Agile fairy dust

21 Apr 2015 | Product Management

Scrum and Kanban are the Blue Fairy from Pinnochio´s tale. Their transparency uncovers anyone´s untruthfulness.

pinnochio

It is like sprinkling the team with a fairy dust.

Scrum recurring meetings uncover the goals, the team commitments and how the team is doing to accomplish it. All is a very short cadence, typically from one to four weeks.

MVP-and-Scrum

Kanban gives a clear view on the state of the art for the work and the work value flow. At all times, right on the team´s face (the wall, the whiteboard, or an online option).

KanbanMVP-past-future

Basically one cannot lie or not talk about what is clearly visible to everyone. The nose will grow very fast. Even better; it will not need to grow a lot before the team recognize and act on it.

 

 

Paulo Caroli

Paulo Caroli is the author of the best-selling book “Lean Inception: How to Align People and Build the Right Product” (the first on a series of books about Lean Strategy and Delivery). He's also the creator of FunRetrospectives.com , a site and book about retrospectives, futurospectives and team building activities. Caroli writes on this blog frequently. Receive the next post in your email. Sign up here .
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