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"What is worry about our product is keeping you up at night? What can we build or test this Sprint to make you sleep a bit better?". In this post we share this and 9 other Powerful Questions to help your team find better Sprint Goals. And what to do when these questions don't help you at all.
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Like other PSTs, I was recently approached by few agilists to help them with PSPO-I certification. Here is one such conversation - LinkedIn Connection: Hi Sumeet, I came across your profile on LinkedIn when looking for help with PSPO-I certification. Me: Sure, how can I help you? LinkedIn C...
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During a 20/20 vision on my writings, I discovered clusters of knowledge that are essential to Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches: Genuine coaching techniques, knowledge of psychological principles and above all, understanding and developing “Self” awareness.
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Difference between Project Manager and Scrum Master.
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Treacherous bottlenecks can nullify all your hard work, no matter how industrious you are.
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The Scrum values help build the foundation of Trust. Transparency, Inspection, and Adaptation, the three pillars to embrace empiricism flourish on the foundation of Trust.
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Podcast
As organizations adopt a more product-oriented mindset, the product owner is becoming more important. In Scrum, product owners work to maximize the value of a product by working with the development team. But, in order to do this there must be trust between the development team and the product owner...
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Can Developers work on more than one Scrum Team at a time? Here is what is not written in the Scrum Guide.
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Inspiration for fulfilling the stances of a Scrum Master, remotely.
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Webcast
Sally Waters’ husband Francis has ADHD, and even with medication he was struggling to cope with adult life. Most productivity systems lasted less than a week. It was only after Sally found out about Scrum and implemented it at home that he was able to move forward. This webinar recording explores, t...
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma provides several ideas about how Scrum Masters leveraging their servant leadership skills can help their teams become more effective. (6:41 Minutes)
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Covid19 turned our lives upside down in scrambling to find new ways of how to socialize, shop for groceries, and change the way we work. However, this gives us a new opportunity to re-imagine the way we work as we shift from the ‘workplace’ to the ‘workspace’.
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This eighth article now looks into supporting a distributed Development Team organizing a remote Daily Scrum.
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*Covid is a fictional character based on my imagination that represents the strain of CoronaVirus that is causing the disease Covid-19. This is just a very simple and sincere attempt to put my knowledge and understanding about Covid-19 to test in this article and I tried making the connection with S...
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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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This blog post uses a metaphor to illustrate the potential impact of having more than one product owner per product.
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The COVID19 pandemic gives us plenty of opportunities to think about uncertainty, complexity, and how to deal with those using Empiricism.
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Emotions are part of the human experience. Emotions are essentially energy in motion (e-motion). When our emotions are flowing freely, they can bring us energy and provide the fuel for us to transform and grow. Emotions are information. When our emotions are flowing freely, we have access ...
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Case Study
This case study takes a look at how Penta Technologies, a construction software company realized that they needed to make a change in order to help their customers be successful.  Moving from a siloed environment to one with greater agility.
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Podcast
In the seventh episode of Mik + One, the official Project to Product podcast, Mik Kersten, CEO of Tasktop is joined by guest is Dave West, CEO and Product Owner of Scrum.org.
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A number of weeks ago I was chatting to Jeff Gothelf the co-author of Lean-UX and co-creator of our Professional Scrum with User Experience class. He described a project that he is working on which sparked my interest and is something I believe to be relevant to our Scrum community. I wanted to shar...
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Have you always wondered about the difference between agile and Scrum? You’re not alone, these words are commonly interchanged for one another but they are not the same thing at all.
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This seventh article now looks into organizing a remote Sprint Review with a distributed team: How to practice the review with virtual Liberating Structures, including and giving a voice to team members, stakeholders, and customers.
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Although most people see the value of Sprint Goals, how to create them is a huge source of confusion and frustration. Is the Spring Goal there before the Sprint Backlog? How do you create a Sprint Goal out of the unrelated set of items at the top of your Product Backlog? And should everything on the...
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Working overtime in stressful situations is not a viable long-term remedy and should not be seen as a professional solution, but as a warning signal to be heard courageously.
