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Background I wrote a definition of agility 6 months ago. It was like a change story. I didn't want a pithy definition of agility that would : let executive leaders think they were off the hook, change is for the teams and I don't need to change let specialists think they were off t...
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In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma discusses how Scrum holds the team accountable for delivering value to stakeholders every 30 days or less and why. (4:41 Minutes)
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In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma discusses what he calls the three C's of Scrum, going from Concept to Course Correction.  He looks at how frequent feedback using Scrum can help get us the only true source of the truth which is market feedback and perception. (4...
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Scrum.org is stating it: "The PSM III credential is very difficult to earn, as it is used to demonstrate the certificate holder’s ability solve advanced, complex problems in real-world applications of Scrum.
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In this video, Professional Scrum Trainer Thomas Schissler interviews fellow PST Roman Doroshenko about his experience in the Professional Scrum Developer Class. (3:40 Minutes)
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Yaki Koren describes his experience attending a Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) class by Scrum.org (www.scrum.org/psd). (2:44 Minutes)
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How a Scrum Master can use the “Strategy Knotworking” to help the Scrum Team turn their ideas and ambitions into reality.
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El aspecto principal del desarrollo de un producto no debe ser el trabajo de UX, es importante como otros tipos de trabajo como arquitectura, pruebas, etc.
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Popularized by Elon Musk, utilizing first principles thinking to solve problems in an innovative, creative, and less biased way has proven popular in the tech community.
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Many years ago, I questioned myself about what makes a software product successful and what makes it fail.
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In this episode of the Agile.FM podcast, Professional Scrum Trainer Joe Krebs chats with fellow Professional Scrum Trainer Yuval Yeret, co-author of the Scrum with Kanban Guide and course steward of the Professional Scrum with Kanban course with Scrum.org.
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How effectively are you maximizing value when dependencies tell you what to do first? Dependencies impact the core of the role of Product Owner.
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In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma looks at ways to leverage Evidence-Based Management and Agile Measurement techniques to understand the business value being delivered by teams through the use of scoreboards. (3:28 Minutes)
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In this video, Professional Scrum Trainer Don McGreal shares how your attitude towards Scrum can hurt or build your success.
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Dave West, CEO & Product Owner for Scrum.org interviews Adam Warby, CEO at Avanade to learn more about Avanade's journey to become an agile enterprise. (5:16 Minutes)
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In my role as an Agile coach and Scrum trainer, I get the chance to talk to a lot of Scrum Masters and teams.
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I recently performed an organizational agile assessment and learned a great deal about how they served their customer’s technology needs. We investigated their technical practices, processes to develop and release, but also dug deep into how the people worked together from the people side of things....
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In this Scrum Pulse webinar, Kurt Bittner from Scrum.org and Ralph van Roosmalen from Management 3.0 discuss the challenges leaders face as they try to grow their agility, how they can help their organizations to improve, and tools and practices that can help them to help themselves and their teams.
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The Scrum Guide Reordered is based on about 90 percent of the text of the 2017 Scrum Guide, extending its original structure by adding additional categories.
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In this, our fourth podcast examining Agile Marketing, Dave West, Scrum.org and David Carmichael, Avanade discuss how to get a better insight into which team members need more visibility at each stage of the process.
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In this, our third podcast examining Agile Marketing, David Carmichael from Avanade and Dave West from Scrum.org, explore the benefits of establishing Product Owners and the value they bring with Simon Jones from SiriusDecisions.
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In the second in our series of podcasts examining Agile Marketing, David Carmichael of Avanade and Dave West of Scrum.org, the Home of Scrum, discuss the wider business benefits of embracing agility, supported by a Simon Jones from SiriusDecisions.
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In the first of a series of podcasts examining Agile Marketing, David Carmichael from Avanade and Dave West from Scrum.org, introduce the benefits of agility in marketing, along with Simon Jones SiriusDecisions.
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In this blog post, Dave West, CEO and Product Owner at Scrum.org, will explore the benefits of using Scrum for Marketing, dealing with pressures from every side of the business and using Scrum to address complexity.
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Scrum provides numerous opportunities for teams to inspect and adapt their progress, including on a daily basis.
