In Scrum, what is the Increment?

We have a Product Owner, a Product Goal, and a Product Backlog in Scrum.  Why don’t we have a Product but an Increment? The answer is both historical and essential. Scrum started as an iterative and incremental approach for software product development. OOPSLA 1995 Scrum Paper: SCRUM is an enhancement of...

Using Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) in Scrum

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEMBYXbLFq4 Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) act as goal-setting framework for defining and tracking objectives and their outcomes. OKRs are often misunderstood and are a powerful practice to create razor sharp organisational focus. Isn’t Scrum about goals and focus as well? There is the Vision, the Product Goal, the Sprint...

AgileByExample 2020 – Product Owner Demystified

Keynote—Product Owner Demystified Vision, Value, Validation - The 3Vs There is a vacuum between the company vision and the final outcome, causing late validation and low value. This vacuum is present in pretty much all companies, caused by a wrong and ill conceived product delivery approach. This vacuum is filled...