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Guidance for how to prepare to earn the Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills certification.
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The Scrum Guide gives us a maximum one-month timebox for the Sprint. That means while it can’t be longer than a month, it can — and likely needs to be — shorter. So, how do we choose the right Sprint length for our product? In this article, I share three questions to determine the right Sprint lengt...
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A good Scrum Master is like a Swiss army knife, able to adapt to any situation and provide the team with the tools it needs to succeed. 
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The phrase 'accountable but blameless' is my new favorite phrase because it captures so much about positive team culture in Scrum.
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Scrum Master investieren zu viel Zeit in das Lernen von Methoden, Prozessen und Rahmenwerken. Ich schließe mich selbst dabei nicht aus! Es ist doch so: Als Scrum Master, sind wir für die stetige Veränderung im Unternehmen verantwortlich. Die Änderung gelingt nur im Dialog. Was du als Sc...
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La frase “Las personas que mejor saben cómo mejorar el trabajo son las personas que hacen el trabajo” es una declaración. Esa declaración enfatiza la importancia de escuchar y valorar las opiniones. Además también resalta obtener comentarios de quienes están más involucrados en una tarea o tra...
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Each Scrum Event serves Inspection, the second pillar of Empiricism. So does the Sprint itself. How? Find out ...
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Podcast
PSTs Martin Hinshelwood and Simon Reindl have come across some chatter about Product Management being obsolete. PST Ralph Jocham joins to discuss the differences between Product Owners and Product Managers, and whether this chatter holds any truth. (59:27)
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Die zehn wichtigsten Gründe Ihren Teams auf dem Weg zur Agilität zu vertrauen
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„Können wir nicht einfach so ein Meeting machen und einfach reden, ohne ein besonderes Format? Es fühlt sich so natürlicher an.“ Welche Probleme entstehen ohne einen Facilitator? Aus meiner Sicht: 👉 Weniger Teilnehmer sprechen. 👉 Nicht jeder hat das gleiche Mitspracherecht. 👉 Die Teilnehm...
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Webcast
Learn how you can complement Scrum by adding your own context and additional processes, techniques and practices such as Kanban, EBM, User Experience and more.
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Learn what it takes to be a successful Scrum Master. If you're wondering if you should become a Scrum Master, then watch this video and find out!
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I often get asked this question. You can, but it does not mean you should. Let me explain why.
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In this vlog, PST Joshua Partogi shares five tips on how to overcome boredom as a Scrum Master.
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In questo articolo, Cynefin, Scrum e Agile, condivido parte della trascrizione di una conferenza di Dave Snowden del 2017. Mi ha permesso di capire che cos’è un sistema complesso e perché Scrum e Agile sono, al momento, gli approcci più efficaci per risolvere problemi complessi.
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The Top Ten Business Reasons to Trust Your Teams
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Was ist der Unterschied zwischen Kategorisierung und Sinnschaffung? Der Unterschied war mir auch lange nicht klar. Erst nachdem ich ein Training bei Dave Snowden besucht habe, habe ich es verstanden. Wenn du keine Zeit hast das Training zu besuchen, du aber nach besseren Wegen suchst, wie...
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Tener disciplina y motivación es fundamental en cualquier transición ágil. De hecho, son dos conceptos relacionados pero distintos que juegan un papel importante en la consecución de metas y la autorregulación del comportamiento.
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The specific roles and responsibilities of a manager and a Scrum Master may differ in some key ways, but the core skills, responsibilities and accountabilities required for both roles are quite similar. In this video, I will discuss 5 ways a Scrum Master and a manager are similar.
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Wie wird der Erfolg deines Scrum Teams gemessen? Die Chancen stehen gut, dass der Erfolg des Teams am Verhältnis von versprochenen zu gelieferten User Stories festgemacht wird. Laut dem 15. State of Agile Report trifft dies bei 35 % aller Unternehmen zu. Warum ist diese Einstellung noch so weit v...
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Each Scrum Event serves Inspection, the second pillar of Empiricism. So does the Sprint Retrospective. How? Find out ...
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Podcast
In the latest episode of the Scrum.org Community Podcast, open questions from a recent webcast around EBM and engaging stakeholders are answered. (30:44 Minutes)
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Errfahren Sie mehr darüber, wie sich ein Projektmanagement-Tool in einen bürokratischen Albtraum verwandelt, was der Grund dafür sein könnte und was wir dagegen tun können.
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Agile development is all about building a collaborative, empowered team that delivers value to the customer. However, upper management may prioritise traditional metrics like deadlines and budgets in some organisations over team dynamics. As a Scrum Master, balancing these priorities and ensuring th...
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Scrum is the most popular Agile framework. According to Digita.ai’s 16th annual report, 87% of organizations using an Agile framework use Scrum. That’s up from 58% of Agile teams using Scrum, as documented in the 14th annual State of Agile report. 
