A lighthearted look at what can go wrong when Scrum is misapplied. Without spirit, passion, and engagement, things go sideways.
Story Mapping is a tool to help Scrum teams visualize Product Backlog and User Needs. With Story Mapping, teams organize Stories and plan Sprints accordingly.
Why is blind estimation for planning poker important in Agile Scrum team planning? Consider this story of how anchoring can influence us.
Smaller stories tend to get more accurate estimates. This is my guidance for new Scrum teams, and ScrumMasters, trying to decide on Story size.
Think the standard Scrum agendas will help you get value out of the meetings? There is a lot more you can do with agendas to improve Reviews and Retrospectives.