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A Sprint Review is perhaps one of the most difficult elements in the product development with Scrum.
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Lors de mes formations Scrum ou en coachings d'organisations, il n’est pas rare que les participants expriment leur souhait d’accéder à davantage de contenus Scrum de qualité en français. Cette série « Le meilleur de Scrum » contribue à répondre à ce besoin en proposant des traductions d’une sélecti...
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TL; DR: Results of a Test of Using Unhangout to Host Virtual Barcamps Last week, 30-plus attendees of the 24th Hands-on Agile meetup ran a virtual Barcamp experiment w/ MIT’s Unhangout, an open-source platform for organizing attendee-driven virtual open space events. Read on and learn whether ...
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Extremes are everywhere - with nutrition, training, health, mindset, software, hardware, frameworks, business, competition , process, tools and people etc. Strive for balance. You'll have so many people tell you the craziest of things they tried that worked for them like "magic"; all in the name ...
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A few years ago, I became acquainted with a lady running a charity for a child who was having medical bills pile up. She was holding a charity bazaar to raise money for the child's family.
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Personal Fitness and Business Agility have a lot in common. Both are about bringing small, sustainable changes in your day to day behaviours, habits and mindset. Many people, when they start their fitness journey expect an elaborate calorie counting scheme, that magic pill or an intense workout fram...
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Cuando queremos construir una buena base de conocimiento a partir de una historia de usuario, entonces necesitamos hablar sobre las personas, las necesidades de las partes interesadas, el contexto del uso del producto, el dominio comercial, las restricciones, la disponibilidad de datos, etc.
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What's up awesome people. I hope you are all having a great week. In today's vlog I am sharing the differences between project management and product management. There are still growing misconceptions in the market that Scrum is an agile project management methodology. In this vlog I also bust the m...
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Commitment is key. Commitment is somethins every team, every manager, every organization wants and needs. Commitment promises better results, engaged people, good relationship with work and many other benefits. The problem is that it can be misunderstood. 
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The Spotify "model" pops up as either advocated practice (especially by large consulting companies) or some sort of a hoax and hated practice. I wrote this text few years back, but it appears to be valid more than ever. Join me in discovering 10 lessons from my "spotify" encounters.
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La idea de este video es obtener algunas prácticas concretas de trabajo en línea, desarrollar algunas habilidades y reunirse nuevamente y compartir nuevos conocimientos y preguntas.
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Many organisations don't really want to change how they do business and believe that they can continue in the way they always have while still getting better at delivering software. They are wrong! While there are organisations that are successfully scaling out there, they are exceedingly rare...
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Dark, small, crowded room in a corporate office. All windows shut closed with worldproof blinds. The only source of light is a projector splitting the room in two uneven halves. 7 people around the table struggle to keep their eyes open, even though 6 of them have coffee mugs full of the ever...
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Stephanie Ockerman provides tips for Scrum Masters while in the coaching stance. Stephanie discusses 6 different tips that you can take start applying immediately. (5:14 Minutes)
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Scrum está dirigido a un único Producto producido por un solo Equipo Scrum. Dos equipos, y a veces tres, pueden usar Scrum para desarrollar un solo producto. Pero a medida que se agregan más equipos, los equipos necesitan un poco más que Scrum para administrar sus dependencias entre equipos para gar...
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Whitepaper
An overview of the Scrum framework, for people new to Scrum and those who’d like to refresh their understanding. The aim of this white paper was to write in a practical, down-to-earth manner from the perspective of what the Scrum framework makes possible. This paper should be easy to read, clear up ...
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Like most tools, if you want to run successful training in Microsoft Teams you need to do some homework and some configuration before your class.
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Usually conversation between developers and Product Owner goes around acceptance criteria just to negotiate scope of requirements for one user story, but knowledge and context are not conveyed in the same structured way. User Story Canvas can help Scrum Team to fix these problems by focusing team to...
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With the new normal, I have been delivering all of my Professional Scrum classes and consulting online. I have tried many tools from Zoom and Webex to Miro and Word. The combination that I have found gives the most security, flexibility, and features are Microsoft Teams with Mural. Both Virtu...
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Product Ownership is hard enough when your dedicated development team is around the corner from you. So how can you be as effective when your whole team is distributed? This practical session will cover a bunch of tools and techniques you can use as a remote Product Owner to continue communicating v...
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TL; DR: The Agile Movers & Shakers Interview w/ Ryan Ripley Today’s guest is Ryan Ripley. Ryan is a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) with Scrum.org. He hosts the Agile for Humans podcast and most recently co-wrote Fixing Your Scrum: Practical Solutions for Common Scrum Problems with Todd Mill...
