T-Shaped Skills: A self-assessment of a Scrum Team

One of the major organizational design change implied by implementing Scrum is the elimination of single-function groups. Traditionally, in a matrix organization structure, the single functional groups like PM, BA

The fine art of listening

In this blog post, I want to write about an important aspect of communication – listening.  I think listening is an art! ScrumMasters can benefit enormously from listening. The biggest

Scrum “Tree”

The tree in the picture shows Scrum’s relationship to the agile manifesto.The principles behind the agile manifesto support agile values just like the roots of a tree support its trunk.