Category Archives: Agility

Agility practices and methodologies

Scrum hoax #2: the Scrum master handles all conflicts

The role of Scrum master regarding team conflicts Any activity done in group may create conflicts between individuals.Scrum, by proposing self-organized teams synchronized by ceremonies and pair-reviews, may bring to the surface conflicts within the team and outside the team. A common thinking is that it relies on the Scrum master to solve these conflicts.  … Continue reading Scrum hoax #2: the Scrum master handles all conflicts

Should a Scrum Product Owner have technical skills?

The difficulties of dealing with technical requirements in Scrum In agile transformation projects, the position and scope of the Product Owner role is often source of confusion. Most agilists get that it is about translating user wishes into stories. Functionally it seems OK (thus it is not always easy to do). But a software product … Continue reading Should a Scrum Product Owner have technical skills?