The Lunatic Cafe

Meet every day with your team for a Daily Cafe and Work Out Loud by sending each other Daily Updates.


How to share your daily updates in a distributed multi-cultural team? Kanban board? Daily meetings? Shared channels when everyone can inform the team? Although some of you are using daily stand-ups, this chapter will show you the pros and cons and will share different practices to keep the team aligned.

  • Daily scrum
  • Daily stand-up
  • Daily updates
  • Daily huddles
Practices Explained

Daily Cafes

Daily Updates

Daily Stand-ups

Practices Mentioned

Working Out Loud

Fist of Five


Coming Soon!


Chapter 7 Illustrations

Recommended Tools

Coming Soon!

Recommended Books

Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process (A Mike Cohn Signature Book) by Kenneth S. Rubin

Recommended Articles

How to Save the Daily Standup Meeting

What is a Daily Scrum?

Why the Three Questions in the Daily Scrum Meeting?

The Art of the Huddle

Stand-up meeting

It’s Not Just Standing Up: Patterns for Daily Standup Meetings

The Daily Huddle: How An Information Blitz Can Improve Your Communications

7 Mistakes During the Daily Stand-up Meeting

Stand-Up Meetings Will Make Your Team A Lot More Productive

5 Steps to running a more effective daily stand-up