Sprints or Iterations?

15 12 2011

The short cycles provided by Scrum give us with a wealth of benefits in terms of fast feedback, minimal design in process and increased flow. However, plan driven sprints stress teams, force good people to make bad decisions. This situation does not reflect the Agile values. The video “Hating Sprints, Loving Iterations” tries to answer the questions of why do we seek 100 percent predictability in sprint planning? Why do we ignore the nature of product development? Is it fear, false expectations, lack of knowledge or simply a naive focus on sub optimization?

Watch this video on the Scrum Expert web site.

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