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Hiring a Scrum Master? Unfortunately, most Scrum Master job descriptions are not suitable and may not attract the right talent. In this video, PST's Jason Malmstadt and Gregory Crown will provide some helpful ideas and things to consider to help you get started with writing a good job description th...
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Unerfahrene Scrum Master glauben, sie müssten möglichst viele Facilitation-Techniken kennen. Dem ist nicht so. Klar, du findest viele hilfreiche Moderationstechniken im Internet. Aber das heißt nicht, dass du auch jeden Ice-Breaker oder Energizer verwenden, jedes lustige Bildchen malen oder an...
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Bring Scrum Masters together and see where they can help and support each other
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Como tudo na vida, a rotação do Scrum Master tem seus prós e contras. Cada equipe deve avaliar suas próprias necessidades e escolher se terá um papel fixo ou rotativo. Independente da decisão tomada, é imprescindível cultivar uma dinâmica de aprendizado. Algumas vezes será necessário testar as duas ...
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There are many myths about Scrum Masters out there. They can be the most difficult accountability to define in concrete terms. In this video, PST's Jason Malmstadt, Gregory Crown and Robert Pieper will debunk 5 of the myths and answer the question: What does a Scrum Master do?
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Learn more about how an acceptable project management tool turns into a bureaucratic nightmare, what the reasons for this might be, and what we can do about it.
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Was macht eigentlich ein Scrum Master in der ersten Woche in einem neuen Team? Es wird viel über Scrum geschrieben. Allerdings findet sich über dieses spezielle Thema nichts. Wenn du weiterliest, erhältst du einen Einblick in meine erste Woche als Scrum Master in einem neuen Team.
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Mindful Scrum Mastery is applying mindfulness principles and techniques to Scrum. Mindfulness involves paying attention to your thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations. Mindfulness has improved focus, reduced stress, enhanced creativity, and fostered a positive mindset.
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Para ayudar a tu organización a desarrollar sus capacidades de cambio, puedes seguir los siguientes pasos.
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Ich war schon immer ein großer Verfechter davon, dass Expertise mit Erfahrung gleichzusetzen ist. Jedoch ... … ist es gefährlich, Ratschläge zu geben, ohne die Situation genau zu kennen. Schnell werden Meinungen zu Tatsachen. Um dem entgegenzuwirken, interviewe ich regelmäßig meine Kunde...
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Agile was born in software development and has been widely adopted in IT and Product organizations to the point that there's little argument that product/technology organizations should operate using agility principles. More recently, other functions, such as Marketing, have adopted these agility pr...
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スクラムマスターは「ジュニアアジャイルコーチ」であるという誤解は解く必要があります。スクラムマスターは多くの人が思っている以上に幅の広くて、面白くて、難しい仕事です。
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ハイテクスタートアップ企業であるか、規制の厳しい業界の大手企業であるかによって、スクラムやアジャイル開発に対する反応は大きく異なる
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Each Scrum Event serves Inspection, the second pillar of Empiricism. So does the Sprint Review. How? Find out ...
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Developing Agile capabilities within an organization requires unlearning ineffective practices and aligning the company’s structure, processes, people practices, and reward systems. The importance of these different components to reinforce each other is illustrated through the analogy of developing ...
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Die Verbesserung, die ich am Scrum Guide vornehmen würde: Ich würde das Wort „Meeting“ aus dem Scrum Guide verbannen und es durch „Workshop“ ersetzen. Warum? Dies erfährst du in diesem Artikel.
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​​​​​​​Agile coaches have long recognized that busyness does not necessarily equal success. Checking off a to-do list does not mean you are adding value.  You might accomplish many organizational tasks, but the activity likely has little benefit if these tasks don’t contribute to the company’s goals...
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The necessity of experimentation
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Case Study
This case study explores how a financial organization used Scrum with Kanban to optimize their customers' experience, deliver value and boost team morale while optimizing their Scrum Events, metrics and more!
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At scale, many teams can use the shared platform functionality. When that can be done on a self-service basis, it supports autonomy and improves product delivery flow. But when the platform group holds all the power and the teams need to request the product group to develop product-specific function...
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Professional Scrum Trainer, Matt Dominici's "grumpiest take" on Scrum: focusing on the negative effects of clapping during Sprint Reviews.
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This is part 2 of the Series ' Effective Stakeholder Engagement. In this, we have covered How to understand stakeholders better and also how to group them so that we can engage them better.
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Vergiss, was du über Produkt-Ziele gehört hast. Ignoriere die Ratschläge, dass Ziele SMART, FAST oder ein OKR sein müssen. Denn Fakt ist: Diese Methoden bewahren dich nicht vor den typischen Fehlern, die in der Praxis passieren. Welche das sind, erfährst du, wenn du weiter liest!
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The lack of a standard and evidence-based mechanisms to measure performance and agility leaves many organizations in the dark regarding what activities are needed to not only lead to agility, but what activities leaders should support and promote help to make enterprise agility sustainable, repeatab...
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Communicating effectively with Product Owners starts with understanding their accountability and focusing on key elements such as benefit, investment, and time frame.
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