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3 Characteristics of Highly Agile Executives

April 3, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma revisits his experiences working with CxOs from various companies across different industries. Ravi identifies 3 common characteristics that he has seen in successful executives that lead to a greater agile mindset and success. (5:21 Minutes)
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How to Initiate Writing a Unit Test Faster and with Little Effort

March 30, 2020
In this video, Professional Scrum Trainer Alex Brown talks about more efficient ways to initiate your unit tests with little effort and few key strokes by using a code templates to help. This could possible help you, or your teams, adhere to common test naming standard too. The approach demonstrated is in Visual Studio, and use of extension ReSharper, but it can work with other IDE's, e.g. Intellij, that allow you to have code templates too. (3:32 Minutes)
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Canceling a Sprint

March 27, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham talks about the rare action of canceling a Sprint. In Scrum, this is very much the exception and not the rule. Ralph talks about when this might happen, what may cause it and how to avoid canceling a Sprint. (3:39 Minutes)
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Release Burndown Charts

March 24, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham describes how Burndown Charts can be used in release planning and predictions. (4:10 Minutes)
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Burndown Charts Defined

March 24, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham describes Burndown Charts and focuses on the work within a Sprint. Ralph discusses how and why they are used and provides guidance on ways to leverage them in your teams. (4:37 Minutes)
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Relative Estimation

March 23, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini provides a set of analogies to help understand ways of estimating work against each other and independent of each other, the reasoning behind his thinking and tips for success. (4:48)
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Timing of Scrum Events

March 23, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini describes the time-box for each of the Scrum Events and gives some recommendations on how the timing may change based on Sprint length. (3:18 Minutes)
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Scrum Events

March 20, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini provides a short overview of each of the Scrum Events, describing their use, value and expected timing. (3:10 Minutes)
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An Introduction to Scrum Artifacts

March 19, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini provides a short overview of each of the Artifacts in Scrum, describing their use, value and the roles who are responsible for managing and using them. (4:06 Minutes)
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How Large Should Your Product Backlog Be?

March 18, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Steven Deneir provides insights into how many Product Backlog Items should exist at a time in your Product Backlog, practices for refinement and how often to refine. (5:03 Minutes)
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How to Manage the Pain of Distributed Scrum Teams

March 18, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma uses some analogies and stories of how to deal with difficulties when working with distributed Scrum Teams. Ravi discusses why connecting with people on the team is so valuable and suggestions on how to connect with them. (9:22 Minutes)
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1 Question, 48 Answers and the Path to Professional Scrum

February 20, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma provides a template to help viewers think about the elements of Scrum in a professional manner.  Ravi thinks about each element as a way to empirically increase value, decrease waste and manage risk.  By being able to explain how Scrum and its elements create transparency into value, waste and risk and then how they enable inspection and adaptation, you will be on your way to better understand each of the elements of Scrum. (3:07 Minutes)
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10 Coaching Questions to Enable Self-Organization

February 19, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma looks at how learned habits as a manager can impact ones ability to coach people and teams. He goes on to provide tips to help Scrum Masters and coaches to make a transition from problem solving to the stance of coaching. (5:33 Minutes)
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What is Transparency?

February 11, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Daria Bagina discusses why transparency is so important in Scrum and how to foster transparency across the Scrum Team and beyond. (5:25 Minutes)
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Why Trust is the Core of Scrum

February 3, 2020
In this short video,  Professional Scrum Trainer Don McGreal shares why trust between co-workers and management is crucial to agile adoption.
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Servant Leadership in Scrum

January 10, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma discusses how the Scrum Master as a servant leader can create an atmosphere where the Scrum Team members feel comfortable being able to hold each other accountable. Ravi provides stories, examples and strategies for creating an atmosphere for the Scrum Team to be able to be open with and respectful of their team members and why this is so important to their ability to succeed. (10:14 Minutes)
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Dispelling Common Scrum Myths and Misconceptions

December 27, 2019
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ram Srinivasan takes a look at 8 common myths and misconceptions from people about Scrum discussing why they are not true and what it really means. (10:53 Minutes)
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A Perspective on the Professional Scrum with Kanban Class by its Co Creator

December 24, 2019
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainers Louis-Philippe Carignan and Daniel Vacanti who is also the co-creator of the Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK) class, Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams and Kanban Method discuss the origins of the PSK class and provide some insights into what will be learned over the 2 day class. (3:15 Minutes)
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Is Your Scrum too Pushy?

