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Use Waterfall to be agile

May 26, 2016
I'm sure you've heard of Waterfall, ever heard of Water-Scrum-Fall? Ever heard someone in a product development group tell you “they use a hybrid-agile approach”? There’s a million ways people continue using a traditional, phase gated, software development lifecycle approach and marry it with an agile framework or methodology.
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Characteristics of a Great Scrum Team

April 15, 2016
In this InfoQ article, Professional Scrum Trainer Barry Overeem discusses how according to the Scrum Guide, Scrum is a framework within which people can address complex problems, and productively and creatively develop products of the highest possible value.

5 Ways To Fail With Scrum

April 14, 2016
Over the past 10 years I have worked with many organisations and helped them to use Scrum to create innovative and sometimes market leading Products. I have seen a lot of Scrum during this time, much of it done well, but some of it done badly.
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What exactly are we Scaling?

April 13, 2016
Scaling Scrum. Agile at Scale. Enterprise Everything. Everyone is using the Scaled Agile Framework SAFe.  Scaling, Scaling, Scaling. If you’re working in product development, you’ve probably had a few conversations on this topic.
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About Self-Organizing Teams

April 11, 2016
In this AppDeveloper Magazine article, Professional Scrum Trainer Clementino De Mendonca discusses answers to questions from a budding Scrum Master who is transitioning from a background as a traditional project manager...
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(WHY) WILL AGILE WORK THIS TIME?

March 1, 2016
Last year, I was facilitating a workshop on Agile and began the conversation, as usual with introductions. I asked each attendee what was the most important burning question that brought them to the workshop. One of the attendees replied

The 5 Most Common Pitfalls of the Scrum Events

February 29, 2016
This week I facilitated a Scrum Master training in which we gathered the most common pitfalls of the Scrum events. It resulted in a nice overview with lots of recognizable pitfalls. In this blog post I'll share the results with you, completed with some ideas of my own. As you will see, it's only a brief description of the pitfalls.