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How to Manage Unplanned Work During the Sprint

December 11, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Hiren Doshi discusses a model to assess and control unplanned work that may come up during a Sprint and reviewing its impact during the Sprint Review.

A Quick Look Inside the Professional Scrum Developer Classroom

December 11, 2017
This short video provides a look into what happens during the Scrum.org Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) course. You can see the class in action as they break into Scrum Teams, deliver working software and go through the different Scrum Events. Course stewards and Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) Thomas Schissler, Peter Goetz and Richard Hundhausen host this video.
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How Following the Scrum Values Helps Improve Morale

November 28, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer John Gillespie discusses his experience working with a Scrum Team that was having morale issues. By helping them to learn and adopt the Scrum Values the team saw significant improvements in overall morale and their ability to deliver.
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Increasing Team Capacity

November 22, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Lucas Smith discusses ways that organizations and managers have looked to increase team capacity with a view of what may work and what may not.
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David Dame on Inspection, Adaption and the Scrum org PST Community

November 3, 2017
Professional Scrum Trainer, David Dame discusses how he has learned to inspect and adapt in life being born with Cerebral Palsy, how he relates his experiences to Scrum and why being a part of the Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) community has been so valuable to him. David gives insight to what he gets out of being a PST and how other PSTs share, learn and communicate.
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Why Add New Skills While Improving Existing Ones

November 3, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Lucas Smith demonstrates a model for looking at an individuals skill levels and why we should look beyond just improving a current skill, but also invest in adding new ones.
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Connecting Team Health and their Ability to Deliver

November 3, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer David Dame discusses why the "Definition of Done" is so important when working with Scrum Teams to improve their health. David provides examples of how morale is boosted by the their ability to deliver and know what they are focusing on for delivery.
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Measuring Effectiveness

November 1, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Lucas Smith discusses ways to measure business, team and product effectiveness.
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Why Scrum is Modern Agile

October 31, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Ryan Ripley talks about how Scrum continues to support the concepts of Modern Agile.
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People Buy Solutions, Not Products

October 31, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Wilbert Seele discusses the importance of separating what you are building from why you are building it. He talks about how people make buying decisions and that at the end of the day, you need to build products to solve problems.
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Why a Product Owner Should Trust their Scrum Team

October 31, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Steve Porter tells a story about his experience as a Product Owner and why his mistrust for the Scrum Team was a mistake and how the Product Owner should use the Sprint Backlog as a way of building that trust.  Steve discusses the right ways to communicate with the Scrum Team and how the Product Owner is responsible for the "what" and the Scrum Team for the "how".
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Special Spanish Edition: El Sprint Review no es una demo

October 26, 2017
En este video, part de la serie Scrum Tapas, el Professional Scrum Trainer Alex Ballarin describe porqué el evento de Sprint Review es una oportunidad para optimizar el curso del desarrollo del producto a través de la inspección y adaptación por todas las partes interesadas. Suele incluir una demo que mejora la transparencia y el feedback, pero ¡es un instrumento más del evento y no su objetivo!
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What is a Sprint Review?

October 20, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini describes the Sprint Review and tips for how to organize and run a Sprint Review. He also provides details on way to engage stakeholders in the Sprint Review making it a true inspection and adaption event and not a status meeting.
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An Introduction to the Professional Scrum Developer Course

October 18, 2017
This short video provides an overview of the Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) course.  Course stewards and Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) Thomas Schissler and Peter Goetz, are joined by Richard Hundhausen who worked closely with Ken to architect and create the course give you insight into the structure of the class and what you will learn.
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Is Scrum the Right Tool for You - Part 1

October 16, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini takes a look at how to use the Stacey Model to evaluate the right framework or method to use when delivering software based on the complexity level of the product. In this, part 1 of 2, Dominik explains the Stacey Model. In Part 2, he will explain how to use it for the evaluation.
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Is Scrum the Right Tool for You - Part 2

