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Scrum Scale Away (parody of Come Sail Away by Styx)
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Erfahren Sie mehr über 15 gängige Sprint Review Anti-Muster, die sich negativ auf die Effektivität eines Scrum Teams auswirken - von PST Stefan Wolpers.
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One of the first things that I usually hear after describing the Scrum framework and its five events to someone new to Scrum is, “that’s a lot of meetings!” I get it — at first glance, it seems like a lot. But it really isn't when I get the person to take a closer look. This article provides...
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How can the Scrum Master become that True Agile Leader, helping the organization to become more Agile?
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Working from a single product backlog creates an inevitable knowledge gap in single-skilled team members. Over time, team members develop secondary or even tertiary skills and become multi-skilled specialists. On an organizational level introduce cross-functional managers that focus on the whole tea...
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Are we still on track to accomplish the Product Goal? Moreover, how did the previous Sprint contribute to our Scrum team’s mission? Given the Sprint Review’s importance, it is worthwhile to tackle the most common Sprint Review anti-patterns.
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En este artículo aprenderéis como el Agile Coaching Competency Framework puede ayudaros a entender vuestras competencias actuales como Agile Coach o Scrum Master, y daros un camino para mejorarlas.
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Mehrere Product Owner führen zu verzögerten Entscheidungen. Nur ein Product Owner ist ein Garant dafür, dass Entscheidungen schnell getroffen werden und somit das Unternehmen agil bleibt. Wie deskaliert man die Product-Owner-Verantwortung zurück auf eine Person? Hier meine Schritt-für-Sc...
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Scrum ist ein leichtgewichtiges Rahmenwerk um komplexe Probleme zu lösen. Die Regeln wie wir sie im Scrum Guide finden sind wichtig. Und dennoch wage ich zu behaupten, dass die unterliegenden Prinzipien noch wichtiger für einen nachhaltigen Produkterfolg sind. Erst dann kann das volle Potential von ...
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One of the things I struggled with at the start of my Scrum Master journey was building consensus in the team. Wanting to stay objective, give everyone space and time whilst still craving for a decision was a challenge for me. My own indecisiveness with regards to how to handle this ultimately did n...
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Me he encontrado varias veces que la gente en general no sabe qué hace un agile coach para las personas, los equipos y las organizaciones. Ser agile coach requiere un desarrollo de serias competencias, que en muchas sitios no están del todo bien comprendidas. Vamos a ver porqué decimos agile c...
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In this blog post, I explain the difference between the attitude of a programmer and a product developer, why it matters, and some tips to make the shift.
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One of the primary purposes of a retrospective is to create action items, but it’s not uncommon to come up with action items that aren’t actionable.  They’re aspirational.  This blog gives you some ways to ensure your retrospectives have actionable items.
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In this episode of the Scrum.org Community Podcast, Professional Scrum Trainer Dave Dame joins Eric Naiburg and Lindsay Velecina to discuss accessibility and its importance when it come to training and work in general. They discuss the importance of diversity on Scrum Teams and how it helps teams th...
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​​​​​​​In my experience, it’s the Sprint Retrospective that teams are most likely to skip, berate, or otherwise bash.  When I hear teams talking about dropping it to “save time,” I want to pull a Darth Vader, shake my fist in the air, and say, “You don’t know the power of the Sprint Retrospective!” ...
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Erfahren Sie mehr über 21 gängige Sprint Retrospektive Anti-Patterns aus der Scrum Anti-Patterns-Serie — von PST Stefan Wolpers.
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A critical, evidence-based reflection on a hunch that Scrum Masters may often be more concerned with the quality of the process than the value of its outcomes.
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In this Scrum Pulse Webinar, Professional Scrum Trainer Mary Iqbal outlines each Scrum Value and provide examples of how these can help your team practice Professional Scrum. In doing so she explores Professional Scrum and how it differs from mechanical Scrum.
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If you are leading Scrum Teams or generally are a leader in an organization that’s leveraging Scrum, the Scrum Guide Companion for Leaders is for you. It looks at the different elements of Scrum and reflects on an effective way for leaders to engage with that element. The companion was written for t...
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What do you think about certifications? It's kind of a controversial topic. A lot of people out there are either certification haters or they pump up certifications, and they have the alphabet soup at the end of their name on LinkedIn.W
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The fifth blog, in a blog series about the upcoming book: Creating Agile Organizations - A Systemic Approach, by Cesario Ramos & Ilia Pavlichenko.
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TL; DR: Sprint Retrospective Anti-Patterns What event could better embody Scrum’s principle of empiricism than the Sprint Retrospective? I assume all peers agree that even the simplest form of a Retrospective—if only held regularly—is far more helpful than having a fancy one once in a while, not ...
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In meinen Trainings werde ich immer wieder nach praktischen Tipps und Erklärungen zum Umgang mit den Scrum Artefakten gefragt. In Scrum haben wir 3 Artefakte: Product Backlog Sprint Backlog Increment Insbesondere fragen Product Owner:innen Wie sehen typische Veränderunge...
