Scrum Accountability

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Accountability. Learn more about how Scrum deals with accountability. Here, accountability acts as an enabler for Scrum first principles.). There is no blame game, finger-pointing, or butt-covering in a real Scrum environment.). Scrum First Principles.

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Beyond Mechanical Scrum

Scrum.org

The teams at his company had well established cadences for their Scrum events; well-oiled Daily Scrums that are done within 15 minutes and result in transparency of what the team will do for the next 24-hours. The Scrum Guide is explicit in stating that Scrum is a framework.

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Daily Scrum: Is it a Waste of Time?

Agile Alliance

Daily Scrum? Daily Scrum is just a chance for the Scrum Master to show up and micromanage. Daily Scrum is for reporting status, but I could do that in an email. People collaboration scrumIt’s a waste of time and interrupts my work.

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Nexus Daily Scrum - No Scrum of Scrums

Scrum.org

En Nexus no se requiere una reunión “Scrum of Scrums” ya que se usa el Nexus Daily Scrum. El Nexus Daily Scrum es un evento del Framework Nexus de Scrum.org que sirve fundamentalmente para gestionar las dependencias entre varios equipos Scrum y analizar el impacto de las mismas.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

To do this, you've learned a wide variety of techniques and methodologies - SCRUM, Kanban, TDD, DevOps, self-organized teams, and much more.

The Scrum Guide Reordered

Scrum.org

TL; DR: The Scrum Guide Reordered. The Scrum Guide Reordered is based on about 90 percent of the text of the 2017 Scrum Guide, extending its original structure by adding additional categories. The Origin of the Scrum Guide Reordered. Professional Scrum.

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Scrum First Principles

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum First Principles. Given that its sibling empiricism is an integral part of Scrum as a framework, applying Scrum first principles thinking is also a useful exercise. Scrum First Principles. How can we apply first principles thinking to Scrum?

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Sleepwalking Through Scrum

3back

How do we recognize when the way we’re “doing Scrum“ is impeding our Agility? This can happen even with Scrum, the whole purpose of which is to help deal with reality in Scrum. How do you reawaken Scrum for a Team that knows what it feels like to work together in a natural way?

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Daily Scrums with Kanban

Scrum.org

Scrum provides numerous opportunities for teams to inspect and adapt their progress, including on a daily basis. What will I do today to take us all closer to the goal, and which I intend to accomplish by the next Daily Scrum? What would their Daily Scrum look like?

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Scrum Has a Messaging Problem

Scrum.org

You Are not Doing Scrum. You are not doing Scrum." Scrum Police are a legion. If you are not doing , you are not doing Scrum. It does introduce some sense of a binary Scrum / Not-Scrum state of affairs. You fail because you are not doing Scrum."

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Scrum as Superhero

3back

How Scrum Saved the Day. That’s the Scrum way. A very small and very focused Scrum Team came in to get the job done. The Scrum Team used an incremental and iterative approach to: Respond to changes in requirements as they arose. We’ve got Scrum 3.0

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The Problem with Scrum Experts

Scrum.org

Although the paper is focused on training in general, my mind made the connection in how Scrum consultants, trainers, and coaches try to have organizations learn Scrum. How organizations expect to succeed with Scrum by hiring consultants, trainers, and coaches.

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Why Scrum sucks

TechBeacon

Scrum has received a lot of negative attention lately. App Dev & Testing, Agile, ScrumThat's well deserved—and long overdue.

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Build trust with Scrum

Scrum.org

The team used Scrum but the Transparency was lost. I believe we have an answer in the Scrum Framework. It supports the Scrum team to be courageous: Managing the risks by Sprint. . With time-box, Scrum Team has a chance to learn, fail and improve continuously. . "Be

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Equality - the roles in Scrum

Scrum.org

The Scrum Team consists of three roles. The only three roles needed in Scrum. And if we would practice Scrum within our companies the way described in this first sentence we can all be successful in delivering incremental value to our customers each Sprint.

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Scrum 3.0: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering

3back

Scrum Mastering is a servant-leadership role. That sure sounds like Scrum Mastering. How does the Scrum Master function as a servant-leader to enable and empower people to do their jobs? Agile Coach (AC): A person who works with the Scrum Team to help them improve their skills.

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Leader-less Scrum?

3back

Is your Scrum vocabulary missing the word “leader“? Some people were trained that in Scrum the only acceptable uses of leader refer the Scrum Master’s servant leadership or Dev team members’ situational leadership. The same is true of a Scrum team.

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Scrum as Superhero

3back

How Scrum Saved the Day. That’s the Scrum way. A very small and very focused Scrum Team came in to get the job done. The Scrum Team used an incremental and iterative approach to: Respond to changes in requirements as they arose. We’ve got Scrum 3.0

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Scrum Handbook: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering

3back

Scrum Mastering is a servant-leadership role. That sure sounds like Scrum Mastering. How does the Scrum Master function as a servant-leader to enable and empower people to do their jobs? Agile Coach (AC): A person who works with the Scrum Team to help them improve their skills.

Iterating towards Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

The 2019 Scrum Master Trends Report by scrum.org and the State of Agile 2018 shows numbers that provide insight in the maturity of agile adoptions. More than 80% of the Scrum Masters (respondents) claim their organization is in or below a “still maturing” level. Pre-Scrum waterfall .

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2019 Scrum Master Trends Report

Scrum.org

2018 was a big year for the Scrum Master with Glassdoor describing the importance of the role and LinkedIn listing Scrum Master as one of the most promising jobs of 2019. Slowly, the Scrum Master has moved out of the world of geek to mainstream acceptance. Scrum On.

