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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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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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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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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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What is an Increment? Does it always have to be releasable? Does it always need to be related in a Sprint? How does the Definition of Done relate to the increment? In this video blog, I’m going to talk about the increment – arguably the most important thing in Scrum.
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A simple format for the Sprint Retrospective to create a shared understanding with one of the foundational Liberating Structures
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Schon lange, bevor Scrum nicht mehr richtig funktioniert, sind die ersten Probleme in Scrum Events zu erkennen. Wenn sich eines dieser Probleme bereits in deinem Team anbahnt, dann betrachte es als ein Warnsignal. Auf welche Warnsignale du unbedingt achten solltest, erfährst du in diesem Beit...
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Each Scrum Event serves Inspection, the second pillar of Empiricism. So does the Daily Scrum. How? Find out ...
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Lernen Sie, wie Sie mit ChatGPT Workshops für agile Praktiker wie Scrum Master oder Product Owner erstellen können.
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Podcast
In this recording of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, PST Jay Rahman answers questions about Product Ownership, Scrum Master challenges, Scrum Events, facilitation and more! (59:18 Minutes)
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Podcast
In this 2021 conversation on the Women in Agile podcast with Laura Re Turner, our host Leslie Morse explores the realm of Systemic Coaching and how agilists can bring systems thinking and an overall systemic view into the ways they work. (51:54 Minutes)
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What consumers truly value can be difficult to pin down and psychologically complicated. But universal building blocks of value do exist, creating opportunities for companies to improve their performance in existing markets or break into new markets. In the right combinations, the authors’ analysis ...
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If you have people in product development or product management, in Scrum for example, if you have a Product owner who’s supposed to be on the hook for maximizing value … what is the productO
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Some tips on how Product Owners can stay focused on their product goal by effectively saying "No"
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Über die Jahre habe ich viele Mentoren gefunden. Wenn ich zurückblicke, dann sind diese Beziehungen das Geheimnis meiner Weiterentwicklung als Scrum Master und jetzt als Professional Scrum Trainer. Hier sind sechs Schritte, die auch dir helfen, einen Scrum-Mentor zu finden:
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In today's fast-paced and highly competitive business environment, a team's success depends on many factors. One of the most important factors is psychological safety.
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Why create a team working agreement? A team working agreement provides an agreed upon set of guidelines for a Scrum Team to follow, so everyone understands what is expected as they work together in pursuit of delivering value. A team can use a working agreement to help them work toward self-manag...
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Agile means something different for every organization. Start-up companies need to find the sweet spot between absolute chaos and overbearing process & control. Professional Scrum and Kanban can help teams and organizations do just that!
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Effective Facilitation helps Scrum and Agile Teams leverage differences in positive ways, guiding teams to frame their discussions with clear purpose, decisions, outcomes and engagement with one another. In this article, Patricia Kong talks about how facilitation can make or break team interactions,...
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In this article I share the case of mitosis – splitting a large team of 19 people into two independent feature teams working from a single Product Backlog. After the division, I helped the teams create a common identity and agree on norms of conduct. This case is just an episode of Agile transformat...
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Who makes and maintains the Sprint Backlog? Who Creates the Sprint Goal? Do you need a Sprint Goal every Sprint? Can you have more than one? Watch this video to find out
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The Scrum values help create a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement, guiding the team toward better results and a more satisfying work experience. I’ve written and talked a lot about the Scrum values over my consulting and coaching career because I’ve seen how they can galvanize teams...
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What is throughput, the role of Product Backlog items in ascertaining throughput and how do we measure throughput.
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What is the best way to address recurrent problems that are identified at Retros? Those ones that you actually spend a lot of time trying to overcome but eventually come up again.
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The “Definition of Done” (DoD) describes the quality standards for the Increment to be considered “done” and in a state that it can be effectively inspected. It provides to the Scrum Team and organization a common understanding of the completeness of the Increment. Without this crystal clarity, it’s...
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Learning Series
As a new Scrum Master you’ll want to get to know your team, the people outside of your team that you’ll work with, including stakeholders to help the team improve at delivering value. To help you get started, here are some questions and tips to consider when you join a new team as a Scrum Master and suggestions on building collaborative relationships.
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In this vlog, we're going to tell you about a company that failed spectacularly... and then turned it around with a 'Scrum Reboot'!
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Learn how to use ChatGPT to create workshops for agile practitioners such as Scrum Masters
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Who are the Quality Assurance (QA) experts in the Scrum Team and what do they have to do with guardian angels? Who is responsible for the quality of your product? What practices can you use to positively impact collaboration within the Scrum Team and the quality of solutions created? You will find i...
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Hast du dich jemals gefragt, welche Auswirkungen Stellenanzeigen für „Junior-Scrum-Master“ auf unsere Branche haben?
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Effective Stakeholder Engagement is key to the success of the product and one of the essential skills all product people should have. This article is part 1 of the Effective Stakeholder Engagement series. In this we will learn effective ways to identify stakeholders.
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Podcast
In this episode of the Agile Actually podcast, PSTs Martin Hinshelwood and Simon Reindl explore the trend for a life coach to present themselves as an agile coach for organizations. (59:02 Minutes)
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With the widespread adoption of Scrum, variation in how teams practice Scrum has inevitably evolved. At the same time, some organizations that have turned to Scrum wonder if they are getting its full benefits. So, how do you know if Scrum is working? In this article, I outline 3 questions that can h...
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