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On many occasions in the recent past, working with distributed agile teams has amplified existing organizational, technical, and cultural challenges in many organizations.
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Part of the role of being a Scrum Master is to be a coach; to the team, the organisation and the individual.
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Kate Hobler challenged Rich Visotcky and I to share our thoughts on the article “Commitment is not free overtime" based on the Quora question below. Rich already responded in Kate’s article and now it’s my turn. As a CEO, odds are that you are not where you are now by chance. Y...
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Starting from today, I am going to start a new series on my channel which I will call the 2 minutes FAQ series.
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I've been using a visualization that people find useful for understanding the relationship between the various Lean/Agile requirement containers. Some people call the full model a dinosaur. Others are reminded of the snake who ate an elephant from "The Little Prince". (I'm sure there is a good conne...
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In light of the new normal and the last 20 years of technological progress, we need to re-define co-location as we no longer need to be in the same room as each other to get the 80% of communication that is non-verbal. If we are participating in an online event, we should try our best to keep our ca...
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As more and more organisations move towards a higher degree of agility, they inevitably also move towards DevOps practices like Continuous Delivery to facilitate shortening the feedback loops. Firms today experience a much higher velocity of business change. Market opportunities appear or disso...
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In this blog post, we share our experience, recommendations, and lessons learned by providing the online PSM II class.
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Habits first and then progress follows! There is a huge power in the little things.
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Many organizations are racing to become more agile. But do the numbers support the hype? Does adopting an agile operating model have a direct impact on the bottom line? In this webinar, Christopher Handscomb, partner at McKinsey and Dave West, CEO Scrum.org discuss the results of new research on mea...
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Many organizations I have seen in my life does not care for their Development Team. Join me in a short analysis of why that happens and what - in fact - is a Development Team.
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A Sprint Review is perhaps one of the most difficult elements in the product development with Scrum.
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Lors de mes formations Scrum ou en coachings d'organisations, il n’est pas rare que les participants expriment leur souhait d’accéder à davantage de contenus Scrum de qualité en français. Cette série « Le meilleur de Scrum » contribue à répondre à ce besoin en proposant des traductions d’une sélecti...
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TL; DR: Results of a Test of Using Unhangout to Host Virtual Barcamps Last week, 30-plus attendees of the 24th Hands-on Agile meetup ran a virtual Barcamp experiment w/ MIT’s Unhangout, an open-source platform for organizing attendee-driven virtual open space events. Read on and learn whether ...
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Extremes are everywhere - with nutrition, training, health, mindset, software, hardware, frameworks, business, competition , process, tools and people etc. Strive for balance. You'll have so many people tell you the craziest of things they tried that worked for them like "magic"; all in the name ...
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A few years ago, I became acquainted with a lady running a charity for a child who was having medical bills pile up. She was holding a charity bazaar to raise money for the child's family.
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Personal Fitness and Business Agility have a lot in common. Both are about bringing small, sustainable changes in your day to day behaviours, habits and mindset. Many people, when they start their fitness journey expect an elaborate calorie counting scheme, that magic pill or an intense workout fram...
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Cuando queremos construir una buena base de conocimiento a partir de una historia de usuario, entonces necesitamos hablar sobre las personas, las necesidades de las partes interesadas, el contexto del uso del producto, el dominio comercial, las restricciones, la disponibilidad de datos, etc.
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Commitment is key. Commitment is somethins every team, every manager, every organization wants and needs. Commitment promises better results, engaged people, good relationship with work and many other benefits. The problem is that it can be misunderstood. 
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What's up awesome people. I hope you are all having a great week. In today's vlog I am sharing the differences between project management and product management. There are still growing misconceptions in the market that Scrum is an agile project management methodology. In this vlog I also bust the m...
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The Spotify "model" pops up as either advocated practice (especially by large consulting companies) or some sort of a hoax and hated practice. I wrote this text few years back, but it appears to be valid more than ever. Join me in discovering 10 lessons from my "spotify" encounters.
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Many organisations don't really want to change how they do business and believe that they can continue in the way they always have while still getting better at delivering software. They are wrong! While there are organisations that are successfully scaling out there, they are exceedingly rare...
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Dark, small, crowded room in a corporate office. All windows shut closed with worldproof blinds. The only source of light is a projector splitting the room in two uneven halves. 7 people around the table struggle to keep their eyes open, even though 6 of them have coffee mugs full of the ever...
