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What Is Personal Scrum?

December 2, 2022
Life is complex, and unpredictable, and we all have to deal with it daily. The Personal Scrum System helps people find success in their lives by setting and achieving Goals.
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Building Blocks of the Next Generation of Organisations

November 29, 2022
No matter what the future brings, building a capable and resilient organisation is the need of the hour. At tryScrum, our mission is to help organisations become capable and resilient. In this blog, I will share my experience of some of the tenets that helped organisations I worked with. This model aims to show you what to strive for and how to get started to become a high-performing organisation.
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How Scrum Event Timeboxes make your Team More Effective

November 28, 2022
Every Scrum event has a maximum allowable time period to carry it out, called a timebox.  While Scrum events have a maximum amount of time, they do not have a minimum amount of time. Let’s look at all of the event timeboxes and how they make Scrum Teams more effective.
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Risikomanagement in Scrum – Warum jedes Unternehmen einen Scrum Master braucht

November 28, 2022
„Niemand hat dich gebeten, zu kommen!“ Jeder erfahrene Scrum Master wurde wohl schon einmal mit einer solchen Aussage konfrontiert. Betrachten wir ein beliebiges Produkt. Dann sehen wir: Entwickler entwickeln das Produkt. Designer stellen sicher, dass es eine gute Nutzererfahrung bietet und toll aussieht. Der Product Owner vertritt die Probleme und Wünsche der Kunden. Marketer kümmern sich darum, dass die Menschen vom Produkt erfahren. Der Vertrieb hilft potenziellen Kunden, ihre Kreditkarte zu zücken und das Produkt zu kaufen. Und der Kundensupport sorgt dafür, dass bei Kunden über die Jahre kein Frust entsteht. Was sonst braucht man in der Produktentwicklung?
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Como priorizar para obtener agilidad de negocio

November 27, 2022
En esta serie de cuatro artículos, con la que inicié esta newsletter, quería compartir un modelo de agilidad de negocio basado en aumentar y acelerar las etapas mediante las cuales se descubren ideas de innovación, se priorizan, se ejecutan y se validan. En el primer artículo hablé de como acelerar el descubrimiento de opciones de innovación. En este segundo, hablaré de cómo acelerar y hacer más efectiva la priorización de estas opciones.

Dual Tracking

November 26, 2022
Dentro de un Sprint se busca aprender con diversas formas para conectar con el cliente a través de UX, pero siempre combinando con el trabajo necesario para entregar un incremento de producto terminado y evaluar el impacto medible en los clientes (outcomes) en cada Sprint. El desafío en Scrum con UX es identificar formas de desarrollar un enfoque de UX emergente que ayude a la entrega de producto en cada Sprint buscando el rimo adecuado de cada tipo de trabajo.

50 Frequently Asked Scrum Master Questions Answered

November 23, 2022
Join Professional Scrum Trainers Evelien Roos and Laurens Bonnema for Scrum Pulse webinar focused on 50 Scrum Master frequently asked questions. In this session, they will share the answers to some of the most popular questions they get from students during their training courses.

Professional Agile Leadership - Part 3 - Hierarchy and More

November 23, 2022
In this episode of the Community podcast, Kurt Bittner, PST Ron Eringa and PST Laurens Bonnema come together again to join host Dave West for a discussion on some of the topics in the new book, The Professional Agile Leader, including hierarchy and shifts to more flat, agile organizations. (27:32 Minutes)
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Lernen bedeutet nicht wissen! 4 Schritte, um in Schulungen jeden einzubeziehen und der reinen Wissensvermittlung den Rücken zu kehren

November 21, 2022
Im letzten Jahr habe ich über 40 Workshops für Scrum Master, Product Owner und Führungskräfte durchgeführt. Willst du ein Geheimnis wissen? Ich benutze jedes Mal das gleiche Vorgehen. Egal, welches Thema oder Publikum, ob online oder in Präsenz. Der Lernerfolg eines Trainings wird nur durch einen Faktor bestimmt: wie gut du als Trainer es schaffst, die Teilnehmer einzubeziehen. Wenn du weiterliest, teile ich mein Vorgehen mit dir.

Un Product Owner no es un Project Manager

November 19, 2022
Seguro que si trabajas en la empresa privada habrás oído hablar del Project Manager e incluso puede que en tu lugar de trabajo contéis con uno de ellos. También me apostaría alguna cosa, que en tu organización tenéis Product Owner y Project Manager. El tridente de la duplicidad de responsabilidades y roles. Pero, ¿realmente sabes en qué consiste este perfil profesional y cuáles son sus tareas y competencias?

When, Why and How Facilitation Skills Help Scrum Teams

November 17, 2022
Effective Facilitation helps Scrum and Agile Teams leverage differences in positive ways, guiding teams to frame their discussions with clear purpose, decisions, outcomes and engagement with one another. In this article, Patricia Kong talks about how facilitation can make or break team interactions, the amount of facilitation needed in certain scenarios, how to drive decisions with facilitation and more.
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What are the focus areas of an Agile Coach?

November 16, 2022
Though, there is no universal definition of what is an Agile Coach. I want to define, Someone who developed deep expertise to help people, teams, and organisations enable better customer outcomes by focusing on an organisation’s internal and external orientation.

Tus primeros pasos en User Story Mapping

November 13, 2022
El User Story Mapping es un ejercicio visual que ayuda a los gerentes de productos y sus equipos de desarrollo a definir el trabajo que creará la experiencia de usuario más placentera. Se utiliza para mejorar la comprensión de los equipos de sus clientes y para priorizar el trabajo.
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What is an Agile Project Manager

November 11, 2022
If you Google "Agile Project Manager" you'll find a lot of stuff out there, much of which is inconsistent. There are job descriptions asking for one, there are classes to learn how to be one, but the definition is still not clear nor is it consistent with agile development ideas or the Scrum Framework. Watch this video with Professional Scrum Trainers Jason Malmstadt, Greg Crown, and Robert Pieper to find out more what is meant by the term "Agile Project Manager".
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What does your Team Optimize For?

November 11, 2022
What does your Team optimize for? Optimizing for adaptability requires certain types of teams, is your team set up in line with the goals of your organization? You can use this canvas to plot a team’s current position and then evaluate how it can improve. It gets more fun when you plot many teams relative to each other on the canvas and use that information in an overall retrospective to find the balance that works for you.

From Sergeant to Scrum Master - Building a Career Journey with Professional Scrum

November 10, 2022
Duane Girard learned to help build strong teams as a Sergeant in the US Army. In the military, he paralleled many of the Scrum events and values and practiced his ability to build teams in complex environments - later finding a civilian position as a Scrum Master in one of his first jobs out of the military. In this podcast, Duane has a discussion with host, Dave West, and shares those parallels, talks about his career journey as a Scrum Master, and speaks about how the Professional Scrum Master certifications and learnings from courses helped catapult his career as a Scrum Master. (18:32 Minutes)