Which is the next thing you will study as a Scrum Master?

As a Scrum Master, as defined in the Scrum Guide, you are supposed to do different things. Of course, you must read carefully the Scrum Guide and deeply understand the framework. This is really a lot, more than many people do. But to be honest is not enough. According to the Guide you are, for … Continue reading Which is the next thing you will study as a Scrum Master?

Scrum haters: You can read the Scrum Guide for free

I want to talk about this trend that lately extended writing articles claiming that Scrum is evil, destroys development teams, "kills agility" (Oh, my God) or even that encourages bad development practices. I will try to touch some of the points of several of the posts that have fallen into my hands lately. Some of … Continue reading Scrum haters: You can read the Scrum Guide for free

The rush of others shouldn’t drive your actions

Short term perspective, when we allow it to rule our approach to decision making is a very dangerous adviser.We act on the short term, of course, but need to be conscious also about our mid and long term goals. There is a very important margin between planning everything months in advance and running like headless … Continue reading The rush of others shouldn’t drive your actions

Recruiter: you will get what you ask for even if it is wrong

Today I got a call about a job offer. I will not mention neither the recruiting company nor the final client. This is not a shame post. And also not a post about the whole recruiting world, that would probably need more than a long post. In this case just a small reflection.They told me … Continue reading Recruiter: you will get what you ask for even if it is wrong