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Actionable Awareness: Unlock Your Influence

September 24, 2020
Whether you're trying to figure out how to help your team improve, just starting with a new team, or mentoring a Scrum Master, the key to unlocking your influence is the ability to have actionable awareness. In this webinar with Professional Scrum Trainer Mark Wavle, you will learn about and apply the Actionable Awareness Canvas and the set of skills it prompts you to use, pausing your own viewpoints, slowing down your thinking, and broadening your awareness.
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You and your UX Professional

July 28, 2020
We all want the ideal cross functional scrum team with all the UX skills and capabilities it needs to consistently produce valuable products. Most commonly UX is a shared service with part time availability. This hour Adam Deardurff, career UX pro, and Summer Lawrence PST, talk about maximizing the time with your UX SME and some tactics to move closer to integrating those rare UX skills onto your agile team.

Is Kanban Linear?

July 14, 2020
A typical Kanban board shows a series of steps or activities that work passes through. Does this mean that Kanban is only suitable for "linear" processes? Scrum is a proven strategy for addressing complex adaptive problems, so if Kanban is linear, is it an unsuitable complimentary practice to add to Scrum?
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Getting Started with Scrum Canvas

July 13, 2020
Whether you're launching your first Scrum effort or starting your twelfth, the 'Getting Started with Scrum' canvas can help organize your thoughts on what is needed to kick off your first Sprint.
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Scrum Tune-Up Canvas

July 13, 2020
Even the best Scrum implementations can use a little tune-up now and then to stay healthy! Our 'Scrum Tune-Up' canvas helps you explore team and organizational dynamics to improve and get more value out of your Scrum. 
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Should We Use Scrum Canvas

July 13, 2020
It doesn't make sense to use Scrum for everything, but it can be hard to beat in the world of complexity. This canvas will help teams explore their existing environment and reveal challenges the team might face whether they use Scrum or not. 
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Wer trifft den Release-Entscheid?

July 13, 2020
Ein Produkt für Kunden verfügbar zu machen ist der einzige Weg für ein Unternehmen, mit diesem Produkt Wert zu generieren. Erst wenn ein Produkt am Markt verfügbar ist, sind Kunden bereit, Geld dafür zu bezahlen. Wer aber entscheidet, ob ein Produkt released wird?
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A Dagger in the Heart of Agility

July 9, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma uses satire as a way to emphasize how agility can help an organization. He discusses ways that he has seen people within organizations look at agile for software delivery as outdated and what can happen if they ignore the value that working in a more agile way can help. (4:28 Minutes)
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4 Signs You Are Too Modern For Agile

July 9, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma uses satire as a way to emphasize how agile can help an organization by discussing ways that some of the organizations that he has been brought into are thinking and acting prior to really understanding what agile truly means. Ravi then takes a more serious view in each area with suggestions of how the Agile and Scrum Values can come into play and enable the organization to decide if this is right for them. (8:20 Minutes)

Advanced Scrum Product Ownership - Riding Dinosaurs

July 2, 2020
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 connection to elephant carpaccio somewhere in here ...). In this article I'll explore this model and connect it to the stances of the Scrum Product Owner. 
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Enterprise Agility: Buzz or Business Impact

June 30, 2020
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 measuring the impact of agility on the bottom line. They discuss the value of agile and how it really does make a difference on performance and results.

Commitment is not free overtime

June 26, 2020
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.