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The Virtuous Cycle of Trust and Influence

Leading Agile

In today’s blog, a continuation of the first in this two-part series, we’ll talk about building trust and influence, and initiating the trust-influence loop. We have found that becoming trustworthy causes another thing to occur – influence. Influence.

7 Key Considerations for Building the Perfect PMO

LiquidPlanner

Ensure PMO support from your organizational leadership. Senior leadership buy-in is essential to the long-term success of any PMO. Put the right leadership in place. If agile, will it be Kanban or scrum? Agile Leadership Methodology Productivity Project Management

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Virtual Learning in 2021: The 7 Trends to Look out for

International Institute for Learning

With hope for rosier days ahead, what does 2021 hold for learning and development (L&D) professionals and online training? These 7 notable trends may influence our lives as L&D pros, learners, and employees: 1. Adopting Agile and Scrum approaches in L&D. By Pamela S.

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Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

This is Mike Cottmeyer's talk from AgileIndy 2021 on The Executive's Guide to Why Agile Transformation Fails. Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from AgileIndy, 2021 on “Why Agile Transformation Fails.” I don’t mean Scrum.

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Resource Managers and Scrum

Scrum.org

More than 50 individuals were identified to participate on Scrum teams in support of this new product, and few of them had experience in Scrum. . The individual to whom I was speaking looked back at me and said, "There is no such thing as a 'resource manager' in Scrum".

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Scrum in Ivory Coast?—?Africa

Scrum.org

When talking about applying Scrum and Agile, we are hardwired to think about America and Europe, not about Africa. I must confess I am totally ignorant about the status of Scrum and Agile in Africa. I was super curious about Agile and Scrum in this African country.

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Winning Office Politics – 3 tips that Scrum Masters can use

Scrum.org

Great Scrum Masters are professionals who have swiftly mastered the delicate art of convincingly winning in the field of office politics. . Concentrate on Your Arena of Influence . I concentrated on creating a healthy community of different Scrum Masters, productively shifting my focus.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?

Agilemania

The organizations start with few teams initially, and it is easier to follow simple & lightweight frameworks like Scrum or Kanban at this stage. The most important skills for an agile coach include: Strong understanding of Scrum and Kanban. Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS).

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SAFe Simply Explained (Part 1): Core Competencies and Principles

Inloox

In most cases, however, previous experience is based only on the small-scale use of Scrum or other agile methods in individual departments. SAFe is continuously improved and evolved, with the latest version 5 released in February 2021. SAFe picks up many already familiar elements and concepts from existing methods such as Scrum or Lean Project Management, which makes the transition easier for many companies. Agility should no longer be a new term for most project managers.

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What Makes Agile Transformations Successful? Results From A Scientific Study

Scrum.org

Each post discusses scientific research that is relevant to our work with Scrum and Agile teams. Are good Scrum Masters and Product Owners what makes the difference? 30, 4, Article 52 (July 2021), 46 pages. Finally, top management influences success in three complementary ways.

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3 Ways Organizations Use Measures Poorly

Scrum.org

I am often asked what Scrum Teams and organizations should measure. How users respond to our products and services is influenced by many factors. It is called Professional Agile Leadership – Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM).

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?

Agilemania

The organizations start with few teams initially, and it is easier to follow simple & lightweight frameworks like Scrum or Kanban at this stage. The most important skills for an agile coach include: Strong understanding of Scrum and Kanban. Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS).

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PO Interview Questions — The Product Backlog and Refinement

Scrum.org

They are derived from my fourteen years of practical experience with XP and Scrum, serving both as Product Owner and Scrum Master and interviewing dozens of Product Owner candidates on behalf of my clients. Scrum is not a methodology but a framework.

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Hiring a Professional Product Owner

Scrum.org

While I had seen many things around the Scrum Master for my post on Hiring a Professional Scrum Master , this was a little bit more of a discovery session, which is why I asked some of my trusted colleagues at Scrum.org to help out. Professional Scrum Product Owner Stances.

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4 Ways Organizations Use Goals Poorly (and How EBM Can Help)

Scrum.org

What you measure will influence behavior. Similar to what I teach with Scrum, there are no best practices when it comes to goals in a complex environment. It is called Professional Agile Leadership – Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM).

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System Vs. Psyche with Dennis Stevens and Alistair Cockburn Part 2

Leading Agile

– And that project managers crawled back in the window through the Scrum Master Program, right? And then what becomes really interesting ’cause there is… In my mind, as I was thinking about psyche in the last two weeks, I was thinking about how do you influence behaviors.

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Why Kindness Matters

Scrum.org

In the case of Scrum (and honestly most situations) a team of people is working together on something and trying to deliver on some sort of goal (quick shout out to the Product Goal ). But actually, most high-performing teams’ leadership is distributed.

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Leveraging the Product Goal to engage with stakeholders

Scrum.org

This post will explain how the Product Owner can leverage the Product Goal to improve the engagement with stakeholders during product development because it provides context on why the Scrum Team is doing the work.

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How to complain less and do more

Scrum.org

I used “policy-makers” rather than “leaders” on purpose since I see leadership as a quality rather than a formal title or position. Agile Manifesto, Scrum Framework) to change this mindset and put individuals over processes from the outset. Get help from your Scrum Master.

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Why Kindness Matters

Scrum.org

In the case of Scrum (and honestly most situations) a team of people is working together on something and trying to deliver on some sort of goal (quick shout out to the Product Goal ). But actually, most high-performing teams’ leadership is distributed.

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Agile Transformation – Success Factors part 2

Scrum.org

Top-down management is replaced by leadership, allowance for people’s creativity and delegation of decisions. They represent consistent and aligned leadership. Scrum is implemented with respect to empiricism. ???????????????????????????????????

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Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

You have Scrum. Many people confuse stewardship with leadership. Stewardship is different from leadership. Satya: Also, I have seen people saying stewardship is equal to servant leadership. Again, stewardship is much more than servant leadership.

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