January, 2016

The Power of the Weekly Stand-up / Scrum Meeting

One of my measures of the maturity of a service team is their ability to have a weekly stand-up meeting every Monday morning. Rain or shine, good or bad, fire and flames or all quit. By the way, I actually prefer the term Scrum as it is an Agile term and it really is more appropriate for how I think the meetings should roll. Why is this a measure of maturity? If you truly have your Service Delivery process honed sharp and you know how to run a meeting properly, you realize that this is not a thing to be feared as a time drain. You know you have everything under control and nothings going to get dropped. So it’s OK to start the week right with a fast, informative, well run, energy infusing meeting.

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