To successfully launch Scrum, you need to focus on two fundamentally essential components: a product goal and cross-functional team(s) to achieve it.
“Can we do Scrum without the Scrum Master?” – this question did NOT surprise me the last time when I met leaders in one big enterprise. I still hear variations of this question over and over again.
Today, more and more companies are introducing Agile and Scrum, rethinking such popular concepts as a team, project management, product development. However, due to the lack of experience in agile development, managers have more questions than answers.
The agile transformation is often perceived as mechanical, procedural. To digest agile transformation, we propose to progress a transition to agile teams in five steps.