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Cynefin framework

Cynefin, pronounced kuh-NEV-in, is a Welsh word referring to the multiple factors in our environment and our experience that influence us in ways we can never understand. Dave Snowden created …

A3 thinking

As discussed previously, continuous improvement is of key importance in Lean thinking. The term Kaizen (pronounced kahy-zen) means ‘change for the better’ and is associated with small, continuous changes. In …

Sprint Reviews

A Sprint Review is held at the end of each Sprint and offers the team an opportunity to demonstrate to stakeholders what they accomplished during the Sprint. The next step …

Scrum Master responsibilities

Scrum Masters have very different skill sets than Product Owners. They are problem solvers and attempt to support teams at all times. They continually work to remove impediments that may …

Product Owner responsibilities

The Product Owner role is demanding and the individual serving in this capacity is a key project stakeholder. This person provides a clear vision of the project and determines the …

Lean startup

Lean startup is another approach for initiating a product journey. It critically differs from design thinking. With design thinking, you start by learning about your customers and identifying their needs. …