Scrum Myth: The Scrum Master is a Project Manager

by Mark Noneman on 4 January 2018

I often get this question when coaching or training organizations new to Scrum: “I’m a project manager. What do I do?”

I’m happy when I get the question; it gives me the opportunity to talk ...

Software Inventory, Part 2

by Mark Noneman on 10 July 2017

In part 1 of this blog, we looked at what software inventory is and why it's problematic for business. Basically, software inventory is investment we ...

Software Inventory, Part 1

by Mark Noneman on 29 April 2017

How Much Software Inventory Do You Have?

When I ask ...

5 Reasons to Split Stories During the Sprint

by Mark Noneman on 1 April 2017

I read a recent blog post where the author tried to explain why teams should never split "stories" (Product Backlog Items) during the Sprint. Unfortunately, the author used several Scrum myths and ...

Using the Right Tool for the Job

by Mark Noneman on 31 March 2017

"When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!"

Huh? I don’t know; it’s something my father always said.

I think he ...