Creative work flourishes when talented professionals are given clear objectives and empowered to do their best. Enlightened stakeholders sign up for that adventure and agree to indulge any unfamiliar processes and practices that it entails.
The Agile journey is such an adventure – exciting, exhilarating, and profoundly successful. That is, until the sh*t hits the fan...
I had an interesting discussion with a colleague a while back. He believes that unless a Scrum team consists of high-performers, its collaborative practices will degrade its performance to the lowest common denominator. Do you agree?