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The Scrum Master is probably one of the most famous Agile roles. And rightly so, because the Scrum Master pays a pivotal role in helping the team with the efficient and effective use of Scrum. Learn more from the team at www.FractalSystems.co.uk
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Después de llevar más de 10 años acompañando a organizaciones, tanto startups como empresas tradicionales, que quieren adoptar la agilidad a su manera de trabajar, hemos visto una gran variedad de enfoques a la hora de abordar la iniciativa y de contextos iniciales.
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The readers going through this piece more or less know the definition of a Scrum Master. Co-Creators Ken & Jeff, in their Scrum Guide 2020, having introduced exclusively the framework for Scrum, have put it as: “Scrum Masters are true leaders who serve the Scrum Team and the larger organisation.” Th...
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Since this question keeps on coming up and seeing how Product Owner is misunderstood as a new name for business analysts, in this video I elaborate on three things that Product Owners must own to succeed in fulfilling his or her accountability.
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The Professional Scrum Master I from Scrum.org is a challenging online assessment where you’ll answer 80 multiple choice questions within an hour.
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Scrum Teams do it all the time. It happens in Sprint Review, after Daily Scrum, in Sprint Planning, and as part of development. They discuss the upcoming work to gain a shared understanding...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How Does a Scrum Team Handle Carryover Work? Today's question is all about carryover work. You know, the work that didn't quite get to DONE by the end of the Sprint.
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Nexus helps expedite delivery of critical services to 58,000 senior citizens in need of social, health care and community services
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This episode of the Women in Agile Podcast is another from the “Coaching Agile Teams” Mini-Series. Our Host, Leslie Morse is joined by Lyssa Adkins and special guest Molood Ceccarelli as they explore the dynamics of remote working and serving agile teams while not physically co-located.
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Pentacomp designs innovative IT solutions, maintains and services IT systems, and provides consultancy for companies in various industries. By carrying out strategic projects, the Pentacomp team has been supporting the largest organizations and firms in achieving success and gaining a market advanta...
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There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. Turning the Sprint Review into a Sprint acceptance gate where stakeholders sign off features is unfortunately prominent and defies the i...
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Join Clayton Darrohn, Founder at Fishbat along with Professional Scrum Trainer Matthew Hodgson from Zen Ex Machina as they look at the lessons learned by introducing Scrum into their highly disruptive world of digital marketing. They look at why Fishbat started down this journey, the benefits that S...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Our Scrum Team is late! Should we add more people? Today's question asks whether or not a team running behind should add more people to try to get things completed faster. The answer is an emphatic "NO!". Check out the video to learn how adding people is a gr...
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Carolyn Mumby is a non-practising barrister specialising in employment law and HR. Carolyn takes a holistic view of legal rules, business strategy, human nature and common sense to provide commercially sound advice for hundreds of clients. David Nixon uses narrative processes rooted in classica...
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Les équipes et organisations qui utilisent le cadre agile Scrum espèrent toutes que les efforts porteront leurs fruits, et qu’elles seront bientôt sorties de tous leurs problèmes grâce à la magie de l’agilité. La première étape consiste généralement à appliquer un cadre de travail avec plus ou mo...
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In their book Agile Retrospectives, Esther Derby and Diana Larsen popularized the idea that a Sprint Retrospect comprises five stages. The second stage refers to gathering data so that the Scrum Team can have data-informed Retrospectives.
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Why the distinction between teacher and preacher matters, how you can recognize a Scrum preacher, and what we recommend instead
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Las organizaciones que he visitado estaban en un estado de waterfall estructural también conocido como manera de trabajar en cascada rígida. Están lejos de la mejor implementación de Agile.
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What's up awesome people? I hope you are enjoying your weekend. As some of you already know, in Scrum Guide 2020, one of the accountabilities in the Scrum Team is Developer. But have you asked yourself, where are the business analysts, or user experience designers, or system architects, or quality a...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Can the Scrum Team skip their Sprint Retrospective?
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Pia Maria Thoren joins John Coleman as his guest in the first episode of the Xagility™ podcast. Pia starts the episode by recalling her journey in agile and explains what fuelled the drive to write her first book: Agile People. John and Pia then embark on a deep, multifaceted, and simultaneous...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Can the Scrum Team skip their Sprint Retrospective?
