June 2016

Bad Scrum

Our special guest for this show is Ken Schwaber.  Ken will provide his thoughts on comparing bad agile versus good agile.  He will consider velocity versus value.  He will talk about managing agile teams. Joe Raynus supplies the CHAOS Cameo on his favorite Key Process Indicator (KPI).  In addition, I will provide a book review on Agile Estimating and Planning. 


In this show we explore:


  • Bad Scrum
  • Velocity versus Value
  • Key Process Indicator

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Ken Schwaber

Ken Schwaber is the Founder and President of Scrum Org. Scrum.org providing resources, training, assessment, and certification for Scrum Masters and Scrum Developers. Prior to starting Scrum.org, Ken had a software consulting business for almost 28 years. He is the co-author of Software in 30-Days: How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, And Leave Competitors In the Dust.


Joseph Raynus

Joseph Raynus provides industry consulting, mentoring and training for quality and process improvement initiatives, management of conflicting business objectives and development of measurement frameworks. Joseph is the author of several books including “Software Process Improvement with CMM. Raynus is an Adjunct Professor of Information Systems at Northeastern University College of Engineering, where he teaches courses in Information Systems.



Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson is the founder and chairman of The Standish Group. He has been professionally involved in the computer industry for over 40 years and has a long list of published books, papers, articles and speeches. He has a combination of technical, marketing, and research achievements focused on mission-critical applications and technology. He is best known for his research on project performance and early recognizing technology trends. Jim is a pioneer of modern research techniques and continues to advance in the research industry through case-based analytical technology.


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