Why I don't believe in Evidence-Based Management (2 of 6): Origins and EBM applied to software development

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In this series of posts, I discuss a number of objections and criticisms to Evidence-Based Management (EBM) and how it is being applied to software development. In this post I explain what EBM is and where it originated. I also discuss how EBM is being applied to software development by Scrum.org. [More]
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Scrum is not too simple for your project, your project is not simple enough for Scrum

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When I talk about Scrum with teams that are working on large projects, I'm a bit surprised by a particular class of arguments that I often hear. The gist here is that complicating factors of a project are used to argue that, in one form or another, working software can't be delivered in short sprints and that Scrum won't work for them. But this is a strange and flawed argument because it completely misses the point that Scrum is trying to make. In this post, I explain why. [More]
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Scrum Day Europe 2014: 3rd Edition

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This is a re-post of the press release by Scrum.org, but since I'm co-organizing this conference with Scrum.org and Prowareness, I gladly make use of my own blog to draw attention to this wonderful event. Scrum Day Europe has been a great and lively ... [More]
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