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Transparency Within Your Team

Today we’re lucky to have the opportunity to let a fellow member of the agile community guest blog for us. Out guest blogger is Agile Coach, Luis Gonçalves. Here is is take on creating transparency in agile teams. Transparency Within Your Team During my career, I had the opportunity to help several teams. All these teams […]

Scrum Master - The Servant Leader

Scrum Master – The Servant Leader

A question about the Scrum Master I was talking to some people the other day about the role of Scrum Master. They wanted to know what leadership characteristics a Scrum Master should have. I turned the question back on the group and asked them what they thought. The term “Servant Leader” cropped up, a lot. […]

Does my team look big in this?

What is the optimum size for an agile team? Most approaches to agile product development propose a small team size in order to achieve ‘hyper-productivity’. Actually it takes much more than that, but that’s the topic for another blog post. The Scrum Alliance suggests here that  it is 7 plus or minus 2. Scrum.org suggests […]

What is a Scrum Master?

What is a Scrum Master?

  Scrum Master? What are they? What do they do? There are many blog posts around on this topic. Many of them I agree with, but I wanted to take a stab at it myself. You see I am a Scrum Master, it’s one of the ways I define myself. So to all intents and […]