If the title of this article offends you, then you’re probably a Scrum/Agile purist. If it doesn’t, but piques your interest, then you’re likely someone who has recently started working with Scrum and are thinking, “I know the Product Backlog and even the Sprint Backlog, but I’ve never heard of the the Scrum Master Backlog”. The Scrum Master Backlog […]
I was recently listening to a podcast over at Cornelius Fichtner’s PM Podcast and it brought back some experiences I had. The podcast interviewed Margaret Meloni who basically talked about trusting your intuition about resources’ actual progress on their tasks and some warning signs. To illustrate the situation, Margaret tells the story of a line manager who told one of her direct reports […]
Trust is needed for your team to take more risks because you are likely asking people to change their behavior and to move their comfort level.