When Dr Sutherland created Scrum, he had one goal: to transform traditional teams into results-driven, high-performing teams. His top priority was finding a better way to resolve issues of overbudgeting and overdue projects. So, he focused on delivering business outcomes by enabling hyper-productive teams.
When Scrum first emerged in the 90s, it was derived as a solution to one major issue: transforming a team into hyper-productivity and delivering business outcomes.
While project managers and teams struggled to meet deadlines with Gantt charts and traditional waterfall project management, Dr Sutherland discovered a new way of working that delivers twice the results in half the time!
If an organization calls itself Agile, there is a simple way to check if they are genuinely practicing agility in a way that maximises productivity and delivers real business results.
Use these three mega issues to determine if your organization has the characteristics of a good Scrum or Agile system!
What are the 5 must-have traits of a Product Owner? Playing a role and playing the role right, are two very different things. A good Product Owner must have these 5 characteristics: Curiosity, Adaptability, Consistency, Clarity, and Decisiveness.