be a member of only one Scrum team” “A product owner must compose every user story” “A product owner creates all of the requirements for a development team” “A product owner is the only person that should talk to our customers” […]