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The Growth of Scrum

February 10, 2017
Ken Schwaber the co-creator of Scrum and founder of Scrum.org in an interview with the Boston Business Journal talks about when he realized that Scrum was really growing with a tale from a run in on a bike path.
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Using Scrum to Control Risk

February 10, 2017
Ken Schwaber the co-creator of Scrum and founder of Scrum.org in an interview with the Boston Business Journal talks about how Scrum is used to control risk.
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A New Approach Was Needed And Is Here To Stay

February 10, 2017
Ken Schwaber the co-creator of Scrum and founder of Scrum.org in an interview with the Boston Business Journal talks about the start of Scrum and Agile, why they were needed and why they are still relevant today.
Blog Post

"What's a good code coverage to have?"

February 10, 2017
“What is a good speed to drive?”. The answer depends on a lot of things like: where do you drive (in a residential area, on a highway), are there speed limits, what are the weather conditions, etc.
Webcast

Tim the Plumber

February 7, 2017
Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma asks the question:  Have you ever been screwed by an unethical, unprofessional service provider? Watch this episode to learn how I was treated by one of my service providers and if you are brave enough to take on my Agilato Challenge!
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The 8 Stances of a Scrum Master: Part I

February 6, 2017
Professional Scrum Master Barry Overeem writes part 1 of this 8 part series:  A Scrum Master is a servant leader focused on the needs of the team and customers, with a goal of achieving results in line with the company's values, principles, and objectives.
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The 7 Levels of Winning Part 2

February 3, 2017
Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma ask us:  What can agile teams learn from basketball teams? Which of the 7 levels of winning in basketball apply to your software delivery teams and which level are you winning at? Watch this episode to find out…
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The 7 Levels of Winning Part 1

February 2, 2017
Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma asks us to watch this episode to learn how the 2001 Philadelphia 76’er’s introduced us to the magic of basketball and how the 2015 Golden State Warriors taught us the 7 levels of winning. How many levels can you name…?
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Boston Business Journal Interview with Ken Schwaber

February 2, 2017
From serving in the Merchant Marines delivering war supplies to U.S. troops in Vietnam to being the co-developer of one of the most important product development guides ever written, you might say Ken Schwaber has had an interesting career. Read on to learn more about Ken, his past, his future plans and the history of Scrum.
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Being T Shaped vs. I Shaped

January 26, 2017
Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma asks the question: How can you go deep in some areas and broad in others? What is the important and value?
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Zombie Scrum - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

January 26, 2017
At first sight, Zombie Scrum seems to be normal Scrum. But it lacks a beating heart. The Scrum teams do all the Scrum events but a potential releasable increment is rarely the result of a Sprint. The team also don't have any intention to improve their situation. Actually nobody cares about this team. The stakeholders have forgotten the existence of this team long time ago.
Case Study

Major Asian Airline Scales Scrum with Nexus

January 24, 2017
In 2012, the airline’s senior leadership and business unit heads issued a mandate to start being agile in order to make the organization more adaptive and able to react faster to changes. To accomplish this, one team of IT developers focused on mobile applications adopted Scrum, a framework for developing and sustaining complex products. Shortly thereafter, more Scrum teams formed in various business units for web and mobile applications.
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Surprises & Soda

January 19, 2017
Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma asks the question: Why must all healthy families and strong, successful scrum teams steadily sip soda? Especially when taking toddlers to ballet class? Watch this episode to learn about the importance of Soda in your family and work life.
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Scrum for life

January 13, 2017
Clients and training attendees ask me "Can you use Scrum for something else than software?”. What they usually mean is building some other products or organizing team’s work. Let’s explore a more exotic idea.
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The Housewarming Meal

January 12, 2017
Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma asks the question: How do you prepare a meal for a special event with lots of guests? What do you have to watch out for and is it ethical to change every part of a recipe and still keep the name? Join us as we explore these profound  questions in this episode of Agilato.
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Scrum Successes and Failures in 2016

January 7, 2017
This year Professional Scrum Trainer Barry Overeem was in the lucky circumstance to be part of some awesome (Scrum) teams. It certainly wasn’t all “Scrum by the book” but he learned a tremendous amount of lessons and generated lots of values insights. As always, some things turned out to be a success, other things failed miserably.
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Call to Sacrifice

January 6, 2017
Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma asks the question: Have you ever dealt with a demanding customer who relentlessly challenges you to deliver more with less money, less people and in less time? Watch this episode for a real world example that might give you some ideas for responding differently.
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3 Ideas to Improve a Scaled Sprint Review

January 6, 2017
At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol we're using an Agile approach to realize a large digital program. This program includes 5 value streams with multiple teams. Due to the increasing scale of the program, some challenges arise. For example: