In a world where you have to social distance, how do you scrum?
Social distancing has put a serious crimp in some of the most hallowed project flow practices. With no more whiteboards and the physical proximity that Scrum masters love out the window, those daily stand-ups need a refresh. You can’t replicate Agile practices (or just about any other good project flow approach) easily in basic collaboration tools, and email threads are where projects go to die.
The keys to successful use of any of these tools has always been over-communication: dropping all the files, notes, and other lore associated with the project into the collaboration space, and communicating frequently about tasks.
These sorts of things may be well-known to people working in the tech space, but they’re going to become increasingly essential across all sorts of companies as collaboration continues at a distance.
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