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Join Professional Scrum Trainer Oscar Styf in this Scrum Tapas video as he shares his experiences in introducing Scrum through pilot programs or lighthouses. (4:37 Minutes)
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Updates to the Evidence-Based Management Guide in 2024 by Patricia Kong and Kurt Bittner
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Customer outcomes are the results that customers and users experience when they use a product. This piece describes the characteristics of customer outcomes as well as how to define them.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Magdalena Firlit explores the key differences between outputs and outcomes, highlighting why focusing on outcomes is crucial. Additionally, she illustrates these concepts with practical examples to help you apply this understanding effectively in...
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The question is no longer whether to adopt EBM, but how quickly you can do so. Leaders ready to make this pivot will find themselves well-equipped to lead their organizations toward sustainable growth and innovation.
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This activity is designed to help you understand how value is currently measured for your product. It’s also a good activity to improve your current approach to measuring value. It can be facilitated as a workshop for Scrum Teams working on a product or product portfolio together and may include int...
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Smart managers love EBM because it transforms the art of management into a science. The shift from "I think" to "I know" removes much of the guesswork associated with traditional management, allowing leaders to steer their teams with confidence and precision.
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Product metrics are indicators that help assess the customer and business value a product delivers. This pieces includes common types of information to measure.
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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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Podcast
In this episode with guest host, PST Ryan Ripley, he interviews fellow PST Magdalena Firlit. Magdalena discusses her transition from traditional project management to Scrum. (15:28 Minutes)
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Validating whether a product is valuable is often a challenge for teams and organizations. This piece includes common mistakes to avoid when understanding and seeking product value.
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In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Joanna Plaskonka highlights the financial impact of unused product features, citing research showing that 80% of features are not used or barely used. (5:22 Minutes)
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A Scrum Team can use a product roadmap to communicate, discuss and also improve the plan for working toward their product vision. To use it effectively, the Scrum Team uses the roadmap to convey how the team intends to pursue their longer term goals.
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In this video, Martin discusses the importance of measuring the right things in your organization to achieve success. 📈🎯
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This pieces describes the relationship between business strategy, goals, Evidence-Based Management, and experimentation.
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Podcast
In this episode of the Scrum.org Community Podcast, Dave West chats with Yuval Yeret, a Professional Scrum Trainer at Scrum.org. The discussion covers Yuval's background in DevOps and product development, emphasizing his passion for agile and empiricism that has developed over the years. (23:09 Minu...
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Blog Post
An important thing to understand when getting started with EBM is that there is such a thing as going too fast and too soon. EBM can create a lighting bolt of transparency, which in turn, could cause irrational responses. We humans can be emotionally triggered when we find a situation is much differ...
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How does a Scrum Team know when there's more product value to pursue? This piece answers how as well as some techniques.
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How does a Scrum Team know when they've delivered enough product value? This information is especially important in managing the life cycle of a product.
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Teams deliver value to customers by releasing product Increments. Customers use product Increments to achieve outcomes that they find valuable. Evidence-Based Management (EBM) expresses this value using a concept called Current Value to refer to the outcomes that a user of a product is able to achie...
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In today's fast-paced and highly competitive markets, the ability to adapt and innovate quickly is not just desirable – it's essential. In this video, Martin explores the nuanced role of Scrum in such environments. 🚀 He sheds light on how Scrum can help businesses not only survive but thrive in thes...
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When Scrum Teams don’t grasp customer needs, their goals may be flawed and outdated. Strategic Goals and Intermediate Goals (like Product Goals) change based on customer feedback. Often this happens because the Scrum Team over-relies on internal stakeholder information. While their opinions are impo...
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Organizational change can often seem confusing and directionless. But there are methods you can use to make decisions based on evidence and reason. One of these methods is Evidence-Based Management (EBM), supported by Larman’s Laws. These tools can be very helpful for organizations looking for clea...
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Book
This definitive guide will help your organization identify its true purpose, improve its ability to reach goals, and build a culture of trust, transparency, and growth.
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Book
by Don McGreal and Ralph Jocham - Whatever your role in product management or agile development may be, this guide will help you deliver products that offer more value, more rapidly, and more often.
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Blog Post
Patricia Kong, a seasoned expert, guides listeners through the intricacies of EBM, emphasizing its role in data-driven insights. Todd Miller and Kurt Bittner share firsthand experiences, providing tangible examples of how EBM has revolutionized organizations. This episode transcends borders, offe...
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Let's face it: Any successful digital transformation journey begins with a clear vision. But what moves it forward? The answer lies in evidence. The Evidence-Based Management (EBM) method ensures your journey doesn't stall at the vision stage but progresses forward, fueled by hard data and tangible...
