TL; DR: How to Win with Agile Resistant Teams w/ Scott Weiner — ACB21
In this highly engaging speaker session from the Agile Camp Berlin 2021, Scott Weiner shares a case study on how to master an agile transition by creating agile resistant teams based on common sense, team autonomy, and the psychology of metrics.
TL; DR: 60 Questions for the New Scrum Master
Congratulations on your new Scrum Master position! Now what?
What has served me well over the years is a combination of observation and asking questions. The following 60 Questions for a New Scrum Master may support you in learning more about the Scrum team’s way of working and the organization’s culture.
TL; DR: Increasing the Velocity of Value w/ Dave West — ACB21
In this highly engaging speaker session from the Agile Camp Berlin 2021, Dave West talks about why orienting to value rather than work is a crucial requirement for building an agile capability: Velocity of Value.
TL; DR: The Lack of Agile Leadership Qualities — When Change Agents Don’t Act as Role Models
There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. When Scrum becomes an element of an agile transformation, a lack of agile leadership qualities on the incumbents’ side may impede its overall progress significantly despite the best efforts of all other change agents.
📺 Join me and explore the consequences of a lack of agile leadership qualities and what you can do about it in less than three minutes.
Update: Join the LinkedIn Poll: What leadership behavior have you noticed in the past that is impeding an agile transformation?
TL; DR: Evidence-based Interventions w/ Viktor Cessan — ACB21
In this highly engaging speaker session from the Agile Camp Berlin 2021, Viktor Cessan shares lessons learned as an agile coach when working with systems, resulting in evidence-based interventions.
Scrum Master Skills: Visualizing the Tuckman Model
“A picture is worth a thousand words.” Probably, we have all heard that piece of wisdom before. In my experience, having some — even rudimentary — sketching or drawing capabilities is an essential Scrum Master skill. Visualizing a tricky issue while explaining the background to a stakeholder, someone from the management or a teammate helps to pave the way to have a meaningful discussion.
Let me introduce you to an example sketch based on the Tuckman model of group dynamics I use in my Professional Scrum Master training classes to make the effort and cost of creating a Scrum team easier understandable.