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アジャイルの旅ポッドキャスト S1E8: 戦略コンサル会社でのアジャイルコーチの体験談

April 17, 2024
このポッドキャストでは、業界のエキスパートを特別ゲストとして迎え、アジャイルとスクラムの世界にふかく潜り込んでいきます。スクラム、DevOps、ユーザーエクスペリエンス、プロダクトマネージメント、コーチングなど、様々なトピックをカバーします。私、フォンテーヌグレゴリは、「アジャイルの旅」ポッドキャストのホストです。アジャイルコーチ、スクラムマスター、またはコンサルタントとして日本企業を支援しております。そして、Scrum.orgの認定プロフェッショナルスクラムトレーナーです。 今回のエピソードでは、マーケティングにおけるアジャイル、ハードウェア開発・製造におけるアジャイル、アジャイルを導入する際の「改善」と「革新」の違い、「コンサルタント」と「コーチ」の仕事の違いと共通点についてお話します。
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Product Teams

April 16, 2024
Some of the highest-performing teams I have ever worked with were part of a Product team. A Product team is when multiple Scrum Teams support a single product. Here are some FAQs about Product teams.
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Scrum With Azure DevOps!

April 16, 2024
In this video, Martin delves into how Azure DevOps serves as a cornerstone for supporting Scrum and Agile practices, aiming to elevate team efficiency and project management. 🚀 From debunking common Scrum myths to providing a step-by-step guide on setting up and customising Azure DevOps, this exploration is a journey towards unlocking your team's potential. 🛠️
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Should Companies Outsource Product Development?

April 16, 2024
Should companies be outsourcing their product development? Join us as we explore the potential solutions for developing core product development. We also explore if it is possible to maintain agility while outsourcing. Tune in to discover the verdict!
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Leading with values

April 14, 2024
In questo articolo, Fabio Panzavolta descrive l'importanza di guidare con i valori nello Scrum. Favorendo la collaborazione, Fabio aiuta un Developer, Luca, ad allineare la sua decisione con i valori Scrum di impegno e coraggio, rafforzando l'obiettivo dello Sprint. Sottolinea la necessità di leader al servizio del team più che manager autoritari, con risorse per migliorare leadership.
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Good Scrum Master; Bad Scrum Master

April 12, 2024
This post (inspired by Ben Horowitz author of “The hard things about hard things”) is for Scrum Masters, and people who work with Scrum Masters, and explores what good and bad looks like.
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3 ways to Get More Bang for your Buck from Sprint Retrospectives

April 11, 2024
This video offers practical strategies for improving Sprint Retrospective effectiveness by taking a closer look at the format, improving transparency and ensuring the right people are in the room. PST's Robb Pieper, Greg Crown, and Jason Malmstadt share their real-life stories on enhancing Sprint Retrospectives within Scrum events.
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Zombie Estimation

April 11, 2024
Zombie Estimation is where a team mechanically assigns story points to tasks without a true understanding or engagement in the purpose and method of estimation.
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How to fix your boring Daily Scrum

April 10, 2024
Are your Daily Scrums dragging on and accomplishing nothing? Is it starting to feel like a waste of time? PSTs Robb Pieper, Greg Crown, and Jason Malmstadt share actionable tips to make your meetings impactful & efficient. Learn how to keep your Daily Scrums concise, focused, and genuinely productive towards your Sprint goal.
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10 Common Management Challenges Solved by Scrum

April 9, 2024
This blog explores how Scrum can solve ten common challenges that teams face, enhancing productivity and satisfaction both within teams and among stakeholders. Through its structure, Scrum addresses issues like unclear priorities, changing requirements, and ineffective communication by promoting regular feedback loops and continuous improvement practices. It also tackles productivity issues and prevents overwork through its emphasis on self-management and shared responsibilities. By encouraging regular stakeholder engagement and maintaining a focus on high-quality deliverables, Scrum ensures that products meet customer expectations and that teams work in a sustainable, balanced manner. This makes Scrum an invaluable framework for any team looking to improve their product development outcomes and work dynamics.
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Build your Kanban board with Azure DevOps

April 9, 2024
In this video, Martin Hinshelwood, a seasoned Agile and Kanban expert, takes us on a detailed journey through the intricacies of leveraging Azure DevOps to enhance our Kanban practices. 🚀 From setting up your first board to advanced customisations that breathe life into your workflow, this video is a treasure trove of insights! 🎯
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Is Your Workflow Truly Optimised?

