Filter by
Video

What is a Product?

February 8, 2021
What is a product? Does everyone see the same product you? Do Customers always have to be external to the business? Can a product be part of another product? Professional Scrum Trainers Steve Trapps and Andy Hiles created this video that walks through these questions. (6:29 Minutes)
Video

Portuguese Edition Video - O que é um líder ágil?

February 4, 2021
Seja um Líder Ágil, e saia na frente! Você é um líder que está no meio de uma transformação e quer se posicionar bem? Tornar-se uma organização ágil é uma transformação realmente profunda – falamos que é uma mudança além de processual, é uma mudança cultural. Líder Ágil são Gerentes ou pessoas em posição de liderança, que querem ter melhores times, ou são responsáveis pelo estabelecimento da evolução ágil. (10:03 Minutes)
Video

Video in Portuguese: Scrum em 21 minutos

January 15, 2021
By Professional Scrum Trainer Antonio Costa Neto: Aprenda o que é Scrum, em poucos minutos, e de uma fonte confiável. Scrum é um dos assuntos que mais cresce, quando se fala de gestão de Projetos e Produtos. (21:32 Minutos)
Video

The Sprint Backlog Defined

January 8, 2021
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Dominik Maximini takes viewers through the Sprint Backlog using text from the Scrum Guide to drive the conversation. Dominik mixes stories and examples throughout the discussion. (6:24 Minutes)
Video

What is a Sprint Review?

January 8, 2021
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. 4:46 Minutes
Video

Agile Twinning: Scrum Masters & Agile Coaches

December 16, 2020
In this webinar, Leslie Morse and Professional Scrum Trainer Evelien Roos explore how hierarchy within agile coaching roles may impede your organizational agility, shine a light on how you may be inadvertently marginalizing key contributors in your organization, and provide inspiration for ways multiple roles can co-exist.
Video

Atlassian Roundtable -Story Points & the Evolution of Agile Estimation

December 10, 2020
Atlassian has joined leaders in the industry to unpack story points and the evolution of agile estimation. Estimation using story points has become the most popular way for agile teams to rate the relative effort of work, instead of traditional time-based estimates. Check out this roundtable from leading industry experts Mike Cohn, John Cutler, Andrea Fryrear, Troy Magennis, and Dave West. (51:20 Minutes)
Video

Scrum Guide 2020 - Product Goal

November 19, 2020
The Product Goal is now the commitment of the Product Backlog. This video with Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham explains the Product Goal. (2:26 Minutes)
Video

Scrum Guide 2020 - Sprint Planning

November 19, 2020
The Sprint Planning has been enriched with a third topic - Why. This video with Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham explains the change to the Sprint Planning event in Scrum. (2:24 Minutes)
Video

Scrum Guide 2020 - Accountabilities

November 19, 2020
The Scrum Guide 2020 defines Accountabilities within one team, Scrum Team. This video with Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham explains the Accountabilities. (3:21 Minutes)
Video

What is a Product

October 15, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ralph Jocham tells a story that he uses in his Professional Scrum Product Owner class to help students understand how to define a product and what it takes to describe the product. (5:35 Minutes)
Video

4 Ways to Coach with the Scrum Values

September 15, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Stephanie Ockerman looks at how Scrum Masters can use the Scrum Values as a starting point when coaching their Scrum Teams. She walks through some examples and experiences she has had coaching Scrum Teams. (4:33 Minutes)
Video

How to Build Multi Vendor Scrum Teams

September 15, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma reflects on an experience that he had working for a client and being in the middle of conflict between the client and another party who was providing members of the Scrum Team. Ravi discusses the importance of ethics, trust, agile principles and the Scrum Values in such a relationship and why in the end, this particular relationship was not following a pattern for success. (6:21 Minutes)
Video

An Inspirational Story on the Accessibility of Training

August 3, 2020
This story is told by Kameshwari Rao, a Student in a recent Professional Scrum Master training class taught by Professional Scrum Trainer Reshma (Simran) Nagrani. Kameshwari discusses how she was able to attend the class and gain full value from it even with her visual impairment and she talks about what Simran did to help make it possible. (2:14 Minutes)
Video