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In meinen Trainings werde ich immer wieder nach praktischen Tipps und Erklärungen zum Umgang mit den Scrum Artefakten gefragt. In Scrum haben wir 3 Artefakte: Product Backlog Sprint Backlog Increment Insbesondere fragen Product Owner:innen Wie sehen typische Veränderunge...
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Viele agile Teams sind in der Lage, regelmäßig Software zu liefern. Sie stoßen jedoch an Grenzen, wenn es um die Festlegung von Zielen, die Bestimmung von Prioritäten und die Messung von Fortschritten innerhalb der Organisation geht. 
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Three simple retrospective formats based on the Liberating Structures "Conversation Cafe", "Troika Consulting", and "Discovery & Action Dialogue"
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In meinen Trainings werde ich immer wieder nach praktischen Tipps und Erklärungen zum Umgang mit den Scrum Artefakten gefragt. In Scrum haben wir 3 Artefakte...
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El refinamiento del Product Backlog es la actividad imprescindible en cualquier equipo Scrum de añadir detalles, descubrir, estimar y ordenar a los elementos del Product Backlog. 
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El Scrum Master brinda servicios al Equipo Scrum, la organización y el Product Owner. El radio de acción del Scrum Master no es solamente el equipo, puede abarcar el involucramiento con diversas áreas y cruzar la organización cuando tiene que participar en remover impedimentos de la organización o p...
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In Kürze: Die Product Owner Zertifizierungen PSPO I, PSPO II und PSPO III bestehen Im ersten Artikel dieser Miniserie wurde festgestellt, dass man kein Zertifikat braucht, um gut in dem zu werden, was man tut, zum Beispiel als Product Owner zu arbeiten. Wenn Sie von der Signalwirkung profitieren ...
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Based on more than 20 years of experience in project-based teaching, Business IT professors at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland Valais, Alexandre Cotting and Nicolas Debons, developed project modules to introduce the Scrum framework to students using a step-by-step app...
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What’s the problem with working without purpose? Can you do it? Sure. You can do it, but I mean...
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Some time ago, whilst discussing this topic with my fellow Professional Scrum.org Trainer Todd Miller, he shared his experience with using White Elephant principles to enable a participative facilitation environment (thanks Todd!). It inspired me to use it and write this blog. 
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In this podcast episode, Dave interviews PST Shirley Santiago based in the Philippines about her Scrum Journey, the mentorship she has received from fellow PSTs and what led her to join the PST community. (20:04 Minutes)
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Fourth blog, in a blog series about the upcoming book: Creating Agile Organizations - A Systemic Approach, by Cesario Ramos & Ilia Pavlichenko.
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In this blog series, we’ll share the gaps that many Scrum Masters face as they work to become better agile leaders and Scrum professionals. We’ll call out biases and misperceptions and also offer suggestions on how to overcome these challenges in order to influence change.
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Powerful Product Owner. It sounds like a threat, isn’t it?  Anyone overpowering affects the whole team’s activity and outcome. No wonder this affects retrospectives as well. 
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El intraemprendimiento es la aplicación de la mentalidad y prácticas de los emprendedores, que crean nuevas empresas o despliegan iniciativas sociales, dentro de las empresas consolidadas.
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TL; DR: How to Pass the Product Owner Certification — Scrum.org’s PSPO I to III The first article of this mini-series established that you do not need a certificate to become good at what you do, for example, working as a Scrum Master or Product Owner. However, getting certified may be a piece of...
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Viele angehende Scrum Master erzählen mir im Professional Scrum Master Training, dass sie es schwierig finden, diese vier Dinge zu vereinen. Hier 3 Tipps, wie ich diese Situation in der Vergangenheit gemeistert habe.
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In this blog post, Sander Dur explains technical debt vs undone work...
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La agilidad de negocio es la capacidad de deleitar continuamente a los clientes con entregas de valor e inspirar a los empleados en medio de los desafíos emergentes. 
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Live & online training, when done well can be as effective, or even more effective than in-person training.
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Why many Scrum teams struggle with continuous improvement, and how you can do better
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Once the team has selected a point system, they need to decide which types of items to classify as a 1, 2, and so on. In this article, we will provide an exercise that can help your team create a point system organically no matter what’s in the Product Backlog.
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Keine andere Rolle in Scrum kann so sehr zu mittelmäßigen Ergebnissen beitragen wie der Product Owner — Garbage in, Garbage out. Die folgende Liste mit den häufigsten Product Owner Fehlverhalten könnte daher ein Ausgangspunkt sein, über die Tätigkeit als Product Owner nachzudenken; vielleicht gibt e...
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Scrum is by far the most popular framework these days. In fact, the 15th Annual State of Agile shows that 66% of respondees use this particular framework.
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Practical ideas on how to improve Scrum, personally.
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This e-Book contains 50 of the most frequently asked questions during Professional Scrum Master training courses conducted by Xebia Academy. This is a handy book for both novice and more experienced Scrum Masters. It is co-written by Professional Scrum Trainers Evelien Roos and Laurens Bonnema.
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Scrum itself is a simple framework for effective team collaboration on complex products. While it is lightweight and simple to understand, it can be difficult to apply effectively. The Scrum.org Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer series, features Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) in a live session, a...
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