Sprint Review – Make it much more than a demo…

The Sprint Review, just like the iteration retrospective, is one the most important feedback loops in a Scrum team’s toolbox. According to “The Scrum Guide,” the purpose of the Sprint Review is to “inspect the increment and adapt the backlog as needed.” Let’s unpack that a bit. During the review the team and their stakeholders …

Agile, The Progress Principle, and a Healthy Inner Work Life

Not too long ago I finished reading a book titled: “The Progress Principle.” The authors’ explored the question: “What really makes people happy, motivated, productive, and creative at work…?” Plot spoiler alert: the title is a dead give away on what makes us and our teams tick: The strongest contributing factors: …