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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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In this blog post, Sander Dur explains technical debt vs undone work...
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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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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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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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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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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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In this video, Mark how healthy rework can maximize learning and, ultimately, effective value for your customers. We'll explore two principles of healthy rework and two principles of unhealthy rework you can use to lean into learning!
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The third blog, in a blog series about the upcoming book: Creating Agile Organizations - A Systemic Approach
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TL; DR: Scrum Master Anti-Patterns No other role in Scrum can contribute to mediocre outcomes like the Product Owner—garbage in, garbage out. Therefore, the following list of some of the most common Product Owner anti-patterns might be a starting point to reflect on the role; maybe, there is room...
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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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Schon seit Jahren beobachte ich bei Scrum Teams dieses Phänomen: Die Einträge im Sprint Backlog bewegen sich tagelang gar nicht. Und dann wird in letzter Minute doch alles fertig. 
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In this vlog, PST Joshua Partogi demystifies Product Backlog Refinement ... what it is, where, when, how long and how often it happens also how refined should each Product Backlog item be.
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Vamos a proporcionar una descripción general rápida de cada animal, veremos por qué son tan peligrosos y ofreceremos algunos consejos sobre cómo domesticarlos para ver qué animal de producto eres o son los que te rod
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An exploration of the color theory of change, and how it illustrates a bias in our community that may explain our failure to enact meaningful change
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Mit Scrum direkt mittendrin statt nur dabei - so beschreibt unsere neuste Scrum Masterin Martina ihren Start bei uns. In diesem Blog-Beitrag könnt ihr mehr darüber lesen, wie Scrum bei einem erfolgreichen Onboarding helfen kann.
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Das Sprint Planning ist ein zentrales Scrum-Ereignis, welches entscheidet, wie sich das Leben Ihrer Kunden mit dem nächsten Inkrement verbessern wird. Erfahren Sie mehr darüber, wie Sie Ihren Kunden durch die Vermeidung von 20 gängigen Sprint Planning Anti-Patterns helfen können.
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In this post, I share a few questions you, as a manager - or any other stakeholder, can ask Product Owners and the rest of the Scrum Team to support them in doing the right thing.
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Dans cette session « Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer », Sabrina Ferlisi, Olivier Ledru et François Fort répondront à vos questions sur Scrum et sur les défis auxquels vos équipes sont confrontées.
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Das klingt jetzt erst mal abschreckend. Nein, bitte nicht entmutigen lassen. Als ich die Zertifizierung gemacht habe, hatte ich schon etliche Jahre Scrum Erfahrung. Dennoch die PSM I Prüfung ist in erster Linie eine Validierung von Wissen. Die höheren Prüfungen PSM II und PSM III fokussieren dann au...
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The Scrum Guide doesn't provide a complete list of the skills required for any of the accountabilities on a Scrum Team. For example, it doesn't specify that Developers must use Java or C# code. The Scrum Guide simply states that Developers need all of the skills to deliver a Done increment of produc...
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Whitepaper
In the past, ’becoming agile’ has not been a priority for many commercial functions, which often see their role more in terms of standards and compliance. As market conditions become increasingly volatile and unpredictable, the ability to move fast and rapidly implement change and innovation has tak...
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TL; DR: Scrum Master Anti-Patterns The Sprint Planning is a core event that defines how your customers’ lives will improve with the following Product Increment. Learn more on how to improve its effectiveness by avoiding 20 common Sprint Planning anti-patterns. 🇩🇪 Zur deutschsprachigen Versio...
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Im 15. State of Agile Report berichten nur 23 % der Befragten, dass sie Lean-UX-Praktiken in agilen Teams anwenden. 
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Many problems at the workplace are not the fault of the individual managers or teams. They are often the result of working in an organizational design(OD) that impedes rather than supports Agility. The OD determines, to a large extent, how people cooperate, the prevailing mental models, and how work...
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Ponerse metas siempre es importante. Tener rumbo siempre es importante. ¿Pero qué pasa si una organización no tiene claras sus metas?
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In this article you will learn: - Why enabling Scrum Teams with UX Design capabilities is important. - Why introducing UX capabilities to Scrum team is frequently hard. - What is the job of an UX Leader in a product development organization. - How to use a UX Design maturity level to coach tea...
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In this podcast Professional Scrum Trainer Joshua Partogi shared how Scrum Masters can propel agility in the company by demonstrating behaviours that reflect the Scrum Values.
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Why is the Scrum Master Role So Uncomfortable? Ryan and Todd discuss the hectic life of a Professional Scrum Master and their challenges when confronting complexity in an organization.
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In meinen Trainings werde ich immer wieder nach praktischen Tipps und Erklärungen zum Umgang mit den Scrum Artefakten gefragt.
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La guía de Scrum cambió la definición de priorizado por ordenado. La definición tiene un sentido que refuerza el uso del empirismo en Scrum y la capacidad de toma de decisiones del Product Owner sobre el Product Backlog.
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Die Gründe, warum Scrum Master den Geist des Scrum Guides verletzen, sind vielschichtig. Scrum Master Fehlverhalten reichen von unpassenden persönlichen Eigenschaften über die Verfolgung persönlicher Agenden bis hin zur Frustration mit dem Scrum Team selbst.
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Webcast
In this panel discussion moderated by Leslie Morse, Product Owner, Scrum.org, you will learn from Professional Scrum Trainers Olivier Ledru and Bogdan Doroslovac as well as ICF Master Certified Coach Cherie Silas as they discuss their personal journeys with professional coaching. They will reveal ho...
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In this episode, Dave interviews PST Ryan Brook based in the UK about his experiences. (17:06 Minutes)
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Wir sind uns einig, dass die Entwicklung von Features nicht den Beginn eines Entwicklungsvorhabens darstellen sollte. 
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Welcome to Scrum Sutra – a blog series where I shall share a 3-min overview of each element of Scrum and how it connects with the other elements in the bead to form Scrum Sutra.
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The reasons Scrum Masters violate the spirit of the Scrum Guide are multi-faceted. Typical Scrum Master anti-patterns run from ill-suited personal traits to complacency to pursuing individual agendas to frustration with the team itself.
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First, in a blog series about the upcoming book: Creating Agile Organizations - A Systemic Approach by Cesario Ramos & Ilia Pavlichenko. ​ According to Craig Larman, a renowned consultant, reducing switching costs by learning is resisted most by any organization. Speed of delivery can be q...
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In Scrum, part of the Product Owner accountability is to provide a forecast that sheds light on possible answers to the when will we get there question. In my last post, we discussed three ways to size Product Backlog items (PBIs). Today, we’ll discuss ways the Product Owner can use this information...
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Case Study
The Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) is a University in Bavaria, Germany established in 1742. The university has 70 departments distributed over 5 faculties. 40,000 Students are enrolled in 267 degree programs. FAU is one of the top-10 largest universities in Germany. FAU inco...
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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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Scrum ist ein taktisches Framework für die Entwicklung von Produkten, vorausgesetzt, Sie erkennen im Voraus, was es wert ist, entwickelt zu werden. Aber selbst nach einer erfolgreichen Produktentdeckungsphase, neudeutsch: Product Discovery, kann es Ihnen schwer fallen, das Richtige auf die Beine zu ...
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When you aspire to a Scrum Master role, some form of certification on your resume is a must. Scrum.org offers the acclaimed PSM learning journey to support Scrum Masters to professionalise their skills. I am a Professional Scrum Trainer for scrum.org and I have trained hundreds of Scrum Masters over...
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