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You will fall down on the floor if you lost your balance, or any effect from the outside moves your body away from the center of your balance axis. How to avoid that? You need to know where is the point of your balance and how to keep it.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How Do You Facilitate the Daily Scrum without the 3 Questions? Today's question is from Jodie who wants to know about alternatives to the 3 questions when facilitating the Daily Scrum. We are always happy to take questions about the Scrum Events. Todd and Ryan...
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Recently, I have been discussing some reasons why Agile Transformation may fail or go slowly. In this blog, I am presenting some success factors that might help your organization move toward Agility.
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The audiobook of the Scrum Guide 2020 is a 22-minute long MP3 file. We are planning to make it available on other platforms, too.
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In the previous article, Agile Transformation – Success Factors part 1, there was a strong focus on key levels that should be taken first into consideration. That was a high level overview.
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In this episode of the With Great People podcast with Richard Kasperowski, Richard interviews Patricia Kong. (27:14 Minutes)
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Have you been wondering how you can measure the impact of your Scrum Masters? And how these Scrum Masters or Agile coaches can really help with the bottom-line result?
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In this blog post, Joshua Partogi talks about the meaning of true leadership of the Scrum Master.
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Use the do-it-yourself workshops to improve how your Scrum Team uses Product- and Sprint Goals.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Where Does a Business Analyst Fit on a Scrum Team? We get this question pretty often, especially when speaking at conferences: I'm a business analyst at a company that just adopted Scrum, am I now out of a job? The quick answer is: Of course not, but there are...
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This post will explain how the Product Owner can leverage the Product Goal to improve the engagement with stakeholders during product development because it provides context on why the Scrum Team is doing the work.
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Scrum is hard. To be more specific, learning Scrum is easy, using Scrum to develop complex products is hard.
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En Scrum la planificación no es una etapa o un evento único, es una actividad continua durante todo el Sprint. La Adaptación continua no es sinónimo de desorden o improvisación.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Help! The Product Owner and Developers Don't Get Along! Today's question is a tricky one.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What is the Benefit of Having a Sprint Goal?
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In this episode of the Scrum.org Community Podcast, Patricia Kong and Kurt Bittner from Scrum.org discuss changes made to the Nexus Guide in January 2021 based on the most recent 2020 Scrum Guide update with Jesse Houwing and Simon Flossmann, Professional Scrum Trainers and Scaled Professional Scrum...
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November 2020 was the launch of the Scrum Guide update. It seems like only yesterday but was over 3 months ago...
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Sind mehrere Product Owner nötig, um Scrum effektiv zu skalieren? Nein.  Dass in skalierter Produktentwicklung mehrere Product Owner von Nöten sind, ist ein weit verbreiteter Irrglaube. Dieser Beitrag räumt mit diesem Irrglauben auf. Wird die Product Owner Rolle durch mehrere Personen skaliert, f...
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The Agile Culture gap is the nr. 1 cause for immature Agile implementations. You should read this blog if you want to understand how culture affects Agile transformation.
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Scrum has proven to be an effective product delivery framework for all sorts of products. However, Scrum is equally well suited to build the wrong product efficiently as its Achilles heel has always been the product discovery part.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Can the Sprint Backlog Change During a Sprint?
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Too many teams struggle with “Effort Estimation”. Too often they ask me to help them make an accurate estimate of their effort. Well, not sure this is achievable :)
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Does a Scrum Master Need Technical Skills? Today's question is from a viewer who wants to know whether or not a Scrum Master NEEDS technical skills to be successful in their role. Ryan and Todd go back and forth on this one on today's episode of Your Daily Scr...
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The most common cause of a Scrum Team (ST) not accomplishing their Sprint Goal, not having things DONE at the end of the Sprint , is that everybody is busy individually working on their Sprint Backlog items. When you look at the Scrum board, most of the things are OPEN / IN PROGRESS, touch tim...
