Focus your improvements

  • September 21, 2017
  • Arjan de Jong

  • Scrum, Retrospective

Anyone who has worked in an Agile team, knows that at some point, almost every team will grind to a halt due to external reasons. Because agility focuses on short delivery cycles, any existing problems will show themselves fairly fast ...

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Dysfunction of A Team - 5

  • August 17, 2017
  • Alessandro Grimaldi

  • Team , Scrum, Dysfunction, Team Building , Coaching

The ultimate dysfunction of a team is the tendency of members to care about something else than the collective goals of the group. Team members value their personal merit over the joint success of the team ...

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The glue that holds it all together

  • April 24, 2017
  • Susanne Albinger

  • Team , Team Building , Scrum

Put six people in a room, provide them with post-its, a team board and a common goal and - voilá - here comes your Scrum team! High performing, creative and innovative, delivering a shippable product increment every two weeks. Sounds easy. But…

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Team Objectbay skiing days

  • March 17, 2017
  • Camilla Franek

  • Team , Event

Bright blue skies, snow-capped peaks and perfectly groomed slopes. The best conditions to start in our Team Objectbay skiing days.

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Me developer, you tester

  • March 15, 2017
  • Susanne Albinger

  • Agile Engineering Practices, Agile Testing, Quality, Team

According to the Scrum Guide all members of a Scrum Team are Developers. However, in reality, we come across teams which are split in two: developers and testers. But isn't Agile Software Development all about teamwork? One team transforming requirements into working software. But is this really how it works?

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What about quality? - Part II

  • February 16, 2017
  • Susanne Albinger

  • Quality, Agile Engineering Practices

It’s easy to talk about quality awareness and collective responsibility of the team. But often it’s a collection of small things and practices that add up to enable a team to deliver high quality.

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What about quality?

  • February 02, 2017
  • Susanne Albinger

  • Agile Engineering Practices, Quality

Everybody talks about quality in software development nowadays. The Scrum framework seems to solve this problem - but what does it take to deliver high quality software?

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Dysfunctions of A Team - 4

  • January 23, 2017
  • Alessandro Grimaldi

  • Dysfunction, Team , Coaching, Team Building , Scrum

Avoidance of accountability is the 4th dysfunction of a scrum team. In the context of teamwork, accountability refers to the willingness of team members to call out on performance or behavior that might hurt the scrum team. However, the desire to avoid interpersonal discomfort and the tendency to avoid difficult conversations do not make this easy.

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Using taskboards correctly

  • January 10, 2017
  • Arjan de Jong

  • Scrum, Agile, Agile Practices

Having a physical taskboard has many advantages. In this article we'll discuss some ways of leveraging these advantages. How do we create the content for our board? How can we use our board during and after a Sprint? How can we improve our board?

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Thank you!

  • December 22, 2016
  • Camilla Franek

  • Weihnachten, Scrum, Scrummaster, Agile, Charity

A successful charity event - we would like to thank you for making this possible. Together with our participants of the CSM-Training we celebrated ...

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