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Jeff Gothelf is the author of LeanUX as well as Sense and Respond. He is a thought leader in the UX space and working on his next book Forever Employable. We talk a bit about the idea of being sought after by organizations. Not just being a thought leader or an independent consultant. We're excit...
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Many teams are finding that they need to adjust to a new reality amid the covid-19 pandemic. Strategic plans lie in tatters, urgent unplanned work fills the board, stakeholders are hammering teams with requests, and routine has gone out of the window. This is a time for a Scrum Master to be pragmati...
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Facing the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all staying home for the safety of our people. This is a hard time for all of us. While classes are re-scheduled in the Fall, some of us Scrum trainers are refocusing our energy to help the household while others are investigating how to conduct interactive onlin...
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In this episode of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, PST Wim Heemskerk answers questions about challenges your Scrum team is facing, and has some deep expertise in facilitation and leadership in agile, specifically.
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This fourth article now addresses basic remote agile anti-patterns — the pitfalls any distributed team wants to avoid to become successful.
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Ever wonder how to get your first Scrum Master job with little to no experience? It’s a question I often get in my Professional Scrum classes.
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Good Scrum Masters are passionate. Great Scrum Masters are dispassionate.
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In my daily life as a Scrum Master, I witness many crazy situations. I want to share my discoveries via this comic series featuring Koos Coach, the silly Scrum Master struggling to understand and master Scrum.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma revisits his experiences working with CxOs from various companies across different industries. Ravi identifies 3 common characteristics that he has seen in successful executives that lead to a greater agile mindset and success. (5:21 M...
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Evidence-Based Portfolio Management (EBM-PM) applies lean and agile principles to the challenge of investing to derive the greatest business benefit. It uses rapid delivery of small increments of value to run experiments, gather information, and adapt investment decisions based on evidence from the ...
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In every Sprint, Sprint Retrospective is an excellent chance to inspect and adapt the way of working.
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Watch the Replay of the Remote Agile Practices & Tools Live Virtual Class At the end of March, we ran a Remote Agile Practices & Tools class with about 30 participants from all over Europe, the Eastern Seaboard, and Canada. The participants agreed on recording it and make it available to ...
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Scrum.org CEO Dave West looks back at March and how the Scrum.org Community has rallied in the wake of COVID-19.
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Scrum.org has created Professional Scrum Competencies to help guide an individual’s personal development with Scrum. Building proficiency with Scrum starts with the fundamentals, Understanding and Applying the Scrum Framework, and it is the foundation for personal growth. The competencies and underl...
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Every Sprint starts with a Sprint Planning event. It is very crucial to ensure that the Scrum Team comes to a shared understanding of what and how are they going to deliver a “Done” increment that creates maximum business impact. Although, like other events Sprint Planning also is often marred with ...
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While working remotely might feel good right now, we are up for trouble. Anxiety-invoked behavior and stress are likely to happen very soon. Let's discuss what is coming at us.
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En la reunión del Manifiesto Ágil en 2001, se escribió un conjunto de 4 valores respaldados por una docena de principios. Esto era el inicio de lo que es Agile. Hubo 3 expertos en Scrum presentes y los 4 fundadores de eXtreme Programming. Estos fueron los únicos dos procesos ampliamente im...
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In this video, Professional Scrum Trainer Alex Brown talks about more efficient ways to initiate your unit tests with little effort and few key strokes by using a code templates to help. This could possible help you, or your teams, adhere to common test naming standard too. The approach demonstrated...
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma discusses things to look for in your move to agility and some guidance to helping get there. (7:12 Minutes)
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In this third post of the Remote Agile series, we address the tool at the heart of working with a distributed team as a Scrum Master, Agile Coach, or Product Owner: Zoom.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham talks about the rare action of canceling a Sprint. In Scrum, this is very much the exception and not the rule. Ralph talks about when this might happen, what may cause it and how to avoid canceling a Sprint. (3:39 Minutes)
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In this webinar, Professional Scrum Trainers Ryan Ripley and Todd Miller walk through some content in their new book, Fixing Your Scrum: Practical Solutions to Common Scrum Problems, and talk about how experienced Scrum Masters balance the demands of these three levels of servant leadership, while ...
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In today's vlog, I discuss about the differences between the Scrum Master and the Product Owner role.
