In October 2018’s newsletter
Following last issue’s Scrum Mythbuster, Christiaan Verwijs & Barry Overeem busts the myth that story points are required in Scrum.
The first article from The Lean Enterprise Institute explains the nuances behind the Gemba practice – learning through direct observation of current conditions
Alex Novkov from Kanbanize writes about the little-known roles in Kanban, how they compare to the roles in Scrum and whether the Kanban roles are mandatory.
Break the status quo as the Scrum Master is Sjoerd Nijland’s rally-cry. Sjoerd encourages Scrum Masters to break through barriers that are barring your team from awesomeness.
Finally, there’s academic research revealing how and why resetting performance metrics affects motivation and performance.