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Managers in organizations like to look at how their teams are performing. Traditional organizations often look at things like performance against plans to evaluate teams, but they need to ask themselves whether they are certain that the plans they develop will produce the results they desire. Most p...
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“Roadmapping is a flawed concept in the age of Agile. Maps, by their definition, are linear, and we don’t build linear products and services anymore. We build continuous systems.”
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Scrum zu skalieren bedeutet für verschiedene Menschen verschiedene Dinge. Woran liegt das? Ich vermute, es liegt daran, dass immer noch so viele Halbwahrheiten kursieren. Diese Mythen sind so vorherrschend, dass ich sie auch in jedem meiner Scaled Professional Scrum Trainings und auf Vorträgen...
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Leider wird Scrum und auch insgesamt ein agiler Ansatz missverstanden als Werkzeug um zu liefern basierend auf den Erkenntnissen, die man vorher durch Design Thinking und Lean Startup gewonnen hat. Tatsächlich kann man Scrum von Anfang an gewinnbringend mit Design Thinking und Lean Startup kombinier...
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Podcast
In this episode, host Dave West interviews David Ingram, VP of Global R&D at Gillette about developing razors using Scrum and how they transitioned to Scrum to do so. (21:16 Minutes)
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This post is the first in an ongoing series revisiting the principles behind the Agile Manifesto. This post is focused on the following important principle – “Simplicity–the art of maximizing the amount of work not done–is essential.”
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Does it make sense for Project Managers to become Scrum Masters? It’s a very common practice that may have unintended consequences. Are Scrum Masters managing anything? Project management skills can be great to have on a team, but we have to learn how this works in Scrum Teams.
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Wirkungsvolle Ziele zu setzen, zeichnet erfolgreiche Leader aus. Allerdings bin ich davon überzeugt, dass diese Fähigkeit jeder beherrschen sollte. Hier erhältst du 3 Einsichten, die ich in den letzten 8 Jahren bei meiner Arbeit mit Teams gesammelt habe und die auch dir helfen können, effekti...
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Agiles Mikromanagement: Eine Pseudo-Verpflichtung zu agilen Prinzipien, die immer dann außer Kraft gesetzt wird, wenn es aus der Sicht eines Stakeholders oder Managers vorteilhaft erscheint.
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Podcast
This episode is a re-release of a 2019 conversation the Women in Agile podcast host, Leslie Morse, had with Billie Schuttpelz about imposter syndrome and authenticity. This was the 11th episode of our series and it's fascinating how important many of these topics still are. (26:26 Minutes)
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Why did the Scrum Guide 2020 add commitments? What is a commitment? Let's look into ths!
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Many people using Scrum today have no formal training or are new to agile frameworks. It’s the perfect environment for myths and misconceptions to spread.
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3 Do-it-yourself workshops to help your Scrum team improve (the lack of) task- and relationship conflict
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How often have you been exposed to the conflict or different objectives between departments? If never, congratulations! You have probably seen and experienced healthy environments, meaningful shared goals, and true leaders. Keep on!
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In this vlog, PST Joshua Partogi continues the first video on What the Scrum Master does all day and how the Scrum Master uses the 8 Scrum Master hats.
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Why a good strategy is still needed with a good product.
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As a minimalist framework, Scrum contains only what is needed. Every piece of the Scrum framework is there for a reason. When teams modify any part, they won’t get the full benefits of Scrum. In this article, we will discuss three of the worst Scrum “customizations.” Warning: don’t try these in...
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Agile micromanagement: A pseudo-commitment to agile principles only to be overridden whenever it seems beneficial from a stakeholder’s or manager’s perspective.
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„Wie kann ich mich auf die PSM-3-Prüfung vorbereiten?“ Diese Frage erreicht mich in letzter Zeit häufig über LinkedIn. Die meisten erwarten nun eine einfache Antwort auf diese einfache Frage. Am liebsten noch in Form eines Kochrezepts. Bereite X vor, füge Y hinzu, dreimal umrühren und einmal aufk...
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autogestionados para entregar valor. No hay recetas para lograr una transformación ágil, se requiere un trabajo duro y continuo para promover una mentalidad que lleve a formas diferentes de gestionar el desarrollo de producto a través del aprendizaje de los clientes y las capacidades de respuesta a ...
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Die Diskussion im Daily Stand-up dauert schon wieder ewig. Du weißt nicht, wie du eingreifen sollst. Du stehst nur hilflos daneben. Wenn dir dieses Gefühl bekannt vorkommt, dann bist du nicht allein. Tatsächlich geht es vielen Scrum Mastern am Anfang ihrer Karriere so. Bis sie durch viele Tri...
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With burnout always lurking around the corner for Product Owners, how do we identify areas of growth for ourselves?
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Scrum Master zu sein, ist nicht einfach. Wir sollen dem Team helfen, die Theorie hinter Scrum zu verstehen, die Mitglieder des Teams in Selbstmanagement coachen, Hindernisse aus dem Weg räumen, die die Entwicklungsgeschwindigkeit verlangsamen, und vor allem das Unternehmen so verändern, dass es v...
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Facilitieren ist ein schwieriges Wort. Es impliziert so viel und deshalb ist es schwierig, genau festzulegen, was gute „Facilitation“ eigentlich ausmacht. Komplexe Arbeit verläuft in den seltensten Fällen wie geplant. Scrum Master facilitieren die Arbeit des Teams, damit sie das Wesentliche n...
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Effektiv arbeitende Teams erwecken den Anschein, dass sich die Teammitglieder blind verstehen. Das liegt nicht daran, dass die Teammitglieder auf telepathischem Weg kommunizieren, sondern daran, dass sie gelernt haben, was sie voneinander erwarten können. Eine Grundlage für eine hochperformante A...