What is the Professional Scrum Product Owner Class

July 27, 2020
Meet Ralph Jocham and Chuck Suscheck who are the stewards for the Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) class. In this video, Ralph and Chuck provide a brief overview of the class to help you better understand the expected outcomes. (2:16 Minutes)
Video

A Dagger in the Heart of Agility

July 9, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma uses satire as a way to emphasize how agility can help an organization. He discusses ways that he has seen people within organizations look at agile for software delivery as outdated and what can happen if they ignore the value that working in a more agile way can help. (4:28 Minutes)
Video

4 Signs You Are Too Modern For Agile

July 9, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma uses satire as a way to emphasize how agile can help an organization by discussing ways that some of the organizations that he has been brought into are thinking and acting prior to really understanding what agile truly means. Ravi then takes a more serious view in each area with suggestions of how the Agile and Scrum Values can come into play and enable the organization to decide if this is right for them. (8:20 Minutes)
Video

Coaching Tips for Scrum Masters

June 23, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Stephanie Ockerman provides tips for Scrum Masters while in the coaching stance. Stephanie discusses 6 different tips that you can take start applying immediately. (5:14 Minutes)
Video

Remote Product Ownership - Steering the Ship from Afar

June 22, 2020
Product Ownership is hard enough when your dedicated development team is around the corner from you. So how can you be as effective when your whole team is distributed? This practical session will cover a bunch of tools and techniques you can use as a remote Product Owner to continue communicating vision, maximizing value, and validating your product direction. We will demonstrate ways to collaborate on your Product Backlog, participate in Scrum events, setup other important team and stakeholder cadences, and ways to keep morale high in uncertain times. (58:28 Minutes)
Video

Sprint Cancellation

June 2, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Piyush Rahate provides examples of why a Sprint may be canceled, ways to avoid canceling a Sprint and what might happen if the decision to cancel is made. (4:05 Minutes)
Video

Ways Agile Scrum Teams Can Become Trusted Advisors

June 2, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma discusses several ways that Scrum Team members can transition to trusted advisors of the organization. Ravi describes places to get more information about the business, suggestion on how to communicate with stakeholders and how to leverage experiments as ways to prove value. (4:58 Minutes)
Video

The Scrum Master Stance as a Teacher

June 2, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainers Adam Michalczyk and Andrzej Zińczuk look at one of the stances that a Scrum Master plays, the teacher. They discuss types of teachers and ways that Scrum Masters can teach the Scrum Teams that they are working with. (3:44 Minutes)
Video

Evidence-Based Management (EBM) for Audacious Goals!

May 22, 2020
Evidence-Based Agility, based on Evidence-Based Medicine, uses empiricism to help organizations chart a course to high-value, ambitious, aspirational goals. If you want to change “business as usual,” the way forward is usually very murky. Using experimentation, measurement, and inspect-and-adapt practices to try to make measurable progress is the only practical approach. (59:17 Minutes)
Video

Bye Bye Velocity! Kanban metrics as an alternative to story points & velocity.

May 13, 2020
During this virtual event, Louis-Philippe explained the Kanban metrics for Agile or DevOps teams. Although the Kanban delivery strategy is highly recommended in DevOps mode, unfortunately, its metrics are hardly used in our profession. Louis-Philippe therefore wishes to share its value with participants. Back at their workplace, Louis-Philippe hopes that participants will have new tools to answer the client's famous question "When will it be done?" (61 Minutes)
Video

Predicting the End Date of an Agile Transformation

May 12, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma explores the question that he is often asked during initial meetings with clients around agile transformations: "When will the transformation be complete" Ravi provides questions to ask in return, analogies on why such a prediction right out of the gate is likely impossible and ways to better think about anticipated results. (6:46 Minutes)
Video

How to Define a Product

May 12, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Stephanie Ockerman looks at many aspects that define a product and its goals. She addresses some of the questions around what value means and how value is critical to deciding on what to deliver for the product and when. (8:04 Minutes)
Video

How to Enable Cross-Functional Scrum Teams

May 4, 2020
In this Scrum Tapas video, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma provides several ideas about how Scrum Masters leveraging their servant leadership skills can help their teams become more effective. (6:41 Minutes)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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)
Video

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.