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A self-managing team is a fundamental part of effectivity. How can this happen during your Sprint Retrospective? Check it out!
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Last week I was invited to give a lecture at the Free University of Amsterdam at the faculty for Digital Business Innovation. I consider it a real honor to teach the students of a University. The lecture triggered a lot of thoughts about the relevance of teaching Agile/Scrum.
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Scrum Masters need to have technical skills, but they aren't the same skills that the Developers on their Scrum Teams need. Discover the benefits of a Scrum Master's technical toolkit.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, PST Joanna Plaskonka talks about the purpose of Product Backlog refinement and who should be involved from the Scrum Team. (4:20 Minutes)
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In this Scrum Tapas video, PST Joanna Plaskonka, explains the concept of ready in Scrum and some common myths and pitfalls around this topic. (3:58 Minutes)
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In this Scrum Tapas video, PST Joanna Plaskonka shares some good and bad examples for Product Backlog refinement (5:54 Minutes).
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Ashley Pulhuis from Gladwell Academy talks with Leslie Morse from Scrum.org on how to create the ultimate working environment for continuous improvement.
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This episode of the Women in Agile podcast unpacks the 6th commitment in the Code of Ethical Conduct for Agile Coaching; Upholding Social responsibility, Diversity and Inclusion. We uncover the thinking behind the section, its inclusion in the Code of Ethics and its application in coaching. (29:31 M...
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In this video, Martin delves into the intricate world of Scrum Mastery, illuminating the traits that shape an effective Scrum Master. 🌟 He explores the situational nature of this pivotal role in Agile teams, focusing on the team and organizational fit and the influence of internal dynamics. 🚀
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In questo video Stefano Milanesi e Fabio Panzavolta analizzano una situazione frequente nei team Scrum: la distanza fra la "teoria" di Scrum e la sua applicazione provoca spesso disfunzioni nel team e riduce efficacia e crescita del team.
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Warum erfolgreich sein, wenn man scheitern kann? Stefan Wolpers analysiert zehn todsichere Wege, das Verfehlen von Sprint-Ziele sicherzustellen.
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Flow Metrics are pretty easy to understand and use, but getting started with a tool like Actionable Agile can be tricky.
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Learning Series
The Developers are the Scrum Team members that create the product. They have specific accountabilities to the team. Learn about these accountabilities and debunk a few myths about being a Developer on a Scrum Team.
Learning Series
A Product Owner is the member of the Scrum Team that is accountable for maximizing the value of the product resulting from the work of the Scrum Team. Learn more about what that means and a few of the common myths about Product Owners.
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There are reasons why Scrum Teams may have un-done work at the end of the Sprint, but these occurrences should be infrequent as they are detrimental to the team’s ability to deliver value. There are various techniques that they can try to minimize having un-done work, including:Ensuring that everyon...
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There are several reasons why Scrum Teams are left with un-done work at the end of the Sprint, including:They don’t understand the importance of time-boxes or Sprint Goals. If Sprints are just periodic check-ins on progress and if Sprint Planning merely involves updating an existing overall project...
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Un-done work is work that does not conform to the Definition of Done and is therefore unfinished. It represents time the Scrum Team spent creating something that delivered no value. Learn what un-done work is, what causes it and techniques for eliminating it.
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The phrase “un-done work” refers to work that is not finished by the end of the Sprint, according to the Scrum Team’s Definition of Done. Un-done work is, simply put, waste. It adds no value to the product Increment and may even reduce its value. Ultimately, un-done work represents time that the Sc...
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In this video, Martin delves into the transformative journey of becoming a Scrum Master, a role crucial for aspiring leaders in any dynamic work environment. 🚀 He articulates the essence of this career path, highlighting its significance in personal growth and team dynamics. 🌟
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In this live session of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, PST Ferzeen Anis based in Australia will be available to answer your burning questions about Scrum and the challenges you or your teams have.
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Learn about Laurens Bonnema's transformative journey in the Scrum world, from an unplanned start to becoming a successful Scrum Master and PST. His initial struggles and the lessons learned shaped his understanding and appreciation of the power of Scrum.
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An excellent Scrum Master ensures the team self-manages, improves continuously, and removes obstacles effectively, leading to better autonomy and reliable delivery of quality, valuable increments.
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Assuming a decent Scrum team has a definition of done, one which the team respects (because if they respect it, they can then have some hope of continually improving it), how long does it take them to deliver a done increment?
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Thin slicing helps Scrum Teams to learn quickly and build working product every Sprint. Learn some tips on how to do it in this episode of the take5IRL podcast.
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Patricia Kong, a seasoned expert, guides listeners through the intricacies of EBM, emphasizing its role in data-driven insights. Todd Miller and Kurt Bittner share firsthand experiences, providing tangible examples of how EBM has revolutionized organizations. This episode transcends borders, offe...
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Let's face it: Any successful digital transformation journey begins with a clear vision. But what moves it forward? The answer lies in evidence. The Evidence-Based Management (EBM) method ensures your journey doesn't stall at the vision stage but progresses forward, fueled by hard data and tangible...
