In This Issue
- Advice on Conducting the Scrum of Scrums
- The True Role of a PM on Agile Projects
- Where Does the Time Go?
- Linda Rising on Collaboration, Bonobos and The Brain
Advice on Conducting the Scrum of Scrums - by Mike Cohn
When scaling Scrum to large projects, the scrum of scrums meeting can be a vital tool for keeping your teams in sync and out of each other's way. Mike Cohn gives some pointers on how to run and coordinate these important Scrum meetings.
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The True Role of a PM on Agile Projects - by Mike Griffiths
So, what does the PM do on agile projects? If the team self organizes and selects their own work from the prioritized feature list, should the PM just buy pizza and keep out of the way? Well they are short changing the team if that is all they do. Rather than a fear of role erosion, PM's should be maximizing business value delivery and looking to broaden their skill set with more leadership practices. This post outlines four core roles and ten core principles managers of agile projects should practice.
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Where Does the Time Go? - by Andy Powell
Andy's latest post on the Agile Chronicles blog talks about tracking time and three popular ways of answering the question: 'Where does the time go?'.
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Linda Rising on Collaboration, Bonobos and The Brain
(InfoQ video interview)
In this InfoQ interview, author and coach Linda Rising reflected on scientific research suggesting that we may be hardwired to work in small, collaborative teams. She also explained what led up to her popular Agile2006 talk "Are Agilists the Bonobos of the Software World?" which focused on their "make love not war" social rituals. The apes' rituals, that is.
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