Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [scrumdevelopment] Critical Chain estimating

Expand Messages
  • Ron Jeffries
    ... Are you saying ... kickbacks? :) Ron Jeffries www.XProgramming.com There s a difference between righteous anger and just being crabby. --Barbara Richmond
    Message 1 of 44 , Jul 4, 2005
    • 0 Attachment
      On Monday, July 4, 2005, at 5:01:28 PM, Mike Cohn wrote:

      > I don't think it's antithetical to Scrum. Goldratt's "The Goal" is even
      > listed in the bibliography to the Schwaber/Beedle book. I suspect it's there
      > for a reason.

      Are you saying ... kickbacks? :)

      Ron Jeffries
      www.XProgramming.com
      There's a difference between righteous anger and just being crabby.
      --Barbara Richmond
    • Ron Jeffries
      ... Yes. I think I should have gone above them all, to the CIO. That would have brought the situation to a head, one way or another. ... That s interesting ...
      Message 44 of 44 , Jul 7, 2005
      • 0 Attachment
        On Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at 5:03:19 PM, Simon Baker wrote:

        > The situation you describe is indeed similar. I was both the coach
        > and acting scrummaster. My difficulty was, i couldn't escalate to
        > management because, sadly, they really didn't want to know. They had
        > bigger issues deciding on strategies and company direction. It was a
        > huge time of flux. As i intimated, in the situation a decision had
        > to be made given the bigger picture, and unfortunately i was the
        > only one inline to make it. Ultimately, scrum did fail in this
        > environment because of the politics.

        Yes. I think I should have gone above them all, to the CIO. That
        would have brought the situation to a head, one way or another.

        > As an independent coach, the biggest challenges i encounter usually
        > relate to product owners.

        That's interesting ... how about a new thread on that?

        Ron Jeffries
        www.XProgramming.com
        It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare,
        it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. --Seneca
      Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.