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The Scrum Master as the Change Leader

October 28, 2017
In this blog post I'll share my view on the Scrum Master as the Change Leader. I'll briefly describe the common misunderstandings and the preferred stances of the Scrum Master. The services a Scrum Master provides for the Development Team, Product Owner and organisation, and the 3 levels that can be considered as a growth path for the Scrum Master. Want to know why the Scrum Master should be a Change Leader? Check out this article.
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Special Spanish Edition: El Sprint Review no es una demo

October 26, 2017
En este video, part de la serie Scrum Tapas, el Professional Scrum Trainer Alex Ballarin describe porqué el evento de Sprint Review es una oportunidad para optimizar el curso del desarrollo del producto a través de la inspección y adaptación por todas las partes interesadas. Suele incluir una demo que mejora la transparencia y el feedback, pero ¡es un instrumento más del evento y no su objetivo! 2:14 Minutes
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What is a Sprint Review?

October 20, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini describes the Sprint Review and tips for how to organize and run a Sprint Review. He also provides details on way to engage stakeholders in the Sprint Review making it a true inspection and adaption event and not a status meeting. 4:46 Minutes

Why PSD is such a great Training

October 19, 2017
The PSD training teaches the whole Scrum Team on how to do real Scrum. They work in Sprints, create Done software and use the appropriate tools and practices for it. It is a unique experience on how really good Scrum feels like.
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An Introduction to the Professional Scrum Developer Course

October 18, 2017
This short video provides an overview of the Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) course.  Course stewards and Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) Thomas Schissler and Peter Goetz, are joined by Richard Hundhausen who worked closely with Ken to architect and create the course give you insight into the structure of the class and what you will learn. 3:49 Minutes
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An Introduction to the Professional Scrum Product Owner Course

October 18, 2017
This short video provides an overview of the Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO).  Course stewards and Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) Don McGreal and Ralph Jocham give you insight into the structure of the class and what you will learn. 1:46 Minutes
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Roles in Scrum

October 16, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Simon Reindl talks about what the Roles in Scrum using a viking ship analogy. He takes you through what it would be like for people to play multiple roles and how that could impact success. 4:18 Minutes
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What it Means to Have a Done Increment

October 16, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Thomas Schissler talks about what it means to have a "Done" Increment. He addresses the importance of "Done", how you can have multiple Increments within a Sprint and the impact that getting to "Done" has on the Scrum Team. 5:41 Minutes
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Is Scrum the Right Tool for You - Part 1

October 16, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini takes a look at how to use the Stacey Model to evaluate the right framework or method to use when delivering software based on the complexity level of the product. In this, part 1 of 2, Dominik explains the Stacey Model. In Part 2, he will explain how to use it for the evaluation. 3:52 Minutes
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Is Scrum the Right Tool for You - Part 2

October 16, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini takes a look at how to use the Stacey Model to evaluate the right framework or method to use when delivering software based on the complexity level of the product. In this, part 2 of 2, Dominik explains how to use the Stacey Model for the evaluation. In Part 1, he explains the Stacey Model. 4:43 Minutes

Agile-ish is “Kind of…..not”

October 13, 2017
When an organization decides to embark on an Agile Transformation, the first question should be, “Why?”   What does leadership hope to achieve?  Will the chosen path lead to improved ability to deliver high-quality business value?   Once the goals of t
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Balancing Certification and Training

October 12, 2017
In this Training Industry magazine article, Scrum.org Vice President of Marketing, Eric Naiburg talks about the balancing act required when looking at the value of certification when tied to training, why you need to evaluate your options and why having a test that follows training for certification can be valuable.  
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Agile Midwest

St. Charles, MO
Agile Week in St. Louis brings together agilists in the Midwest region for informal networking, educational experience and sharing of innovative ideas through personal stories. Attendees will hear from industry leaders, participate in workshops and join in Agile games.
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Lean Agile KC

Kansas City, KS
Learn from the best local and regional Lean-Agile practitioners and companies. Lean, Agile, DevOps, Lean UX, Lean Startup and more! Open KC offers a casual way for any attendee to contribute content.

