📅 🖥 Virtual Ecocycle Planning on August 20, 2020, at the #25 Hands-on Agile

TL; DR: Exploring a Virtual Ecocycle Planning with Mural — A Live Virtual Meetup on August 20, 2020

Let’s try our favorite Liberating Structure microstructure in a remote setting with Mural, Zoom, and Qiqochat: virtual Ecocycle Planning.

📅 🖥 August 20, 2020: Hands-on Agile #25: Virtual Ecocycle Planning with Mural — Hands-on Agile
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Quo Vadis, Scrum Master: The Results of Our Virtual Strategy Session

TL; DR: Results of a Virtual Strategy Session for Scrum Masters Regarding Remote Work

Last week, 30-plus participants in the 23rd Hands-on Agile meetup had a virtual strategy session where they explored Liberating Structures’ Critical Uncertainties microstructure. They identified robust and hedging strategies for Scrum Masters and agile coaches regarding the challenges of remote work and distributed agile teams.

Read on to learn more about wildest dreams, overconfident teams, and Scrum Masters to the rescue.

Results of Our Virtual Strategy Session for Scrum Masters with Liberating Structures’ Critical Uncertainties — Hands-on Agile #23
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📅 🖥 June 25, 2020: Exploring Virtual Open Space Events w/ MIT’s Unhangout Application

TL; DR: Exploring Virtual Open Space Technolgy — A Live Virtual Meetup on June 25, 2020

How do we run a virtual open space event or BarCamp with a large number of participants? Principally, we could use break-out rooms for organizing the sessions. The question is, though, how do we ensure that the law-of-two-feet still applies? By making everyone a co-host? Probably not the best idea in some situations.

Let us hence check out an MIT application that claims to provide precisely the solution we are looking for — Unhangout.

📅 🖥 June 25, 2020: Exploring Virtual Open Space Events w/ MIT’s Unhangout Application — Hands-on Agile Meetup #24
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📅 🖥 June 4, 2020: Quo Vadis, Scrum Master? Is it Time to Reinvent Yourself?

TL; DR: Quo Vadis, Scrum Master? — A Live Virtual Meetup on June 4, 2020

Freelancing Scrum Masters being let go, with no new projects on the horizon. Employed Scrum Masters being furloughed or fired. Moreover, considering remote work as the new normal — where does this development leave the Scrum Master or agile coach? Is the “invisible presences” acquiring a new, unwanted meaning?

Let’s find out on June 4th at the 23rd Hands-on Agile virtual meetup when we come together to identify a robust strategy for moving forward.

Hands-on Agile 23: 📅 🖥 June 4, 2020: Quo Vadis, Scrum Master? Is it Time to Reinvent Yourself?
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Remote Agile (Part 2): Virtual Liberating Structures

TL; DR: Remote Agile (Part 2): Virtual Liberating Structures

Last week, we addressed basic practices and tools of remote agile with distributed teams. Based on that article, I also ran a live virtual class, the recording of which will be made available soon on the Age-of-Product’s Youtube channel. This follow-up post now delves into virtual Liberating Structures, answering the question of how we can make use of the powerful toolbox of inclusive and collaborative practices in a remote setting.

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Liberating Structures for Scrum (6): The Successful Scrum Master

TL; DR: The Successful Scrum Master Meetup

During the 19th Hands-on Agile meetup, 30-plus people addressed the path to becoming a successful Scrum Master or agile coach, following up on the “Scrum Master Career 2020 — Using Ecocycle Planning to Identify Opportunities” meetup we had in December 2019.

We used two Liberating Structures microstructures — Appreciative Interviews and Superpower Cakewalk — to delve into what lets us grow as professionals as well as individuals.

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