Scrum teams and Daily Scrums

It’s Okay to Miss A Daily Standup Once in A While

Agile is supposed to be strict. I am not saying miss a daily standup because you don’t feel like doing it, I am saying there are situations where letting some team members not attend would be acceptable.

Telecommuting Teams with Agile Projects

Article on the PMI ProjectManagement.com Knowledge Base: Telecommuting Teams with Agile Projects   It may seem counter to the “rules” of agile, but distributed, telecommuting agile teams can be more effective than their colocated peers, and most of what you have to do to be successful are things you […]

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My PSM I Exam Experience

I had considered the Professional Scrum Master exam for a while before finally taking it. When I did finally decide to go for it, it was 3 days of studying and then a test. My job at the time opened up their own internal Scrum Master certification (for […]

Big Five Personality Traits

Big Five Personality Traits

The Big Five is a classification system of personality traits that many psychologists propose as being the principle traits of individual differences in personality (Carleton University, 2013). These traits may determine how an individual perceives the world and how they interact with it. While these may not be […]