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7 Tips on How to Create a Culture of Continual Experimentation and Learning and How to Overcome Resistance for Change

July 30, 2021
One of my favorite sayings is “Inspection without adaptation is waste”. For continuous improvement it is important not only to identify things that did not go so well but to also change something in the way you are working. If you change nothing, the inspection did not have an impact at all and is a waste of time and energy.
Webcast

Agile Metrics Survey 2021 — How Do You Compare?

July 22, 2021
In 2020 and 2021, more than 1,153 participants from over 20 countries and organizations from less than 50 to more than 10,000 employees participated in a hands-on survey on agile metrics launched by Berlin-Product-People. The goal of this survey was to learn about who is using what agile metrics in which context to get a better understanding of how becoming agile is progressing at a team level or within an organization. Watch this webinar with Professional Scrum Trainer Stefan Wolpers and Dr. Alex Bergmann, Statistician to learn what they discovered!
Blog Post

Time to Market - It’s Not Just About Speed

July 21, 2021
When I’m describing the Key Value Areas (KVAs) of Evidence-Based Management, I find Time to Market is often misunderstood to mean “just go faster.” We need to scrub off the scent of “we know what we need to do, we just need to do it faster.” In complexity, goals and execution have a lot of unknowns, and things emerge as we do the work. So, we will be unsuccessful if we choose to follow a plan, even if we do it faster.

Professionalism, Leadership and EBM

July 21, 2021
The role of an agile leader is to create and foster an environment where empiricism thrives to support the delivery of value. Evidence Based Management supports this, by providing a framework to link goals and objective measures to provide insights in to how effectively the organisation is working.

Making Measurement Meaningful with Evidence-Based Management

July 21, 2021
EBM provides organizations with an opportunity to use empiricism to improve customer outcomes by delivering greater value. It helps to improve collaboration by elevating conversations from opinion-based discussions to evidence-based discussions and decisions. EBM may feel awkward at first, but it will be rewarding. The seeds of learning and changing are there.
Podcast

XAgility Podcast - The Theory of Scrum Team Effectiveness

July 16, 2021
This episode of the Xagility podcast with John Coleman brings you 5 years worth of research by the extremely knowledgeable Christiaan Verwijs and Dr Daniel Russo. Throughout the last half decade, these two have embarked on a journey to shed more light on what it is exactly that makes Scrum Teams effective whilst also debunking some of the common myths and thought patterns.
Webcast

スクラムとScrum.org™の世界

July 16, 2021
変化の激しい時代に対応していくために、アジャイル開発を採用する企業が増えています。アジャイルには様々なフレームワークが存在しますが、中でも代表的なものが「スクラム」と呼ばれるフレームワークです。本ウェビナーでは、スクラムの共同開発者であるKen Schwaber氏が設立した組織Scrum.org™のCOOであるEric Naiburg氏をお招きし、スクラムと、Scrum.org™についてご紹介いただきます。

Tobias Mayer on Agility

July 16, 2021
There are loads of blog posts, articles and podcasts about agile - what it should be, what it should do, how it should look? The problem is that a lot of what’s out there is hypothetical and not based on field experience.
Webcast

What is Scrum? An Introduction to Professional Scrum

July 15, 2021
Although Scrum has been around for more than 25 years, it is still new to many. In this session, we provide an overview of the Scrum framework, discuss how Scrum enables agility and ways that empiricism can empower the teams that use it. Like with any form of process, there are myths that arise, during this session by Project Management Update with Eric Naiburg, COO, Scrum.org, many of these myths are dispelled using facts and real-world examples.