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In this video, Martin delves into the recurring question of why many agile transformations fail, highlighting the disconnect between decision-makers and implementers. 🤔🔄
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PST Stefan Wolpers diskutiert Strategien zur Herstellung eines harmonischen Gleichgewichts zwischen der Verfolgung von Produktzielen und der Aufrechterhaltung professioneller Beziehungen zu Stakeholdern.
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Meet Sara, a driven product director who’s always up for a challenge. But with ambitious targets to attract 10,000 new clients, increase customer satisfaction by 35%, and keep top talents on board, she’s starting to worry if her organization is up for the task.
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Whether it’s questioning assumptions, coaching in agility, or helping to resolve impediments, effective Scrum Masters drive change. But far too often, Scrum Masters are so focused on change at the team level, that the broader changes required at the organization level go unsupported. How can a Scrum...
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In Scrum, each of the events within a Sprint have a timebox, a maximum amount of time for that event. This time constraint can seem arbitrary, and often garners resistance. Are the timeboxes in the Scrum really important? Why are they such a big deal? PST's Greg Crown, Robb Pieper, and Jason Malmsta...
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When facing challenges in team composition or skills, the answer is not always to upskill or improve cross-functionality. Sometimes the answer is to reteam. But what if the Scrum Team doesn't see those options themselves yet?
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The Scrum.org Professional Scrum Product Backlog Management Skills (PSPBM Skills) assessment is a 30-minute timeboxed assessment. You need to score over 85% to pass and gain the PSPBM Skills certification. The assessment contains 20 questions in English of multiple choice type.
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Scrum Teams work best when all the team members can devote 100% of their time to the work of the team. But what about when organizational constraints prevent us from having fully-dedicated team members? Can Scrum still work? What are the challenges of this less-than-ideal scenario? PST's Jason, Greg...
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This learning series highlights 9 ways a Product Owner can boost their effectiveness.
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What does Professional Attitude mean for Scrum Masters? Watch this video.
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Scrum is a framework to reduce risk, increase predictability, and deliver value to your stakeholders sooner. But what when is something actually valuable?
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In this video, Martin delves deep into the challenges of working with a new Scrum Team, emphasising the importance of understanding the core principles over mere mechanics. 🛠️🔄
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In order for a Scrum Team to be successful, they should be: Cohesive - They should work together as a tight-knit collaborative team, supportive of one another and fostering trust among team members Focused - Scrum Teams are focused on creating value and achieving the Product Goal Cross-fu...
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A Scrum Team needs a Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Developers. But what if we don’t have enough people? Can one person play more than one role or accountability on a Scrum Team? If so, what are the pros and cons of doing so? In this video, PST's Greg and Robb discuss the controversial topic of pl...
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Discover how to maintain a harmonious balance between driving Product Goals and nurturing professional relationships with your stakeholders.
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In diesem Betrag beschreibt Simon Flossmann die Zwickmühle in der sich Product Owner häufig befinden und Wege diese zu verlassen.
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En este artículo Guillem Hernandez Sola habla de la transformación Agile que es un proceso complejo que requiere un cambio cultural significativo. Hace énfasis en cómo, tu, persona de una organización, puedes ser el máximo boicoteador de la transformación ágil de tu organización.
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How do experts and specialists who are used to working alone fit on a Scrum Team? What should be considered with getting started with a new Scrum Team? In this video, Professional Scrum Trainers Greg Crown and Robb Pieper address these questions about the “lone wolf” developer that may just not want...
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In this video, Martin sheds light on the often misunderstood concept of resource utilisation in agile environments 📊🔄. He emphasises that it's not about maximising work hours but about maximising value delivery.
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Scrum Values make the use of Scrum successful. How can these values bring more Transparency to your Increment? Check it out!
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In this video, Martin delves deep into one of the seven deadly sins of Agile: Sloth. 🐌💤 He sheds light on how this sin manifests in various ways across teams, organisations, and leadership. 
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In this video, Martin tackles the popular notion of "twice the work in half the time" in Scrum, shedding light on the real essence of Scrum: delivering value. 📈🎯
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Resist the urge to mirror your clients’ organizational structures. Embrace a structure that encourages agility throughout your organization, and provide that value to your larger customers – because they can’t do it themselves.
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Have you ever joined an organization as a Scrum Master, Coach or Trainer with a smile on your face, good intentions in your mind and love in your heart, only to be received with inexplicable levels of hostility, contempt and aggression? Were you surprised about what was happening to you, why and wha...
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A Scrum Team is a small (typically 10 or fewer) team of people that work together, using the Scrum Framework, to create something valuable. The team consists of:A Product Owner who maximizes the value of the product that results from the work of the Scrum TeamDevelopers who create the productA Scrum...
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The Scrum framework describes Scrum Master, Product Owner and Developers as “accountabilities” and not “roles.” This puts emphasis on the fact that Scrum Teams are results-oriented, with clear accountabilities among team members, rather than an organizational construct. Product Owner, Scrum Maste...
