Scrum Values meet Agile Principles

Scrum.org

For example, I am sure you have visited a company before and you learned a lot about a particular culture by meeting simply the front desk receptionist or security guard.

Toxic meeting culture

Erik Bernhardsson

I spent six years at a company that went from 50 people to 1500 and one contributing factor leading to my departure was that I went from a “maker” to a person stuck in meetings every day. It wasn’t that I wanted to do that, but everyone else kept dragging me into meetings. There’s about 47 million blog posts about why meetings suck and I’m not going to pile more onto that heap. For the record – a well run meeting is great!

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Facilitate Celebrated Triage Meetings

Modus Create

Every single one of us in software development has received a Triage Meeting invitation and thought or even responded with, “I don’t have time for this.” I have noticed that some, if not most, people don’t feel these meetings have significant importance or value. Because often these meetings do not impact their contribution to their project or add value to their agenda. Individuals who attend a Triage meeting should be contributors and influencers.

Scrum Values meet Agile Principles (EBM)

Scrum.org

For example, I am sure you have visited a company before and you learned a lot about a particular culture by meeting simply the front desk receptionist or security guard.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

struggle to integrate analytics into their products, business models, and pricing strategies in a way that meets a range of user. In meetings, adjust the position of the dots. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS.

Stop Emailing When You Should Have a Meeting

Let's Grow Leaders

Have a meeting for more bandwidth and speed Recently we were delivering a leadership development program when Annia, a senior leader in the firm, raised her hand and addressed the room: “I’ve noticed that many of us quickly send an email rather […].

CTOs Should Embrace, Stick to a No-Meeting Day

DevOps.com

You know the feeling: You open your calendar in the morning to find a completely booked day, back-to-back meetings and not even 15 minutes of time to complete any of the items on your to-do list. The post CTOs Should Embrace, Stick to a No-Meeting Day appeared first on DevOps.com.

How to Take Charge of Your Remote Meetings

Let's Grow Leaders

Lead remote meetings that get results and build relationships Tired of shadowy silhouettes, screechy feedback, and multitasking participants? Remote meetings are a daily fact of life for most leaders.

How to Stop Having Stupid Staff Meetings

Let's Grow Leaders

I asked the crowd, “Raise your hand if you’ve been to a really stupid staff meeting.” “Keep your hand up, if you find most staff meetings in your career could have been more efficient.” Most meetings suck, but staff meetings are amongst the suckiest.

Meeting Design

A List Apart

A note from the editors: We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 2 (“The Design Constraint of All Meetings”) of Meeting Design: For Managers, Makers, and Everyone by Kevin Hoffman , available now from Two Waves. Better Meetings Make Better Memories.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

while still customizing the end result to meet their exact. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution. 6 When to Take a Combined Approach. 9 About Logi Analytics.

An Effective Business Review Meeting?

N2Growth Blog

If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be “ meetings ” ~Dave Barry. Everywhere I go I hear complaints about Business Review Meetings. Like a broken record every meeting.”. And their weekly (yes, you heard me right) 2 1/2 hour senior executive meetings are not only efficient and effective, but productive and strangely motivating as well. By John R. Childress.

Meetings that Get Results and People Want to Attend: June Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival on meetings that get results and that people want to attend. The post Meetings that Get Results and People Want to Attend: June Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

Article: Remote Meetings Reflect Distributed Team Culture

InfoQ Culture Methods

Are you having problems connecting with people in your distributed meetings? Do you feel like you and your remote colleagues don’t meet goals in your meetings? The problem may not be with the meetings. It might be the culture in which you run your meetings.

Should You Have a Meeting or Send an Email?

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever attended a meeting that should have been a quick email? In this episode, get the criteria you need to choose the right format to move your team forward, make sure you’re not wasting time with meetings that would […].

How to Successfully Coach Your Sales Team to Drive Efficiency

Speaker: Steve Benson, Founder and CEO, Badger Maps

Meet ‘misinfosec’: Fighting fake news like it’s malware

The Parallax

VANCOUVER—The last thing Emmanuel Vincent expected to do with his Ph.D. in oceanography and climate science was fact-checking news reports. But he found a compelling reason to dive into the fraught world of online journalism: He wanted to stop fake news.

Article Series - Remote Meetings

InfoQ Culture Methods

Remote Developer Meetings Culture & Methods Development articleIn this series we’ll look at how teams worldwide are successfully facilitating complex conversations, remotely.

Staying Objective in Sales Meetings

Women on Business

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Industry 4.0 Meets AI

Dell EMC

Today, we’re at a fascinating inflection point. Industry 4.0—a a long-used term in manufacturing—is now more mainstream, due to the availability of affordable IoT infrastructure, the desire to gain new business insights from data, plus the arrival of 5G (read more on our 5G perspective).

