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Banned in Boston

June 5, 2007 — Posted by Al Shalloway

I've just joined a growing list of luminaries (including Ron Jeffries and Scott Ambler) who have been kicked off the Scrum Development User Group by Ken Schwaber. Our only sin appears to be discussing Scrum in a manner that challenges his belief system. I am not really sure how many have been thrown off the site as most of these are done unceremoniously. Ken contends many of the expelled were "griping" about Scrum.

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Challenging why (not if) Scrum works

May 24, 2007 — Posted by Al Shalloway

I have repeatedly heard that "Scrum succeeds largely because the people doing the work define how to do the work" (see From The Top by Ken Schwaber for his full text). However, I do not think that is even a third of why Scrum works - and be clear, I am certainly not questioning that Scrum works - I just want to get at the why it works.

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Completing the Agile Development Puzzle

May 8, 2007 — Posted by Jim Trott

Listen to the podcast Completing the Agile Development Puzzle

Bob Hartman formerly Net Objectives’ Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. He has over 20 years experience in the software industry and has seen it all. Maybe it is all those years in the trenches or maybe it is the gray in his beard or maybe it is living in Colorado, but I find his perspectives to be refreshing. He sees what organizations truly need and does a great job helping them.

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Know Thy Audience - Part 2

May 4, 2007 — Posted by Jim Trott

Listen to the podcast Know Thy Audience - Part 2

Happy Cinco de Mayo 2007!

I will be doing a couple of shows with Alan Chedalawada, the Chief Operating Officer and manager of the coaching practice at Net Objectives. He is a gifted coach who connects with senior management as good as anyone I have seen. He knows how to get things moving.

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The Limits of Scrum

April 18, 2007 — Posted by Al Shalloway

I've discussed the issue of the limits of Scrum before but it has new life for me after doing a seminar last night called Scaling Scrum With Lean Software and Design Patterns: Going Beyond Scrum of Scrums.

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