October 2015

Measuring Scrum

CHAOS Tuesday #96 is titled “Measuring Scrum”.  Our special guest for this show is Ken Schwaber.  Ken will provide his opionion on how executives should be measuring the success of their agile teams. Our PM2GO.com contribution is from Richard Mark Soley on motivation. Robert Cline supplies the CHAOS Cameo on the cost of user acceptance testing (UAT). 

In this show we explore: 

  • Measuring Scrum
  • Motivation
  • Cost of user acceptance testing

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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.


Robert Cline

Robert Cline is a senior IT executive in the Telecom and Securities industry. Robert specialties include IT Strategy, enterprise IT systems, information architecture, IT auditing/compliance, information security, disaster recovery, and recovery of failed projects.


Jennifer Drake Ford

Jennifer Drake Ford is a voiceover artist



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.


Jim Crear

Jim is the chief information officer and architect for The Standish Group International. He is an experienced executive with over 40 years of experience in the field of Information Technology. He has had a diverse career leading IT organizations in academia, biomedical, manufacturing, and software companies.


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