4 reasons Daily Stand-up meeting is useful for the whole team and its members

The Daily Standup meeting

Some days ago, a colleague told me:

– « Some people in my department run a daily meeting of one hour, sometimes even more. No agenda, barely some actions to be taken, only debating about ideas. »

– (Me): « Why do not they use Scrum approach and especially the Daily Stand-up meeting? »

– « This would be the same problem, daily meeting is not useful. This is better to do meeting when necessary. »

– « A short (and timeboxed) meeting is very useful », here is why…

The Daily Stand-up meeting (DS) must be done in 15 minutes maximum and involve maximum 9 people. It is a mandatory components of Scrum framework and is very enriching and useful for these reasons:

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