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Want to pass the PSM I? Hint… You have to study. Memorizing the rules alone won’t cut it and you won’t be able to Google your way to a certificate. The key to passing is truly understanding Scrum. Licensed Professional Scrum.org trainers Robert Pieper and Gregory Crown give you some tips and resourc...
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As a project manager, I have delivered many complex initiatives, from re-platforming a consumer products website to doubling the size of a line of business.  My most successful projects have one thing in common; I used an agile approach to deliver them.
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There is a significant difference between “Mechanical Scrum” and "Professional Scrum". "Mechanical Scrum" consists of going through the motions of using Scrum. “Professional Scrum” goes beyond that, changing the way that you work, think and act. In this video learn about the ideas behind Professiona...
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What science tells us about how work agreements create high-performing teams. And five practical areas to focus on.
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What if the Scrum Team is always only working on a random assortment of work items that seem to be the most pressing at the moment of the Sprint Planning?
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Was haben folgende Aussagen gemeinsam? „In Scrum wird nicht geplant!“ „Das Product Backlog ist das wichtigste Element des Scrum Rahmenwerks.“ „In Scrum fungiert der Scrum Master als der Projektmanager.“ Für mich sind sie ein Anzeichen, dass das Scrum Rahmenwerk noch nicht verstanden wurde. ...
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Im Oktober 2021 begann ich mit dem Schreiben auf LinkedIn. Meine ersten fünf Artikel wurden durchschnittlich von nur 100 Lesern gelesen. Heute wurde zum ersten Mal ein Artikel über 1000-mal gelesen. Dies entspricht einer Steigerung um das Zehnfache! In diesem Artikel lasse ich dich hinter di...
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When will Scrum die? Some people would say it's already dying. There's so much inauthentic, Scrum being done, unprofessional, Scrum being done in the world. Whereas Scrum is part of what I call water Scrum fall, where it's put within a predictive deterministic system. We're predicting when work will...
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Spark small and incremental change in your Scrum team, with our community-driven actionable quick tips
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Ihr Scrum-Team trifft beim Sprint Review immer wieder auf unbeteiligte Stakeholder. Wie kann das Scrum-Team bei der Erreichung des Produktziels auf Kurs bleiben, wenn eine wichtige Feedback-Schleife fehlt?
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In this 2021 conversation, our host Leslie Morse geeks out with friend and colleague Summer Lawrence as they dance through a variety of topics related to professional development, learning, experimentation and personal empiricism.
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Dave West interviews Nicole Christensen who has a background as a High School English teacher and is now a Product Owner at Readable English, a company focused on programs that help students read. She shares her agile journey. (22:55 Minutes)
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The diversity of a group of people offers a great opportunity to tap into a wider range of creativity and innovation, but it can also lead to misunderstandings and clashes. I have experienced how the journey from exploring a group’s different perspectives and ideas (divergent thinking) to a shared u...
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Im Jahr 2019 bin ich als Scrum Master zu einem neuen Team gestoßen. Bis zu diesem Tag hatte dieses Team noch keine funktionierende Software ausgeliefert. Am Ende des Jahres stellten wir den Anwendern 25 neue Versionen des Produkts zur Verfügung. Im Artikel, erzähle ich dir die ganze Geschi...
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Are you a leader in an organization that’s leveraging Scrum? In this webinar, Professional Scrum Trainer Yuval Yeret, co-author of the Scrum Guide Companion for Leaders, looks at the different elements of Scrum and reflects on an effective way for leaders to engage with them.
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In this article, we discuss the concept of self-management Scrum and how it is more than a Scrum Team making its own decisions.
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According to the Scrum Guide, Scrum teams are typically 10 or fewer, with a preference to the smaller size.  When Scrum Teams become too large, they should consider re-organizing into multiple Scrum teams supporting a single product.  When this happens, the Scrum Teams should share a single Product ...
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For the globally recognised PSPO-I certification, you need to answer 80 questions in 60 minutes. Here are a few tips on how to prepare and execute the PSPO-I certification.
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What if your Scrum team repeatedly faces unengaged stakeholders at the Sprint Review? How can the Scrum team stay on track in accomplishing the Product Goal when a vital feedback loop is missing?
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Engagiert sich dein Scrum Team nicht in den Scrum Events? Fühlt sich jedes Event im Sprint gleich an, nur mit dem Unterschied, dass sich die Nummer des Sprints geändert hat? Ein Ratschlag, den ich in dieser Situation immer zu hören bekomme, lautet: Dein Team muss sich Ziele für den Sprint setzen....
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En una iniciativa reciente en la que colaboré como Agile Coach, insistí en no plagar el Product Backlog solo con historias de usuario. ¿Por qué hice eso? Al final y al cabo, cada tarea que no era una historia de usuario tenía que reformularse. En otras palabras, que no tenía ningún valor. Cre...
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In den letzten Monaten habe ich viele Workshops durchgeführt, um Teams zu helfen, Scrum und UX zu vereinen. Das Lean-UX-Canvas ist dafür das beste Werkzeug, denn es liefert einen strukturierten Ansatz, wie UX-Arbeit gemeinschaftlich im Team erfolgen kann. In diesen Workshops sind dabei tiefergehe...
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During this 2021 conversation on the Women in Agile podcast, Georgina Donahue and Leslie Morse explore what community means, how community and Agile intersect, and the adjacency of Pragmatic Marketing, Product Management and agility.
