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With the Scrum Team Survey, you can create transparency with your team around five core questions: Are you building what stakeholders need? Are you shipping fast enough?...
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TL; DR: How to Make Agile Work in Fast-Growing Startups For years, I worked in several Berlin-based, fast-growing startups in my capacity as Scrum Master, agile coach, and Product Owner. These are my lessons learned on making ‘agile’ — including Scrum as a framework — work in a fast-growing start...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How Do I Avoid Playing Favorites as a Scrum Master? Today's question is from a viewer who wants to know how to avoid playing favorites as a Scrum Master. It's certainly human to have people who you get along with better and therefore spend more time and attent...
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We created 8 do-it-yourself workshops to help Scrum Teams engage and involve their stakeholders. Give it a try, and let us know how it went. Let’s unleash organizational superpowers, together!
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Over the years of working in both traditional and agile environments, I have noticed a pattern. It is something I now call a culture of escalation.  In this post, I will share the common causes of a culture of escalation and some tips for breaking out of the pattern.
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A few years ago, I bumped into an ex-colleague of mine who was working with someone who I had also previously worked with - both of us were, or had been, a Scrum Master for this ex-colleague.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How Should Organizations Treat Agile Consultants? Today's question is about how contractors and consultants are treated in Agile organizations.
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Today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What Does a Scrum Master Do with a Quiet Team?
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In this episode of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, Professional Scrum Trainer Venkatesh Rajamani answers your burning questions about Scrum and the challenges your teams are facing.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How does a Scrum Master help a blocked Scrum Team? Barbara sent in a question asking what to do when, as a Scrum Master, when an impediment blocks the Scrum Team. The most critical piece of advice we give in this situation is this: A Scrum Master has ZERO tole...
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In this blog post, I talk about the managerial dilemma.
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As the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto has arrived, in this blog post I look back at how the world has changed over the past 20 years and what it may look like over the next 20. 
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A simple model to better understand why and when something is valuable to your team and its stakeholders (in commercial organizations)
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What are the pros and cons of capacity sprint planning vs velocity sprint planning? A YouTube viewer sent a question asking about the pros and cons of Capacity Sprint Planning vs. Velocity Sprint Planning. After discussing each one, Ryan and Todd talked about ...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What happens when a Scrum Developer doesn't commit?
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What is a product? Does everyone see the same product you? Do Customers always have to be external to the business? Can a product be part of another product? Professional Scrum Trainers Steve Trapps and Andy Hiles created this video that walks through these questions. (6:29 Minutes)
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Hey, Scrum Masters! This one's for you!
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Garbage in, garbage out: Learn more on how a piece of paper and a pencil can turn around the perception of your Scrum Team among stakeholders and customers.
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Das kontinuierliche Liefern von nutzbaren Done Inkrementen ist das zentrale Element von Scrum. Will man Scrum auf ein Element reduzieren, dann wäre das genau das.
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Seja um Líder Ágil, e saia na frente! Você é um líder que está no meio de uma transformação e quer se posicionar bem? Tornar-se uma organização ágil é uma transformação realmente profunda – falamos que é uma mudança além de processual, é uma mudança cultural. Líder Ágil são Gerentes ou pessoas em po...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What is the typical day for a Scrum Masters? A YouTube viewer sent in a question asking about the typical day in the life of a Scrum Master.
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Garbage in, garbage out: This webinar addresses ten common Product Backlog anti-patterns that prevent Scrum Teams from living up to their potential.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What is the hardest part about being a Scrum Masters? Ben F. left a comment and asked Todd and Ryan about the hardest part of being a Scrum Master. Tricky question as every Scrum Master faces different challenges as they help teams use Scrum to solve complex p...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Which books do you recommend for Scrum Masters?
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Like a job ad for a Scrum Master position, the equivalent for the Product Owner position also reveals excellent insight into an organization’s progress on becoming agile.
