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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 productiv...
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A cross-functional team is a fundamental part of effectivity. How does this relate to the Daily Scrum? Check it out! - Back to the foundations of the Scrum framework (57)
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Each of the five events in Scrum is time boxed. This means that every Scrum event has a maximum (but not a minimum) amount of time the Scrum Team will spend on the event every Sprint. By limiting the time spent in each Event, the Scrum framework pushes Scrum teams to maximize the quality of their ti...
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In this video, Martin explores the necessity of moving beyond the traditional confines of Agile's routine practices. 🚀 Focused on delivering value and outcomes rather than just following processes, he discusses how teams can revitalise their daily scrums and retrospectives for better efficiency and ...
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Podcast
In this live session of Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer, PST Ferzeen Anis based in Australia will be available to answer your burning questions about Scrum and the challenges you or your teams have.
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If you or your team are new to Scrum, you can use this as a starting point to answer, “what should we be doing and why?” for each Scrum Event. If your team is more experienced but you feel like you’re drifting away from healthy behaviors and patterns and you’re not sure how to course correct - you c...
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If you or your team are new to Scrum, you can use this as a starting point to answer, “what should we be doing and why?” for each Scrum Event. If your team is more experienced but you feel like you’re drifting away from healthy behaviors and patterns and you’re not sure how to course correct - you c...
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Context switching involves transitioning between various tasks or projects, often in a rapid and frequent manner. While this process can be necessary in dynamic work environments, it also carries significant impacts. This article delves into the concept of context switching and closely examines its ...
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A self-managing team is a fundamental part of effectivity. How can this happen during your Daily Scrum? Check it out!
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What are the 5 events in Scrum? Can you name them? Chances are that you said something like “Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, and…. umm…..”
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The Daily Scrum can be reduced to a status meeting where likely a Scrum Board or a Burn Down chart is referenced perhaps… but do these tools help with transparency? They certainly can, but how are you using them? If your stakeholders and other product participants could know what the progress is at ...
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Hacer la Daily bien es uno de los retos más grandes que tienen las organizaciones que hacen Scrum. La Daily Scrum, a menudo la mal llamada “stand-up meeting” o “reunión diaria de pie”, es uno de los eventos clave en Scrum. Su objetivo principal es fomentar la comunicación, la colaboración y la...
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Webcast
In diesem Scrum-Pulse-Webcast stellt Professional Scrum Trainer Simon Flossmann seine 5 bewerten Daily-Scrum-Formate vor und gibt dir Tipps und Tricks an die Hand, damit auch du diese erfolgreich einsetzen kannst. 
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Scrum Values make the use of Scrum successful. How can you and your Team live these values during the Daily Scrum? Check it out!
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How does the Daily Scrum support adaptation in order to minimise deviations from agreed goals? Each of the Scrum Events serves to adapt. So does the Daily Scrum. Check out our tips!
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Podcast
In this live session of Ask A Professional Scrum Trainer, Lavaneesh Gautam answers questions about the Daily Scrum, performance measurement, facilitating the Sprint Retrospective, Scrum with Kanban and more!
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Learning Series
To keep work moving smoothly, the Developers get together for 15 minutes every day to focus on the Sprint Goal and to plan the upcoming day’s work. During the Daily Scrum, they identify any issues they need help in resolving, ask for help when they need it and adjust the Sprint Backlog, if necessary.
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The five Scrum Events provide regular opportunities for enacting the Scrum pillars of Inspection, Adaptation and Transparency. In addition, they help teams keep aligned with the Sprint and Product Goals, improve Developer productivity, remove impediments and reduce the need to schedule too many additional meetings.
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Each Scrum Event serves Inspection, the second pillar of Empiricism. So does the Daily Scrum. How? Find out ...
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Scrum events create regularity and transparency and minimize the need for meetings not defined in Scrum. The events are the Daily Scrum, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, and the Sprint. Often, Scrum events don’t go as planned. Good, lightweight facilitation can help the Scrum Te...
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The Daily Scrum is a 15-minute event for the Developers of the Scrum Team. To reduce complexity, it is held at the same time and place every working day of the Sprint. If the Product Owner or Scrum Master are actively working on items in the Sprint Backlog, they participate as Developers.
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Take your Daily Scrum from a reporting session to true teamwork and consider why answering the obsolete 3 Daily Scrum questions negatively impacts that ambition.
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Do you have to go to the Daily Scrum every day? Do you need to stand up? Should the Scrum Master and/or Product Owner attend every one? Watch this video to find out!
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Empiricism is one of the underlying concepts of the Scrum framework. Scrum is founded on empirical process control, and transparency is the first of the three pillars. How does this show during your Daily Scrum?