October 16, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini takes a look at how to use the Stacey Model to evaluate the right framework or method to use when delivering software based on the complexity level of the product. In this, part 2 of 2, Dominik explains how to use the Stacey Model for the evaluation. In Part 1, he explains the Stacey Model.
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Roles in Scrum

October 16, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Simon Reindl talks about what the Roles in Scrum using a viking ship analogy. He takes you through what it would be like for people to play multiple roles and how that could impact success.
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What it Means to Have a Done Increment

October 16, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Thomas Schissler talks about what it means to have a "Done" Increment. He addresses the importance of "Done", how you can have multiple Increments within a Sprint and the impact that getting to "Done" has on the Scrum Team.
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Self Organizing Teams - Part 2

August 24, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer John Davis takes on part 2 of a discussion started by Simon Bourk where he digs deep into what it means to be a self organizing team including 3 areas of focus.
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Self Organizing Teams - Part 1

August 23, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Simon Bourk talks about how we have evolved from Taylorism way of thinking of focusing on incentives to Self Organization where teams make decisions on how they should work, inspect that work and adapt to improve their way of working.  This is the first part of a 2 part series
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Gantt Charts vs. Burn-Down Charts

June 8, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Robert Pieper talks about how Gantt Charts and Burn-Down Charts are often used to manage agile projects, why they are fundamentally different ways of measuring progress toward a release and best ways to measure that progress. 3:29 Minutes
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The Daily Scrum is NOT a Status Meeting

June 5, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Stephanie Ockerman explores the myth that a Daily Scrum is status meeting.  Through her discussion, she dives into several areas as to why it the Daily Scrum is much more than a status meeting and how they differ.  6:29 Minutes
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The Role of the Product Owner

June 2, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Krystian Kaczor raises the question, what is the role of a Product Owner?  He answers the that question by looking at what set of skills should they have, what they should do vs. delegate and why they have the ultimate accountability.  5:37 Minutes
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Doing the Right Thing "Well"

June 1, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Jacob Creech gives some great examples of the difference between doing the right thing and doing it well, using the cell phone industry.  This is why the principles of Inspect and Adapt in Scrum are so critical.  As the market evolves over time, you must be able to understand how that impacts your product and adapt your vision over time to those changes. 3:44 Minutes
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Management Dynamics Inside and Outside of the Team

June 1, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Paul Kuijten describes how managers, Scrum Masters and others have responsibilities inside the Scrum Team and outside to other management, executives and stakeholders of many kinds.  Paul addresses the balance required to ride the line between the team and outsiders, some guidance to understand the different dynamics and needs in order to create a good working situation.  3:49 Minutes
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The Importance of Professionalism

June 1, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Martin Hinshelwood raises some concerns when it comes to professionalism in the delivery of software and what you might look for to improve that professionalism at the team and organizational levels.    4:48 Minutes
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Many Personalities of a Scrum Master

May 31, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Krystian Kaczor talks about how a Scrum Master must take on many personalities when working with their Scrum Teams and a few examples of the types of personalities they may take on. Those personalities may also evolve over time with the team as the team learns to become more independent. 5:18 Minutes
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Scrum and Continuous Delivery

May 26, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Martin Hinshelwood talks about why DevOps and Continuous Delivery fit nicely with Scrum as complimentary practices and techniques. 3:17 Minutes
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4 Rules for Scaling Scrum

May 26, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Kate Terlecka discusses the 4 things you need to consider when looking to Scale Scrum. 3:39 Minutes
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Planning in Scrum

May 22, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Stephanie Ockerman demonstrates that planning in Scrum is important and does occur despite the myth that many have heard that agile does not use plans.  Stephanie discusses the several events where planning takes place and how they play a part in Scrum and your development activities.  5:29 Minutes
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CAPEX and OPEX with Scrum

May 19, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Rich Visotcky discusses the impact of Capital Expenses and Operational Expenses when transitioning from Waterfall to Scrum.  Rich provides some advice, things to look out for and an overall explanation of the different methods.  This discussion is hosted by fellow trainer Ravi Verma.  12:38 Minutes
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It's Important to be on the Same Page