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Here are some simple examples of Product Goals, Sprint Goals and the relationship between them.
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Gathering the metrics for Evidence-based Management in software organisations can be a strenuous task and I have a number of customers that are fretting on what to collect and from where. Here I try to create an understanding of the ‘what’ that we need to collect. Updated to reflect the 2020 Scru...
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Le Product Backlog est une liste ordonnée et évolutive de tous les travaux jugés nécessaires par le Product Owner pour créer, publier, maintenir et entretenir un produit.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What do we need to get started in Scrum?
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The Product Owner in Scrum originally called the ‘agile product manager’ describes the responsibilities necessary to focus the team on delivering value. But for many Product Managers, the role causes confusion. Is the Product Owner owner someone different, is it an additional set of responsibilities...
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Contexte Lorsque l’on débute un projet, c’est une initiative qui est lancée sur la base d’une idée. On espère cette idée bénéfique pour l’utilisateur et rentable pour l’entreprise. Le produit résultant du projet n’existe pas encore. Mais on émet déjà l’hypothèse que l’idée est assez intéress...
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Os voy a comentar las fuentes más fiables que he encontrado para preparar el assessment PAL-EBM de Scrum.org
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What is the Right Sprint length in Scrum?
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For many people, the traditional project management methodologies (see PMI / PRINCE2) are the root of the problems that birthed Waterfall. I assert that this is the tip of the iceberg.
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"Scrum is a lightweight framework that helps people, teams and organizations generate value through adaptive solutions for complex problems."
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What does a Scrum Team do when they deliver early?
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I sat, as an observing consultant, in my third Retrospective of the day. I noticed high energy and openness as the room's buzz showed me signs that this team was genuinely collaborative...
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Se você é ou busca ser um Líder Ágil, você precisa conhecer essa técnica de como deixar seu time mais ágil. Antes de falar da técnica, é importante você entender o que é um Líder Ágil. Quer saber mais sobre Líder Ágil, veja esse artigo Essa e outras técnicas fazem parte do treinamento ...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Sprint Backlog vs Product Backlog - What's the Difference? A recent student asked Ryan and Todd to talk about the differences between a Sprint Backlog and a Product Backlog. It's an interesting question as these are two Scrum Artifacts that teams use to keep i...
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Are you considering a new Scrum Master job? However, you are not sure that it is the right organization? Don’t worry; there are four steps of proactive research to identify suitable employers or clients for Scrum Masters and avoid disappointment later.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Who attends product backlog refinement in Scrum?
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Unbelievable: the agile manifesto turns 20. Agile leadership has grown up. With it, the community around agile frameworks of all kind has grown over the years. The Scrum community is the most favorite one of them. To celebrate this achievement, a community driven, worldwide festival goes online i...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What does a Scrum Master do on day one? You're just starting a new Scrum Master role, and you see many opportunities to change and improve things. With so many options, it's hard to know where to begin. Watch as Todd and Ryan break down this situation and give...
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On November 23, the book “The Zombie Scrum Survival Guide”, written by Christiaan Verwijs, Johannes Schartau, and Barry Overeem officially launched. In this book, they dive deep into what causes Zombie Scrum; something that looks like Scrum from a distance but lacks a beating heart. During the Scrum...
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Imagine Developers arriving at the Daily Scrum feeling like they want the monotony of it to end. They wish they hadn't had to bother to attend in the first place.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Do we still have a Sprint Review if nothing is done?
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This blog post describes some lessons that I learned from facilitating a retrospective in a real prison for a group of my cellmates, political prisoners.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Can you have too many Product Backlog Items? This comes up in our Product Owner class quite a bit. The short answer is: YES!
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On today's episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How Do I Get Scrum Master Experience? A listener asked Todd and Ryan how to get Scrum Master experience after getting certified as a Professional Scrum Master. Quite a few Scrum Master's have gotten creative as they've looked for ways to apply their learnings ...
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