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Agile Advice Blog

For 15 years, Agile Advice has featured articles in topics such as Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, Lean Software Development, OpenAgile, as well as other topics related to transformation, teams and management.  More than a one thousand articles highlight various aspects of applying the power of Real Agility to teams, organizations and corporations.  This multi-authored blog includes major contributions from Mishkin Berteig and Travis Birch, as well as numerous guests including Jeff Sutherland, Alistair Cockburn and Mike Bowler.


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We have an active, growing Facebook group for general Scrum discussion. Currently there are over 5000 participants and there are some interesting discussions going on about Scrum in practice. If you join the group, you may have to wait up to 12 hours for your request to join to be approved.


Scrum Rules: As a Team Member No Member of My Team Reports to Me

Inside the Scrum Team, including the Product Owner and the Scrum Master, no individual should report to any other individual. The team reporting structure should be flat. This does not […]

Six Rules for CHANGE – Notes from a Talk by Esther Derby

Hired to help change and grow a business? These ideas are a guide for agile coaches and consultants, when you’ve been asked by a company to make them “agile.” Esther Derby […]

Scrum Rules: As a Team Member I Don’t Tell Any Other Team Members What to Work on Next

All tasks done by individuals on a Scrum Team must be chosen voluntarily. If one Team Member, in any way, tells another Team Member what task to work on, this […]

An Analogy Between a Consultant/Coach and Paratrooper. Information and Adaptability is Key!

“Paratroopers are used for tactical advantage as they can be inserted onto the battlefield from … any location[. This] allows paratroopers to evade emplaced fortifications that exist to prevent an […]

Scrum Rules: As a Team Member I Attend Sprint Retrospective Meetings In-Person

The Sprint Retrospective meeting supports the Scrum value of Openness and the principle of inspect and adapt. This rule of Scrum also aligns with the Agile Manifesto principles “at regular […]

Agility: Knowledge Generation and Beauty

Compromised Agility The authors of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development expound a set of values and principles that define “Agile Software Development”. These values and principles, written in 2001, became […]