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20 Questions from New Scrum Master to Product Owner

TL; DR: 20 Questions to Ask the Product Owner to Get up to Speed as a New Scrum Master. From Scrum Master to Product Owner, this set of questions addresses the future collaboration between the two individuals and the rest of the Scrum Team.


Using Team Topologies to discover and improve reliability qualities


Team Topologies is the work of Matthew Skelton and Manuel Pais, and I use it as part of my job. From a sociotechnical perspective, a team-first approach is paramount for any organisation and helps to decrease the accidental complexity.

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What Happened to my Team? COVID-19’s Impact on Team Health


COVID-19: A silver lining? In the pandemic’s early days, a Team Leader told me, with an obvious sense of relief, that his people were doing really well despite the turmoil. Productivity had actually increased after the Team’s shift to working from home.


IoT Security: Don’t Sacrifice Data for Usability


Read why Christos Kalantzis says that organizations should not sacrifice data for the usability of the Internet of Things on Security Boulevard: Over the last decade, we’ve seen truly innovative […].

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Product Owner as a Servant-Leader

When asked, “Who is the Servant-Leader in Scrum?”, the most common answer is: the Scrum Master. This answer does indeed follow what the Scrum Guide says (Nov 2017 edition): “The Scrum Master is a servant-leader for the Scrum Team”. Is it only the Scrum Master who is or can be a servant-leader?


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Join Us for a Virtual Workshop on Patterns for Distributed Work on October 15

Agile Alliance

This is an open invitation to the Agile community to join our virtual workshop exploring patterns for distributed work on October 15. The workshop is a half day event at the Pattern Languages of Programs (PLoP) 2020 conference.

Artificial intelligence: threats and opportunities


Artificial intelligence (AI) affects our lives more and more. Learn about the opportunities and threats for security, democracy, businesses and jobs. Europe’s growth and wealth are closely connected to how it […].

Agile Procurement Survey

"Becoming Agile" has been the focus of many organisations for a number of years. 2020 has created a new sense of urgency with a number of factors creating increasing demand for quicker responses. Many organisations focus their efforts in the product definition, development and deployment space.

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Get a wholesome hiring experience with full-stack assessments

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The much awaited feature of full-stack assessment is now live on HackerEarth Assessments! With this new feature on HackerEarth it’s now easier than ever to assess the coding skills of a Full-stack developer.

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

The 4 Stages of Distributed Computing

The post The 4 Stages of Distributed Computing appeared first on Blogs ROELBOB Cloud Computing distributed computing humor Magic modern architecture n-tier computing parody satire

Intelligent IoT: Bringing the power of AI to the Internet of Things


The IoT is getting smarter. Companies are incorporating artificial intelligence—in particular, machine learning—into their Internet of Things applications and seeing capabilities grow, including improving operational efficiency and helping avoid unplanned […].

Scrum con User Experience

. La agilidad provee un contexto para el aprendizaje continuo. Scrum a través del uso de Sprints , eventos y valores de Scrum crean un espacio para que ese aprendizaje pueda tener lugar. El diseño UX aporta técnicas, herramientas y las bases para integrar el aprendizaje en la entrega de software.


2020 Top CHRO List – The People Leaders To Watch

N2Growth Blog

N2Growth and Stanford Graduate Graduate School of Business are pleased to congratulate those individuals recognized on the 2020 Leaders25 Top CHRO List.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

Preparing for Digital Life After COVID-19

The shift to a digitally dependent remote workforce across numerous industries was instantaneous for organizations after the COVID-19 pandemic spread, and after months of adapting, this way of life has become “a new normal.”

9 Soft Skills Every Employee Will Need In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence (AI)


Read Bernard Marr explain the nine soft skills every employee should have in the age of artificial intelligence on Forbes: Technical skills and data literacy are obviously important in this […].

Business Analysis or Business Analyst — what’s needed in the Scrum Team

Brief about me before you read this post so you can understand my perspective better. I am a software developer and Scrum Teacher.

On Purpose: How high achievers optimize performance, manage stress, and beat burnout

CEO Insider

A new survey finds the average worker is experiencing career burnout at the age of 32, and says working long hours from home in the pandemic is making it worse. This fits the way people traditionally think about burnout in relation to stress.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Low-Code the ‘Connective Tissue’ of Transformation

Low-code is helping enterprises bridge siloed data, systems and workers for faster digital transformation Enterprises today are racing to digitally transform their business-technology systems.

You’ve Heard Of Robots; What Are Cobots


Read Kathleen Walch’s article in Forbes about collaborate robots, also called cobots, and how companies are using these robots in a variety of ways. Czech writer Karel ?apek apek first coined […].

Breaking news on the Daily Scrum!

As part of the Scrum Tapas video series, Professional Scrum Trainer Roland Flemm explores the myth that a Daily Scrum is status meeting and reveals in tow minutes how to make your Daily Scrum event more valuable


UK Government: From cloud first to cloud appropriate?


Since 2013 the UK Government’s flagship ‘Cloud First’ policy has been at the forefront of enabling departments to shed their legacy IT architecture in order to meaningfully embrace digital transformation.

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Designed With Your Cloud Needs In Mind

Dell EMC

Introducing The Latest VMware Cloud on Dell EMC Today, organizations are busy managing their data and applications in a variety of cloud environments – private, public, and increasingly at the edge. They are also navigating the complexities of large remote workforces.

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Is Machine Learning Really AI? (Pt. II)


Continuing a previous article, Ronald Schmelzer explores in a Forbes article whether or not many machine learning projects are truly AI: If AI is to be a useful term to […].

Tips from the trenches: How to startup three new Scrum teams simultaneously.

Introduction. I was hired by a bank to help them to get started with agile and Scrum. The department had assembled business employees to become three teams.


COBOL Is Taking Heat, but These Other Legacy Languages Could Burn You

COBOL is under fire, and as states such as New Jersey make headlines following vital system crashes that its citizens depend on—such as unemployment benefits—organizations are pointing fingers at the programming language as the source of their technological woes.

eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.