Re: [scrumdevelopment] Coaching advice: team seeming to lack a sense of urgency
- Hi George
On 26 Feb 2009, at 02:03, George Dinwiddie wrote:
> Simon Kirk wrote:
>>> You can ask questions. You can choose exercises that might tend to
>>> surface it. For example, you might do a timeline exercise /on/ the
>>> burndown chart, so the stickies people contribute are in context of
>>> progress or lack of it.
>> Yes, I've used timeline before, and may well do again for this
>> particularly stickies on the line. I've always liked that idea, and
>> seems very appropriate to this situation.
> I just want to be clear on my suggestion (which really isn't mine, but
> which I stole from a posting a while back on the retrospective list).
> It's not just using a timeline, but using the sprint burndown as a
> backdrop for the timeline. There might be some interesting
> juxtapositions there.
Yeah, I understood exactly what you meant, I just didn't make myself
very clear - and I knew you nicked it from an earlier discussion in
the list :)
But it was a useful reminder about a technique that as you rightly
pointed out, may well yield useful information, so thanks.