- ... Well, it s more likely that I m missing something. But I think commitment is definitely in the spirit of Scrum. The only part that I think isn t in theMessage 1 of 66 , Oct 1, 2004View SourceOn Fri, 1 Oct 2004 14:44:55 -0500, Ron Jeffries <jeffries@...> wrote:
> On Friday, October 1, 2004, at 7:47:06 AM, Pete Bevin wrote:Well, it's more likely that I'm missing something. But I think
> > The speech I give these days is "If you as a team sign up to these
> > backlog items, it means that come hell or high water, you have to
> > deliver them by the end of the sprint. So if there is anything
> > stopping you from doing that, you have to let people know sooner
> > rather than later, otherwise there are going to be some very late
> > nights four weeks from now."
> The above does not feel to me to be in the spirit of Scrum and Agile
> methods. Am I missing something?
commitment is definitely in the spirit of Scrum. The only part that I
think isn't in the spirit is "come hell or high water", which really
means "failing an abnormal termination".
So...am *I* missing something?
- Ken s CSM course does cover Scrum pre-project steps - at different levels of detail for different situations: New Unfunded Projects, New Funded Projects,Message 66 of 66 , Oct 9, 2004View SourceKen's CSM course does cover Scrum pre-project steps - at different
levels of detail for different situations: New Unfunded Projects, New
Funded Projects, Ongoing Projects, Fixed Price/Fixed Date Projects. In
my copy of the methodology book, these are grouped under the title
"planning" which occurs before the first Sprint Planning meeting.
> On Thu, 07 Oct 2004 12:22:32 -0700, todd <todd@p...> wrote:lack
> > The lack of a pre-project phase in all the methodologies is major
> > in my mind.
> I would not say this is true of Jim Highsmith's APM. Do others agree
> or have a different view?
> This could be an interesting discussion thread in its own right. What
> do you do wtih the work before a project starts or is funded?
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