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Taking the First Step toward Scrum

May 3, 2021
Agile frameworks such as Scrum have continued to gain traction because of their ability to vastly improve business outcomes and employee engagement. Scrum is a lightweight framework that helps people, teams, and organizations generate value through adaptive solutions for complex problems.
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What is a Scrum Master?

May 3, 2021
The Scrum Master is probably one of the most famous Agile roles. And rightly so, because the Scrum Master pays a pivotal role in helping the team with the efficient and effective use of Scrum. Learn more from the team at www.FractalSystems.co.uk
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What is Organizational Agility, Really?

April 12, 2021
Have you ever noticed people keep talking about things, but they've not aligned with what their words mean? I have seen agility measured as the number of "agile teams" and the "number of training attendees" more often than I like to admit.
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"I’m Not Getting Anything Done"

April 9, 2021
I've given the same advice to almost all of my clients -- "you need a clearer Product Backlog", "You're working really hard but you're not getting anything done", and "You need to cut scope, launch your product with a more focused scope, launch it, and then get feedback." ...
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YDS: What is the difference between Scrum and Agile?

April 8, 2021
On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What is the difference between Scrum and Agile? Today's question asks us to ponder the difference between "Scrum" and "Agile". These words are not synonyms. Ryan and Todd explore the definitions of each word and how they are related, but not the same.
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Goals, Measures, and other Mysteries - How Evidence-Based Management Helps Focus and Improve What Matters

April 8, 2021
In this discussion, Ralph Jocham, Don McGreal, and Patricia Kong discuss how to improve goals by adding specific measures to know when goals are achieved, how to seek toward goals using empiricism, and how to choose measures to help inform improvements. They will talk about Evidence-Based Management, a framework developed by Scrum.org to help organizations use empiricism to set goals and make progress toward those goals. 
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Amplifying Women in Agile

April 2, 2021
In this blog post, Leslie Morse talks about the Women in Agile podcast and how Scrum.org is its new sponsor. She also includes the latest podcast episode with Patricia Kong and Dave West.
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Amplifying Agile Leadership

March 17, 2021
One continuing problem we see with many of today’s business leaders is that they rarely adopt Agile at the leadership level. It’s not that they are resistant to the idea of creating an Agile organisation. Most understand the value of agility at the level of the project/delivery teams, but all too often they don’t see how it applies to them or feel that they are exempt.