It's time to learn the missing metric

October 10, 2017
Over the past years I have been looking for a metric that could indicate the agility of an organization. After a study of the more common metrics used for products and management reports, I couldn’t really find a metric that indicates the level of agility.
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Professional Development Day

Milwaukee, WI
The Milwaukee chapter of PMI is putting on a great event to help further your career and drive results. The tracks for this event align with the PMI Talent Triangle, and can help you earn PDU.
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Brewing Agile

Gothenburg
Brewing Agile focuses on agile thinking and process, rather than the technical.
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Scrum turns 21 and it is not done yet

October 3, 2017
If you ask Ken Schwaber the co-creator of Scrum you will get an interesting perspective. “Scrum has been more successful than I could have ever imagined, but I am still disappointed with most Scrum implementations.’’ This disconnect between the success of adoption with how it is being adopted was described in my keynote jointly presented with Ken at Scrum Day London.
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Scrum in India: A Panel Discussion on What Works and How to Improve

September 28, 2017
In this session, Professional Scrum Trainers Sanjay Saini, Hiren Doshi and Nagesh Sharma discuss how they work with organizations and individuals to change thought processes to become more agile. They will look at real-world examples of how they have built successful Scrum Teams, driving agile thinking across the organization. 
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Lean Startup Week 2017

San Francisco, CA
Our 2017 Lean Startup Week is themed around "The Startup Way," Eric Ries’s upcoming book, which focuses on making entrepreneurship a fundamental discipline of every enterprise. On Oct. 30-Nov. 5, we’re gathering thousands of thought leaders in downtown San Francisco for a week of keynote talks, interactive workshops, speed mentoring, roundtable discussions, industry dinners, innovation bootcamps, and startup tours. You’ll take in the new concepts Eric writes about in "The Startup Way" and learn from seasoned enterprise leaders, founders of high-growth startups, government innovators, and non-profit practitioners who are deep in the trenches. Plus you'll receive a copy of the new book.

A Systemic View on the Role of the Scrum Master

September 23, 2017
In this article, I suggest that you take a look at the role of a Scrum Master with a help of causal loop diagrams. They help to see a bigger picture of what is happening over time. Quite often, we observe the cause-and-effect relationships on a short-time horizon period, and do not notice when the links are spaced in time.
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Scrum Day Hyderabad

Hyderabad
If you are looking for building a Self-Organizing Teams, then the Scrum Day 2017 is a right forum for you! Join us as we explore all about Self-Organizing Scrum Teams on 17th November, 2017 in Hyderabad.
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Scrum Day Chennai

Chennai
If you are looking for building Self-Organizing Teams, then the Scrum Day 2018 is a right forum for you! Join us as we explore all about Self-Organizing Scrum Teams on 16th February, 2018 in Chennai.
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Scrum Day Pune

Pune
If you are looking for building a Self-Organizing Teams, then the Scrum Day 2018 is a right forum for you! Join us as we explore all about Self-Organizing Scrum Teams on 19th January, 2018 in Pune.
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AgileCamp 2017 Silicon Valley

Santa Clara, CA
Hear Scrum.org VP of Enterprise Solutions, Kurt Bittner speak on November 6th, 2017 for AgileCamp Silicon Valley in the heart of technology innovation! Agilists from across the West Coast will converge for a career changing day. Join hundreds of professionals in igniting a path of an Agile enterprise. This year we are excited for keynote presentations from Barry O’Reilly, best-selling author of Lean Enterprise, and Doug Kirkpatrick, TEDx speaker and author of Beyond Empowerment: The Age of the Self-Managed Organization. You’ll also choose from 20 of workshops on Leadership, Product, Leadership, Innovation, Agility and much more.