Some meetings are helpful and worth the time investment. Mike Cohn puts well-run daily scrum meetings in that category.
In this article, Mike Cohn shares how he handles four common objections to participating in daily scrums.
- We Talk A Lot Already
- Nothing Important Is Ever Discussed
- Set Expectations
- Determine if the Objection Is Valid
- Can’t We Just Do This by Email?
- The Meetings Take Too Long
He then shares some attributes of a well-run daily scrum so that there will be no objections to participating.
- Meetings Are at the Same Time and Place Each Day
- Meetings Start on Time
- The Meetings Are Kept to No More than Fifteen Minutes
- Problems Are Identified But Not Solved in the Meeting
- Participants Stay on Topic
- Rules Are Enforced by the Whole Team, Not Just the Scrum Master
- The Whole Team and Only the Team Participates
Read the complete article here: https://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/blog/overcoming-four-common-objections-to-the-daily-scrum