Mishkin Berteig presents a situation where he proposed to a software development team, which just started to experiment with Scrum, to accept 2-days iterations. The approach was trying to tackle their organizational lack of prioritization resulting in constant crisis. Their decision led to a bigger crisis which exposed the need for task prioritization.
Mishkin Berteig leads, mentors, trains and coaches teams and organizations, managers and executives. He helps organizations become more effective by using methods such as OpenAgile, Scrum and Lean. He has 15 years of professional experience and is a Certified Scrum Trainer. Mishkin is co-founder of Berteig Consulting Inc.
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Shorter iterations are a good thing...
Kevin E. Schlabach
It's complete coincidence, but I wrote a post on my blog about shorter iterations hours before this article was published.