Re: [scrumdevelopment] Impediment Reporting
- On Friday, October 1, 2004, at 5:35:51 PM, Marc Hamann wrote:
>> The above does not feel to me to be in the spirit of Scrum and AgileThat's not my problem.
>> methods. Am I missing something?
> So your problem is this: because of your work or local culture, or
> because of the personalities on your team, people are reluctant to rock
> the boat by pointing out impediments.
> You can let them consistently fail to meet the product ownersNot me.
> expectations and let them all get fired (or worse, discredit Agile
> processes in your company ;-) ).
> Or you can remind them that they have taken on commitments that they areI was not aware that Sprint Goals were absolute commitments. I'm still not.
> accountable for, and that one of the powers at their disposal to remedy
> this is to speak up when problems arise so the SM can address them.
> Are there some other techniques you would recommend instead, Ron?
"Some people take everything personally." -- Ron Jeffries
"I do not!" -- Ann Anderson
- Ken'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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