Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Best Agile Manager I Ever Worked For

As we continue to explore Agile leadership, today I want to talk about the best Agile Manager that I ever worked for. It was several years ago, and I was working as part of a group that did custom software

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, Agile Manager, agile methodology, Agile Teams, Opinion, Scrum, Servant Leadership, Uncategorized

Is making money the most important thing for an Agile team?

In the last few weeks in meetings in Malaysia and Singapore the topic of whether making money should be top priority for an Agile Team has come up. For purposes of this discussion we will assume that the Agile team

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Posted in Agile, agile manifesto, agile methodology, Budget, business value, Scrum

Are there really no managers in Scrum?

Teaching classes over the past few weeks the question of what role managers have in Scrum has come up several times.  In answering these questions I mentioned that Scrum describes three primary roles РScrumMaster, Product Owner, and Team.  However,

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, agile enterprise, Agile Manager, Agile Teams, Scrum