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Vertrauen ist der Anfang von allem: Erfahren Sie, wie sich Misstrauen manifestiert und was wir tun können, um Stakeholder-Vertrauen zu gewinnen.
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What are things that Scrum Teams can actually commit to? What are things that Scrums Teams cannot and should not commit to?
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Die Minimierung von Abhängigkeiten kostet viel Zeit. Wie effektiv Teams in der skalierten Produktentwicklung arbeiten können, hängt von ihrer Fähigkeit ab, Abhängigkeiten zu beseitigen. Im Folgenden gebe ich dir 8 Tipps, wie du das Cross-Team-Refinement facilitieren kannst, damit sich deine T...
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What is the difference? By analyzing what should a Scrum Master be doing and what would a leader do, we can understand that there is not much difference. Why do I think leaders make great Scrum Masters? Read on.
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In this vlog, PST Joshua Partogi breaks down the metrics to measure the Scrum team's effectiveness and what effective means in Scrum.
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Scrum and Kanban are two different frameworks.  But did you know that your Scrum Team can use some of Kanban’s crucial elements to optimize workflow and deliver value sooner?   Combining Kanban with your Scrum practice doesn’t involve replacing events, accountabilities or artifacts.  It’s about inte...
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Why is our definition of done so long? I don’t like to call the definition of done the checklist for how we do things around here. I used to say that because you might be including every single little thing in your process when you do that, but does it have the essential elements of how do we know ...
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How do I measure value for a major IT infrastructure piece of work? How do I measure value? Before I even get into, how do I measure value? What is value? A lot of people struggle with this. I wrote an article about this here, what is value really? I think one of the reasons why the world is in t...
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Have you ever heard of an interview being really bad? like REALLY bad? Come be a fly on the wall and watch a Scrum Master interview go really poorly. I wonder if he gets the job!
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Trust is the Beginning of Agility. Learn how distrust manifests and what we can do to earn the trust of our stakeholders.
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Kennst du den Scrum Guide wirklich? Halbwissen ist gefährlich. Es führt zu Fehlinterpretationen. Hier stelle ich 9 gängige Fehlinterpretationen vor, damit dir niemand vorwerfen kann, dass du den Guide nicht verstanden hättest:
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En cada formación, consultoría o acción de acompañamiento que llevamos a cabo surge la misma pregunta, cuando usar Agile y cuando no. También por lo que vemos, hay mucha organización que le han vendido que se transformarán completamente en una organización agile. Cuando digo completamente digo...
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Are Scrum Masters here set up for success? Are they “leaders who serve”? Which of the Professional Scrum Master choices/stances can they choose from? Are they a core aspect of our organization's approach to leadership/management? Are they an afterthought to get a higher score on an agile maturity as...
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This is a short clip from "Fantastic Facts and How to Use Them" by PST Sahin Guvenilir & Nithin Bopanna @ Lean Agile London 2022 Conference organised by Actineo. In this talk they demonstrate that we all make assumptions, and they talk about the importance of focusing on facts. 
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Was unterscheidet das Nexus Daily Scrum vom Scrum of Scrum?
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Was, wenn nicht alle Mitglieder Ihres Scrum-Teams von der Retrospektive begeistert sind? Sollte man sie zur Teilnahme zwingen?
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I confess that the first time someone told me that Scrum is based upon empiricism, I thought they were a little pretentious.  After all, it’s a five-syllable word for a framework with only five events.  Why make it so complicated?  But as I’ve coached more and more Scrum Teams over the years, I have...
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Podcast
In this episode, Dave West interviews PST Fabio Panzavolta based in France about his experiences. (23:47 Minutes)
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Mehr Projektleiter wollen Scrum Master werden. Das ist ein nachvollziehbarer Karrierewechsel, denn „Software frisst die Welt“. Allerdings ist der Wechsel nicht einfach! Hier 3 Mindset-Shifts, die du vollziehen solltest, wenn du dabei erfolgreich sein willst:
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How many times have you heard statements such as, “This is not in my area of expertise”, “I don't know anything about it”, “That’s not my job”, “Ask another department” or “This is not what I studied for”? One might say that this is just their approach to gaining knowledge. It’s their style; to limi...
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What if not all of your Scrum team’s members feel enthusiastic about the Sprint Retrospective? How can you help them become dedicated supporters?
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Jeder kennt die Haltungen eines Scrum Masters. Kennst du auch die Haltungen eines Product Owners? Ein Überblick über die Haltungen, die Product Owner je nach Situation einnehmen können:
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Una de las primeras preguntas que siempre lanzo a los equipos y las organización que ayudo es la siguiente: ¿Vuestra planificación de sprint incluye objetivos de sprint? Con demasiada frecuencia, se menosprecia la importancia del Sprint Goal y se pasan por alto en favor de definir y organiz...
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Konferenz: nur trockene Vorträge voller langweiliger Theorie? Nicht so am Scrum Day 2022! Der diesjährige Scrum Day war gespickt mit Erfahrungsberichten und hilfreichen Werkzeugen. Hier stelle ich dir 3 Tools vor, die du sofort bei deiner Arbeit mit Scrum Teams einsetzen kannst:
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A recent question received via TheScrumMaster.co.uk was – “How can I get my first Scrum Master role and gain experience if the available jobs require 2+ years of experience? What do you advise?”
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In dieser 42. Hands-on Agile Session sprach Janna Bastow über Lean Roadmaps und OKRs.
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In tis blog post, Professional Scrum Trainer Venkatesh Rajamani walks through challenges Scrum Masters face and how to resolve them.
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