Welcome to the blog at Scrummaster.dk. We have revived this blog, there will be a number of short post on various topics.
For the time being we have categories for “Vanilla Scrum”, “Cynefin”, “Management in General”, “Quotes” and “Ramblings” – a place where less heavy and serious can be exercised.
Have fun, Kurt
As the third cause behind Scrum-implementation-failures, we present: Interruptions. There are those who might say that this is the most common cause leading to implementation failures. But what do we then mean by “interruptions”?
“What is the point? We assume that every time we do anything we know what the consequences will be, i.e., more or less what we intend them to be. This is not only not always correct. It is wildly, crazily, stupidly, cross-eyed-blithering-insectly wrong!”
— Douglas Adams (The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide)
Today, Friday the 10th of June, I met Dave Snowden in Copenhagen. Dave is one of the main characters behind the Cynefin framework, which especially teaches us how to act in situations belonging to the complex domain.
Spread fear, uncertainty and doubt!
Coming in close after number one on the list of derailing the Scrum process, we find an old classic: It consists of spreading Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (abbreviation – FUD). The spread of this is a classic among large IT supply companies.