The daily Stand Up has spread quickly to become a cornerstone of our programming lives. Yet, here is a simple question I don't have an answer for:

Does it actually work well?

When it fails, is it because we don't follow the Scrum processes correctly? Or did you made it better by tinkering with it? Do we exchange there the right information? Are people actually listening? Or preparing their own intervention and sometimes stressed, trying to remember what they did yesterday? Doesn't it feel often awkward? Are there alternatives worth trying out? Is it standup or stand-up or stand up? Should jokes be allowed?

Let's discuss it after the stand up.

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