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Video

A Retrospective Tool Introduction

November 15, 2018
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Andreas Ebbert-Karroum talks about Scrum Retrospective events and a tool that he has used to help improve their success rate and communication across the team.
Blog Post

My Journey Toward Becoming a Professional Scrum Trainer

November 15, 2018
Woohoo! Last week marked the official announcement from Scrum.org that I’m finally a Professional Scrum Trainer. I’m excited, amazed and incredibly humbled to join this community of professionals. In this post, I would like to share this journey. Perhaps it will inspire you towards a similar journey, or help you if you’re already on it.
Video

The Definition of "Done" vs Acceptance Criteria

November 14, 2018
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham explores the difference between the definition of "Done" and acceptance criteria. Ralph compares and contrasts the two, discussing the importance "Done" and how to best leverage them. (4:14 Minutes)
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The Pyramid of Impediments

November 14, 2018
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini looks at how Scrum Masters start in their role and evolve over time based on new knowledge and experience. Dominik discusses impediments that Scrum Masters run into with their Scrum Teams and how to overcome them as they learn. (5:29 Minutes)
Blog Post

The Value of Scrum Certifications

November 13, 2018
Ahhh... the never-ending debate. What's the value of (Scrum) certifications? Is there any value? Why should you get certified? Is it even necessary? In this blog, Chee Hong gives his opinion about the value of certifications and the reasoning behind getting certified.
Webcast

Vodafone Applies Agile Outside of IT with Scrum

November 13, 2018
In the webinar, Kacper Mazek - Principal Consultant at Radically, Edwin Dando - Director at Radically and Professional Scrum Trainer, and Leona Cheffins - HR Business Partner at Vodafone, discuss how they used different tools, models and frameworks that helped Vodafone's business teams with Agile delivery.
News

Atlassian Agile Coach - Sprint Planning

November 11, 2018
In the this article Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org, outlines the Sprint Planning ceremony as it's described at Scrum.org. Scrum.org teaches Scrum according to the Scrum Guide, which is considered the official guide for the Scrum framework among the agile world.
Blog Post

Improving SAFe Through Professional Scrum

November 7, 2018
The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe™) is one of the most popular approaches to applying agile at scale out there. SAFe's perspective is that "Nothing beats an Agile Team" and it doesn't try to reinvent the wheel or even innovate too much when it comes to the Team level
Blog Post

What Do Agile Leaders Do?

November 5, 2018
I’ve had this ongoing discussion with a few of my colleagues who says that the term “agile leader” is an oxymoron - that the ideal organization is a bunch of Scrum Teams and not much else.
Blog Post

Agile Chair Exercise- Some Alternate Suggestions

November 1, 2018
If you've been at an Agile conference, been a Scrum Master for quite some time and joined an Agile meetup group (here in The Netherlands there are several), then you probably found that games can be very quick ways to energize any meeting and to drive learning through fun.
Blog Post

Building TheLiberators.com: Integrate And Release Often

October 30, 2018
This week, we are building our new website with a Scrum Team. Practicing what we preach, we are doing this in the most Agile, iterative way we can. So yes, we're making all the expected mistakes. In this post, we share what we learned about flow and releasing more often - with examples that are as real-life as imaginable :)
Blog Post

Scaling Scrum to the Limit

October 26, 2018
You’re likely to have been asked the question: “we need to go faster, how many more people do we need?” Most people naturally understand that just adding a random number of people isn’t likely to make us any faster in the short run.
Video

What is a Professional Scrum Master?

October 25, 2018
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainers Todd Miller and Ryan Ripley discuss what it means to be a Professional Scrum Master. They look at behaviors, qualities and a big focus on the Scrum Values. (9:16 Minutes)
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¿Cómo hacer tus Daily Scrum más atractivas?

October 25, 2018
Special Spanish Edition of Scrum Tapas by Professional Scrum Trainer Alex Ballarin.  Los Daily Scrum son eventos muy importantes en Scrum para conseguir la gestión de procesos empírica. Si el equipo Scrum no es capaz de establecer una meta efectiva para el Sprint o los desarrolladores usan este evento para reportar lo que hacen a los demás y no para optimizar continuamente el Sprint, posiblemente perderá una parte importante de su utilidad y atractivo. (3:08 Minutes)
Blog Post

Using Scrum in the Music Industry

October 24, 2018
I live many lives – in one of them, I am happily residing in the world of software development where I am also a Professional Scrum Trainer. In another, lesser known one – I am Band Manager (and former band member/musician myself) to a highly-regarded and awarded independent/underground musical act. 
Blog Post

Почему фокус на индивидуальной занятости снижает скорость команды (часть I)

October 16, 2018
Это первая из серии статей, в которых мы вместе будем исследовать вопрос узких специалистов в Скрам-командах, теорию очередей, системную/локальную оптимизации и обучение в командах.
Blog Post

Create Focus with Ecocycle Planning

October 15, 2018
In this post, we explain one of the more complicated Liberating Structures called Ecocycle Planning. It helps to bring clarity in your activities as an individual or as a group of people and to identify where your energy and time you should go.