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The term organizational agility is everywhere these days, but what does it really mean? Can we even define it at all? Deepen your understanding of the manifesto and why it is essential to implementing healthy agile that delivers meaningful value.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How should a Scrum Team handle spikes? Today's question asks how a Scrum Team should handle SPIKES!?!?! Todd goes for the hot-take and makes it clear that he believes that spikes are an anti-pattern and should not be used! Ryan agreed and they broke down why ...
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During this episode of the Women in Agile Podcast, host Leslie Morse is joined by Lisa Bradburn as they discuss the interplay of agile coaching and Gestalt Psychotherapy. Lisa shares her agile origin story and what led her to study Gestalt Psychotherapy.  Then they proceed to unpack the difference i...
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TL; DR: A Sprint Review without Stakeholders? There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. A Sprint Review without stakeholders may create an unhealthy bubble for the Scrum Team ...
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Stories have a powerful impact on humans. Most of us have a favorite story. This can be a book, a movie, a play, an opera, or something else. We can remember details from stories that surpass most of the facts we can otherwise keep in our mind. And yet in a professional setting we often use facts to...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Does a Scrum Team need specialists or generalists? Today's question asks if we need specialists or generalists on a Scrum Team. Ryan and Todd use a personal example from a recent medical procedure to discuss the importance of having specialists and generalist...
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If you are looking to fill a position for a Product Owner in your organization, you may find the following 71 interview questions useful to identify the right candidate. They are derived from my fourteen years of practical experience with XP and Scrum, serving both as Product Owner and Scrum Master ...
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En enero de 2020, tuve una entrevista telefónica para un proyecto de transformación ágil con un líder de una empresa con sede en Barcelona que estaba interesado en agile coaching.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What does a Scrum Master care about? Today's question asks what a Scrum Master truly cares about when working with a Scrum Team and the wider organization.
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Whitepaper
In this joint whitepaper from Avanade and Scrum.org, we explore the key complexities of Product Ownership and ways to address them. We hope these insights will be beneficial as you use Professional Scrum and Professional Product Ownership to solve complex problems to help your clients (internal to y...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How does a Scrum Team handle scope creep?
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There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone.
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In this webinar, Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham, walks through the different goals in Scrum and shares examples of how they are used and how to avoid challenges when using them.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Which Marvel superhero would be the best Scrum Master?
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One of the most often used skills and stances in the daily life of a Scrum Master probably is coaching. I'm talking coaching as in the definition of e.g. the Agile Coaching Institute
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This Episode of the Women in Agile Podcast is another from the “Coaching Agile Teams” Mini-Series. Our Host, Leslie Morse is joined by Lyssa Adkins and her mentor, Mike Vizdos. It is a special conversation filled with lightness, vulnerability, and true wisdom. 
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In my Professional Scrum Training and coaching sessions with teams, I am often asked about Product Backlog management tools. In this post, I'll share my thoughts on tools and 3 tips for using tools effectively in Scrum.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Who Decides the Sprint Length for A Scrum Team?
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Who Decides the Sprint Length for A Scrum Team? Today's question asks about who decides the Sprint length for a Scrum Team.
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Have you ever noticed people keep talking about things, but they've not aligned with what their words mean? I have seen agility measured as the number of "agile teams" and the "number of training attendees" more often than I like to admit.
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TL; DR: Three Wide-Spread Scrum Master Failures There are plenty of Scrum Masters failures. Given that Scrum is a framework with a precise and concise yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. Learn more about three widespread examples of how Scrum Masters fail their team in ...
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4 Do-it-yourself workshops to improve how your team uses metrics and how to measure the things that really matter!
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In this blog, PST Joshua Partogi shares a technique to introduce and improve organisation agility using the Scrum Values.
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I've given the same advice to almost all of my clients -- "you need a clearer Product Backlog", "You're working really hard but you're not getting anything done", and "You need to cut scope, launch your product with a more focused scope, launch it, and then get feedback." ...
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Companies have shifted to long-term remote work and employees across many different industries are accepting that the pre-pandemic workplace will not come back. I call this "radical remote".
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What is the difference between Scrum and Agile? Today's question asks us to ponder the difference between "Scrum" and "Agile". These words are not synonyms. Ryan and Todd explore the definitions of each word and how they are related, but not the same.
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This blog aims to shed some light on the underlying forces at play and how good goal setting with well-chosen metrics can help.
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In this discussion, Ralph Jocham, Don McGreal, and Patricia Kong discuss how to improve goals by adding specific measures to know when goals are achieved, how to seek toward goals using empiricism, and how to choose measures to help inform improvements. They will talk about Evidence-Based Management...
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