Archive for the 'Agile' Category

Why Kanban works better than Scrum (at least for us)

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

[This is a repost from the kooaba blog] In an earlier blogpost we summarized how we do Scrum at kooaba. And this is exactly how we worked until recently. However, in October 2010 we decided to try something new: Kanban. Read the complete post over at the kooaba blog.

Scrum versus Dummies

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

In Scrum, the (development) team has full authority. Only when I recently had a look at the book “Software project management for Dummies” I realized how stark this simple statement contrasts with some traditional approaches to software project management. Here is a section about “programmers” from Software project management for dummies: And here is one [...]

Scrum

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

A must see for anyone responsible for development of a software product: Scrum et al. by Ken Schwaber. Besides the actual contents of the talk I like that it is being delivered without any slides.