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There are many ways to facilitate Daily Scrum. In this Introduction to Facilitating a Daily Scrum, you will learn three different techniques along with the benefits and challenges of each. Your team can experiment with these as they see necessary and choose whichever method helps them best focus on ...
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Every Scrum event has a maximum allowable time period to carry it out, called a timebox.  While Scrum events have a maximum amount of time, they do not have a minimum amount of time. Let’s look at all of the event timeboxes and how they make Scrum Teams more effective.
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So you recently started using Scrum and are struggling to get the most out of the Scrum events? Or, maybe your journey with Scrum has been going on for some time and you still feel that something is missing in your meetings. I hear you! It might be challenging to switch from well known and understoo...
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Daily Scrum events are filled with 3 questions and meandering discussions about tickets that are in progress. Too many topics and not enough time is the typical opinion. So, how about that Sprint Goal? Likely it’s missing or it’s the token “get all the work done” goal. Stop dividing and conquering. ...
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As a minimalist framework, Scrum contains only what is needed. Every piece of the Scrum framework is there for a reason. When teams modify any part, they won’t get the full benefits of Scrum. In this article, we will discuss three of the worst Scrum “customizations.” Warning: don’t try these in...
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Learn how individual incentives and outdated organizational structures — fostering personal agendas and local optimization efforts — manifest themselves in Scrum stakeholder anti-patterns that easily impede any agile transformation to a product-led organization.
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There are five events in Scrum.  But just going through the motions and having each of the events on the calendar is not enough.  To get the most out of Scrum, your team needs to understand the purpose behind each of the five events.  
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One of the first things that I usually hear after describing the Scrum framework and its five events to someone new to Scrum is, “that’s a lot of meetings!” I get it — at first glance, it seems like a lot. But it really isn't when I get the person to take a closer look. This article provides...
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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 new Scrum Guide 2020 mentions Scrum is founded on empiricism and lean thinking. In this post, Anand Pandey dives into how to identify waste.
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In this video, Mark addresses the purpose of Sprint Goals and then explores the message that they are sending when it's hard to define a single Sprint Goal. This can help you ask better questions and steer your team toward higher value.
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Every Scrum Team, at some point, will struggle with how to facilitate the Daily Scrum. By using a Kanban Board and Flow Metrics, Scrum Teams can better collaborate on their work, visualize progress towards the Sprint Goal, and form the best plan possible for the day.
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It might surprise you that even those with years of Scrum practice sometimes make statements about the framework that are, well, inaccurate. The Scrum Guide outlines how teams can learn to work together to deliver complex work. It’s not a how-to list of instructions, and perhaps that’s what leads to...
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In a recent episode of Your Daily Scrum, Professional Scrum Trainers Todd Miller and Ryan Ripley teach you the Scrum Framework in 7 minutes!
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The 2020 version of the Scrum Guide dropped the classic “three questions” of the Daily Scrum. Yet many teams stick with the practice, even when it doesn’t produce the collaboration that is the hallmark of a valuable Daily Scrum. When a Scrum Team I worked with said that their Daily Scrum was lacklus...
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A Scrum Event is a meeting. So why don't we just call it that? Why create a new word? Given the poor reputation that meetings have, maybe it's not a surprise. Rather than replicate the name and pain of meetings, the Scrum Events are designed to replace them and be all that you need. The power of the...
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According to the 15th annual State of Agile report, there has been a tremendous increase in the adoption of agile frameworks over the last year. Within software teams, agile adoption grew from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021.
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As you know, in Scrum Guide 2020 there is no more prescriptions on how to run the Daily Scrum.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ryan Brook describes the Daily Scrum, ways to facilitate it, examples of discussion and outcomes, and why it is such an important event in Scrum. (3:42 Minutes)
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We’ve already discussed the importance of decentralised command and decision-making in an earlier blog, outlining how managers need to be able to train, mentor and teach their teams.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Does the Scrum Master attend the Daily Scrum?
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I am sure you must have come across funny mirrors in theme parks or fun carnivals which makes you see a ludicrous version of yourself, maybe a heavier or lighter version.
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Imagine Developers arriving at the Daily Scrum feeling like they want the monotony of it to end. They wish they hadn't had to bother to attend in the first place.
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On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Why won’t the Developers attend the Daily Scrum? A past student left us a comment in our Slack channel asking how to get the Developers on their Scrum Team to attend the Daily Scrum.
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On today's episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Can one person be both the Scrum Master and Product Owner on a Scrum Team?
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According to the Scrum Guide, the purpose of the Daily Scrum “is to inspect progress toward the Sprint Goal” and “adapt the Sprint Backlog as necessary” and “it is held at the same time and place every working day of the Sprint.” So what is the best time to hold the event each day?
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