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For many years, many of us have had strong opinions about the importance of having teams that are co-located.
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Would like a tool that delivers better product and customer outcomes and actually pays for itself? Read on.
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If you were in my class, you probably remember the exercise, where participants list roles, artifacts and events in Scrum.
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With the change in business model in the current crisis, many training organizations have had to do the unthinkable and move to Live Virtual training options. Existing wisdom was that training online, just as running teams virtually would be a disaster and reduce the student's experience. ...
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At many customers I visit, I see a lot of effort being put into classification and managing bugs.
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Something very close to my heart is helping folks understand the origin of the practices that are commonly used in management today. I feel that only with an understanding of history can we figure out how to change the future. I often talk about this in my classes and help folks see why things are t...
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One of the most asked question in my PSPO class is "What is the difference between Product Manager and Product Owner?", "Who has higher authority than the other?". There are many blogs, articles and youtube videos on the internet that compares Product Manager and Product Owner.
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Experiments, practices, and strategies that help Scrum Masters prove their value to the organization.
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Webcast
Improving the way teams work and what is being delivered requires conversations with management and stakeholders. Driving these conversations requires data based on measurements in order to put a plan for change in place and garner ways to know if your plan is working. This includes strong visualiz...
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"Scrum and Organizational Design in practice" is my contribution to Gunther Verheyen book "97 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know" published by O'Reilly Media and resumes my latest experience as Scrum Practitioner on how to make a company's transformation implicit rather than explicit. ...
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TL; DR: Remote Agile Transitions We are used to saying the Scrum is a perfect probe for organizations, as it will reliably discover all dysfunctionalities. Since the pandemic has forced many of us to work remotely, this unique capability has been kicked into overdrive regarding remote agile trans...
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First of all, I'd like to note that models and terms I am using and discuss are not mine. They come from training and coaching sessions belonging to Vroemen from Teamchange. The connection I make to Scrum is my interpretation. 
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There are many books and articles written differentiating between machines and people. An organization is a group of people.
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Un gran Product Owner tiene que estar enfocado en producir experiencias e impactos sorprendentes en los clientes a la vez que soporta el cambio de la organización hacia la agilidad con un enfoque de producto brindando el soporte necesario para que el equipo de desarrollo pueda optimizar el trabajo q...
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How to make sure that the definition of Done is used properly at a sprint planning session? Continue reading ...
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Le Daily Scrum est majoritairement incompris. Vu comme une réunion d'avancement, il est en réalité un levier à l'auto-gestion des équipes. Il n'a rien à voir avec un point d'avancement, re-découvrons-le…
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Несмотря на то, что глобально адаптация Скрам в настоящее время составляет 75% (источник: 14-й доклад о состоянии Agile-2020), многим по-прежнему трудно понять профессию Скрам Мастера.
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A few years ago, I became a Product Owner. But not in the traditional ways most do.
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The contradiction and tension between the empirical process of Scrum and the often-used efficiency mindset.
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Podcast
Lots of discussion about Taylorism. It's not as evil as people seem to think. When the work was simpler a process to optimize efficiency and find best practices make sense. However as the work got more complex and our management styles didn't keep up then dysfunction started. The transition from ...
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The Scrum Master tactics series are a series of articles in which I write about and explore contemporary techniques that will aid you in your journey as a Scrum Master. The tactics explained stem from my personal experience as a Scrum Master which I accumulated over the years in working with many di...
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Last week, 30-plus participants in the 23rd Hands-on Agile meetup had a virtual strategy session where they explored Liberating Structures’ Critical Uncertainties microstructure. They identified robust and hedging strategies for Scrum Masters and agile coaches regarding the challenges of remote work...
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Even though the global Scrum adoption is now at 75% (source: 14th State of Agile report 2020), the Scrum Master profession is still difficult to grasp for many. I have encountered and still encounter many organizations struggling with understanding the role of the Scrum Master. These misunderstan...
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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.
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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 have a closer look at the Scrum Master role.
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How do we run a virtual open space event or BarCamp with a large number of participants? Principally, we could use break-out rooms for organizing the sessions.
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In our professional world of software development, it is very common someone asking “What is this Agile?”
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I was once told that we have one mouth and two ears and that we should use them in those proportions. Now, those who know me will know that I struggle with that....
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Case Study
After many years of relative stability, the company found itself struggling with sudden and huge changes in their market. In no more than a few years, competition increased tremendously along with the emergence of new technologies. Having been a dominant player for several decades, the company f...
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