The Hidden Truth About Software Estimations vs Actual Time

By Shai Shandil / On / In #WhyShaiWhy [Videos], Agile, Scrum

The software development world has been sucking at estimating cost and time of projects for over 50 years now. Not only are we wrong so often, but there is a lot of suspicion about how much “buffer” we’re adding.

To this day, team leads and project managers wonder why estimation (and work-logging) is the cause of so much contention in our industry.

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How to be a Scrum Master Your Team will Love

By Shai / On / In #WhyShaiWhy [Videos], Agile, Develop Professional Skills, Management, Scrum

Many Scrum Masters struggle with getting traction in their new roles. There are two reasons for this:
1) they continue to have the ‘Project Manager’ mindset while the role is significantly different from what they were previously doing, and
2) two days of certification does not make a good Scrum Master.

These are crippling challenges to overcome.

In today’s video, I wanted to explore the idea that Scum Masters set the tone for their agile/scrum transition. It is their leadership, experience, and aplomb that plays a vital role in an organisation’s successful transition into an agile methodology. Your takeaway: Be a Scrum Master with Aplomb!

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