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Produktive Scrum Events, die sich mühelos anfühlen, passieren nicht einfach so. Sie werden situativ aus einzelnen, kleinen Bausteinen zusammengesetzt. Erfahrene Scrum Master bedienen sich dabei an ihrer Toolbox von Facilitation-Methoden und -Techniken, die sie über die Jahre mühevoll gesammel...
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Was passiert, wenn es kein Sprint-Ziel gibt – Sprint für Sprint? Wenn das Scrum-Team immer nur an einer zufälligen Auswahl von Aufgaben arbeitet, die zum Zeitpunkt der Sprintplanung am dringendsten zu sein scheinen?
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Keine Zeit für eine langwierige Facilitation-Ausbildung? 5 einfache Facilitation-Hacks, um alle Teilnehmer in deinen Onlineworkshops einzubeziehen:
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Podcast
This episode on the Women in Agile Podcast is a re-release of a 2020 conversation our host, Leslie Morse, had with Brandi Olson about burnout. We revived this episode because of its original popularity as well as because the content is incredibly relevant.  
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Can Scrum be used outside software development? Absolutely.
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I hear the word “commitment” used in problematic and misleading ways all the time. This is true when I am teaching Professional Scrum classes and even when I am coaching good Scrum Masters. It often sounds like one of these statements: How do we know how much work to commit to? How do we make sure w...
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Want to pass the PSM I? Hint… You have to study. Memorizing the rules alone won’t cut it and you won’t be able to Google your way to a certificate. The key to passing is truly understanding Scrum. Licensed Professional Scrum.org trainers Robert Pieper and Gregory Crown give you some tips and resourc...
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As a project manager, I have delivered many complex initiatives, from re-platforming a consumer products website to doubling the size of a line of business.  My most successful projects have one thing in common; I used an agile approach to deliver them.
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Video
There is a significant difference between “Mechanical Scrum” and "Professional Scrum". "Mechanical Scrum" consists of going through the motions of using Scrum. “Professional Scrum” goes beyond that, changing the way that you work, think and act. In this video learn about the ideas behind Professiona...
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What science tells us about how work agreements create high-performing teams. And five practical areas to focus on.
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What if the Scrum Team is always only working on a random assortment of work items that seem to be the most pressing at the moment of the Sprint Planning?
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Was haben folgende Aussagen gemeinsam? „In Scrum wird nicht geplant!“ „Das Product Backlog ist das wichtigste Element des Scrum Rahmenwerks.“ „In Scrum fungiert der Scrum Master als der Projektmanager.“ Für mich sind sie ein Anzeichen, dass das Scrum Rahmenwerk noch nicht verstanden wurde. ...
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Im Oktober 2021 begann ich mit dem Schreiben auf LinkedIn. Meine ersten fünf Artikel wurden durchschnittlich von nur 100 Lesern gelesen. Heute wurde zum ersten Mal ein Artikel über 1000-mal gelesen. Dies entspricht einer Steigerung um das Zehnfache! In diesem Artikel lasse ich dich hinter di...
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When will Scrum die? Some people would say it's already dying. There's so much inauthentic, Scrum being done, unprofessional, Scrum being done in the world. Whereas Scrum is part of what I call water Scrum fall, where it's put within a predictive deterministic system. We're predicting when work will...
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Spark small and incremental change in your Scrum team, with our community-driven actionable quick tips
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Ihr Scrum-Team trifft beim Sprint Review immer wieder auf unbeteiligte Stakeholder. Wie kann das Scrum-Team bei der Erreichung des Produktziels auf Kurs bleiben, wenn eine wichtige Feedback-Schleife fehlt?
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Podcast
In this 2021 conversation, our host Leslie Morse geeks out with friend and colleague Summer Lawrence as they dance through a variety of topics related to professional development, learning, experimentation and personal empiricism.
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Podcast
Dave West interviews Nicole Christensen who has a background as a High School English teacher and is now a Product Owner at Readable English, a company focused on programs that help students read. She shares her agile journey. (22:55 Minutes)
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The diversity of a group of people offers a great opportunity to tap into a wider range of creativity and innovation, but it can also lead to misunderstandings and clashes. I have experienced how the journey from exploring a group’s different perspectives and ideas (divergent thinking) to a shared u...
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Im Jahr 2019 bin ich als Scrum Master zu einem neuen Team gestoßen. Bis zu diesem Tag hatte dieses Team noch keine funktionierende Software ausgeliefert. Am Ende des Jahres stellten wir den Anwendern 25 neue Versionen des Produkts zur Verfügung. Im Artikel, erzähle ich dir die ganze Geschi...
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Webcast
Are you a leader in an organization that’s leveraging Scrum? In this webinar, Professional Scrum Trainer Yuval Yeret, co-author of the Scrum Guide Companion for Leaders, looks at the different elements of Scrum and reflects on an effective way for leaders to engage with them.
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In this article, we discuss the concept of self-management Scrum and how it is more than a Scrum Team making its own decisions.
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According to the Scrum Guide, Scrum teams are typically 10 or fewer, with a preference to the smaller size.  When Scrum Teams become too large, they should consider re-organizing into multiple Scrum teams supporting a single product.  When this happens, the Scrum Teams should share a single Product ...
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For the globally recognised PSPO-I certification, you need to answer 80 questions in 60 minutes. Here are a few tips on how to prepare and execute the PSPO-I certification.
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What if your Scrum team repeatedly faces unengaged stakeholders at the Sprint Review? How can the Scrum team stay on track in accomplishing the Product Goal when a vital feedback loop is missing?
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