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How to Deal with Estimation Problems in Agile Teams

April 20, 2023
Agile development is all about building a collaborative, empowered team that delivers value to the customer. However, upper management may prioritise traditional metrics like deadlines and budgets in some organisations over team dynamics. As a Scrum Master, balancing these priorities and ensuring the team remains psychologically safe while meeting management’s expectations around estimation is essential.
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Mindful Scrum Mastery

April 15, 2023
Mindful Scrum Mastery is applying mindfulness principles and techniques to Scrum. Mindfulness involves paying attention to your thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations. Mindfulness has improved focus, reduced stress, enhanced creativity, and fostered a positive mindset.
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Building Blocks of the Next Generation of Organisations

November 29, 2022
No matter what the future brings, building a capable and resilient organisation is the need of the hour. At tryScrum, our mission is to help organisations become capable and resilient. In this blog, I will share my experience of some of the tenets that helped organisations I worked with. This model aims to show you what to strive for and how to get started to become a high-performing organisation.
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What are the focus areas of an Agile Coach?

November 16, 2022
Though, there is no universal definition of what is an Agile Coach. I want to define, Someone who developed deep expertise to help people, teams, and organisations enable better customer outcomes by focusing on an organisation’s internal and external orientation.
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Which statement best describes the Sprint Review?

February 8, 2022
The most perceptible activity that can take place in Scrum is the Sprint Review. The feedback-driven working session enables the demonstration of the functionality built during the Sprint to get feedback from the Stakeholders. In the following article, we will discuss the aspects of Sprint Review.
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Can you be Agile with fixed-bid Projects?

January 17, 2022
Can you be Agile with fixed-bid Projects? It can be a challenging leadership problem and problematic to resolve. However, there is no direct and clear answer to the query. For clearing the dilemma, I have to recall the elementary difference between a project mindset and a product mindset.
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Scrum Guide 2020: True Leadership is an Attitude

May 2, 2021
The readers going through this piece more or less know the definition of a Scrum Master. Co-Creators Ken & Jeff, in their Scrum Guide 2020, having introduced exclusively the framework for Scrum, have put it as: “Scrum Masters are true leaders who serve the Scrum Team and the larger organisation.” The article’s objective is introducing the shift in the mindset or attitude. This is a requisite to become a genuine leader, as far as my experience goes. 
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Scrum Master Studio Series: Frame# 1

March 14, 2018
In this series, I want to Introduce some helpful tips for Scrum Masters on “Systems Thinking” - a diagnostic Tool and a disciplined approach for examining problems more completely and accurately before acting.  Lights on! Camera !