Courage is the willingness to confront fear; one Scrum value says “The Scrum Team members have the courage to do the right thing, to work on tough problems”. It may not be “running into a burning building” courage, it can still be quite daunting to speak up when you feel yours is the lone voice or when stepping into unfamiliar territory.

For the upcoming hackathon, my fellow coaches and I have decided we’re going to spend a few days trying to better understand the developers’ experience by using some of the same tools and techniques. Why does this take courage? Well, some of us haven’t written code…