Scrum in Education: What 6th Graders Can Teach Us About Teamwork

Scrum in Education:  What 6th Graders Can Teach Us About Teamwork

We love teaching Scrum in any context (e.g. software, hardware, M&A, or education). We learn something from every new cohort. In this case we realized how much we can learn about the essence of teamwork from a group of 6th graders. The following are the insights that they shared with us!

Closing the Delivery gap

Closing the Delivery gap

Instead of focusing on output, companies should build products and focus on outcomes. The Delivery Gap exist when products are deployed in market without a clear understanding of how they are going to deliver benefits to the customers. Closing the Delivery Gap is essential for a successful product launch.

Microsoft Digital Transformation Showcase

Microsoft Digital Transformation Showcase

Hard Yards is proud to help facilitate the Microsoft Digital Transformation Showcase for Defense, Homeland Security, and the Intelligence Community. The cloud is changing the game - come try on a HoloLens and you will see.

The six levers of Agile transformation

By infusing a culture of agility throughout the organization, at all levels, you can be better prepared for change. We have identified six levers that drive the need for transformation. Adopting Agile practices ensures the organization is well poised to react to any pressure generated by these levers.


Emergent designs

Quick learning cycles

Human-centered designs

Respect for people

Incumbent VS disruptor