What Really Matters - Peter Stevens Blog


Where is the Project Manager in Scrum?

“What happened to the role, Project Manager? Don’t we still need one?” I get asked this question over and over. Short answer: The project manager’s duties have been reapportioned in Scrum. Read on to see where they landed, and why.

Two Perspectives on What Really Matters

What really matters (to you)? Here are two perspectives on the answer. What you do makes you who you are. Your choices decide what you do, so you can change, just by making different choices. What are your priorities?

Backlog Refinement: What is small enough?

Collaborate and keep your stories small to maximize flexibility and throughput in the Sprint. How small does a backlog item (“story”) need to be “ready” for the sprint? As with nearly all coaching questions, the correct answer is, it depends!