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A Scrum Adoption Story - How we delivered value in 7 days

April 4, 2018
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Rich Visotcky gives viewers insight into a Scrum Team he was a part of at a bank from their beginning. Rich discusses the background as to why Scrum was adopted, how they built out their vision and honed in on value. You'll be amazed at the millions of dollars in value that they were able to deliver after just a single one-week Sprint. 5:23 Minutes

Making Tech Debt Visible

April 4, 2018
As a Product Owner, there is nothing more frustrating than having to use valuable development time to deal with technical debt. Like death and taxes, it’s just never a good time when those lurking defects decide to unravel.
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Effective Sprint Planning

April 3, 2018
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Don McGreal reviews how he runs a Sprint Planning session with his Scrum Teams. Don focuses on how the Development Team works with the Product Owner to understand what is in the Product Backlog and how they populate the Sprint Backlog. 5:20 Minutes
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Getting Results from Sprint Reviews

April 3, 2018
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Ty Crockett provides an overview of the Sprint Review and guidance on ways to make them more effective. Ty addresses some of the issues that come up when he is working with Scrum Teams and ways he has overcome them. 8:00 Minutes

Scrum And DevOps

March 31, 2018
Hello great people of the world. Welcome back to Professional Software Delivery with Scrum (PSD) blog series with yours truly. This time we're going talk about how to use Scrum And DevOps. I am interested to discuss this topic because it's quite common I get a question from someone in the agile community, "Should I use Scrum or DevOps?".
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Agile Metrics

March 30, 2018
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Mark Noneman talks about ways to measure the impact of agile practices on an organization. He looks at this in 4 parts, Development, Outputs, Outcomes and Impacts. 3:31 Minutes
Case Study

Boston University Course with Scrum and Agile Focus Sets Students Up for Career Success

March 30, 2018
Ralph Covino Ph.D., Professor in the Information Systems Department at BU, wanted to reinvigorate the curriculum to be more Agile focused. He understood that having Agile knowledge was increasingly important to recruiters as they looked for jobs post-graduation, and those who had Agile experience during internships were getting a head start over those who didn’t.
Event

Agile Product Open Meet Up

Boston, MA
Join us for an action-filled evening in which our evening facilitator, Dave West, CEO and Chief Product Owner with Scrum.org guides us through an activity that is both fun and enlightening on the ever-present confusions and conundrums of what is a PM vs PO.
Webcast

Rigorous, Independent Governance & the New Equation for Sustainable Competitive Advantage

March 28, 2018
In this webinar, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma proposes a rigorous, frame-work independent approach that constructively channelizes the valid desire for governance. He will frame governance in terms of value that will help us unify organizations without getting sucked into polarizing conversations about delivery frameworks. He also will frame governance as a powerful way to enable sustainable competitive advantage and provide a short, memorable equation that might help entire organizations align towards a shared goal. 

Agile Coach Toolkit #4: Effective Facilitation

March 26, 2018
As an Agile Coach, you frequently encounter situations which demand quick thinking to get things moving in the right direction. Over time I have found few techniques which come out handy and always keep these in my playbook in case need arise. This is the fourth part in the series of tools that I have found useful in my role as Agile Coach – Effective Facilitation.
Podcast

Scrum and Passion, an interview with Dave West

March 26, 2018
Originally Broadcast on the Passionate Team Podcast in this episode they talk with Dave West, CEO and Product Owner of Scrum.org about how Scrum enables passion among Scrum Team members.
Event

MeetUp - Scrum Chapter Mumbai - March 2018

Mumbai
In the next Scrum Chapter Mumbai in March 2018, we will explore the repercussions of ScrumButs and explore options to make Scrum implementations stronger by crossing over to ScrumAnd (https://guntherverheyen.com/2013/12/19/illustrations-of-scrumand/) making a stronger implementation of Scrum where teams can say, “We use Scrum And engineering practices like Continuous Delivery to have robust framework for delivering value”
Podcast

Podcast: Product Owners in Nexus with Dave West

March 21, 2018
When your product gets really big and you need to work with teams at scale, what options do Product Owners have? In this episode, Scrum.org CEO, Dave West joins the show to discuss the Nexus framework and what PO’s need to know in order to work in this type of scaled environment. We cover some of the basics that are detailed in the new Nexus book and look at other keys to keeping multiple teams coordinated and delivering value together.