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Solving Impediments as a Scrum Team

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Solving Impediments as a Scrum Team. The Scrum Master helps everyone change these interactions to maximize the value created by the Scrum Team.”. Probably, none of the Scrum Masters or agile coaches of the organization felt competent enough to teach the concept of flow.

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Scrum is Driving us Crazy!

Scrum.org

Quite a few teams in organizations implementing Scrum depict their frustration in statements like “Scrum is driving us crazy!”, “It’s too chaotic!”, “As if we didn’t have enough meetings, now we have to deal with a ton more!”, “So many metrics we need to improve upon?!?”.

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The Flying Scrum doctor

Scrum.org

At Agilix , we regularly get asked by companies “to discuss some challenges with Scrum”. Let me tell you a bit more how the “flying Scrum doctor” operates…. Besides coaching and writing blogs, I also teach Scrum.

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A Scrum Master Works on Three Levels

Scrum.org

Through my professional experience, while serving my customers, working with Scrum Teams and training people in Professional Scrum, I have observed that some Scrum Masters only work to serve the Development Team and the Product Owner.

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Scaling Scrum to the limit

Xebia

So how do you scale Scrum to the limit? The post Scaling Scrum to the limit appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Agile Coach ScrumYou’re likely to have been asked the question: “we need to go faster, how many more people do we need?” Most people naturally understand that just adding a random number of people isn’t likely to make us any faster in the short run. And what are […].

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Celebrating one year of Scrum Boosters!

Xebia

Together with Laurens Bonnema we formed a group who had experienced a lot of bad Scrum, fake Scrum, Scrum […]. The post Celebrating one year of Scrum Boosters! Agile Coach People Scrum scrumHistory In 2014 I started at Xebia in the business unit Agile Consultancy and Training (ACT). Colleague Nicole Belilos took me under her wings and helped me develop and grow within this group of Agile coaches.

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Is Scrum Agile and is Agile Scrum?

Xebia

Scrum is Agile but Agile is not (only) Scrum. The post Is Scrum Agile and is Agile Scrum? Agile IT Scrum2 minutes read (drawing by Alexander) The short version: yes and no! Future Fit Organizations Organizations want to become flexible and Agile or as we like to call it at Xebia: Future Fit. Just like when you go to the gym and want to become […]. appeared first on Xebia Blog.

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Technical Debt & Scrum: Who Is Responsible?

Scrum.org

TL;DR: Technical Debt & Scrum. If technical debt is the plague of our industry, why isn’t the Scrum Guide addressing the question of who is responsibly dealing with it? Technical Debt & Scrum — The Scrum Guide. First of all, the Scrum Guide does not mention technical debt.

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Common misinterpretations of Scrum

Scrum.org

Over the years I've seen numerous Scrum adaptions, and I thought perhaps it would be interesting, to sum up, some of the common misinterpretations of Scrum. As my journey in the realm of scrum continues, I have a hunch that this blog will never be finalized. . To keep it transparent and consistent, I've categorized the topics in the same matter as to how it is in the Scrum Guide. Scrum the abbreviation: It's Scrum, not SCRUM. How does scrum do it?

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Master, UP your Scrum!

Scrum.org

Scrum Master. One of the mandatory Scrum roles. Gather people to the daily Scrum. If you're a Scrum Master reading this right now and think not much of it, it's time to UP your Scrum! Bad Scrum. Summery of the 10 Myths in Scrum - The Liberators.

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5 Dysfunctions of a Daily Scrum

Scrum.org

The Daily Scrum is an important Inspect and Adapt event for a Scrum team, yet the purpose is often ignored and swept under the carpet by a multitude of teams. In my 9 years of experience with Scrum I have seen teams using the Daily Scrum in all the possible wrong ways; although often than not few patterns keep emerging again and again. In this blog post, I am going to share the 5 Dysfunctions of a Daily Scrum that I have seen across multiple teams.

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Kanban/Flow - The Scrum Master's Not-So-Secret Weapon

Scrum.org

The Scrum Team that goes through the motions, implements all the mechanics of Scrum, and still when we look at what's going on it doesn't feel right. Steve Porter fondly named it Believably Bad Scrum. I call it Scrum Theater. Barry and Christian call it Zombie Scrum.

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Refresh the Purpose of the Scrum Framework

Scrum.org

The Scrum Framework, visualized by Thea Schukken. How would the people you work with complete the following sentence: “The Scrum Framework exists in order to …”? The Scrum Framework exists in order to…”. How would you or your Scrum Team complete this sentence?

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My Journey as a Scrum Master

Scrum.org

The first part contains my personal journey in becoming a Scrum Master, the second part includes recommendations for new Scrum Masters. Part 1 — Becoming a Scrum Master. Nine years ago I changed my title from Project Manager into Scrum Master. Scrum Master & Trainer.

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The value of Scrum certifications?

Scrum.org

What's the value of (Scrum) certifications? When it comes to Scrum, there are two simply two providers. Scrum Alliance and Scrum.org. For this blog, I'll be focussing on Scrum.org because I'm not fully familiar with Scrum Alliance. Knowing Scrum vs. understanding Scrum.

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Introducing the Zombie Scrum Symptom Checker

Scrum.org

Is your team suffering from Zombie Scrum ? Do you wonder how other teams work with Scrum? Is Scrum really helping teams deliver value to stakeholders faster and making them happier as a result? Find out with the first version of the free Zombie Scrum Symptoms Checker.

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