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As we step into the year 2024, I extend my warmest wishes to all for a prosperous and fulfilling year ahead. It's a moment of new beginnings, and traditionally, a time for setting New Year's resolutions. Let's delve into how this concept resonates with Scrum Teams, examining its effectiveness and su...
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In most situations, blocked items are included in the work-in-progress limit, and only in edge case situations would you have a situation where you would exclude blocked items from work-in-progress (eg, we made all the phone calls, we shook all the trees, we’re thinking of canceling one work item an...
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In this video, Martin 🎤 discusses the often-misunderstood concept of story points in Agile frameworks. He explores their origins, the challenges they pose, and suggests more effective alternatives. 🚀 Join us as we dive into this intriguing topic. 🤿
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A Scrum Master should know the "why" behind Scrum and Agile principles, apply facilitation techniques, coaching, and mentorship, and exhibit solid leadership focusing on team empowerment and growth.
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An important thing to understand when getting started with EBM is that there is such a thing as going too fast and too soon. EBM can create a lighting bolt of transparency, which in turn, could cause irrational responses. We humans can be emotionally triggered when we find a situation is much differ...
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In questo articolo, Stefano Milanesi e Fabio Panzavolta, attraverso la loro esperienza da Scrum Master, offrono spunti di riflessione su come colmare il divario tra comprensione teorica e pratica di Scrum e qualche esperimento da provare al lavoro!
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The Scrum.org Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills (PSF Skills) assessment is a 30-minute timeboxed assessment. You need to score over 85% to pass and gain the PSF Skills certification. The assessment contains 20 questions in English of multiple choice type.
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Habits are easy to continue, but hard to change. How does Scrum help us form habits that are unnatural to us? Check out this blog to learn more.
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In this video, Martin explores a contentious topic in the agile community – the real impact and value of agile certifications. 🎓🤔 He delves into how these certifications affect professional development and learning, providing a nuanced view that balances criticism with understanding.
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There are good and great Scrum Masters. Sometimes the distance from good to great is the hardest part of the journey. If you want your Scrum Master to be 5 times more effective, show them this.
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In Scrum, Sprint Goals stand as pivotal guiding stars, directing teams toward success. A Sprint Goal encapsulates the essence of a Sprint – a short, time-bound period during which a team commits to achieving a specific objective. This blog explores the significance of Sprint Goals, shedding light on...
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Some well-intentioned practices sound reasonable, but a closer examination reveals potential pitfalls that can compromise the Agile manifesto principles or the Scrum guide's underlying Empiricism. By understanding the rationale behind these practices and exploring their drawbacks, teams can foster a...
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Comment de simples drones viennent bouleverser des technologies militaires à plusieurs milliards d'euros ? Explorez avec moi le pouvoir transformateur de l'agilité dans l'industrie de défense, et découvrez 6 pistes concrètes pour votre propre organisation.
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Do you want an accurate and pure definition of Scrum? Then, watch this video to get a precise and concise definition of it.
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Mastering the art of breaking down large Product Backlog items (PBIs) into smaller, manageable units is a crucial competency for every Product Owner. In this article, we delve into several effective strategies for slicing PBIs, complete with illustrative examples to guide you through the process.
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Los Scrum Master pueden mejorar su impacto en las personas, equipos y organizaciones usando los 7 hábitos de la gente altamente efectiva, célebre libro de Stephen Covey. En este artículo explico como los he usado para ayudar a Scrum Masters.
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While there are only 3 accountabilities in the Scrum Team, the entire team is accountable for creating a valuable, useful Increment every Sprint. Mastering this one accountability is key to success
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My journey and insights going from Project Management Professional (PMP)® to Professional Scrum Master™.
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Focus on improving your Scrum game in 2024 with one of these five resolutions to enhance collaboration within your team and deliver value sooner to your customers.
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In diesem Artikel stellt PST Simon Flossmann 3 Gruppenphänomene vor, die den Erfolg von Agilen Führungskraft torpedieren.
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A self-managing team is a fundamental part of being effective. How can your Sprint Backlog support this? Check it out!
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Podcast
In this Professional Scrum Trainer Spotlight episode, PST Ryan Ripley from Agile for Humans steps in as guest host with Guest PST Laurens Bonnema based in the Netherlands (16:13 Minutes)
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In this video, Martin discusses the essence of Scrum, focusing on empiricism and complexity. 🚀 He sheds light on why understanding these principles is vital for successful project management and team empowerment. 🌟 He also addresses the need for teams to choose their own methodologies and the import...
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The Sprint Goal is essential for maintaining focus, collaboration, alignment, motivation, adaptability, transparency, and progress measurement, ultimately leading to more successful Sprint outcomes.
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🎬 In this video, Martin delves into the paradox of Scrum: easily grasped in theory but challenging in practice. 🤔 He explores the nuances of mastering Scrum, drawing on sports analogies and discussing the impact of organizational culture on its implementation. 🚀 Discover insights into making Scrum w...
