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The Manager is concerned with the wellbeing of the Scrum Team. The Manager loves to see happy, engaged and motivated people. (S)he loves it when people are developing themselves, learning new skills, obtaining new knowledge and making mistakes.
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How to use "Visible Status" with the information radiator to help the call to action? How to use explicit indicators to make decisions?
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I will make a case why the Sprint Goal should take center stage in any Sprint. If it seems difficult, it is an opportunity to improve.
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Webcast
This webinar, a follow up to June's Scrum Pulse Webinar - An Introduction to Evidence-Based Management and a part of our Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer series, gave the audience the opportunity to ask any EBM or agile measurement questions to Professional Scrum Trainers Ty Crockett , Todd Miller, ...
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We all know them; Tiger Woods, Christiano Ronaldo, Rafael Nadal, and LeBron James. Some of the best sports players in the world and they are all recognized for their great individual performance as an athlete.
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Podcast
Lucas Smith is a Professional Scrum Trainer with Scrum.org and the head of Agile Practice at Toyota Connected...(1:03:43 hours)
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The Project Manager is typically concerned with day-to-day progress of the Development Team.
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Decision Maker, which helps the stakeholders and Scrum Team to keep time-to-market short, by keeping decision-making time short.
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The Customer Representative Product Owner is the go-to person for people in the organization who want to gain a understanding of what customers (and/or users) are looking for in the product or service which the Product Owner is responsible for.
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The Gatekeeper is the single point of contact between the Scrum Team and the outside world. The Gatekeeper tends to block all connections between the Scrum Team and its stakeholders; all communication goes through him/her.
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Is Product Owner accountable for Return on Investment (ROI)? The answer is YES, The Product Owner is accountable for ROI.
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 This video talks about the experience of a Professional Scrum Product Owner-Advanced training class hosted by Prowareness and Rabobank. Note: This video is in Dutch with English subtitles. (2:57 Minutes)
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The Subject Matter Expert or SME is the expert in telling you how stuff works. Product Owners that favor this stance are a blessing and a curse.
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All jokes aside...could your enthusiasm for Scrum be frustrating your team members? Don McGreal is Vice President of Learning Solutions at Improving. He is also a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer and serves as co-steward of the Professional Scrum Product Owner course. (3:14 Minutes)
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Visionary Product Owners are people like Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Thomas Edison and Winston Churchill.
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You’ve met them: slightly curved back, eyes glued to the screen, minimized font size and a 14 step template in Jira. Story, check. Acceptance criteria check. Examples, check. Logfiles, hmm still have to run that query.
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This week we witnessed the launch event of the Scrum.org Professional Scrum Product Owner-Advanced class, and we could not be more excited about it. Finally, we are free to tell everyone about the best training we’ve ever created. Oh well, as freshly minted stewards we might be biased, but based on ...
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With the launch of a brand-new Product Owner-Advanced class (including certification) coming up, we want to introduce you to some new and unpublished content: The Stances of the Product Owner. In this article, we’ll share an overview of both the preferred and the misunderstood Stances of the Product...
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Finally, it’s here! An advanced and certified Professional Scrum Product Owner-Advanced class, with PSPO-II certification! After months working in secret, we can now share the journey that Chris Lukassen and I had in creating this advanced Product Owner class.
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Datasheet
Download this datasheet to learn more about the Professional Scrum Product Owner training.
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TL; DR: The Agile Metrics Survey 2020 Let’s stop guessing and start crowdsourcing data and information on this critical topic: Who is using what metrics under which context to what success? Participate in the agile metrics survey now. Do you want to get this article in your inbox? You can sign...
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Hey everyone. How has your week been going? We are entering summer here in Perth. And in today's vlog, I'd like to share with you how to evaluate the Scrum Master's performance.
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Scrum.org offers different courses to provide you the best learning experience based on your focus of Scrum. The variety of courses makes choosing the best course difficult sometimes. This blog post provides guidelines to help you choose between the Applying Professional Scrum (APS) course and the P...
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Scrum requires a self-organized team to deliver "done" increments at the end of each Sprint. This peculiarity sometimes raises criticisms and questions when it is discussed in trainings or when coaching the clients: how can a team work without a leader? How are we going to do our job, if no one tell...
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Somewhere between the CEO and 1st line management level, "you do Scrum, just get it done, how much money you need, and what kind of people you need."  "It's just another framework." Salespeople were saying, "you're doing Scrum magic and making it faster." Sometimes people don't want to change.
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Hello awesome people. It's me again with new learnings from the trenches. In our Professional Scrum Master and Professional Scrum Master II classes, we talk about several stances that the Scrum Master uses to improve organisation agility to deliver valuable products. 