Meet Your Goals with a Practical Product Strategy

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

10 Steps to Productive Meetings

N2Growth Blog

If you’ve ever watched an episode of NBC’s “The Office” you know exactly what unproductive meetings look like. The tragic news is many real world meetings too closely resemble a fictional Michael Scott get together. I won’t attend a meeting unless it is a good use of my time.

Three Simple Secrets to Running a Remarkable Meeting

Let's Grow Leaders

Everyone hates bad meetings. And bad meetings are everywhere. If you want to be a great manager, build a reputation of running great meetings, and watch for an immediate improvement in who shows up and what they contribute. Three Simple Secrets to Running a Remarkable Meeting.

The Secret to Holding a Meeting that Gets Results

Let's Grow Leaders

You went to a meeting where you had invigorating discussions, examined alternatives, came up with a cool plan of action, everyone left the meeting feeling motivated, and then six weeks later you get back together. You can achieve all this in just ten minutes at the end of every meeting.

Article: Can Your Meeting Kit Cut It?

InfoQ Culture Methods

Every team meets. Most run their meetings the same way their grandparents and their grandparents' grandparents did. Meeting records predating the Romans describe a leader pontificating, brief back-and-forth discussion, then a conclusion with an inconclusive bit of mumbled agreement.

How King Crushes New Product Development using Data-Driven Insights

Speaker: Ian Thompson, Head of Business Intelligence at King, and Zara Wells, Strategic Customer Success Manager at Looker

King uses almost a competitive launch strategy for new games, as each game has a series of KPIs that it needs to meet.

This Is Why Your DevOps Meetings Fail Every Time

Dzone - DevOps

Here's why your DevOps meetings aren't going so well. It’s a beautiful day and you have enough passion to enter the room, have a Hollywood-look at the crowd, and manage a DevOps meeting like a pro.

Are You Ready for a Walking Meeting?

Women on Business

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Article: Great Global Meetings: Navigating Cultural Differences

InfoQ Culture Methods

Remote Developer Meetings Culture & Methods articleNavigating cross-cultural differences can be hard enough when team members are face-to-face, but when most communications are through some kind of technology—email, phone, IM, video, or online conferencing—it becomes infinitely more complex.

Lead Meetings that Get Results and that People Want to Attend

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s a business cliche – people hate meetings. But I don’t think that’s true – we just hate bad meetings. Why are so many meetings a soul-sucking waste of time? It’s a business cliche – people hate meetings.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

The next step in AI-based meeting management

DXC

Microsoft this spring has been rolling out intelligent features in Outlook designed to make work meetings both easier to schedule and more productive. Partners Workplace AI calendar collaboration Email Meetings Microsoft OutlookThe new features appear in Outlook’s email application and calendar. It seems like a pretty good marriage of artificial intelligence (AI) and enterprise productivity needs — and done in a way that […].

5 Secrets to Great Skip Level Meetings

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, skip level meetings can inspire, engage, motivate and inform the skipper, skipee, and even the skipped. On the other hand, poorly run skip level meetings inadvertantly bring on diaper genie feedback and diminish trust.

Are Your Meetings Effective? Measure Your Meeting “Net Promoter Score”

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you run effective meetings? When was the last time someone left one of your meetings and told everyone, “that was a GREAT meeting. The post Are Your Meetings Effective? Measure Your Meeting “Net Promoter Score” appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. culture execution meetings planning detractors effective meetings meeting net promoter score NPS productive meetings promoters running effective meetings

Practical tips for scrum masters: Starting a meeting.

Scrum.org

In this first episode I provide tips how to start a meeting. . In this video I comment on Koos Coach's retrospective. Note: this movie is dutch spoken. . Learn more in a PSM or PSMII class.

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

Re-Defining Refining (Let’s make Backlog Refinement Meetings Engaging and Successful)

Scrum.org

Many Scrum teams have a regular meeting scheduled on everyone’s calendar, even though it is not an official Scrum event. Scrum has grown up and what was formally casually called “Backlog Grooming” is now called “Backlog Refinement”.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Skip Level Meetings

Let's Grow Leaders

Skip level meetings always seem like a good idea at the time. Done well, skip level meetings are a remarkable tool in your Winning Well toolkit. Maybe that’s why after over 700 blog posts, the most read is 5 Secrets To Great Skip Level Meetings.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Skip Level Meetings

Let's Grow Leaders

Skip level meetings always seem like a good idea at the time. Done well, skip level meetings are a remarkable tool in your Winning Well toolkit. Maybe that’s why after over 700 blog posts, the most read is 5 Secrets To Great Skip Level Meetings.

How to Run a Great Team Offsite Meeting

Women on Business

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Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies