The popular 3-question Daily Scrum format is a good way to start a new team so they get into the habit of pulling work and being transparent with the team about their task status. But pretty soon, it gets too ritualistic and monotonous.
If only a few stories (20-30%) get done in first 7-8 days and the rest are done in last 2-3 days, there may be a waterfall in your Sprint – meaning the team is finishing work in a phased manner. Learn the symptoms, common causes and ways to fix it.
While many see Scrum and Kanban as competing process frameworks, it is common and often practical to combine them both – the result popularly called Scrumban. There is no secret recipe though. Here we explore one possible option.