About Sebastien Boyer, PSPO

As Chief operations officer, Chief product officer and Scrum Product Owner, Sébastien is the mastermind behind Nutcache, spending most of his time transforming ideas into features. He is a certified Professional Scrum Product Owner with over 20 years experience in project management in the software industry. His project related articles have been published on several major websites and blogs such as tech.co, smallbiztrends.com, business.com and many others.
21 03, 2018

7 Methods to Keep Sprint Meetings on Point

Almost every business around the globe relies on Sprint meetings in order to set a direction for the company, disseminate information, delegate tasks, and review the team’s performance. However, most meetings tend to drag on way longer than required, adversely affecting the productivity and the profitability of the organization. According to an article published in [...]

29 01, 2018

A Nerd’s Guide on Sprint Backlog and Product Backlog

Learning about Agile systems can almost be like learning a new language. There are so many terms, ideologies, and frameworks to remember that it’s easy to get things confused or jumbled up. Whether you are confusing Scrum with Agile, still figuring out how to hold an effective Sprint Planning meeting, or unsuccessfully applying Agile [...]

8 01, 2018

5 Ways to Improve Teamwork with Scrum Methods

It’s a fact that we are able to accomplish more by working together than as individuals. In a large study conducted by Salesforce regarding workplace challenges, 86% of leaders agreed that failing to work together as a team was the leading cause of project failure. Teamwork is an essential element of a successful company. [...]

6 12, 2017

How Scrum Masters Can Keep Their Teams Focused on Goals

As a Scrum Master, your role is vital to the success of the team, but it certainly comes with a number of requirements. Your list of duties includes implementing the Scrum rules and framework throughout a project, as well as keeping the peace and resolving issues along the way. Even though you are not exclusively [...]

1 12, 2017

5 Secret Tactics That Will Boost the Outcome of Your Sprint Planning Meeting

Sprint planning is absolutely vital to the success of a Scrum team. You wouldn’t expect a sports team to perform well if they never met for practice, so in the same way, you shouldn’t expect a Scrum team to be able to work together without holding consistent meetings to strategize for the next sprint. [...]

9 11, 2017

Confusing Scrum with Agile? Here’s What You Need to Know

There is a lot of misconception when it comes to Agile and Scrum. Many teams and businesses describe their actions as Scrum or Agile simply because they are buzz-worthy terms in the software development world. While a team can be Agile without practicing Scrum, it cannot practice Scrum and not be Agile. Confused yet? [...]

18 09, 2017

Agile – Scrum Sprint Definition, Roles and Planning

What is a Sprint in the Agile Approach? How do you define an agile sprint? The definition of an Agile sprint is one that’s pretty straight forward, unlike other parts of the framework that enjoy the occasional debate, such as “Sprint Zero”. The Scrum Guide describes a Sprint as the “the heart of Scrum” [...]

4 08, 2017

A Simple Guide to Understanding Continuous Integration (CI)

In this model, we explain the definition of Continuous Integration and its relationship with Continuous Deployment and Continuous Delivery, and how these processes occur. When we are done with the preliminaries, we explore further the intricacies of these systems and their workflow. What is Continuous Integration? According to Techopedia, Continuous Integration (CI) is… “Continuous [...]

4 07, 2017

Agile Scrum Development Process Demystified in 5 Minutes [Infographic]

Although Scrum is used for developing complex projects, it’s important to note that it is not appropriate for any and all projects. So, when is Scrum appropriate? The best time to use the Scrum approach is when working with an end user who is not really clear on exactly what they want. In situations [...]