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During a People Side of Software meetup in Chicago, Robert Pieper, Principal Advisor of Responsive Advisors shared the basics of Scrum.
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During the 19th Hands-on Agile meetup, 30-plus people addressed the path to becoming a successful Scrum Master or agile coach, following up on the “Scrum Master Career 2020 — Using Ecocycle Planning to Identify Opportunities” meetup we had in December 2019.
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This is a post explaining how to do throughput-driven sprint planning using throughput and Service Level Expectation (SLE).
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In this post I‘d like to share an exercise for Scrum Masters to help their Scrum Teams and stakeholders build a deeper understanding of the importance of the Scrum Values and how directly the Scrum Values impact work and value.
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Como se describe en la Guía de Scrum, el trabajo a realizar en el Sprint se planifica en la Planificación del Sprint. En este artículo contestamos qué es la Sprint Planning.
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"He puts everything in place to get the ball up to the final third of the pitch and then trusts his team to finish the job in the only area of the field that can’t be planned for."
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For those of you who are big fans of Marvel Cinematic Universe comics or who have watched the latest Avengers: End Game movie might know that Thanos (supervillain) wanted to possess all 6 infinity stones so that he would be unstoppable and could gain control over the entire universe.
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Hello awesome people. How was your week? In today's vlog I would like to talk about one of the most important aspects of Scrum, that is the Definition of "Done".
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Have you ever wondered if there is a better way to fund and monitor agile delivery? Traditional methods of annual budgeting often miss the mark. Wonder no more.
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A digital transformation presents a number of challenges. At the core of these challenges lies the organization's ability to create more responsibility at the individual and team level without losing their sense of control and governance. Addressing issues such as team maturity, psychological safety...
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En este artículo explicamos que es el refinamiento product backlog o de la cartera de productos es el acto de agregar detalles y potencialmente estimaciones a los elementos de la cartera de productos. 
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Bringing transparency by inspecting the Product Backlog and adaptation (building) the Sprint Goal, a forecast, and the Sprint Backlog.
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How the Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master II exercise “Management in Scrum” can be used during a job interview with Scrum Masters.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Daria Bagina discusses why transparency is so important in Scrum and how to foster transparency across the Scrum Team and beyond. (5:25 Minutes)
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This post reflects on a workshop, in which we will observe four systemic thinking perspectives. After reading you will have an insight into constellation work and how it can be utilized to incorporate the four key systemic thinking perspectives into your own agile team coaching workshop design.
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This blog post takes a look at what a systemic perspective means, and helps to understand how to improve your own approach to coaching in agile environments. In order to answer the question above we will take a look at the key perspectives of a systemic approach to coaching.
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In this blog, we’ll dive deeper into the topic: “Scrum Master vs Project Manager”. If you’re having a similar question about the Product Owner vs the Project Manager.
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In your Scrum Master mission, a manager has asked you to support the implementation of an Agile framework in a team that, according to him, really needs it!
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Welcome to the Agile Movers & Shakers interview series. Today’s guest is Dave West.
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In this first podcast episode led by the Scrum.org community, Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) Jasper Alblas leads a group that includes other PSTs Johannes Geske and Sjoerd Kranendonk along with Scrum.org team member Kelly Moosman as they discuss the value that is received by PSTs in being a part ...
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In this podcast recorded at Agile 2019, Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org about agile beyond software, the need for organisational alignment and how product ownership is a major inhibitor for many organisations when it is not done well. (24:38 minu...
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Why output-oriented metrics are mostly a waste of time in software- and product development.
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Many Product Owners, especially in large organizations, are facing challenges to take full ownership of the product. Their decisions are oftentimes overridden and not respected. In this webinar, Professional Scrum Trainer Joshua Partogi shares techniques and practices he has learned as a Scrum Maste...
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The terms "iterative" and "incremental" are used so frequently and naturally in the context of agile that their meaning is no longer challenged.
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People often think that persistence or not giving up will bring them to success. However, looking back to your past, how many times you tried, but did not get a good result?
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Technical debt seems like a topic that resides completely in the domain of a Development Team. They are responsible for delivering a potentially releasable Increment after all. But might there be more to it for a Product Owner? More to know, more to deal with, more to take care of it? In my opini...
