Often Asked Question: Can a Scrum Team run without a Scrum Master?

Often Asked Question: Can a Scrum Team run without a Scrum Master?
The primary charges of a Scrum Master are as follows: Be the protector of the team (keep distractions and counter-culture from disrupting their work and time) Be the champion of both the team and the philosophy (in this case Scrum and the Agile approach) Be the mediator for the team if differences are not being ...

Global Organizational Transformation to Agile and Distributed Scrum 1

Global Organizational Transformation to Agile and Distributed Scrum
Let’s say you’ve been given a pre-1940’s battleship fleet and your orders are to take your fleet and go across the ocean into a major conflict and win against a modern navel force…now.   A battleship was the flagship of the pre-1940’s navy, but today you need carriers to to be effective with a global navel strategy.   You’re going to need to change your battleship ...

Agile Purgatory

Agile Purgatory
pur·ga·to·ry   noun \ˈpər-gə-ˌtȯr-ē\ – a place or state of temporary suffering or misery  – Merriam Webster Dictionary If you have been involved with any of the agile frameworks, methodologies, process, or the like for a significant amount of time, I am certain that you have passed into, though or may even be currently living in ...