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Facilitating Effective Sprint Reviews

In Scrum, the Sprint Review event is when the Scrum Team collaborates with stakeholders by inspecting the work that was completed during the Sprint and discussing how to move forward in a valuable way. However, in our experience, it is rare that teams get the full value that they should from their Sprint Reviews.

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Everything You Need to Know About Release Managers

Rebel’s Guide to PM

The release manager at my last job worked closely with the development team to review what code changes would be coming. Once everything looks good from a technical standpoint, the release manager could start working on preparing communications about the upcoming software change. And then the cycle begins again!


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Are These DevOps Obstacles Getting in the Way of Your Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

But as companies scale, as the market shifts and more parts of the business become software-focused, there’s been an increase in demand for an end-to-end solution to help large organizations build infrastructure around sound technical practices. Career incentives may discourage people from being agile, and then we ask them to be agile.

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“Agile Is Just for Software” and other Scrum Myths

Scrum is the most popular Agile framework. According to the latest State of Agile survey from, 90% of teams who are using an Agile framework are using Scrum. For example, Scrum includes five events: the Sprint, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and the Sprint Retrospective.

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Map Your Route to Mastering Agile Fluency

Agile Fluency® Model is a fantastic model. With this model, you start seeing your journey as a series of paradigm shifts and stages toward higher fluency in Agile: The Agile Fluency model has been as an inspiration for us, when we were designing Org Topologies. Without defining value, no agile transformation is possible.

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Adopting Agile Practices Isn’t Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Agile needs to be tied to business-driven results. If not, then we start measuring things like people trained, teams doing Scrum, or the organization’s sentiment toward Agile to tell us if we’re succeeding. If your Agile isn’t helping you do that, then it’s not really Agile at all. First, how are we forming teams?

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Review: Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

ambler and Mark Lines are the creators of the Disciplined Agile Delivery framework and the authors of the book Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery – a small Agile Team’s journey from Scrum to Disciplined DevOps ( 2 nd edition). Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) is one of the four elements of Disciplined Agile (DA).