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Dies ist die Geschichte über ein Scrum Team, das Scrum nutzt, um ein Produkt zu entwickeln und um dabei früh und häufig zu lernen, wie es den Wert des Produktes für die Nutzer:innen optimieren kann…
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Product roadmaps provide a way to understand where a product is headed, but the information provided on most of them doesn’t help to clear the clouds of confusion about whether the product is heading in the right direction
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Can a Manager Be THE Scrum Master? Today's question is from a viewer who wants to know if a manager can also be the Scrum Master?
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TL; DR: How to Make Agile Work in Fast-Growing Startups For years, I worked in several Berlin-based, fast-growing startups in my capacity as Scrum Master, agile coach, and Product Owner. These are my lessons learned on making ‘agile’ — including Scrum as a framework — work in a fast-growing start...
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With the Scrum Team Survey, you can create transparency with your team around five core questions: Are you building what stakeholders need? Are you shipping fast enough?...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How Do I Avoid Playing Favorites as a Scrum Master? Today's question is from a viewer who wants to know how to avoid playing favorites as a Scrum Master. It's certainly human to have people who you get along with better and therefore spend more time and attent...
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We created 8 do-it-yourself workshops to help Scrum Teams engage and involve their stakeholders. Give it a try, and let us know how it went. Let’s unleash organizational superpowers, together!
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Over the years of working in both traditional and agile environments, I have noticed a pattern. It is something I now call a culture of escalation.  In this post, I will share the common causes of a culture of escalation and some tips for breaking out of the pattern.
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A few years ago, I bumped into an ex-colleague of mine who was working with someone who I had also previously worked with - both of us were, or had been, a Scrum Master for this ex-colleague.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How Should Organizations Treat Agile Consultants? Today's question is about how contractors and consultants are treated in Agile organizations.
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Today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What Does a Scrum Master Do with a Quiet Team?
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In this episode of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, Professional Scrum Trainer Venkatesh Rajamani answers your burning questions about Scrum and the challenges your teams are facing.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How does a Scrum Master help a blocked Scrum Team? Barbara sent in a question asking what to do when, as a Scrum Master, when an impediment blocks the Scrum Team. The most critical piece of advice we give in this situation is this: A Scrum Master has ZERO tole...
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In this blog post, I talk about the managerial dilemma.
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As the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto has arrived, in this blog post I look back at how the world has changed over the past 20 years and what it may look like over the next 20. 
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A simple model to better understand why and when something is valuable to your team and its stakeholders (in commercial organizations)
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What are the pros and cons of capacity sprint planning vs velocity sprint planning? A YouTube viewer sent a question asking about the pros and cons of Capacity Sprint Planning vs. Velocity Sprint Planning. After discussing each one, Ryan and Todd talked about ...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What happens when a Scrum Developer doesn't commit?
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What is a product? Does everyone see the same product you? Do Customers always have to be external to the business? Can a product be part of another product? Professional Scrum Trainers Steve Trapps and Andy Hiles created this video that walks through these questions. (6:29 Minutes)
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Hey, Scrum Masters! This one's for you!
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Garbage in, garbage out: Learn more on how a piece of paper and a pencil can turn around the perception of your Scrum Team among stakeholders and customers.
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Das kontinuierliche Liefern von nutzbaren Done Inkrementen ist das zentrale Element von Scrum. Will man Scrum auf ein Element reduzieren, dann wäre das genau das.
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Seja um Líder Ágil, e saia na frente! Você é um líder que está no meio de uma transformação e quer se posicionar bem? Tornar-se uma organização ágil é uma transformação realmente profunda – falamos que é uma mudança além de processual, é uma mudança cultural. Líder Ágil são Gerentes ou pessoas em po...
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What is the typical day for a Scrum Masters? A YouTube viewer sent in a question asking about the typical day in the life of a Scrum Master.
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Garbage in, garbage out: This webinar addresses ten common Product Backlog anti-patterns that prevent Scrum Teams from living up to their potential.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What is the hardest part about being a Scrum Masters? Ben F. left a comment and asked Todd and Ryan about the hardest part of being a Scrum Master. Tricky question as every Scrum Master faces different challenges as they help teams use Scrum to solve complex p...
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