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Daily Scrum Meeting: A Status Meeting In Disguise?

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.

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Jess Lee • Edited

Hey Jayme!

If you use the youtube liquid tag, you can embed your video directly into your posts. All you need is the video id found in the URL. Here's the syntax:

{% youtube gEza0lkDcaM %}

and an example:

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Jayme Edwards πŸƒπŸ’»

Hey Jess! Thanks for that.

I noticed it doesn’t handle links to a video in a playlist however, which I prefer to use.

This gives viewers an opportunity to see other videos related to the same topic.

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Jess Lee

Ah, okay. Just a heads up that once you make more posts, your other articles will pop up on the side as suggestions too :)


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Jayme Edwards πŸƒπŸ’»

Thank you, that makes sense.

I want to do what's best for the community. If this is preferred, I'm happy to embrace it.

I updated the post to embed the video, with a link to watch it on YouTube if they prefer. Thank you for your advice and help Jess. :)

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Hi Jame!
Does scrum master attend the daily scrum meeting? And Why?