Food for Agile Thought’s issue #105—shared with 10,523 peers—covers continuous delivery, the growing commercialization of agile ideas — also know as business agility —, and helpful engineering practices like ‘skin in the game.’
There is also an excellent post on the difference in mindset between amateurs and professionals. (The article is helpful for team-building as well as stakeholder issues.)
Lastly, the Gartner Hype Cycle 2017 is out, the interview script to identify problems worth solving was also updated, and finally, someone wrote a brief guide to experience maps of all kinds.
Welcome to the Download Page of the Scrum Master Salary Report
The Scrum Master Salary Report is the first global report of its kind, based on the replies from 523 individuals, from Australia to the United States, gathered in the time-frame from February 1st to May 1st, 2017.
Food for Agile Thought’s issue #104—shared with 10,408 peers—focuses on team building. We address the challenge how to build and scale high-performance agile teams. We learn how important creating the right culture is in that respect, and that the whole process starts with the first team.
We also revisit ‘dual track’ agile—aka continuous product discovery and delivery—and how to visualize your product development work to foster collaboration and inclusion.
Lastly, we dive into product roadmap planning—ProductPlan just published a new survey on processes and tools—, and how to pick the right product ideas from the abundance of available suggestions.
TL;DR: How to Improve Stand-ups for Co-Located and Distributed Teams
You’re at another painfully slow stand-up meeting. It feels like it’s never going to end. You begin thinking to yourself, “if I casually sneak out, will anyone notice?” Stand-ups don’t have to be this way. Learn how to improve stand-ups in this guest post from Jonathan Weber.
Food for Agile Thought’s issue #103—shared with 10,283 peers—covers a sad case of failed product discovery. (Yub, SoundCloud.) We also deal with agile misconceptions and hence expectation management for agile transitions, and how to create your agile workspace.
We revisit Google’s learnings on how to create effective teams, pick up ten mental exercises to up your product game, and learn that 15% of product people run weekly experiments.
Lastly, we dive deep into product analytics: what are the data traps to avoid, what is lean analytics, and when to start with what tools and techniques.