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Sleepwalking Through Scrum

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How do we recognize when the way we’re “doing Scrum“ is impeding our Agility?

SCRUM 171

One Step Back, Two Steps Forward

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We were humming along as a Team; suddenly it feels like everybody’s got two left feet. What’s going on? Sometimes when a Team hits a rough patch, after a period of really working well together, it’s hard to understand what went wrong? We’ve faced tough challenges before… this feels different.

SCRUM 168

A Day In The Life Of A ScrumMaster

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The daily life of a Scrum Master [1] is anything but mundane. Play along with one Scrum Master as she facilitates, coaches, and runs interference all in the name of becoming a Well-Formed Team [2]. Download a PDF Version of This Infographic.

TDD 155

6 Signals of Collective Conflict Avoidance

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The primary goal of Scrum Mastering [1] is to enable a Well-Formed Team (WFT). Ideally, a Well-Formed Team [2] would take on most of its own facilitation and coaching. However, some Teams get stuck in earlier stages of maturity that we describe as Collective Conflict Avoidance.

SCRUM 133

The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

To Empower Your Scrum Teams, Provide Mission Protection

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Scrum coaching and training usually focuses on strengthening your Dev Teams’ collaboration, empowering Scrum Mastering and Product Ownership. These ingredients are all required for Scrum Teams to achieve high-quality results. [1]

SCRUM 181

What Do You Do When You Finish a Sprint Early?

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So, let me talk about the easy stuff first. One of the best things that can happen to a Scrum Team [1] is that it finishes its work early in a Sprint [2]. It amazes me that Teams are confused about what to do, but they are.

SCRUM 185

To Empower Your Scrum Teams, Provide Mission Protection

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Scrum coaching and training usually focuses on strengthening your Dev Teams’ collaboration, empowering Scrum Mastering and Product Ownership. These ingredients are all required for Scrum Teams to achieve high-quality results. [1]

SCRUM 148

To Empower Your Scrum Teams, Provide Mission Protection

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Scrum coaching and training usually focuses on strengthening your Dev Teams’ collaboration, empowering Scrum Mastering and Product Ownership. These ingredients are all required for Scrum Teams to achieve high-quality results. [1]

SCRUM 148

What Makes A Good Stakeholder?

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Stakeholders [1] are the reason we develop Product [2] in the first place. Stakeholders are those people that have needs, wants, and desires. (In In an IT setting, these may be referred to as desirements, a processing task or type of output that is desired, but not absolutely necessary.)

Agile 180

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Scrum as Superhero

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Once upon a time, there was a company. A large, multi-layered organization ordered with the task of developing and launching new software. And not just any software. Complex software, unlike anything the organization or the public at large had seen, or used, before.

SCRUM 183

What Football Teaches Us About Scrum Teams

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Even if you think that a “Fair Catch” [1] has something to do with a summer carnival fishing tournament and a “Flea Flicker” [2] can be eradicated with a dog collar, there are two things that all football and non-football fans know: The crazy intensity of the championship football season is among us.

SCRUM 176

3 Undeniable Reasons To Get Your ScrumMaster Certification Now

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Let’s face it, you’re really busy. So, the idea of taking time out of your crazy work day to get a certification may make you ponder, “Is this really worth it? Will it help me do my job better?” If this is what comes to your mind about becoming a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) , don’t feel bad.

Course 168

What Do You Do When You Finish a Sprint Early?

3back

So, let me talk about the easy stuff first. One of the best things that can happen to a Scrum Team [1] is that it finishes its work early in a Sprint [2]. It amazes me that Teams are confused about what to do, but they are.

SCRUM 159

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Top 10 Tips To Becoming A Better PO

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Seasoned PO’s ( Product Owners [1] ) share a certain kinship bred from their time spent navigating the PO world ; a world full of balancing, prioritizing and clarifying. We decided to capture their PO knowledge and ask them, “What do you know now that you wish you had known when you were a new PO?”.

