Does it feel like the daily scrum meeting is really just a status meeting in disguise?
The daily standup meeting was created as part of the scrum methodology for agile development to reduce time wasted in meetings.
But some companies use it to gather status. In 2018, there are many tools that can provide managers with real-time access to status, so this is unnecessary.
Though it's tempting for management at software companies to use the daily scrum meeting to gather status, they actually make the job of software developers harder by doing this - and put their software projects at risk!
In this video, I share several tips for getting your daily stand-up meetings under control so you can run a daily scrum that actually benefits developers.