Every commitment carries the risk of circumstances changing, so lets agree ahead of time about what we’ll do if and when conditions change.
Scrum’s rarely used “Abnormal Sprint Termination” rule can help a team strike a nice balance between the need to focus, the need to be responsive, and the desire to make and keep commitments. In this episode, we give a few examples of using this rule to get good results, and what to do if your team is struggling to make and keep commitments.
- Humanizing Work Show Episode: The Healthy Way To Do Commitments & Accountability
- Humanizing Work Show Episode: I Can’t Get My Team to Collaborate
- Certified ScrumMaster Workshop (virtual, instructor-led)
- Certified Scrum Product Owner Workshop (virtual, instructor-led)