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Simulating Scrum Using Lego

Simulating Scrum Using Lego

2010 sees Scrum WithStyle adding some some exciting new activities to our training. One that has proven particularly worthwhile is a multi-team Scrum simulation using Lego.  As trainer, I play Product Owner and provide the teams with a vision and an initial Product Backlog. The teams then clarify the User Stories and we capture the…

Busting the “No Specialists on the Team” Myth

Busting the “No Specialists on the Team” Myth

There is a line in the latest (2011) Scrum Guide that says: The team of people performing the work of creating an Increment is the Development Team. Regardless of the work performed by individual team members, they are known as Developers. Schwaber and Sutherland The Scrum Guide This statement seems to have been be misunderstood…