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In my daily life as a Scrum Master, I witness many crazy situations. I want to share my discoveries via this comic series featuring Koos Coach, the silly Scrum Master struggling to understand and master Scrum. Failing the Sprint Sometimes or many times teams "the sprint fails". What does it me...
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This article is about how we improved on the Spotify inspired model in one tribe inside a Large Dutch Bank.
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Hello awesome people. I hope you had a great week. After my vlog on Project Manager versus Scrum Master, one of the viewers asked me to do a comparison between Project Manager and Product Owner also.
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In this post I want to explore whether the Increment, a core concept to Scrum, needs to be changed for Scrum in a non-IT context. In future posts, I will do the same for the Definition of Done, or other concepts that may provide a better understanding of Scrum when applied to non-IT context.
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A topic at the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos this year was the question "How do we upskill a billion people by 2030?"
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In this episode of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, PST Punit Doshi will be available to answer any Scrum related questions you may have live on this webinar. He is also happy to answer your questions regarding engineering practices and working with distributed Scrum Teams. Please bring your most p...
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One of the things leaders often say they want most is predictability. Predictability is defined as the consistent repetition of a state, course of action, behavior, or the like, making it possible to know in advance what to expect.
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On November 22nd, 2019, I gave the closing keynote at Scrum Deutschland, a talk called ‘The Four Things You Do To Prevent Value Delivery.’ In this keynote, I discussed the trends I found during my research at multiple organizations. 
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Choosing how you will walk through your day, having fun with your colleagues and clients, actively listen and participating in collaborations, and ensuring others also have a great day. I have written a short story a while ago about the basics of the Fish! Philosophy for being an outstanding team me...
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If you are working as a Product Owner, there is—very likely—room for improvement. This list of some of the most common Product Owner anti-patterns might be a starting point.
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Professional Scrum Trainer Sahin Guvenilir wrote "Why having a Definition of Done is not optional and how it helps you protect your customer, money, reputation and morale".
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This post is an excerpt from the book that we’re writing, the ‘Zombie Scrum Survival Guide’. It’s our way of delivering small increments and involving our stakeholders: you, the reader. So we’d love to hear your feedback, encouragements and wild ideas.
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In this short video,  Professional Scrum Trainer Don McGreal shares why trust between co-workers and management is crucial to agile adoption.
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A while ago, I received an interesting scientific article from Gunther Verheyen titled “Getting Things Done: The Science Behind Stress-Free Productivity” (Heylighen & Vidal, 2007). The article discusses possible scientific explanations for the success of a personal productivity approach called “Gett...
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Do you want to how to become a successful Scrum Master? Do you know what is the first thing a Scrum Master should be focused on doing? Is it managing requirements?
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Product Backlog Refinement (PBR) is an ongoing process in Scrum. But in a scaled Scrum, complexity vastly increases, and Refinement becomes mandatory. In this article, I will explain how you can use Refinement to your advantage and enhance organizational agility.
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One of the teams I worked with suggested dropping the Sprint Retrospective and the Sprint Review from the Sprint and only do them every other Sprint.  
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In my previous 2 episodes of this series on Systems Thinking, I elaborated on what Systems Thinking is and on the Wicked Problems Systems Thinking is trying to solve. In this episode, I want to explore Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS).
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As a servant leader, a Scrum Master focuses on the needs of others, before her/his needs...
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How to use the Liberating Structure 'Mad Tea' with Scrum.
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Tuesday morning. 5AM. Alarm clock goes off. Some clouds in the sky. Driving my son to the swimming pool so he can start his training at 5:45 sharp. Continuing the drive towards a client to facilitate a training. 6:45 Traffic jam. Drizzle. 7:45 arrived. 9:00 Training to be started. Not all participan...
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I've learned and experienced that most symptoms can be traced back to not adhering to the Scrum Roles. Let's start with the Product Owner role.
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Scrum uses the concept of a Sprint to mitigate the risks of complex product development and help deliver value faster to stakeholders. Scrum Teams often choose two weeks as the Sprint starting point, but is that always the right length for you and your team? Is it even possible to have a Sprint that...
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Sprint Planning is a core event, defining how your customers’ lives will improve with the next Product Increment. Learn more on how to improve its effectiveness by avoiding 20 common Sprint Planning anti-patterns.
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