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Podcast
In this second Scrum.org Community Podcast, Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainers Ralph Jocham and Dominik Maximini discuss their what it has meant for them as trainers to move to a new way of teaching their students due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (6:11 Minutes)
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The urgency of having the right type of conversation, especially today in a remote setting, has significantly increased overnight. This blog provides a perspective on a particular type of conversation and my own “personal experiences”  that show we need them more than ever.
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This study explores how to measure the impact of organizations’ enterprise-wide agile transformation and offers a framework for understanding the potential. The findings are based on outcome data from more than 20 companies across six sectors.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham describes how Burndown Charts can be used in release planning and predictions. (4:10 Minutes)
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See Robert (Robb) Pieper from Responsive Advisors give his talk "Your Agile Team Needs a Therapist" to an awesome group at Music City Agile 2017 in Nashville, TN.
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Podcast
In this episode of the Agile Wire, Professional Scrum Trainers Jeff Bubolz and Jeff Maleski chat with Dave Dame about the adapting times we are facing amidst the Covid-19 crisis including tips for adapting, leadership challenges and virtual work.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham describes Burndown Charts and focuses on the work within a Sprint. Ralph discusses how and why they are used and provides guidance on ways to leverage them in your teams. (4:37 Minutes)
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This follow-up post now delves into virtual Liberating Structures, answering the question of how we can make use of the powerful toolbox of inclusive and collaborative practices in a remote setting.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini provides a set of analogies to help understand ways of estimating work against each other and independent of each other, the reasoning behind his thinking and tips for success. (4:48)
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini describes the time-box for each of the Scrum Events and gives some recommendations on how the timing may change based on Sprint length. (3:18 Minutes)
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Blog Post
Trying to make virtual meetings work with your team? We've made many mistakes in our virtual meetings over the years. In this post, we share our ten most helpful tips for having engaging and productive meetings online.
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Completing an Agile Coaching certification doesn’t make you an Agile Coach. So where do you start and how do you chart your own journey?
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Let's talk about behavior leaders need to exhibit in these difficult times.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini provides a short overview of each of the Scrum Events, describing their use, value and expected timing. (3:10 Minutes)
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini provides a short overview of each of the Artifacts in Scrum, describing their use, value and the roles who are responsible for managing and using them. (4:06 Minutes)
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Steven Deneir provides insights into how many Product Backlog Items should exist at a time in your Product Backlog, practices for refinement and how often to refine. (5:03 Minutes)
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma uses some analogies and stories of how to deal with difficulties when working with distributed Scrum Teams. Ravi discusses why connecting with people on the team is so valuable and suggestions on how to connect with them. (9:22 Minute...
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On November 22nd, 2019, I gave the closing keynote at Scrum Deutschland, a talk called ‘The Four Things You Do To Prevent Value Delivery.’
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In my daily life as a Scrum Master, I witness many crazy situations. I want to share my discoveries via this comic series featuring Koos Coach, the silly Scrum Master struggling to understand and master Scrum. Pure Perfection Making your retrospectives as short as possible is not a good id...
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Interesting times have come. Due to danger of coronavirus spread many organizations decided to switch to the remote work model. Besides the influence on Scrum implementation, this might be a new situation for you personally.
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Agile has always been about colocation, about direct communication, physical boards, and all the other haptic and analog moments to create value in the digital realm...
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The Old Farmer’s Almanac is the oldest continuously published periodical in North America. It was first published in 1792 by Robert B. Thomas who wanted an almanac “to be useful with a pleasant degree of humor. Many long-time Almanac followers claim that its forecasts are 80% to 85% accurate. 
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The article explores the primary causes of zombified interaction between Scrum Teams and stakeholders.
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in today's vlog I am sharing with you how to use Scrum with Kanban.
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One of the topics that often is unclear when starting with Scrum. You can teach ‘what’ it is. Sometimes it helps to point north to ‘why’ we do refinement. Good facilitation skills definitely help during refinement as well as a toolbox of structures and techniques will help with the ‘how’.
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Even if you don't know what the Scrum Framework is all about, or even if software development (and for that matter, any kind of product development) or delivery is not your area of work and have stumbled upon this blogpost while doing your research on COVID-19, I urge you to read on. 
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What is a Product Owner? What are the differences between a Product Owner and Project Manager? Isn’t a Product Owner some kind of an Agile Project Manager? These are some of the questions we often get from people in our Scrum.org classes.
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