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Are we still on the right track? Answering this question in a collaborative effort of the Scrum Team as well as internal (and external) stakeholders is the purpose of the Sprint Review. Given its importance, it is worthwhile to tackle the most common Sprint Review anti-patterns.
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As Scrum Trainer I get to meet a lot of teams and hear of many different ways to do Scrum. Most are valid ways, yet some seem more aligned with the values of Scrum or the purpose of the specific Scrum Element.
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In this vlog, I also share some of my observations on how companies structure the relationship between Product Owner and Product Manager in a scaled Scrum environment.
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Webcast
In this Scrum Pulse webinar, Professional Scrum Trainers and co-authors of the new book Mastering Professional Scrum, Stephanie Ockerman and Simon Reindl share their insights helping Scrum Teams develop their team identity as a solid foundation for maximizing the benefits of Scrum.
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Welcome to the Agile Movers & Shakers interview series. Today’s guest is Viktor Cessan. Viktor has dedicated his career to helping companies consciously design organizations that keep motivation, engagement, and performance levels high.
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In football, the team that wins is the one that gets the ball in the other team’s goal most times. Not the one that runs the most.
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This is a common question in my Professional Scrum classes.  It often comes up early when we are still learning the basics of the Scrum Framework.  And it comes up because people are already splitting their time between multiple Scrum Teams or are being told by their organizations that they will be.
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I believe there are three things you need to do regardless of the framework, methodology or program you are embracing with your organization.
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La agilidad puede verse como una estrategia de negocio, una estrategia empresarial a través del cual las empresas pueden mejorar, mantener y desarrollar su ventaja competitiva en el mercado.
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Erik Weber is a Professional Scrum Trainer with Scrum.org and a Managing Partner with HealthChampion, and shares his experiences and expertise. (1:06:17 Minutes)
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While working with plenty of Scrum Teams and teaching Professional Scrum Product Owner classes, I observed a similar anti-pattern regarding Product Owners, which resembles anti-patterns of Scrum Masters who are not empowered.
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As CEO and Product Owner of Scrum.org, Dave West has collected some awesome stories and he regales us with a few in this episode of Agile Amped. (42:15 Minutes)
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Many thanks to attendees at my PAL-E workshop in London on 26-27 October who reviewed & debugged my change story for "what is organizational agility?"
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Scrum uses a concept called a “Sprint” to eliminate the risk of complex product development and deliver value sooner to stakeholders. These Sprints are no longer than 30 days in length.
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This webinar focuses on the key areas in the new book, Agile Leadership Toolkit- Learning to Thrive with Self-Managing Teams. Peter Koning, Professional Scrum Trainer and author of the book, provides practical, concrete tools and examples to give you the ability to create an environment in which you...
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Whitepaper
Becoming an agile organization requires changing the environment in which teams operate. In this Whitepaper by Professional Scrum Trainer Krystian Kaczor, he talks about how creating an agile environment requires a different approach to leadership and decision making.
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The role of Scrum Master is often completely new for many organizations, and often misunderstood. So what are the responsibilities of the Scrum Master? And what is a Scrum Master supposed to do the whole day?
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Hello awesome people. Just a few weeks ago somebody from the internet sent me an email saying that his company already used Scrum but he felt that it is not more agile than when he used waterfall. 
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Do you always hear the same people speak up when you present a new idea or when you ask for feedback? You might be dealing with an important voice here. The voice of the system! A voice any leader should (learn to) listen to. If you don’t? It will never go away!
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In my experience, the Daily Scrum is the Scrum event with the highest anti-pattern density among all events. Learn more about the Daily Scrum anti-patterns that threaten to derail your transition.
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El Framework Nexus de Scrum.org permite el escalamiento de Scrum a nivel de varios equipos, a nivel de varios productos y a nivel organización con varios Nexus usando Nexus+. Nexus es Scrum, Nexus no es un nuevo Framework.
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User stories are business needs, not requirements in the traditional sense. They are oriented toward the user and a business need. The big difference between a user story and other types of requirements is that a story describes a business need, not the system’s functionality.
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A User Story is the most widely used Agile Practice for capturing needs and requirements and describing Product Backlog Items. To get the most of any technique it is good to understand the why behind it not just the what. Let’s discuss how to write better User Stories in Scrum.
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Podcast
Julee Everett is a Professional Scrum Trainer with Scrum.org and won the Lean In Agile 100. In this episode of the Agile Wire Podcast, Julee chats with Jeff Maleski and Jeff Bubolz about Product Ownership, building a culture of trust and more. (1:03:37 Hours)
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