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Entries for December 2012

Using burndowns for management meetings

- Dominik Maximini
in Community Blogfeed

Scrum tools are useful in many situations, not only for their original purpose. For example, you can use the burndown-tool to track meetings and make them more efficient. In addition, the participants of the meeting get a feeling for Scrum and it's focus as well as its transparency. This is, how it ...

Using Scrum to manage complex projects: A cognitive perspective (and why it is better suited for our brains)

- Scrum Admin
in Community Blogfeed

I recently received an interesting scientific article from Gunther Verheyen titled "Getting Things Done: The Science Behind Stress-Free Productivity" (Heylighen & Vidal, in press). The article discusses possible scientific explanations for the success of a personal productivity approach called "...

Tags: Scrum, Behavior

Interview with PST Ralph M. Jocham

- Ralph Jocham
in Community Blogfeed

Ralph M. Jocham, an internationally successful Scrum coach, speaks with Rebecca Vogel, CEO & Marketing Assistant at Bosshard & Partner, on the subject of Scrum.

Tags: Inspiration

ING: Capturing agility via Scrum at a large Dutch bank

- Gunther Verheyen
in Community Publications

For reasons of competitiveness the delivery of IT services of Amir Arooni's department (CIO of the Solution Delivery Center for Channels at ING NL) needed fundamental improvements. A small project revealed that the existing, waterfall, working methods and organization structures of the cha...