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Stephanie Ockerman provides tips for Scrum Masters while in the coaching stance. Stephanie discusses 6 different tips that you can take start applying immediately. (5:14 Minutes)
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Scrum está dirigido a un único Producto producido por un solo Equipo Scrum. Dos equipos, y a veces tres, pueden usar Scrum para desarrollar un solo producto. Pero a medida que se agregan más equipos, los equipos necesitan un poco más que Scrum para administrar sus dependencias entre equipos para gar...
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An overview of the Scrum framework, for people new to Scrum and those who’d like to refresh their understanding. The aim of this white paper was to write in a practical, down-to-earth manner from the perspective of what the Scrum framework makes possible. This paper should be easy to read, clear up ...
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Like most tools, if you want to run successful training in Microsoft Teams you need to do some homework and some configuration before your class.
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Usually conversation between developers and Product Owner goes around acceptance criteria just to negotiate scope of requirements for one user story, but knowledge and context are not conveyed in the same structured way. User Story Canvas can help Scrum Team to fix these problems by focusing team to...
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With the new normal, I have been delivering all of my Professional Scrum classes and consulting online. I have tried many tools from Zoom and Webex to Miro and Word. The combination that I have found gives the most security, flexibility, and features are Microsoft Teams with Mural. Both Virtu...
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Product Ownership is hard enough when your dedicated development team is around the corner from you. So how can you be as effective when your whole team is distributed? This practical session will cover a bunch of tools and techniques you can use as a remote Product Owner to continue communicating v...
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TL; DR: The Agile Movers & Shakers Interview w/ Ryan Ripley Today’s guest is Ryan Ripley. Ryan is a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) with Scrum.org. He hosts the Agile for Humans podcast and most recently co-wrote Fixing Your Scrum: Practical Solutions for Common Scrum Problems with Todd Mill...
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For many years, many of us have had strong opinions about the importance of having teams that are co-located.
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Would like a tool that delivers better product and customer outcomes and actually pays for itself? Read on.
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If you were in my class, you probably remember the exercise, where participants list roles, artifacts and events in Scrum.
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With the change in business model in the current crisis, many training organizations have had to do the unthinkable and move to Live Virtual training options. Existing wisdom was that training online, just as running teams virtually would be a disaster and reduce the student's experience. ...
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At many customers I visit, I see a lot of effort being put into classification and managing bugs.
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Something very close to my heart is helping folks understand the origin of the practices that are commonly used in management today. I feel that only with an understanding of history can we figure out how to change the future. I often talk about this in my classes and help folks see why things are t...
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One of the most asked question in my PSPO class is "What is the difference between Product Manager and Product Owner?", "Who has higher authority than the other?". There are many blogs, articles and youtube videos on the internet that compares Product Manager and Product Owner.
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Experiments, practices, and strategies that help Scrum Masters prove their value to the organization.
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Improving the way teams work and what is being delivered requires conversations with management and stakeholders. Driving these conversations requires data based on measurements in order to put a plan for change in place and garner ways to know if your plan is working. This includes strong visualiz...
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"Scrum and Organizational Design in practice" is my contribution to Gunther Verheyen book "97 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know" published by O'Reilly Media and resumes my latest experience as Scrum Practitioner on how to make a company's transformation implicit rather than explicit. ...
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TL; DR: Remote Agile Transitions We are used to saying the Scrum is a perfect probe for organizations, as it will reliably discover all dysfunctionalities. Since the pandemic has forced many of us to work remotely, this unique capability has been kicked into overdrive regarding remote agile trans...
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First of all, I'd like to note that models and terms I am using and discuss are not mine. They come from training and coaching sessions belonging to Vroemen from Teamchange. The connection I make to Scrum is my interpretation. 
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There are many books and articles written differentiating between machines and people. An organization is a group of people.
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Un gran Product Owner tiene que estar enfocado en producir experiencias e impactos sorprendentes en los clientes a la vez que soporta el cambio de la organización hacia la agilidad con un enfoque de producto brindando el soporte necesario para que el equipo de desarrollo pueda optimizar el trabajo q...
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How to make sure that the definition of Done is used properly at a sprint planning session? Continue reading ...
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Le Daily Scrum n’est-il pas l’événement où l’on vient vérifier que l’équipe de développement avance comme prévu ? C’est une question récurrente lors de mes formations Scrum. Elle arrive souvent en début de session, un peu comme une pâle évidence à confirmer. Et pourtant, il s’agit bien d’un m...
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