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Help your remote team discover what happens without clear Sprint Goals. And bring back focus together!
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The role of the Scrum Master is a complex one. You are serving, coaching, facilitating and teaching the team all while helping to remove impediments and changing the organization.  In today's landscape it has become even more complex having to deal with people working remotely, added distractions an...
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The days are getting shorter and colder. Summer is over and winter is coming. Some people are already thinking about the holidays and the preparations for it. Soon children will have their Christmas wish list ready. The wish lists my children created were always a combination of text and pictures; e...
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Esta semana twitter iba lleno de comentarios sobre la última actualización de JIRA, el dictador de nuestra manera de trabajar, la herramienta más famosa del mundo de Ticket Management.
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Professional Scrum Trainer Sahin Guvenilir wrote, "Make Sure You Don’t Build High Performing Teams Just to Deliver Wrong Things Faster".
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In this blog series I would like to address topics that relate to professional team coaching as well as Professional Scrum. In the course of becoming a Professional Team Coach, I noticed a lot of interesting topics for Scrum Masters who want to improve their coaching stance.
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The end of 2020 is nearing, and it’s product roadmap building time again—at least for those companies that are still dedicated to the old command-and-control model. In the next few weeks, executives and (key) stakeholders will come together and define new functionality that they believe will meet bu...
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When I saw the book “Art of doing twice the work in the half time,” Dr. Jeff Sutherland wrote, my reaction was like how someone can claim that? What will be an effective measure to have such a comparison?
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In this post, we explore how continuous improvement is the lifeblood of Scrum Teams.
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What is good awesome people? I hope you are having an awesome weekend so far. After my two previous vlogs, many people asked me: What Happens To The Sprint Backlog Items That Are Not Done?
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How can Liberating Structures be used to fortify Scrum Teams? Join this virtual User Experience Fishbowl and learn from practitioners how they have used the Liberating Structures Conversation Cafe and/or User Experience Fishbowl to support their Scrum Teams. What was made possible by using these Lib...
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When asked, “Who is the Servant-Leader in Scrum?”, the most common answer is: the Scrum Master. This answer does indeed follow what the Scrum Guide says (Nov 2017 edition): “The Scrum Master is a servant-leader for the Scrum Team”. Is it only the Scrum Master who is or can be a servant-leader? I wou...
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Technologie, Globalisierung, Umwelt und unsere Gesellschaft sind längst eng miteinander verknüpft: Technologische Fortschritte treiben die Globalisierung voran, verändern unsere Umwelt und beeinflussen unsere Gesellschaft.
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Every Executive understands that the ability for an organisation to adapt to change is critical. Radical change has forced many organisations to unexpectedly make fundamental shifts to their business models over a very short time period. Those who can’t pivot, fail. Whether change comes from stakeho...
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"Becoming Agile" has been the focus of many organisations for a number of years. 2020 has created a new sense of urgency with a number of factors creating increasing demand for quicker responses.
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La agilidad provee un contexto para el aprendizaje continuo. Scrum a través del uso de Sprints, eventos y valores de Scrum crean un espacio para que ese aprendizaje pueda tener lugar.
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TL; DR: 20 Questions to Ask the Product Owner to Get up to Speed as a New Scrum Master From Scrum Master to Product Owner, this set of questions addresses the future collaboration between the two individuals and the rest of the Scrum Team. The questions have been modeled after some basic principl...
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I was hired by a bank to help them to get started with agile and Scrum...
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Lors de mes formations Scrum ou coachings en entreprise, il n’est pas rare que les participants expriment leur souhait d’accéder à davantage de contenus Scrum de qualité en français. ..
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Brief about me before you read this post so you can understand my perspective better. I am a software developer and Scrum Teacher...
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As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Roland Flemm explores the myth that a Daily Scrum is status meeting and reveals in 2 minutes how to make your Daily Scrum event more valuable.
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What should the Development Team do when the Product Owner asks them to do work that was not planned during Sprint Planning?
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Whether you're trying to figure out how to help your team improve, just starting with a new team, or mentoring a Scrum Master, the key to unlocking your influence is the ability to have actionable awareness. In this webinar with Professional Scrum Trainer Mark Wavle, you will learn about and apply t...
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El compromiso del equipo de desarrollo durante el Sprint es lograr el Sprint Goal y con ello el impacto en los clientes y en el negocio. El éxito del Sprint está asociado al logro de este objetivo y a los cambios en el comportamiento de los clientes que se puede provocar con el uso del producto.
