Why Agile?

I feel a little on the defensive recently, I have heard a Product Owner (ex PM) complaining that he could get it done quicker with Waterfall, and I have heard a number of people asking what was wrong with the old way and why Agile? Short-term memories, fear of change – especially for a very large…

Impediments

As a Scrum Master there are all sorts of things that get flagged as impediments that you are expected to resolve, some trivial some simply impossible. My favourite of late was in a planning session, a member of the team said “please take this biscuit away, I have had far too many”  I stepped in…

Odd requests

Busy week this week so I have not had opportunity to finish my notes on the Product Owner role, but I’ll come back to that soon. But I thought I’d do a quick post about some of the odd requests you get as a Scrum Master. A couple of the team have been asking for…