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In this video, Martin discusses the ever-evolving landscape of Agile, from its inception to the present day. 🌐💡 He delves into the challenges of implementing Agile, the misconceptions surrounding it, and the direction it's heading towards. Join us as we explore this dynamic, ever-changing methodolog...
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In diesem Artikel erkläre PST Simon Flossmann 3 Fehler, die in Gesprächen über Veränderungen passieren udn gibt dir Kniffe an die Hand, dieser in Zukunft zu vermeiden.
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A short introduction about how you can make working with value more practical as a Product Owner.
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How does a Scrum Team know when there's more product value to pursue? This piece answers how as well as some techniques.
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How does a Scrum Team know when they've delivered enough product value? This information is especially important in managing the life cycle of a product.
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Learning Series
The objective of a Scrum Team is to deliver value to customers and stakeholders. Product Value actively drives customer satisfaction, loyalty, brand reputation, and the longevity of a business by providing customers with benefits that satisfy their needs.
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Product Value is the benefit that a product provides to a customer to increase their satisfaction and needs. It can also be considered as the benefit that the organization gains from the product represented in terms of money, or benefit to society. When a team and organization deliver value, they ar...
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Teams deliver value to customers by releasing product Increments. Customers use product Increments to achieve outcomes that they find valuable. Evidence-Based Management (EBM) expresses this value using a concept called Current Value to refer to the outcomes that a user of a product is able to achie...
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A product is valuable in three ways.It helps a customer achieve something that they want to achieve, some positive outcome that they desire. (e.g. satisfied and happy customers)It creates a positive impact for the business in money terms when customers use it. (e.g increases in revenue, profit, and ...
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In this episode of the Scrum.org Community Podcast, host Dave West is joined by Quincy Jordan, VP of Agility at Agile Thought. The discuss the question, "Has Agile Stalled?" and review some of the points in a recent blog that Dave wrote. (30:35 Minutes)
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In today's fast-paced and highly competitive markets, the ability to adapt and innovate quickly is not just desirable – it's essential. In this video, Martin explores the nuanced role of Scrum in such environments. 🚀 He sheds light on how Scrum can help businesses not only survive but thrive in thes...
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A self-managing team is a fundamental part of effectivity. How can your Product Backlog support this? Check it out!
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A product is a vehicle for delivering value, meaning valuable outcomes, to customers.Outcomes are experiences that help the customer to achieve, or at least make progress toward, a goal that they value.The word "product" encompasses a broad range of solutions that organizations can use to deliver va...
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In the world of lean product development and Product Ownership, it is important to have a Product Backlog to be minimal, but sufficient. In this Scrum Tapas video, PST Martin Hinshelwood discusses the concept of a Product Backlog being a lean inventory and how a minimal backlog creates focus and gen...
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In the world of lean product development, you need to not only consider what your users say, but you need to consider what they actually do. In this Scrum Tapas video, Martin explains how to collect telemetry on your features to better understand your users and make better decisions by sharing some ...
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In this Scrum Tapas video, PST Martin Hinshelwood delves into the Lean idea of Hypothesis-driven Development and explains how it works when it comes to delivering value. (6:04 Minutes)
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Transparency is one of the most important concepts in Scrum. It enables Empiricism. In this Scrum Tapas video, PST Martin Hinshelwood talks about the importance of maintaining transparency on Scrum Teams and on the Product Backlog in particular, and how Product Backlog refinement contributes. (3:46 ...
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It is essentially re-wording an assumption or set of assumptions in a way that is put more like a question, or something that needs to be tested, eg. we believe this particular set of assumptions to be true, and we will know if we are right if X happens.
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In this video, Martin shares his personal journey from traditional project management to Agile and DevOps. 🚀 He delves into the challenges and realizations that led him to embrace a more adaptive and people-centric approach in software development. 🌐
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When Product Owners craft roadmaps in isolation - without consulting the Developers -  the result can be a 'pie in the sky' or unrealistic plan that jeopardizes the very essence of Scrum.
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The Scrum Master might just be the most misunderstood accountability in Scrum. Organizations often need help understanding the value a Scrum Master brings, especially when the leaders are new to agile development. The question is how can we articulate the Scrum Master’s value? PST's Greg Crown, Jaso...
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Beyond eliminating un-done work and reducing interruptions, teams can streamline their work to reduce the time it takes them to develop, deliver, and measure the customer impact of an idea they think will improve customer satisfaction, and reduce a customer satisfaction gap.The kinds of improvements...
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There are many reasons why Scrum Teams struggle to deliver value. To be more effective, Scrum Teams should better understand customer needs, improve their cross-functionality, be empowered to make decisions, improve their ability to focus, and increase their feedback cycles.
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People lose focus because of two different kinds of interruptions: Planned and Unplanned. Planned interruptions include things like:Attending scheduled meetings other than Scrum events. Every organization has a variety of general meetings, including company or divisional/departmental information sha...
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Scrum Teams lose valuable time waiting for someone else to make a decision. The more a Scrum Team is empowered to make decisions for itself, and the more they understand how they want to make decisions, the less time it will waste waiting for a decision, the more effective it is able to be, and the ...
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