Agile Coach Toolkit #3: Asking Powerful Questions

March 21, 2018
As an Agile Coach, you frequently encounter situations which demand quick thinking to get things moving in the right direction. Over time I have found few techniques which come out handy and always keep these in my playbook in case need arise. This is the third part in the series of tools that I have found useful in my role as Agile Coach – Asking Powerful Questions.
Event

Inaugural Agile Miami User Group Event

Miami, FL
The Inaugural Agile Miami User Group MeetUp, hosted by Professional Scrum Trainer, Jochen Krebs, will feature networking and a speaking session featuring Andres Borque, agile transformation lead at Florida Power and Light.
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Ways to Maintain the Scrum Value of Focus

March 16, 2018
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Charles Bradley looks that the Scrum Value of Focus and ways to help improve and maintain it. He uses an excellent example about how the Sprint Goal helps individuals and the Scrum Team stay focused throughout the Sprint. 3:18 Minutes
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Course Introduction to Professional Scrum Foundations

March 15, 2018
This short video provides an overview of the Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF) course. Course stewards and Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) Jill Graves and Rich Visotcky give you insight into the structure of the class and what you will learn. 1:59 Minutes

Agile With Rigour

March 9, 2018
Work is complex, and to honour the empirical approach is harder. It requires trust, in order to be transparent. To enable the responsiveness that agile promises there needs to be discipline and rigour.
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Why a Scrum Master Should Not Have Other Roles

March 8, 2018
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Evelien Roos discusses why having a Scrum Master also hold other roles on the Scrum Team is not a good idea and how it can cause conflicts of interest resulting in negative team impact. (2:21 Minutes)
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Lessons Learned from Using Scrum to Build a Bee House

March 8, 2018
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Chris Lukassen talks about how he used Scrum when working with a group of children to build a bee house and how this experience can apply to any team looking to deliver a product using Scrum. (4:20 minutes)
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An Introduction to the Scaled Professional Scrum with Nexus Course

March 8, 2018
This short video provides an overview of the Scaled Professional Scrum with Nexus (SPS). In this video, course stewards and Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) Ravi Verma and Fredrik Wendt give you insight into the structure of the class and what you will learn over the 2 days. (
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An Introduction to the Professional Scrum Master Course

March 8, 2018
This short video provides an overview of the Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course created by Scrum co-creator and our founder Ken Schwaber. Course stewards and Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) Stephanie Ockerman and Simon Reindl give you insight into the structure of the class and what you will learn over the 2 days. (1:39 minutes)
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The Importance of Patience as a Scrum Master

March 7, 2018
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Pawel Mysliwiec talks about why it is important for a Scrum Master to be patient.  He gives examples of his experience as a Scrum Master and trying to deal with issues too quickly and without thinking of the bigger picture. He looks at how this could have been handled differently and the impact it has on the Scrum Team and its stakeholders. (4:07 minutes)
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Why You Need a Retrospective Every Sprint

March 7, 2018
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Andrzej Zińczuk discusses his experience working with a Scrum Team that was questioning their need to conduct Sprint Retrospectives each Sprint. He used a football analogy to help them understand the importance of a Sprint Retrospective and what it requires for teams to be professional. (4:37 minutes)
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Building Self Organizing Teams

March 7, 2018
In this presentation from Scrum Day India, Professional Scrum Trainer Venkatesh Rajamani discusses how self-organization is not about eliminating leaders, but rethinking their role in a more balanced way. (51:32 minutes)
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Project vs. Product Mindset

March 6, 2018
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham discusses the evolution of mindset from a project to product point of view. He looks at some of the differences and benefits of thinking about a product rather than a project. (5:05 minutes)