November 19, 2019
All jokes aside...could your enthusiasm for Scrum be frustrating your team members? Don McGreal is Vice President of Learning Solutions at Improving. He is also a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer and serves as co-steward of the Professional Scrum Product Owner course. (3:14 Minutes)
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The Role of a Product Owner in Legacy Rewrite

October 17, 2019
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma discusses the myth that Scrum cannot be used when rewriting legacy applications. Ravi provides benefits of using Scrum during such a project and how the Product Owner can place a critical role. (6:44 Minutes)
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Is Your Organization Ready for Scrum

October 17, 2019
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma talks about his "Definition of Ready for Scrum" when it comes to whether or not your organization is ready to start adopting Scrum. Ravi goes through several questions that he will ask and some typical answers to help you determine your readiness for Scrum. (10:02 Minutes)
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Ethics in Scrum

October 11, 2019
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma introduces the idea of ethics in software development. Ravi discusses why thinking about ethics when it comes to software development is important and shows examples of what a software development ethical code of conduct may look like. (13:10 Minutes)
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Selective Self Organization in Scrum

September 30, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma provides examples of how self-organizing teams hold themselves accountable as a team through peer-to-peer transparency.  Ravi goes on to talk about how Selective Self Organization without Personal or Peer Accountability can cause team dynamic failures. (8:29 Minutes)
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The Importance of the Sprint Review

September 20, 2019
Professional Scrum Trainer Chuck Suscheck is joined by Scrum.org Marketing Communications Manager Lindsay Velecina in this short Scrum Tapas video. Chuck discusses why it is important to have the Product Owner available throughout the Sprint and how that doesn't negate the need for and value of the Sprint Review. (3:21 Minutes)
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Ideas for How Scrum Masters Can Improve

September 19, 2019
When Professional Scrum Trainer Jim Sammons is working with new Scrum Masters, one of the things that he suggests is that they need to keep improving. Of course the next question that they ask is how. In this short Scrum Tapas video, Jim discusses some of what he suggests to these Scrum Masters and how they can go about improving their skills. (4:21 Minutes)
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Four Categories for Metrics

September 4, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Jeff Maleski looks at ways that development teams often measure their work. Jeff breaks these into 4 categories: Activity, Output, Outcome and Impact and discusses how these can be used and what to look for in each category. (3:10 Minutes)
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Wieso du das Scrum Team Training (PSD) besuchen solltest

August 23, 2019
In diesem Video unterhalten sich Peter Gfader (@peitor) und Thomas Schissler (@tschissler) über den Nutzen den das Professional Scrum Developer Training bietet und warum dieses Training für Scrum Teams wichtige Impulse bietet, unabhängig davon, ob sie mit Scrum erst beginnen oder es bereits seit längerer Zeit anwenden. (6:20 Minutes)
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Ruthless Accountability of Scrum

August 9, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma discusses how Scrum holds the team accountable for delivering value to stakeholders every 30 days or less and why. (4:41 Minutes)
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The Three C's of Scrum

August 9, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma discusses what he calls the three C's of Scrum, going from Concept to Course Correction.  He looks at how frequent feedback using Scrum can help get us the only true source of the truth which is market feedback and perception. (4:45 Minutes)
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Measuring Business Value with Scoreboards

July 31, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma looks at ways to leverage Evidence-Based Management and Agile Measurement techniques to understand the business value being delivered by teams through the use of scoreboards. (3:28 Minutes)

Iterating Towards Professional Scrum: Full Lecture (Agile Week Riga)

July 16, 2019
This video is a presentation by Professional Scrum Trainer Roland Flemm from Agile Week Riga titled, Iterating Toward Professional Scrum. The 2019 Scrum Master Trends Report by Scrum.org and the State of Agile 2018 shows numbers that provide insight in the maturity of agile adoptions. (38:02 Minutes)