How to Win with Agile Resistant Teams — Scott Weiner at the Agile Camp Berlin 2021

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.

How to Win with Agile Resistant Teams w/ Scott Weiner — Agile Camp Berlin 2021
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60 Questions for the New Scrum Master — Take them to the Team!

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.

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Increasing the Velocity of Value — Agile Camp Berlin 2021

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.

Increasing the Velocity of Value w/ Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org — Agile Camp Berlin 2021
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The Lack of Agile Leadership Qualities — Making Your Scrum Work #15

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.

The Lack of Agile Leadership Qualities — Making Your Scrum Work #15 — Age-of-Product.com

Update: Join the LinkedIn Poll: What leadership behavior have you noticed in the past that is impeding an agile transformation?

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Evidence-based Interventions — Agile Camp Berlin 2021

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.

Evidence-based Interventions with Viktor Cessan — Agile Camp Berlin 2021
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Scrum Master Skills: Visualizing the Cost of Team Building with the Tuckman Model

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.

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