Why is “Trusting” So Hard?

I’ve been training and coaching agile teams for more than 15 years. While I’ve seen quite a lot of unique dysfunctions, one of the most prevalent is the overall lack of [...]
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What is a Scrum of Scrums?

      It all started with this picture that Mike Cohn published over 10 years ago. In the explanation he briefly mentioned a hierarchal structure where multiple [...]
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We need MORE Agile Certifications!?!?

When I first started my agile journey, there was a small set of certifications. The Scrum Alliance was the “lead dog” in the effort. Around 2003-2004, there was only the CSM [...]
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It’s about the Agile Team stupid!

  I attended the Mile High Agile conference in April. One of the keynotes was Michael Feathers. He did something interesting in the opening moments of his presentation. htt [...]
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The Non-Social ScrumMaster

I think everyone has the sense that the ScrumMaster role is all about: The team, the team, and the team and that they spend all of their time working in groups, with…the [...]
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Software as Learning?

      I can’t for the life of me remember where I saw it. I think the when is a bit more distinct, it was within the last year and a half. I can’t remember [...]
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