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"I’m Not Getting Anything Done"

April 9, 2021
I've given the same advice to almost all of my clients -- "you need a clearer Product Backlog", "You're working really hard but you're not getting anything done", and "You need to cut scope, launch your product with a more focused scope, launch it, and then get feedback." ...
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How A World-Leading Company in Secure Communications Used Scrum to Restore its Competitive Advantage

March 9, 2021
After many years of relative stability, a world leading secure communications company found itself struggling with sudden and huge changes in their market. In no more than a few years, competition increased tremendously along with the emergence of new technologies. Having been a dominant player for several decades, the company felt ill-equipped for this new market situation. They realized that they needed to fundamentally upgrade their operating model to keep up with the changes, and—ultimately—restore their competitiveness. In this webinar, Professional Scrum Trainers Fabio Panzavolta and Gunther Verheyen walk you through the company's fascinating journey. They will share an experience and the lessons learned from this agile transformation.

Peer Recruiting: How to Hire a Scrum Master

March 8, 2021
Peer Recruiting is the new hiring: Shortly, all creative, technology-based organizations will need to abandon the command & control structures that served the industrial world of the 20th century so well. Instead, they will reorganize themselves around autonomous teams to deal with the complexity and pace of innovation of the 21st century.

​Keep One Point

March 2, 2021
You will fall down on the floor if you lost your balance, or any effect from the outside moves your body away from the center of your balance axis. How to avoid that? You need to know where is the point of your balance and how to keep it.
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Zombie Scrum Survival Guide

January 21, 2021
On November 23, the book “The Zombie Scrum Survival Guide”, written by Christiaan Verwijs, Johannes Schartau, and Barry Overeem officially launched. In this book, they dive deep into what causes Zombie Scrum; something that looks like Scrum from a distance but lacks a beating heart. During the Scrum.org webinar, they offer you a fresh perspective on Zombie Scrum, share key insights from the book, and discuss their latest findings on the relentless on-going research. To give you a good start fixing Zombie Scrum in your organization, some of the most powerful experiments will be shared during the session! So join the webinar, and let's fight Zombie Scrum, together!

Scrum Guide 2020: True Leadership is an Attitude

January 5, 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.