Select Page
CHOW #127 – Brand Image of Scrum Masters

CHOW #127 – Brand Image of Scrum Masters

Rajiv has been working as a scrum master and coaching the teams after getting trained. Management and teams think that Scrum Master is like a secretary who just books the meeting rooms, facilitates daily meetings and helps with some tasks when team asks for it. Rajiv...
Agile: 3 tips for effective coaching

Agile: 3 tips for effective coaching

I started my agile journey as an agile team member couple of years back, where I was assigned to a pilot team which was part of large agile transformation initiative. Once the initiative was kicked off, all the pilot project team members were trained on agile (what is...
CHOW #112- Showing Results

CHOW #112- Showing Results

Deepak is an Agile coach and has some really good implementation experience with large clients. He joined a new company which is into IT services and have a centralized Agile CoE. He was very excited when he started with the new company as he was ready to move on to...
3 Simple Tips for Building Distributed Teams

3 Simple Tips for Building Distributed Teams

Distributed teams are a norm in today’s world and it is also beneficial from business perspective. Ideally Agile is imagined to be clustered teams, physically in one location. For many distributed teams, it’s difficult to adopt the Agile practice of face-to-face...

CHOW #97- Help the PO in moving things to production

Raj has been designated as product owner for the e-commerce website that the company is building. He was a business analyst and used to writing requirements document in the traditional SDLC [waterfall] model. This team was following Agile practices and he now needed...
CHOW #84- Timeboxed

CHOW #84- Timeboxed

Ria is a new scrum master and she has trained , certified as a scrum master. When she starts facilitating stand up meetings, the meeting always run over. Team starts discussion and hence they are not able to finish it within 15 min. Team tells her that without these...
Slack off – To improve Productivity

Slack off – To improve Productivity

In common usage or if you have been coming from years and years of management, it probably has negative connotation, as “he/she has been slacking off”. As a manager, he is considered successful only if everyone in the team is fully loaded with tasks and he has...