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Podcast

Management 3.0 Podcast - Effective Management in Agile & Scrum Teams

September 3, 2019
Why are Scrum and Management 3.0 such a great fit? In this special Management 3.0 podcast episode Management 3.0, CEO Ralph van Roosmalen and Kurt Bittner, Vice President of Enterprise Solutions at Scrum.org, talk Scrum, Management, Agile and what makes them fuse together so well, especially when it comes to understanding the role of management within teams.(27:30 Minutes)
Blog Post

Scrum Accountability

September 3, 2019
‘Autonomy without accountability equals anarchy’ summarizes an essential design element of any agile organization. Without these checks and balances in place any aspiration to transform an organization is likely to fail.
Video

Wieso du das Scrum Team Training (PSD) besuchen solltest

August 23, 2019
In diesem Video unterhalten sich Peter Gfader (@peitor) und Thomas Schissler (@tschissler) über den Nutzen den das Professional Scrum Developer Training bietet und warum dieses Training für Scrum Teams wichtige Impulse bietet, unabhängig davon, ob sie mit Scrum erst beginnen oder es bereits seit längerer Zeit anwenden. (6:20 Minutes)
Blog Post

Icebreakers: Absolute Waste Of Time Or Do They Add Value?

August 23, 2019
Icebreakers: are they a complete waste of time or do they add value? Some people absolutely love them, other absolute dislike them because they didn’t add any value. I believe a well-designed icebreaker can kickstart your session, can be fun and get people warmed-up for the rest of the session. Learn about how you can design icebreakers that add value and that grow connection between the participants and the purpose of a session.
Blog Post

Moving Motivators: What Really Motivates You?

August 15, 2019
Have you ever been curious about what really motivates the people you work with? What are they looking for in their role and in their work? If you can find an hour with your team, I recommend you to try the Moving Motivators practice (Management 3.0). Let's unpack how to prepare and run the exercise and end with some learnings.
Blog Post

Team Building Mental Models

August 14, 2019
This post covers four team building mental models — or concepts — that have proven useful in understanding the context of creating agile teams: from Taylorism to Tuckman to Lencioni to Dan Pink.
Blog Post

Can a Developer Be the Scrum Master?

August 13, 2019
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 wearing two hats or are being told by their organizations that they will be.
Video

Ruthless Accountability of Scrum

August 9, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma discusses how Scrum holds the team accountable for delivering value to stakeholders every 30 days or less and why. (4:41 Minutes)
Video

The Three C's of Scrum

August 9, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma discusses what he calls the three C's of Scrum, going from Concept to Course Correction.  He looks at how frequent feedback using Scrum can help get us the only true source of the truth which is market feedback and perception. (4:45 Minutes)
Blog Post

Scrum First Principles

August 6, 2019
Popularized by Elon Musk, utilizing first principles thinking to solve problems in an innovative, creative, and less biased way has proven popular in the tech community.
Video

Measuring Business Value with Scoreboards

July 31, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma looks at ways to leverage Evidence-Based Management and Agile Measurement techniques to understand the business value being delivered by teams through the use of scoreboards. (3:28 Minutes)
Blog Post

Being Nice Isn't Always Nice

July 26, 2019
I recently performed an organizational agile assessment and learned a great deal about how they served their customer’s technology needs. We investigated their technical practices, processes to develop and release, but also dug deep into how the people worked together from the people side of things.
Webcast

Scrum Pulse Webinar - Becoming an Agile Leader

July 24, 2019
In this Scrum Pulse webinar, Kurt Bittner from Scrum.org and Ralph van Roosmalen from Management 3.0 discuss the challenges leaders face as they try to grow their agility, how they can help their organizations to improve, and tools and practices that can help them to help themselves and their teams.