April 8, 2024
In this video, Martin delves into the nuances of effectively managing a Kanban workflow, stressing the significance of being more than a passive observer in the process. He articulates the need for proactive involvement in fine-tuning and adjusting the workflow to prevent bottlenecks, ensure tasks progress smoothly towards completion, and avoid work accumulation at any stage. 📊🔄🔧
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アジャイルの旅ポッドキャスト S1E7: 異文化、リーダシップ開発、コーチング

April 8, 2024
このポッドキャストでは、業界のエキスパートを特別ゲストとして迎え、アジャイルとスクラムの世界にふかく潜り込んでいきます。スクラム、DevOps、ユーザーエクスペリエンス、プロダクトマネージメント、コーチングなど、様々なトピックをカバーします。私、フォンテーヌグレゴリは、「アジャイルの旅」ポッドキャストのホストです。アジャイルコーチ、スクラムマスター、またはコンサルタントとして日本企業を支援しております。そして、Scrum.orgの認定プロフェッショナルスクラムトレーナーです。 今回のエピソードの中では、異文化におけるよくあるチャレンジとこれらに対応するためにできること、お互いを理解し、信頼し合えるチームの作り方、従業員と経営層の間のギャップを(両方の観点から)縮めるにはどうすればよいか、組織の文化は何をすれば理解できるか、何をすれば文化を適応させることができるか、そしてアジャイルが可能になるために必要な文化とリーダーシップスタイルを話していきます。
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アジャイルの旅ポッドキャスト S1E6: 組織変革を実現する*北國銀行の事例

April 8, 2024
このポッドキャストでは、業界のエキスパートを特別ゲストとして迎え、アジャイルとスクラムの世界にふかく潜り込んでいきます。スクラム、DevOps、ユーザーエクスペリエンス、プロダクトマネージメント、コーチングなど、様々なトピックをカバーします。私、フォンテーヌグレゴリは、「アジャイルの旅」ポッドキャストのホストです。アジャイルコーチ、スクラムマスター、またはコンサルタントとして日本企業を支援しております。そして、Scrum.orgの認定プロフェッショナルスクラムトレーナーです。 今回のゲストは岩間 正樹さんです。岩間さんは株式会社北國銀行で執行役員兼システム部長、株式会社デジタルバリューの代表取締役をしています。銀行のシステム開発をマネージメントしながら、会社全体の変革を進めています。そのためにDevOps、アジャイルの考え方と働き方を導入し、組織全体のカルチャーを変えることも目的にしています。北國銀行&デジタルバリューでこれまでやってきたこと、その結果、そして今後目指したい姿について話していきます。

Reconociendo el valor del Scrum Master

April 7, 2024
Esta semana hablo del valor que aporta el rol del Scrum Master en una organización Hago enfásis en como puede potenciar equipos ágiles hacia la excelencia y la entrega de valor. Hago un análisis sobre su importancia y contribución al éxito de la entrega de valor. ¿Tu organización prescinde del rol de Scrum Master o fomenta tener este tipo de competencias?
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Practicing Hypothesis-Driven Development in Azure DevOps

April 2, 2024
The blog post suggests that Professional Scrum Product Owners should leverage Hypothesis-Driven Development (HDD) to make data-informed decisions, enhancing Scrum’s iterative nature. HDD is presented as a complementary practice that starts with a hypothesis which guides the Scrum Team's actions based on empirical evidence and user feedback, particularly for risky and/or expensive features. It also outlines steps for integrating HDD into Azure DevOps, advocating its use to ensure development aligns with business goals and user needs.
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Ordering a Hierarchy! Should your Backlog be Flat?

April 2, 2024
In this video, Martin Hinwood dives into the intricacies of backlog management within Agile frameworks. He sheds light on the often overlooked hindrances that traditional hierarchical approaches pose to effective backlog management and proposes a more flexible, value-focused strategy. Martin's insights aim to pivot our philosophy towards a flat-list management approach, emphasizing the significance of prioritising work based on value rather than adhering to a rigid structure. 🚀💡📈
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Building Psychological Safety with Offshore Teams

April 2, 2024
Psychological safety is foundational in the success of any team, and it becomes even more challenging to establish when work is sent abroad. In this episode, your hosts share their experiences working with dynamic offshore teams, and some tips on increasing that psychological safety.
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Is Kanban the Right Approach for Your Organisation?

April 1, 2024
In this video, Martin discusses transitioning from traditional project management to agile frameworks, particularly focusing on the Kanban approach. He highlights how Kanban can be a gentle yet effective pathway for organisations hesitant about drastic changes. Through a personal journey and reflective tone, he delves into the philosophy behind agile transformations, emphasising observation, adaptation, and continuous improvement without disrupting existing work processes. 📈🔄🔍
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The EBM Journey - From Guesswork to Evidence

April 1, 2024
EBM is especially relevant in industries characterized by rapid change and uncertainty, as it provides a structured yet flexible approach to making informed decisions and adapting strategies based on actual performance and emerging trends.
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How to Stay Agile While Outsourcing

March 29, 2024
A difficult question for organizations is how to maintain an Agile approach while outsourcing development. In this episode, the agilityIRL team discusses challenges with outsourcing and some ways to make it work better.