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Perhaps,there is no single definition of business value. The concept may vary depending on the context. However, it might be considered as a benefit for an organization.
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In this article, PST Stefan Wolpers shares the top ten most damaging Sprint Goal anti-patterns.
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Navigating leadership in complex work environments demands a nuanced approach, blending various tactics, practices, frameworks, and strategies. The road to success is multifaceted, requiring leaders to navigate and adapt to evolving situations within complex domains adeptly.
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This article explores the concept of context-switching in modern work environments. It covers the significance of measuring context switches through self-reporting and digital tracking, and introduces tactics like setting focused Sprint Goals in Scrum, analyzing context switch data during retrospect...
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It is important for Scrum practitioners to understand that there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about Scrum that they should be wary of when they are applying Scrum to their unique environment. In this article, we will debunk four common Scrum myths.
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In this video, Martin delves into the crucial role of stakeholder engagement in Scrum Sprint reviews. 📊🤝 He shares valuable insights on how Scrum Teams can effectively connect with stakeholders to ensure project success. This blog post captures the essence of Martin's advice, offering practical stra...
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In diesem Artikel widmet sich Professional Scrum Trainer Simon Flossmann der Frage, warum Sprint-Ziele nicht funktionieren.
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En este artículo Guillem Hernandez Sola habla de importancia de Agile y Testing, 2 disciplinas que se tienen que alinear para el éxito de las organizaciones actuales.
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Many teams who have adopted Scrum adopt practices which are intended to be ‘helpful’ but which actually hinder teams from delivering value.  These practices sound like a good idea, but they are actually ‘traps’ which may hold back organizations from getting the most out of the Scrum framework.
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Team effectiveness suffers when teams are too large. In this video, PST's Jason Malmstadt, Robert Pieper, and Gregory Crown explain how to make adjustments to fix this problem.
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In this video, Martin 🎥 dives deep into the intricacies of organisational challenges faced by agile teams. He sheds light on how measurements influence behaviours and why it's crucial to focus on changing the system rather than the culture. Martin also touches upon the traditional project mindset an...
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A self-managing team is a fundamental part of effectivity. How can this happen during your Sprint Review? Check it out!
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In this episode of the Scrum.org Community Podcast, host Dave West is joined by Douglas Ferguson from Voltage Control to talk about facilitation and the importance of effective facilitation. (27:44 Minutes)
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Is there a clear line between a Scrum Master and a Product Owner on a Scrum Team? Is it okay for one person to be both? PST's Jason Malmstadt, Robb Pieper, and Greg Crown have some ideas to share about one person or two people taking on the accountability of Scrum Master and Product Owner.
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If you or your team are new to Scrum, you can use this as a starting point to answer, “what should we be doing and why?” for each Scrum Event. If your team is more experienced but you feel like you’re drifting away from healthy behaviors and patterns and you’re not sure how to course correct - you c...
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If you or your team are new to Scrum, you can use this as a starting point to answer, “what should we be doing and why?” for each Scrum Event. If your team is more experienced but you feel like you’re drifting away from healthy behaviors and patterns and you’re not sure how to course correct - you c...
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If you or your team are new to Scrum, you can use this as a starting point to answer, “what should we be doing and why?” for each Scrum Event. If your team is more experienced but you feel like you’re drifting away from healthy behaviors and patterns and you’re not sure how to course correct - you c...
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If you or your team are new to Scrum, you can use this as a starting point to answer, “what should we be doing and why?” for each Scrum Event. If your team is more experienced but you feel like you’re drifting away from healthy behaviors and patterns and you’re not sure how to course correct - you c...
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In this video, Martin explores the Scrum Master role, moving beyond common labels to unearth the true essence of this pivotal position. 🎯 He challenges popular notions, clarifying misconceptions and highlighting the real competencies needed. 💡 This blog post delves deeper into those insights, offeri...
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In diesem Artikel analysiert Stefan Wolpers, wie ungeeignete Praktiken die Kapitalrendite Ihrer Scrum Teams beeinträchtigen können.
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Everyone knows that Story Points are just made up numbers that don't really mean a thing. But, why don't we use some some REAL data from a REAL TEAM to finally PROVE that Story Points don't really matter.
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Are you a part of a Scrum Team looking to enhance your collaboration and communication dynamics? Join this webinar with PST Simon Flossmann and professional coach Christian Hoftstetter as they delve into the secrets of successful Scrum Teams that excel in conflict resolution and foster healthy relat...
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Traditional transformation strategies often hinge on assertiveness and top-down directives. But what if there's a more dynamic, resilient way? Shifting from a stance of assertive imposition to one of continuous learning is a transformative strategy in itself.
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In this video, Martin delves into the journey of a Scrum Master's evolution 🌱, contrasting the fresh perspectives of novices with the seasoned approaches of experienced professionals. 🚀 He emphasises the importance of contextual learning and adaptive strategies in Scrum mastery.
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