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The foundation of Agility and Scrum is the principle of Empiricism - using what is happening in front of us to learn and adjust what we do next...
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This is a recording of Dave West's presentation at Festival Agile Trends titled, Scrum Turns 25.
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One of the (main) reasons why organizations choose for an Agile approach is to become faster. Some big companies I’ve helped in the last years know they have to adapt faster, but are reluctant because of their risk aversion.
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One of the most common questions that I get in my classes is: What should the Development Team do when they've finished all of the planned Sprint Backlog before the end of the Sprint?
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TL; DR: 11 Proven Stakeholder Communication Tactics - Stakeholder communication: It is simply not enough for an agile product development organization to create great code and ship the resulting product like a clockwork...
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The Daily Scrum is the heartbeat of Scrum. It's a key inspect and adapt opportunity for the Development Team, encouraging them check their progress towards the Sprint Goal and adjust their plan accordingly.
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Distributed teams are not new, but our global pandemic has made them the norm. Atlassian University and Scrum.org team up in this webinar to explore the myth that agile and Scrum Teams need to be colocated and walk through real-world examples of how products get delivered from distributed teams.
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Do you know anyone who has scars from trying to help large, multi-billion dollar organizations travel on the path to Agility? Do you know if those scars still hurt? And do you know why helping large travel on the path to Agility (what I used to call "Agile Transformation") can be so scarring....? ...
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McKinsey and Scrum.org presented a webinar on joint research about measuring business value. There were a number of questions unanswered. This blog answers those questions.
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Dit is een veelgehoorde vraag van mensen die kennismaken met de Scrum Master rol. En ik merk dat ik het lastig vind om hier een antwoord op te geven. Natuurlijk, het gaat om het ‘continu verbeteren’ van menselijke interactie, vaardigheden, processen en technieken. En dit als ultiem doel om Scrum zo ...
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Plenty of teams still use hourly estimates for complex work. In my experience this always hurts. I thought plenty was written on this, but maybe some summarizing of what I have learned over the years might help.
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How to tell if Scrum fits your work and what to do when it doesn’t
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En este video hemos explicado las métricas Kanban para equipos Agile o DevOps.
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In this Webinar Professional Scrum Trainer Jim Sammons talks about the big "V" in Scrum, Value.  Much is said about this term, but what "is" value?  How do I find it? When I "think" I know what is valuable, what do I do next?  How can I validate the value with my customers? During this session Ji...
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In business, the quest for predictability is universal. We all want to grab hold of the reality we face everyday and, somehow, bend it to our will.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Stephanie Ockerman looks at how Scrum Masters can use the Scrum Values as a starting point when coaching their Scrum Teams. She walks through some examples and experiences she has had coaching Scrum Teams. (4:33 Minutes)
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma reflects on an experience that he had working for a client and being in the middle of conflict between the client and another party who was providing members of the Scrum Team. Ravi discusses the importance of ethics, trust, agile prin...
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma looks at ways to become a more effective manager in an Agile environment. (4:59 Minutes)
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Is your management concerned about risking boat-loads of time, money and good-will on an "Agile Transformation" (I prefer "Agile Enablement"), only to have their hearts broken when they see nothing more than a bunch of Jira boards and "Daily Standups"?
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Scrum has proven time and again to be the most popular framework for software development. Given that software is eating the world, a seasoned Scrum Master is nowadays in high demand.
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Aunque la lista de competencias puede ser amplia y variar según el tipo de producto y el escenario a enfrentar las siguientes áreas de competencia pueden ser tomadas en cuenta para ser un gran Product Owner.
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A problem with many teams is that they are not living in an environment where opportunistic discovery is supported or promoted. Teams are there to deliver, which we measure by monitoring their velocity. This is sadly a common practice. 
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What is up awesome people? In this vlog, I am doing something different to all of my other vlogs. The topic technical debt does not get talked about often in the agile space even though some of the agile manifesto signatories like Ward Cunningham and Martin Fowler have concerns about it. 
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So you have a couple of Scrum Teams that are working in adjacent areas and you're starting to face some challenges in delivering value in a coordinated integrative way.
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This webinar That features Professional Scrum Trainers Guus Verweij and Bjorn van den Einden is an opportunity to learn more about Scrum.org classes. This webinar is in Japanese with live translation in English.
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I was recently asked What should each role be doing during the Sprint? So, I took a copy of the latest Scrum Guide (November 2017), read it (again) and broke it down for them and now for you! The items below are taken directly from the Scrum Guide Novermber 2017 and so may see vague or...
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