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. Reading between the lines, I think he saw the difference between going beyond an implementation of the mechanics of Scrum and embracing the true Agile mindset. The Scrum Guide is explicit in stating that Scrum is a framework.

Improving SAFe Through Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

SAFe includes Scrum - so how come many Scrum practitioners and thought leaders consider it unsafe? It takes advantage of established frameworks and techniques that work well - Scrum being the first and foremost of those. When it comes to the Program level SAFe doesn't try to reinvent either - but here it uses Scrum/Kanban as a starting point and innovates in order to deal with some specific challenges of larger programs. This is similar to the Scrum Planning Onion.

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Gunther Verheyen

I call myself an independent Scrum Caretaker. It reflects who I am, how I feel, what I do: caring for Scrum AND caring for people. I call myself an independent Scrum Caretaker on a journey of humanizing the workplace with Scrum. I organize my work on a weekly cadence.

2020 64

Tips from the trenches: How to Start Up Three new Scrum teams Simultaneously.

Scrum.org

I was hired by a bank to help them to get started with agile and Scrum. Most people who see the value of the Scrum Master role will agree that a seasoned scrum master can support up to three experienced teams when sprinting. Introduction.

2020 72

Improving SAFe thru Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

SAFe includes Scrum - so how come many Scrum practitioners and thought leaders consider it unsafe? It takes advantage of established frameworks and techniques that work well - Scrum being the first and foremost of those. When it comes to the Program level SAFe doesn't try to reinvent either - but here it uses Scrum/Kanban as a starting point and innovates in order to deal with some specific challenges of larger programs. This is similar to the Scrum Planning Onion.

How I transformed “multiple Scrum teams” into “multiple team Scrum”

Scrum.org

Intended audience: Scrum masters, Product owners, Managers and Agile coaches. I was successful with optimising for feature size that could be delivered in a two-sprint cadence. This approach is ideal to get a cadence from the influx of new features to done, closing the empirical process control loop from design to delivery. Also have each team define their team norms of conduct and organise a workshop to create cross-team working agreements.

The Complete Guide to Scaling Agile and SAFe for Business Agility

Agilemania

The Agile approaches such as Scrum framework, DSDM, Kanban, Extreme Programming (XP) provide rules, practices, and guidelines to build products and solutions using the Agile values and principles. . Scrum is lightweight and simple to understand. . What is Scaling in Agile?

2022 81

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).

2021 74

12 Incredible Reasons You Should Get a SAFe® Agile Certification

Agilemania

It is a workshop with hands-on learning activities. Apply cadence and synchronize with cross-domain planning. Organizations small and large are always burdened with measures to change with turbulent times.

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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Getting started with a Definition of Done (DoD)

Scrum.org

Updated to reflect the 2020 Scrum Guide! The 2020 Scrum Guide. If you can’t ship working software at least every 30 days then by its very definition, you are not yet doing Scrum. You are not yet doing Scrum.

2021 74

Creating an Agile Transformation Roadmap

Leading Agile

Agile coaches and trainers will often look at things like how many teams have implemented Scrum, a decrease in escaped defects, or an increase in throughput as signs that the Transformation is working. Ultimately, executives don’t care how many teams have implemented Scrum.

2021 118

58 Product Owner Theses

Scrum.org

TL;DR: The Scrum Product Owner in 58 Theses. The Product Owner theses also address the Product Owner’s part in Scrum events from Sprint Planning to Sprint Review to Sprint Retrospective, and the Daily Scrum. The Product Owner is also the most vulnerable Scrum role.

2020 69

The Value of an Agile Project Management Office

MPUG

An Agile PMO can work with the POs, Agile PMs, Scrum Masters (SMs), and Functional Heads to satisfy the need of such resources. Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Retrospectives and intraspectives , Story writing workshops , Story mapping workshops , Backlog prioritization , among others. In an Agile PMO setting, the product backlog is executed over a number of iterations or with a flow-based cadence in order to move towards the vision or goal of the product.

2021 76

The Increment Is Dead

Scrum.org

If you’re also an experienced Scrum practitioner, you probably associate the time you started to use Scrum with the time you started to release more frequently. Transcending Scrum and the Increment? But these days, as people talk more and more about DevOps and Continuous Deployment, you might be thinking that since Scrum is focused on Sprints, You need to transcend Scrum in order to keep up with the industry and the need to release more often.

The Sprint Increment Is Dead

Scrum.org

If you’re also an experienced Scrum practitioner, you probably associate the time you started to use Scrum with the time you started to release more frequently. Transcending Scrum and the Sprint Increment? But these days, as people talk more and more about DevOps and Continuous Deployment, you might be thinking that since Scrum is focused on Sprints, You need to transcend Scrum in order to keep up with the industry and the need to release more often.

Transformation, Business Architecture, and Scaling

Leading Agile

What do you do with planning cadences? But what they’re really doing was like scrum with technical practices and things like that, I ever more aligned, it felt like to me was Scrum.

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Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Leading to Failure

Scrum.org

Scrum has proven to be an effective product delivery framework for all sorts of products. However, Scrum is equally well suited to build the wrong product efficiently as its Achilles heel has always been the product discovery part. Scrum’s Achilles Heel: Product Discovery.

2021 51

Project Management Fundamentals and Key Concepts 

Workzone

Scrum Meeting – a brief meeting with the goal of aligning the day’s activities across team members and resolving project roadblocks. Setting up clear systems and expectations with project resources on the correct method and cadence for submitting expenses and tracking their hours is crucial for accurate, real-time budget reporting and management. A diversity of projects can benefit from project management.

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

The following material comes from conferences, workshop, materials developed for clients. These are the charts from a workshop showing how to build a credible PMB, starting with the Integrated Master Plan. Five Principles of Project Success - The recurring theme of 5 Immutable Principles , is the basis of this workshop at PMI, Northern Utah Chapter, Professional Development Day , 2012. IMP/EVM World Workshop Materials. PMI Workshops and Conferences.

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Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

You get super clear backlogs, you find out what the real cadences you’ve finished work that you start. And I was working at version one at the time and so like I’m like all in like, not like team level scrum. Cause I really wasn’t coming at it from a scrum standpoint.

2020 68

Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

If you just do Scrum, you’ll get the goodness out of it. I don’t mean Scrum. And what we’re doing is in industry is we’re trying to figure out, we kind of come to conclusion, the team level Scrum is insufficient. We talked about a Scrum of Scrums.

2021 62

Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 2 – Agile Features & Capabilities in MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

You’re going to see this coming out at a very fast cadence. Remember if we talk about Scrum, we talk about chickens and pigs and the ability to, Hey look, you’ve got to listen on the sidelines, the team needs to come up with that and then they’ll engage you as they need to. But there are people who are building tools, but they remember the competency of what’s being organized, structured and delivered is on a very different cadence.

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