3 Undeniable Reasons To Get Your ScrumMaster Certification Now

3back

Let’s face it, you’re really busy. So, the idea of taking time out of your crazy work day to get a certification may make you ponder, “Is this really worth it? Will it help me do my job better?” If this is what comes to your mind about becoming a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) , don’t feel bad.

Course 155

Scrum 3.0: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering

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Scrum Mastering is a servant-leadership role. That’s a given. The phrase servant leader, first coined by Robert K. Greenleaf in his groundbreaking essay, The Servant as Leader , defined the role as focusing “primarily on the growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong.

SCRUM 152

Scrum Handbook: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering

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Scrum Mastering is a servant-leadership role. That’s a given. The phrase servant leader, first coined by Robert K. Greenleaf in his groundbreaking essay, The Servant as Leader , defined the role as focusing “primarily on the growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

What Makes A Good Stakeholder?

3back

Stakeholders [1] are the reason we develop Product [2] in the first place. Stakeholders are those people that have needs, wants, and desires. (In In an IT setting, these may be referred to as desirements, a processing task or type of output that is desired, but not absolutely necessary.)

Agile 152

Top 10 Tips To Becoming A Better PO

3back

Seasoned PO’s ( Product Owners [1] ) share a certain kinship bred from their time spent navigating the PO world ; a world full of balancing, prioritizing and clarifying. We decided to capture their PO knowledge and ask them, “What do you know now that you wish you had known when you were a new PO?”.

The PO and SM: A Match Made in Agile

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Every year as the middle of February approaches, our world is taken over by little red hearts, cherubic cupids hoisting arrows and foil wrapped drugstore chocolates. The heavily scented fragrance of Valentine’s Day is in the air.

Agile 152

To Build Trust, Risk Being Candid

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Search Google Books on trust and candor and the first listings you’ll get are business examples. Because for a Team to respond agilely , we need to be candid with each other and have a basic trust in each other.

SCRUM 148

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Scrum as Superhero

3back

Once upon a time, there was a company. A large, multi-layered organization ordered with the task of developing and launching new software. And not just any software. Complex software, unlike anything the organization or the public at large had seen, or used, before.

SCRUM 141

How To Do Large Scale Scrum [Infographic]

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Many large organizations find it hard to deliver valuable Results [1] to their Stakeholders [2]. Their size makes it difficult to adapt to the fact that both the realities of delivery and the Stakeholder’s minds change in unexpected ways.

SCRUM 130

The PO and SM: A Match Made in Agile

3back

Every year as the middle of February approaches, our world is taken over by little red hearts, cherubic cupids hoisting arrows and foil wrapped drugstore chocolates. The heavily scented fragrance of Valentine’s Day is in the air.

Agile 133

How To Do Large Scale Scrum [Infographic]

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Many large organizations find it hard to deliver valuable Results [1] to their Stakeholders [2]. Their size makes it difficult to adapt to the fact that both the realities of delivery and the Stakeholder’s minds change in unexpected ways. That’s when systematic scaling of Scrum becomes critical to an organization’s success.

SCRUM 119

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Can’t-miss sessions for AWS Summit Chicago

Stackery

AWS Summit Chicago on the horizon, and while there’s no explicit serverless track, there are some amazing sessions to check out. Here are my top choices for the serverless sessions and a workshop you won’t want to miss: Workshop for Serverless Computing with AWS + Stackery + Epsagon.

Micro Frontends

Martin Fowler

Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in the microservices architectural style, which has become popular due to its ability to allow customer-oriented teams to build and deploy software independently.

Is High Quality Software Worth the Cost?

Martin Fowler

A common debate in software development projects is between spending time on improving the quality of the software versus concentrating on releasing more valuable features.

What to do when Customs asks for your social-media account info

The Parallax

After two years of preparation, the Trump administration is rolling out plans to require most U.S. visitors, including applicants for tourist and business visas, to disclose their social-media account identifiers when entering the country.

Media 208

Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.