Is Kanban Linear?

July 14, 2020
A typical Kanban board shows a series of steps or activities that work passes through. Does this mean that Kanban is only suitable for "linear" processes? Scrum is a proven strategy for addressing complex adaptive problems, so if Kanban is linear, is it an unsuitable complimentary practice to add to Scrum?
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Wer trifft den Release-Entscheid?

July 13, 2020
Ein Produkt für Kunden verfügbar zu machen ist der einzige Weg für ein Unternehmen, mit diesem Produkt Wert zu generieren. Erst wenn ein Produkt am Markt verfügbar ist, sind Kunden bereit, Geld dafür zu bezahlen. Wer aber entscheidet, ob ein Produkt released wird?

Advanced Scrum Product Ownership - Riding Dinosaurs

July 2, 2020
I've been using a visualization that people find useful for understanding the relationship between the various Lean/Agile requirement containers. Some people call the full model a dinosaur. Others are reminded of the snake who ate an elephant from "The Little Prince". (I'm sure there is a good connection to elephant carpaccio somewhere in here ...). In this article I'll explore this model and connect it to the stances of the Scrum Product Owner. 

Commitment is not free overtime

June 26, 2020
Commitment is key. Commitment is somethins every team, every manager, every organization wants and needs. Commitment promises better results, engaged people, good relationship with work and many other benefits. The problem is that it can be misunderstood. 

Scrum escalado con Nexus

June 23, 2020
Scrum está dirigido a un único Producto producido por un solo Equipo Scrum. Dos equipos, y a veces tres, pueden usar Scrum para desarrollar un solo producto. Pero a medida que se agregan más equipos, los equipos necesitan un poco más que Scrum para administrar sus dependencias entre equipos para garantizar que puedan ofrecer incrementos de productos que funcionen.

Complex Refinement with User Story Canvas

June 23, 2020
Usually conversation between developers and Product Owner goes around acceptance criteria just to negotiate scope of requirements for one user story, but knowledge and context are not conveyed in the same structured way. User Story Canvas can help Scrum Team to fix these problems by focusing team to confirm more complex aspects.