Comparative Scrum

Comparative Scrum

by Imane Khalikane & Jonathan Kuronen

Gain immediate insights into where your teams need help and create a culture of data-driven continuous improvement. This assessment will help teams quickly understand what they need to amplify as well as where they have challenges, so they can focus their efforts where it matters and improve their ways of working together.

Imane Khalikane
Imane Khalikane
Jonathan Kuronen
Jonathan Kuronen
Comparative Scrum

Data-driven approach to growth

Scrum is by far the most popular framework used for agile ways of working. But as the Scrum Guide cautions, while Scrum may be simple to understand, it is difficult to master. Comparative Scrum is an assessment focusing solely on this popular methodology that helps teams and their organizations create a baseline of where they are, identify concrete areas of improvement and a start evolving their ways of working.

Created by coaches with experience from some of the most successful agile transformations in industry, Comparative Scrum helps people develop a data-driven approach to growth and fuels teams’ improvement backlogs at all levels of the organization.

Practice Informs Theory

Trusted by several leading organizations involved in agile transformations, the assessment covers the most critical elements of Scrum necessary to get your team from novice to advanced.

Focus Where it Matters

The results will help you develop an improvemant roadmap with your Scrum teams and prioritize the most important actions in a consistent, structured way.

An Invitation to a Conversation

The Comperative Scrum assessment increases coherence and understanding between the coach and the team. It is an invitation to a conversation that helps the members of the team and their coach align on a path forward.

Courage, Focus, Commitment, Respect and Openness

The assessment is based on the five values of Scrum: Courage, Focus, Commitment, Respect and Openness. The Scrum team can discover these values as they work through Scrum Events, Roles, Artifacts and Metrics. Comparative Scrum combines these four dimensions.

The outcome of a Comparative Scrum assessment is a starting point for the team`s continuous improvement plan. Equipped with data and insights from this validated survey, coaches can identify where they can be the most helpful and teams can get the necessary guidance to increase performance.

Sample Questions

The Daily Scrum provides value to the team.
The Product Owner maintains an updated and prioritized Backlog.
Sprint Planning concludes with a common Sprint goal for the whole team.
Incomplete user stories return to the Backlog at the end of the Sprint.
The team demonstrates tangible customer value created from the user stories in the Sprint.
Feedback received from stakeholders is translated into user stories for future Sprints.
All team members (including the Product Owner and the Scrum Master) participate in the Sprint Retrospective.
All impediments in the Sprint Backlog are assigned and owned.
The definition of Done is created by the team members.

Sample Questions

Ceremonies

The Daily Scrum provides value to the team.

Ceremonies

The Product Owner maintains an updated and prioritized Backlog.

Ceremonies

Sprint Planning concludes with a common Sprint goal for the whole team.
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Top Features

Benchmark your performance against other companies in your industry.

Quickly identify where you should invest your efforts and improve where it matters to your teams.

Scale easily – perform analysis at the team, program and organizational levels.

Deploy a data-driven continuous improvement strategy.

Gives your team a voice and empower them to agree on their improvement plan.

Benchmark your performance against other companies in your industry.

Quickly identify where you should invest your efforts and improve where it matters to your teams.

Scale easily – perform analysis at the team, program and organizational levels.

Deploy a data-driven continuous improvement strategy.

Gives your team a voice and empower them to agree on their improvement plan.

Imane Khalikane
Jonathan Kuronen

Jonathan Kuronen

Imane Khalikane

Imane Khalikane is an Enterprise Agile Coach and Trainer highly passionate about delivering customer value. She contends enterprise agility is achieved by enabling agile leaders to create a supportive environment for motivated, self-organizing teams. Khalikane believes "Collective Ownership, Collaborate to Deliver and Reflect to Improve" as defined in Alistair Cockburn's Heart of Agile is critical to growing agility in the organization.

Khalikane has been active in Agile/Scrum communities since 2011 and has extensive experience working with clients across Europe and the Middle East.

Jonathan Kuronen

Jonathan Kuronen is a senior Agile Coach with an emphasis on Scrum and Kanban since 2012. Primarily focused on the financial industry, Kuronen has been involved in some of the largest agile transformations in Europe, including BNP Paribas and ING. He has also supported the rollout of some of the most established agile scaling methodologies such as SAFe and Spotify model and is adept at coaching teams, departments and all levels of leadership.

Kuronen takes immense pride in supporting individuals and teams to adapt mindsets and improve their ways of working. He has a proven track record of building high-performance teams, unlocking agile leadership and changing organizational cultures.

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Fuel data-driven continuous improvement efforts at the team, program and organizational levels through uncommon insights and actionable feedback.