The Essence of Scrum

The essence of Scrum is to ensure progress. The formal elements of the framework --the restrospective, reviews, daily standup, etc.-- are not ends in themselves but ways to ensure that progress happens. It may seem simplistic to reduce Scrum to the mere fact of ensuring progress, but ensuring progress is not that easy, and Scrum … Continue reading The Essence of Scrum



Making sure that your project will be successful really boils down to two things: 1) get things done, 2) get feedback. It's obvious why getting things done matters: if you want to move forward, you need to get things done. Getting things done is however not a sufficient condition to be successful. You could be … Continue reading Feedback