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"I’m Not Getting Anything Done"

April 9, 2021
I've given the same advice to almost all of my clients -- "you need a clearer Product Backlog", "You're working really hard but you're not getting anything done", and "You need to cut scope, launch your product with a more focused scope, launch it, and then get feedback." ...
Blog Post

Radical Remote Working

April 9, 2021
Companies have shifted to long-term remote work and employees across many different industries are accepting that the pre-pandemic workplace will not come back. I call this "radical remote".
Webcast

Goals, Measures, and other Mysteries - How Evidence-Based Management Helps Focus and Improve What Matters

April 8, 2021
In this discussion, Ralph Jocham, Don McGreal, and Patricia Kong discuss how to improve goals by adding specific measures to know when goals are achieved, how to seek toward goals using empiricism, and how to choose measures to help inform improvements. They will talk about Evidence-Based Management, a framework developed by Scrum.org to help organizations use empiricism to set goals and make progress toward those goals. 
Podcast

Women in Agile Podcast - The Art & Science of Team Coaching and Group Facilitation, Part 2 - CAT Mini-Series | 2114

April 7, 2021
This episode of the “Coaching Agile Teams” Mini-Series on the Women in Agile Podcast brings you Part 2 of a discussion on the art and science of team coaching and group facilitation. During this episode, Lyssa Adkins and our host, Leslie Morse, focus on the topic of group facilitation before wrapping the overall discussion by circling back to team coaching as they touch on co-leadership and co-facilitation. One of the most important reminders in this episode might be the guidance around the 2:1 ratio for facilitator preparation, and the reinforcement of how important preparation is when creating a container where large groups collaborate.

[PODCAST] +50agility episode #4 with Gunther Verheyen

April 2, 2021
Hi everyone! The new podcast episode is out, this time featuring Gunther Verheyen as a guest. We are talking about his 2 new latest books, neverending passion for Scrum, overcomming an illusion of agility, becoming better Scrum practitioner and humanizing the workplace. Hope you'll enjoy listening to it and find it useful. Feel free to check previous episodes with fellow PSTs as well.
Podcast

Women in Agile Podcast - The Interplay of Team & Organizational Diversity when Solving Complex Problems - West & Kong | 2113

April 1, 2021
In this episode of the Women in Agile Podcast, listen in as Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org and Patricia Kong, Product Owner of Enterprise Solutions at Scrum.org, join host Leslie Morse for a conversation on diversity, complexity, and social responsibility. They touch on some of the origins of Scrum, what complexity means, and how team and organizational diversity are key for solving complex problems.
Webcast

How To Help Your Scrum Team Increase Forecast Reliability

March 31, 2021
In this webinar, we follow the journey of Mike Torrence - a US Military Veteran who took on the role of the Scrum Master, and his Scrum Team, as they navigated challenges that were getting in the way of creating reliable forecasts for stakeholders. Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma helps to guide this discussion.