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Perhaps,there is no single definition of business value. The concept may vary depending on the context. However, it might be considered as a benefit for an organization.
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Navigating leadership in complex work environments demands a nuanced approach, blending various tactics, practices, frameworks, and strategies. The road to success is multifaceted, requiring leaders to navigate and adapt to evolving situations within complex domains adeptly.
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Module
The Sprint Review is an opportunity for everyone to inspect the progress the Scrum Team has made toward achieving the Product Goal. It is an opportunity to examine the product Increment to see if it has delivered value to customers and reduced the size of the satisfaction gap.As the Scrum Team and i...
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During and after the Sprint, Scrum Teams need to find ways to gather feedback from actual customers. Internal stakeholders are not actual customers, and though they usually have strong affinity for customers, internal stakeholder feedback is not a substitute for actual customer feedback.The short ti...
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Valuable product Increments improve the outcomes that its users and customers experience. Each Sprint can be thought of as an experiment that tests a hypothesis about value, and the product Increment is the means by which a Scrum Team tests that hypothesis. Until the Scrum Team actually delivers a p...
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Podcast
In this episode, guest host Patricia Kong is joined by Kurt Bittner from Scrum.org and Professional Scrum Trainer Laurens Bonnema from Xebia. They talk about Evidence-Based Management (EBM) and Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), and the importance of focusing on outcomes and delivering value. (35:56...
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In organizations, there is a lot of time and activity spent on teams creating Release Plans. Is it worth it? Or are Release Plans just creating a false sense of security? In this article, I take a hard look at my past practices using Release Plans and how, if I knew what I know now, I would have aba...
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Case Study
Learn how Parmenion embraced Professional Scrum and a growth mindset in a reboot of their Agile intitiatives in this case study.
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As Evidence-Based Management (EBM) grows in popularity, I am often asked how to get started with it. With that, I have created a few questions that you should consider as you begin using EBM.
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Webcast
In this Scrum Pulse webcast, Ryan Ripley, Todd Miller, and Patricia Kong discuss how focusing too much on Product Backlog Management and refinement can actually impede a Scrum Team's ability to be agile and creative.
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Podcast
In this episode, Patricia Kong, Kurt Bittner, Ryan Ripley and Todd Miller discuss topics in their book - Unlocking Business Agility with Evidence-Based Management: Satisfy Customers and Improve Organizational Effectiveness. (35:08 Minutes)
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Blog Post
🚀 Diving deep into the world of Story Points! 📊 Ever wondered about their true value and how they fit into the bigger picture of team performance? Dive into my latest article where I unravel this enigma. Let's journey together from the subjective realm of Story Points to the tangible metrics of thro...
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Overmanaging a Product Backlog can be wasteful. Product Backlog Items are no guarantee of value so details should be added with the minimum amount of detail to perform the work.
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Module
Evidence-Based Management (EBM) helps organizations work toward their goals in a complex environment. It focuses on measurable outcomes and desirable things that a customer or user of a product wants and experiences. EBM applies an empirical approach and serves as a foundation for Scrum Teams and or...
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Here are some study notes that I created whilst learning more about Evidence-Based Management from Scrum.org. These are shared as a revision resource intended to summarise the key elements from The Evidence-Based Management Guide.
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Unleash Scrum's Potential: Discover Where to Start for Efficient Value Delivery (Product) and Continuous Improvement via Value Stream Mapping
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Organizations have been taking their efforts toward Agility for many years. Some of them seem to be successful in this field, and some of them are not. So, how to measure the results and benefits of this effort?
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Scrum.org's Evidence-Based Management (EBM) effectively combines the Scrum framework with an emphasis on value, vision, and strategy. This approach appreciates the unpredictability of product development, promoting fact-based management over speculation. EBM's core involves continuous inspection and...
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Podcast
In the latest episode of the Scrum.org Community Podcast, open questions from a recent webcast around EBM and engaging stakeholders are answered. (30:44 Minutes)
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Blog Post
The lack of a standard and evidence-based mechanisms to measure performance and agility leaves many organizations in the dark regarding what activities are needed to not only lead to agility, but what activities leaders should support and promote help to make enterprise agility sustainable, repeatab...
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Webcast
Learn about EBM and concepts you can use to develop your own dashboard that you can use to proactively engage upper management and stakeholders about the value of your product and the capability of your team(s).
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Blog Post
Success is measured by the value it provides to the end user rather than the delivery of a feature.
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Goal setting is an essential tool supporting agility in complex environments. Various A-B-C formulas lead us to believe it’s a straightforward process, but setting and using goals effectively is challenging. Common pitfalls include not going deep enough with what we aim to achieve and bringing a suc...
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