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Where to Start with Scrum? Is Value Stream Mapping Your Answer?

Whether teams are new to Scrum or refining their methods, this remains a challenge. The answer lies in the transformative potential of Value Stream Mapping within Scrum. Instead, Scrum makes these challenges transparent, allowing teams to recognize and address them. Welcome to the first post.

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What Makes Scrum Teams Effective? A scientific investigation of 1.200 Scrum teams

This post is a non-technical version of an academic paper about Scrum teams that I wrote with Daniel Russo. Daniel is a Professor at the University of Aalborg and is specialized in empirical software engineering. I am an organizational psychologist and Scrum practitioner with a love for survey development and statistics.


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Raising Climate Awareness in Scrum Teams - a Scrum Master’s Journey

One of the most exciting outcomes of Scrum being adopted by a team is innovation. The following interview is with Marjolein Pilon , a Scrum Master from the Netherlands. But I know you have some practical ideas for how Scrum and Teams can help. What if all Scrum Teams would do that? Broadly that is described as innovation.

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5 Scrum Myths – Busted

Myth 1 – Scrum is a Methodology. People often refer to Scrum as Methodology. From a practical point of view, Scrum is not a methodology, neither by definition. Instead, Scrum focuses on the scientific implementation of empiricism. Self-Managing teams and their dedicated, collective intelligence form the basis of Scrum.

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What makes the difference between a GOOD Scrum Master and a GREAT Scrum?Master?

Even though the global Scrum adoption is now at 75% ( source: 14th State of Agile report 2020 ), the Scrum Master profession is still difficult to grasp for many. I have encountered and still encounter many organizations struggling with understanding the role of the Scrum Master. The Scrum guide definition. Scrum Guide.

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Scrum Developer Anti-Patterns

TL; DR: Scrum Developer Anti-Patterns. After covering the anti-patterns of the Scrum Master, the Product Owner, and the stakeholders, this article addresses Scrum Developer anti-patterns, covering all Scrum Events and the Product Backlog artifact. The Role of the Developers in Scrum. Source : Scrum Guide 2020. .

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Guide to Building a Career as a Scrum Master

Are you interested in becoming a Scrum Master, but you are yet to have any experience? In the last seven years, I have assisted several interested and enthusiastic professionals to become Scrum Masters. In fact, in my first job, at Hewlett Packard, I was a Software Engineer. Introducing the concept of Scrum Board.