#15: Answering Questions from Quora with Brian Milner
August 31, 2022 • 36 minutes
Brian takes some of the most popular questions about Scrum from Quora.com and answers them.
If you are unfamiliar with it, Quora.com is a site people in the technology industry go to to ask and answer questions. For a change of pace, I decided to take a batch of the most popular questions from the site and provide my own answers to them. If you have questions you’d like to include in a similar episode in the future, make sure to email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Listen now to discover:
01:14 Brian explains the premise behind this episode’s topic
02:25 Question 1: Why do iterations in Agile start from Wednesday to Tuesday rather than Monday to Friday?
09:00 Question 2: Are Burndown charts even useful?
16:14 Question 3: Who decides sprint duration in a Scrum project?
18:50 Question 4: As a Scrummaster, how do you deal with people being late or refusing to come to Daily Scrums?
24.32 Question 5: Can a User Story be used for bugs?
26:54 Question 6: Can Agile work without a Scrummaster?
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This episode’s presenter is:
Brian Milner is SVP of coaching and training at Mountain Goat Software. He’s passionate about making a difference in people’s day-to-day work, influenced by his own experience of transitioning to Scrum and seeing improvements in work/life balance, honesty, respect, and the quality of work.
Show edited by Rhett Gill.