Monthly Archives: June 2008

Grapevines and Agile make great Wine…

I couldn’t resist the title. By this point in most of your careers you have been exposed to the grapevine exercise. This exercise is geared to show you how one thought through many control points gets distorted and misrepresented. I … Continue reading 

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Matrix Resource Management and Agile

I have been having an ongoing discussion lately concerning matrix management styles and how they conflict with Agile Project Management. If you look at the traditional “Iron Triangle”, resources are estimated, in that change is expected in the resource allocation … Continue reading 

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My issues with the term "Scrum Master"

A few years ago I was very excited at the possibility of becoming a Scrum master.  At the time I had been an avid XP practitioner for a little over two years.  I had read several books on the Scrum … Continue reading 

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