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In this video, Professional Scrum Trainer Rich Hundhausen gives an introduction to the Nexus framework for scaling Scrum.
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When working with teams new to Scrum, one of the questions I usually ask is, "What are your plans to describe non functional requirements (NFRs)?". Typically the Product Owner already has a good handle on functional requirements (i.e. new product features), yet what about the product's performance, ...
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Conflicts are fascinating. Now, this may be the organisational psychologist in me talking, or the facilitator who senses them in the groups I work with.
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What do you need to get a job done? You need the right tools and the right skills (and you might need some form of process – more about that later). But the wrong tools in the right hands is a recipe for disaster.
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The Daily Scrum is an important Inspect and Adapt event for a Scrum team. Yet the purpose is often ignored and swept under the carpet by a multitude of teams.
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This video is a presentation by Professional Scrum Trainer Roland Flemm from Agile Week Riga titled, Iterating Toward Professional Scrum. The 2019 Scrum Master Trends Report by Scrum.org and the State of Agile 2018 shows numbers that provide insight in the maturity of agile adoptions. (38:02 Minutes...
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By using an expert-less, community-driven approach, organizations are put in a position to thrive on complexity rather than being defeated by it.
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The traditional approach of RFI – RFP – Review – LOI is neither lean or agile. The Lean Agile Procurement approach reduces the sourcing cycle time to days, with collaborative clarification of the product with prospective partners while reducing the risk of a poor partner and company evaluation.
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Why run a Liberating Structures immersive workshop? Since the beginning of 2019, the Hands-on Agile meetup in Berlin has been exploring how to apply Liberating Structures to Scrum.
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A while ago I was brushing the teeth of my 3 year old son when I thought of something.
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I agree that forcing self-organizing teams to do something seems counterproductive.  However, even in that scenario, there are only a few hard and fast Scrum rules.
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This video is a presentation from Agile Week Riga titled, Iterating Toward Professional Scrum.
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High performing teams are the cornerstone for good Scrum. Reaching a high performant state requires time. In many cases, this time is not given to a team because the team composition changes frequently.
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Who wouldn't want to achieve awesomeness at work? Great Scrum Masters help make this a reality. The world is changing more rapidly than ever, bringing with it more unknowns than known. And without strong leaders to guide our teams through this time of complexity and uncertainty, we won't fare ver...
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In part 3 of this 3 part Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainers Bjorn Persson and Henrik Berglund discuss what it means to be a facilitator and gives some tips to improve your facilitation techniques.  (3:16 Minutes)
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In part 1 of this 3 part Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainers Bjorn Persson and Henrik Berglund discuss what it means to be a facilitator and gives some tips to improve your facilitation techniques.  (4:15 Minutes)
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In part 2 of this 3 part Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainers Bjorn Persson and Henrik Berglund discuss what it means to be a facilitator and gives some tips to improve your facilitation techniques.  (3:28 Minutes)
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In this episode of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, PST Tolga Kombak answers Scrum questions from the audience.
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"You are not doing Scrum." How many times have you heard that? Scrum Police are a legion.
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This is a blog about leadership: leadership in Scrum Teams, communities, and businesses. It is also a blog about personal growth and offers a complimentary “action approach” to Scrum Masters, inspired by the book The Serving Leader.
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I recently started aggregating my notes, links, and references related to agile leadership to understand better what it — in the context of an agile transition — may look like.
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La velocidad es uno de los temas de Scrum más discutidos online y offline. Sólo hace falta acercarse a la comunidad de Scrum Masters en Facebook para comprobar como muchas de las cuestiones planteadas están en la linea de la velocidad de entrega de los equipos de desarrollo de Software.
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In this article we will investigate how an effective Product Backlog refinement can be conducted in Scrum.
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This is a common question in my Professional Scrum classes. The topic of combining Scrum roles often comes up early when we are still learning the basics of the Scrum framework.  It comes up because people are already wearing two hats or are being told that they will be.
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A few years ago I went to a training course given by Ralph Kimball, the “inventor” of the Data Warehouse. It was a great experience but one of the main learnings for me was something he said that applied to all teams not just Data Warehouse teams.
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