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July 19, 2017

"Scrum Is A Blank Check For Developers!" - 7 Ways To Stop Them From Emptying Your Bank Account!

True story - happened in one of my recent Professional Scrum Master workshops. I think had just mentioned that there is no "Sprint Commitment" in Scrum, only a "Sprint Forecast".
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July 14, 2017

Machine Learning & Scrum – 9 Months, 6 Minutes & 1 Niggling Thought…

Like many old, boring people, my favorite radio channel in the car is National Public Radio. Since I live in Dallas, TX, my local channel is KERA. Of all the shows in KERA, my favorite is a show called Think With Krys Boyd. Almost each show I listen to leaves an imprint on my mind and modifies the way I think.
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July 12, 2017

14 Stances of Highly Effective Product Owners

The role of the Scrum Product Owner is probably the most misunderstood of the three Scrum Roles. As I look back at the different incarnations and interpretations I have seen of Product Ownership, I thought it was time to articulate the different stances I thought an Effective and Professional Scrum Product Owner might consider.
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July 28, 2017

Cincinnati Day of Agile and Cincy.Develop()

Bringing a first-class Agile and Developer conference back to the Ohio Tristate area, with access to the latest in agile education, processes, and methodoligies. The conference will feature talks on web, mobile, and cloud, given by industry leaders from all across the US.
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August 7, 2017

Agile 2017

Agile 2017 and the Agile Alliance are dedicated to furthering Agile principles and providing a venue for people and ideas to flourish. This is where the Agile tribes meet!
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September 6, 2017

Agile Camp Northwest

Agilists from across the Pacific Northwest will converge at the Nike World Headquarters for a career changing day.
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July 12, 2017

Distributed agile teams: 8 hacks that make them work

Many organizations find themselves faced with the challenge of making distributed agile work. Mergers and market consolidation, geographic expansion, and offshoring have made multi-site development the norm rather than the exception. Companies with sites in competitive labor markets can find distributed team members as an alternative when they can’t recruit locally.
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July 7, 2017

What is that agile certification really worth?

Any agile certification that doesn't require candidates to have some kind of hands-on, practical training or testing is detrimental, not just for the candidates, but for organizations that hire them and for the software development field in general, says Dave West, product owner at, which provides professional assessments, training in scrum and agile principles and certifications.
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July 5, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Scrum

Scrum is an overall approach to problem solving that avoids strict specifics versus a rigid, step-by-step set of instructions, according to Eric Naiburg, Vice President of Marketing at Because teams, people, and projects change and evolve over time, “ having a single way to do something just doesn’t enable growth,” Naiburg says. Simply put: Scrum is the opposite of a to-do list—instead, it’s a way of approaching group projects with flexibility.
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