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From my experience and observations, my concern is weak understanding that the Evidence-Based Management (EBM) framework is empirical. It requires transparency, frequent inspection, and adaptation. Some organizations proceed with the initial evaluation and then drop the idea. Measuring once and maki...
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Contesté a la petición que me llegó: "Otro punto es que he invitado a algunas personas a participar de los webinar y no tienen conocimientos muy amplios de scrum podrías realizar un webinar de fundamentos y conceptos básicos para emparejar conocimiento."
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Scrum es un marco flexible que ofrece muchas ventajas para el desarrollo de productos complejos, pero puede ser fácilmente mal interpretado. Justamente esa libertad puede llevar a distorsiones en su uso.
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Whitepaper
In this whitepaper written by Professional Scrum Trainer Venkatesh Rajamani, he shares his journey as a Scrum Master based on interviews with other Scrum Masters and his own experience. Venkatesh couples that experience with practical examples throughout the paper to create a set of stages that one ...
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Webcast
In this session, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma and Jack J. Phillips from the ROI Institute explore how most Agile training courses typically unfold – starting with the pre-sales process to class-delivery and post-class experience. We start by looking at the cast of characters we typically fi...
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Are scrum and personal effectiveness compatible? In recent weeks I have experienced using Scrum for my personal organization.
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As an active agile Scrum Consultant and Professional Scrum Trainer, I am constantly helping a large number of agile teams. Unsurprisingly all the teams I am supporting are experimenting with different ways to make remote working, work!
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Like many Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches and Agile Managers, I am beginning to understand organizations are complex adaptive systems.
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In this episode, I will try to show how understanding mental models can significantly improve the abilities of leaders like Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches and Managers. This is because Mental Models are at the core of knowledge and learning.
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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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This sixth article now dives into organizing a remote Sprint Planning with a distributed team: practices, virtual Liberating Structures, and lessons learned.
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As promised, here is the part two of the two part series "how to lead live virtual class like a pro" where I'd be emphasising on the execution part- facilitating the class effectively.
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We all are going through a tough time – both socially and professionally. People have been asked to maintain distance to break the COVID-19 outbreak chain. Most of us have isolated ourselves for the past few weeks.
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Nobody really saw COVID-19 coming. Most people thought it would be similar to previous virus outbreaks and peter out without any meaningful impact on our daily lives. As the situation unfolded, we struggled to fully grasp the exponential nature of it. In the business world, we continually face s...
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Large numbers of Product Owners begin their work by creating requirements. In some situations, these scopes are dictated by others. Their work mainly consists of describing demands, thus apparently appearing as a scribe in their role.
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Chacun d’entre nous à eu un déclic concernant Scrum, nous avons compris que c’était la route à emprunter, un comportement que nous souhaitions adopter, des valeurs alignées avec les nôtres. Nous avons eu une étincelle qui a allumé en nous une passion, une envie de lire, étudier et pratiquer Scrum...
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The Scrum Master encourages the Scrum Team to improve, within the Scrum process framework, its development process and practices to make it more effective and enjoyable for the next Sprint.
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When we learn new skills, we experience different emotions at different stages of the learning process.
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No sé sobre el resto de ustedes, pero personalmente siempre promociono Professional Scrum cuando hablo, enseño, entreno, asesoro, etc.
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In this blog post I explain why the Sprint Goal is key for an effective implementation of Scrum and how it is widely present in the Scrum framework by exploring its “lifecycle”. 
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Scrum is intended as a simple, yet sufficient framework for complex product delivery.
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Are you working remotely during the COVID-19 outbreak? Are you looking for some tips/tactics to lead virtual training for your teams? 
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Having a Sprint Goal in some cases is not easy. Having a good Sprint Goal is even more difficult.
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Podcast
Jeff Gothelf is the author of LeanUX as well as Sense and Respond. He is a thought leader in the UX space and working on his next book Forever Employable. We talk a bit about the idea of being sought after by organizations. Not just being a thought leader or an independent consultant. We're excit...
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Many teams are finding that they need to adjust to a new reality amid the covid-19 pandemic. Strategic plans lie in tatters, urgent unplanned work fills the board, stakeholders are hammering teams with requests, and routine has gone out of the window. This is a time for a Scrum Master to be pragmati...
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