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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)
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Tips for Improved Facilitation Part 1

July 11, 2019
In part 1 of this 3 part Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainers Bjorn Persson and Henrik Berglund discuss what it means to be a facilitator and gives some tips to improve your facilitation techniques.  (4:15 Minutes)
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Tips for Improved Facilitation Part 2

July 11, 2019
In part 2 of this 3 part Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainers Bjorn Persson and Henrik Berglund discuss what it means to be a facilitator and gives some tips to improve your facilitation techniques.  (3:28 Minutes)
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Tips for Improved Facilitation Part 3

July 11, 2019
In part 3 of this 3 part Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainers Bjorn Persson and Henrik Berglund discuss what it means to be a facilitator and gives some tips to improve your facilitation techniques.  (3:16 Minutes)
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The Path to Agility 2019 - The Agile Personality: Selecting and Developing Individuals for Successful Agile Teams - Dave West

June 24, 2019
In this talk, Dave West, CEO and Product Owner, Scrum.org will look at the learnings from a joint study with McKinsey in terms of hiring, selecting and coaching people for agility, and the best characteristics you should be looking for. Dave will provide practical interview questions to support the interview process and good practices for developing agile teams. (1:10:08 hours)
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Scrum with UX: Moving Beyond Design Sprints

June 13, 2019
In this talk, Jeff Gothelf, the co-author of the book Lean UX, and Dave West, CEO and Product Owner of Scrum.org, discuss the challenges and benefits of bringing practices from lean UX to Scrum Teams. They answer questions about empirical learning, managing the backlog, understanding the customer and resolving the dual challenges of team composition and “fitting” design activities into scrum cadences. (41:13 Minutes)
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How Testing is Different in an Agile Project

June 12, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Peter Gfader talks about how testing can different in an agile environment. He walks through different stages, gives some basic recommendations. (4:33 Minutes)
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Getting Stakeholders Involved in Sprint Reviews

May 28, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Punit Doshi provides several ideas to get better involvement from stakeholders during Sprint Reviews including ways to get them to attend if they are reluctant to do so. (5:37 Minutes)
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Some Ideas for Training Without Slides

May 28, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainers Bjorn Persson and Henrik Berglund demonstrate some easy ways to draw pictures to express ideas rather than having to have slides when teaching or presenting. (4:26 Minutes)
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From Vision to Market

May 23, 2019
In this short Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Fabio Panzavolta discusses how work is driven from the vision.  He identifies that the Product Backlog is refined and revisited through empirical data, however too often the vision is not refined in the same way, putting the two out of sync.  This leads to miscommunication and potentially delivering less value. (4:36 Minutes)
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An Effective Sprint Retrospective

April 25, 2019
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma describes a Sprint Retrospective in Scrum, giving tips for ways to make them valuable and how he has improved them over time. (6:02 Minutes)
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How Agile Leaders Can Help People Grow

February 7, 2019
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Magdalena Firlit discusses ways that leaders in organizations can help their teams learn and grow.  She provides a few tips and thoughts for helping with better engagement.  This is the third in a three part series.  (2:21 Minutes)
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Defer Constraining Commitments

January 23, 2019
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Chuck Suscheck discusses some ideas that he has learned when building software over the years on how to make decisions on prioritization, especially as they impact architecture and design. (3:21 minutes)
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How Agile Leaders Can Help Scrum Teams

January 22, 2019
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Magdalena Firlit discusses ways that leaders in organizations that are trying to improve their agility can support their Scrum Teams and help them to be more successful.  This is the second in a three part series. (2:49 minutes)
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What is an Agile Leader

January 22, 2019
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Magdalena Firlit describes what it means to be a leader within an organization that is acting in an agile manner and things that they should understand and look out for. This is the first in a three part series. (1:27 minutes)
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Agile.FM Podcast - How to Select and Develop Individuals for Successful Agile Teams

January 22, 2019
Dave West, Product Owner of Scrum.org, co-authored a paper in collaboration with McKinsey about favorable personally traits for team members in agile teams. In this episode of the Agile.FM Podcast with Joe Krebs, receive confirmation about some well known facts such as handling ambiguity but also some really eye-opening findings around pride in work, extroverts and the secret sauce of agile team members.
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Some Examples of Impediments and How to Handle Them

December 14, 2018
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainers Hiren and Punit Doshi provide some examples of impediments that they have run into while working on Scrum Teams and ways that they went about handling them. They also investigate how a Scrum Master can help the Development Team deal with potential issues before they become impediments. (3:41 Minutes)
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Some Rules of Scrum Explained

December 13, 2018
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Piyush Rahate briefly talks about some of the rules in Scrum, why they are important and how they can be applied. (2:23 Minutes)