I’ve been attending stand ups for the better part of 10 years. I’ve been to some good ones, some bad ones and some really bad ones. More recently, I’ve been helping the teams I work with now, to get more value from them. We encouraged ourselves to think about what… Read More »Are You Getting Value From Stand Ups?
How effective are your daily stand-ups? Do you think you could spot bad traits if they happened? Could you spot them in others’ meetings? Some of you will remember that, at this year’s Scrum Alliance retreat, a bunch of us identified that many Scrum Masters don’t have a support network… Read More »New movie: “Bad stand-up”
In western societies we read from left to right. We are conditioned to look to the top left first. During a recent stand up, a team member pointed out that our kanban board asks us to do almost the opposite. Our work is pulled from left to right. Those work items that are closest… Read More »Working Left to Right
Are you bored with your current stand-up? “Yesterday, I finished working on widget x, today I’ll start on widget y. I have no impediments.” Yawn! However functional it might be, using the same format can get boring. So I was very interested when I heard someone at the last London Agile… Read More »A back-to-front daily stand-up