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The Scrum Team is a small unit of professionals focused on attaining the Product Goal. Scrum Teams consist of a Product Owner, Scrum Master and Developers. Each has a clear set of accountabilities. Learn more about the Scrum Team, accountabilities, responsibilities and why these aren’t called “roles.”
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An experiment that encourages teams to select their own metrics
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While Scrum came out of the field of software development, and is still often used by teams developing software, Scrum is used in lots of other fields: marketing, academia, finance, hardware, and many others. How does Scrum work in these cases? What do you show at a Sprint Review? How can you tell i...
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In this live session of the Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer webcast, PSTs Todd Miller and Ryan Ripley will answer your burning questions on the topic of Product Backlog Management. (58:17 Minutes)
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In this video, Martin delves into the profound impact a skilled Product Owner can have on a project. 🚀 He emphasises the importance of not just building 'stuff', but building the 'right stuff'. 🎯
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Scrum: performance e risultato è una riflessione su quanto sia necessario distinguere la performance e la "casualità" del risultato. Questo articolo è stato pubblicato inizialmente su www.collectivegenius.it. Abbonati al nostro blog per ricevere via mail in anteprima tutti gli articoli (circa uno a...
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How do I motivate people to use Scrum? Should I force them? Do i convince them? Could I pressure them? In this video Professional Scrum Trainers Robb Pieper and Greg Crown discuss how you can get Scrum to work in your organization when you’re getting pushback on using Scrum in the first place.
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🚀 Navigating the intricacies of the Sprint Goal in Scrum? 🎯 Discover the essence of crafting a goal that drives real value! 📈 Dive deep into the tactical steps, avoid common pitfalls, and ensure your team is on the right track. 🛤️ Let's demystify the Sprint Goal together! 🤝 #Scrum #Agile #SprintGoal
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Learn more about the compelling power of storytelling in agile coaching from “Extraordinarily Badass Agile Coaching” author Bob Galen.
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Wie lautet die wirkliche Aufgabe eines Scrum Masters in einem Unternehmen? Und nein, die Moderation von Meetings ist es nicht. Sondern:
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The purpose of the Sprint is to deliver a done increment of valuable, usable product. In order to get there, it is important that higher ordered Product Backlog items are sized so that they are small enough to be completed within a single Sprint. The purpose of estimation in Scrum is to size higher ...
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El rol del Scrum Master ha evolucionado significativamente desde su creación. En sus inicios, el Scrum Master era visto como un facilitador del proceso Scrum, la persona encargada de garantizar que se siguieran las reglas y los valores de Scrum.
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Common complaint: “Scrum is not working in today‘s software engineering industry.” Response: If Scrum isn‘t “working” in today’s software engineering industry, then perhaps there are counter-signals in the industry that are preventing teams from employing Scrum effectively.
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When is a User Story too big? Does this make it an Epic? What should be considered when looking at the size of User Stories? How do Product Goals fit in? In this video Professional Scrum Trainers Greg Crown and Robb Pieper address these questions through the lens of Scrum.
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Tipps zur PSPBMS Prüfung von scrum.org, die im Moment aber nur für Teilnehmer:innen an dem PSPBMS Training von scrum.org zugänglich ist.
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Design Thinking helps us to better understand the problem space and in particular to understand the needs of the users. Based on this, our User Stories become significantly better, which is illustrated with an example.
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In this video, Martin delves into the often overlooked sin of agile: gluttony 🍽️📈. It's not just about overeating; it's about overloading our backlogs, our Sprints, and our products.
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Scrum Values make the use of Scrum successful. How can these values bring more Transparency to your Sprint Backlog? Check it out!
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In this third episode of the Code of Ethical Conduct for Agile Coaching series on the Women in Agile Podcast, guests Sarah Skold and Alex Sloley unpack section 2: Acting within my Ability.
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Patricia Kong joins as guest host with guests Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma and Agile for Patriots graduates Brittny Snyder, Chris Cole and Jeremy Thomas to talk about their journey through the Agile for Patriots program and using the Nexus framework. (31:10 Minutes)
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Scrum can help manage complexity and reduce risk, but can it also help your team be more efficient? Can Scrum help your organization be more efficient? The short answer is yes! Discover how Scrum can boost efficiency in this Responsive Advisors Lightning Round video. 
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Das Product Backlog ist für Product Owner:innen was das Mehl für Bäcker:innen oder das Reagenzglas für Chemiker:innen ist: es ist das essentielle Instrument ihrer Arbeit! Nach intensivem User Research hat man so viele Daten! Wie bekommt man diese gut strukturiert und effektiv in den Product Backlog?...
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In this video, Martin delves deep into the intricacies of Scrum teams, highlighting the challenges and misconceptions that often plague them. He emphasises the importance of adaptability, trust, and viewing teams as a Value Center. 📊🤝🚀
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Oder ist es ein Sakrileg, das „unveränderliche“ Framework auf die Bedürfnisse unserer Teams und Organisationen zuzuschneiden?
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