How to Create an Agile Community of Practice

TL;DR: Creating an Agile Community of Practice

Creating an agile community of practice helps winning hearts and minds within the organization as it provides authenticity to the agile transition — signaling that the effort is not merely another management fad. Read more to learn how to get your agile community going even without a dedicated budget.

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Webinar #3: Product Backlog Anti-Patterns

TL;DR: Webinar Product Backlog Anti-Patterns — May 8th, 2018

Join the third Hands-on Agile webinar product backlog anti-patterns — from out-dated and oversized tickets to the part-time proxy product owner and his or her idea repository. Learn more about the numerous product backlog anti-patterns that can manifest themselves when you try to create value for your customers and your organization on May 8, 2018, from:

  • 06:00 to 07:00 PM CEST (Central European Summer Time)
  • 12:00 to 01:00 PM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)
  • 09:00 to 10:00 AM PDT (Pacific Daylight Time)

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Webinar #5: Sprint Planning Anti-Patterns — June 5th, 2018

TL;DR: Webinar Sprint Planning Anti-Patterns — June 5th, 2018

Join the fifth Hands-on Agile webinar sprint planning anti-patterns and learn how to keep a simple scrum ceremony effective by avoid popular anti-patterns. The webinar starts on June 5, 2018, from:

  • 06:00 to 07:00 PM CEST (Central European Summer Time)
  • 12:00 to 01:00 PM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)
  • 09:00 to 10:00 AM PDT (Pacific Daylight Time)

Webinar Sprint Planning Anti-Patterns — June 5th, 2018

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Webinar #1: Product Discovery Anti-Patterns

TL;DR: Webinar Product Discovery Anti-Patterns — April 10th, 2018

Scrum has proven to be a practical product delivery framework for digital products like applications or apps. However, Scrum is equally suited to build the wrong product efficiently as its Achilles heel has always been the product discovery part. What product discovery part, you may think now. And this is precisely the point: The product owner miraculously identifies what the best way to proceed as a team by gating and prioritizing the product backlog is. How that is supposed to happen is nowhere described in the Scrum Guide. Consequently, when everyone is for himself, product discovery anti-patterns emerge. I believe it is time to address this issue with the webinar product discovery anti-patterns.

From sunk costs, HIPPO-ism, my-budget-my-features to self-fulfilling prophecies — learn more about the numerous product discovery anti-patterns that can manifest themselves when you try to fill Scrum’s product discovery void.

Hands-on Agile Webinar Product Discovery Anti-patterns

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Scrum Stakeholder Anti-Patterns

TL; DR: Scrum Stakeholder Anti-Patterns

Learn how individual incentives and outdated organizational structures — fostering personal agendas and local optimization efforts — manifest themselves in scrum stakeholder anti-patterns which easily can impede any agile transition.

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Webinar #4: Agile Failure Patterns 2.0 — May 22nd, 2018

TL;DR: Webinar Agile Failure Patterns 2.0 — May 22nd, 2018

Join the fourth Hands-on Agile webinar agile failure patterns 2.0 and learn why ‘agile’ is not the quick fix for dysfunctional organizations. The webinar starts on May 22, 2018, from:

  • 06:00 to 07:00 PM CEST (Central European Summer Time)
  • 12:00 to 01:00 PM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)
  • 09:00 to 10:00 AM PDT (Pacific Daylight Time)

Hands-on Agile Webinar Agile Failure Patterns 2.0 — May 22nd, 2018

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