May 19, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, we take a peek into part 2 of a conversation about overcoming blocked agile adoptions. Professional Scrum Trainers,  Pradeepa Narayanaswamy, Robert Pieper, Chad Beier and Stacy Martin talk about why it is important to have the entire organization on board, how to get them aligned and some techniques they have used.  2:45 Minutes
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Unblocking Agile Change

May 18, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, we take a peek into part of a conversation with Professional Scrum Trainers,  Pradeepa Narayanaswamy, Robert Pieper, Chad Beier and Stacy Martin as they discuss some of their experience in dealing with stalled agile change within organizations, reasons that it has occurred and ways to overcome the challenges to get it moving again.  8:28 Minutes
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How Do We Know the Product Definition Is Working

May 10, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, we take a peek into the third part of a conversation with Professional Scrum Trainers, Ravi Verma, Chad Beier, Charles Bradley and Victor Oliveira  as they discuss what it means to be a product. In this video, they look the definition of a product and how the definition could impact stakeholders. 8:07 minutes
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Scrum, Nexus and the Spotify Model

May 3, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Ian Mitchell takes a look at the Nexus Framework, the Spotify Model and Scrum.  He compares, contrasts and discusses ways to scale Scrum
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How Scrum Enables Business Agility

April 28, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Stephanie Ockerman discusses the role that Scrum plays in creating higher levels of business agility. She takes a look at the ability to deliver value with a continuous feedback loop to ensure that the organization doesn't go too far before learning and adapting. 3:39 minutes
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What a Product Owner Should Be

April 24, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham discusses what the role of a Product Owner looks like, traits that they should have and those that may get in the way.
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Servant Leadership Defined

April 7, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Ian Mitchell discusses what a servant leader is and some ideas on how to be a good one.
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The Customer, Not the Organization Defines What Makes a Product

April 4, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, we take a peek into the second part of a conversation with Professional Scrum Trainers, Ravi Verma, Chad Beier, Charles Bradley and Victor Oliveira  as they discuss what it means to be a product. In this video, they look at how you should not define a product based on the organizational structure, but instead on how the customer views it and its value.
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How Do You Define a Product?

April 4, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, we take a peek into a conversation with Professional Scrum Trainers, Ravi Verma, Chad Beier, Charles Bradley and Victor Oliveira as they discuss what it means to be a product. How you define product and when you should combine different pieces into a single product.
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Ken Schwaber on Innovation and Efficiency

March 29, 2017
In this video as part of Scrum 2017 in The Netherlands, Scrum.org founder and co-creator of Scrum, Ken Schwaber is present for the first time via hologram to talk about how Agile delivery helps drive innovation and efficiency. Ken speaks to and takes questions from the audience.
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How Much Are You Willing to Risk?

March 21, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer, Ravi Verma discusses what why making small bets over time is much less risky than one large bet. He addresses the economic costs of a Scrum Team and why breaking work into smaller Sprints can help reduce the risk of money and time spent in bringing a new product to market.
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A Story About Courage

March 9, 2017
As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer, Pradeepa Narayanaswamy discusses her view on the Scrum Value of Courage and how she has seen those practicing Scrum use Courage for success.  
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Scrum Stories with Fidelity and GE

March 1, 2017
In an interview with the Boston Business Journal, Ken Schwaber, co-creator of Scrum and founder of Scrum.org discusses some experiences in the early days of Scrum as he worked with Fidelity and General Electric on their Agile journeys.
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The Beginning Of Scrum

March 1, 2017
In an interview with the Boston Business Journal, Ken Schwaber, co-creator of Scrum and founder of Scrum.org talks about why he and Jeff Sutherland along with a few others started to use the techniques that are known as Scrum today. He looks at some of those early years of trial and error and learning what worked and what didn't.
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The Early Days of Scrum at Motorola

March 1, 2017
In an interview with the Boston Business Journal, Ken Schwaber, co-creator of Scrum and founder of Scrum.org discusses some experiences in the early days of Scrum as he was introducing it to Motorola. He looks at how they adapted and some struggles.