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Agile 101 – The Game and How it Happened

by Emma Hopkinson-Spark, 16 August 2018

I have a lot of ideas; most of them barely stay in my head longer than the remainder of my commute. I often find myself racking my brain hours later trying to put the pieces together again for something which felt so clear and certain a few hours earlier, but ends up dismissed and forgotten […]

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Retrospective Exercises Repository

by Stefan Wolpers, 01 August 2017

TL;DR: The Retrospective Exercises Repository How to prevent retrospective boredom? One way to achieve that is never to repeat the same combination of retrospective exercises twice. Avoiding repetitions might sound like a lot of work for a single team. However, if your product delivery organization comprises of more than one Scrum team, I can highly... Read more »

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Psychological Safety Agile Team Performance

by Rynmelberg, 25 July 2017

Psychological Safety Agile Team Performance. What better topic for a podcast named The Guardian than that of psychological safety? The term psychological safety is one that is relatively new as applied to Agile. Psychological safety is roughly defined as a shared belief that members of an Agile team can take risks without fear of blame, expulsion from the group or even getting fired. The best teams...

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Agile, Scrum and Content Marketing

by Rynmelberg, 13 July 2017

    On this edition of The Guardian Podcast with Ryn Melberg, Ryn talks with Joel Traugott. Joel is a self-described digital marketing geek with a love of data-driven marketing and a flair for building & optimizing traffic & revenue. Joel loves to teach others about marketing, and show the power of optimization to clients and others. Also, super into funnels. And today, we will...

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22 Scrum Master Anti-Patterns from Job Ads

by Stefan Wolpers, 09 July 2017

TL;DR—Scrum Master Anti-Patterns from Job Ads Job ads for scrum master or agile coach positions reveal a great insight into an organization’s progress on becoming agile. Learn more about what makes job ads such a treasure trove with the following 22 scrum master anti-patterns. To gain these, I analyzed more than 50 job ads for... Read more »

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The Scrum Product Owner Theses

by Stefan Wolpers, 18 June 2017

TL;DR: The Scrum Product Owner in 56 Theses The following 56 scrum product owner theses describe the role of the PO from a holistic product creation perspective. The 56 product owner theses cover the concept of the product owner role, product discovery, how to deal with external and internal stakeholders, product roadmap planning, as well... Read more »

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21 Sprint Retrospective Anti-Patterns Impeding Scrum Teams

by Stefan Wolpers, 11 June 2017

TL;DR: Sprint Retrospective Anti-Patterns What ceremony could better embody scrum’s ‘inspect and adapt’ mantra than the sprint retrospective? I assume all agile peers agree that even the simplest retrospective—if only held regularly—is far more useful than having a fancy one once in a while, or in the worst case having none at all. And there... Read more »

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