“Managers are idiots”
“Eliminate SAFe is a lean principle”
“Scrum doesn’t work”
“Testing is waste”
Just some random stuff I’ve heard people say or saw them tweet. This post is not about starting a discussion about to what extend these tweets and comments are true. And yes I have an opinion here but that’s not my point.
What are you trying to accomplish? Are you trying to wake them up, piss them off or put them in listening mode?
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Regardless of what method is used almost everybody working in an agile way agrees that having a regular stand up brings great value. It gives you as a team the chance to make a plan for the day. What will we work on, what will we finish, what are we stuck on? Whether it’s Scrum, XP, or Kanban this is one of the first practices teams implement after setting up a board.
In a lot of organizations I see stand ups being done in the same way regardless of what method / framework the team uses. More often than not this leads to stale or ineffective stand ups. This post is how you can make your Kanban stand up more effective with 3 easy steps.
- Ask the right questions
- Focus on completion
- Manage the work, not the worker
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