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    Great Scrum Masters Are Grown, Not Born

    by Lyssa Adkins Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 22, 2018 2

    Becoming a great Scrum Master is a process of mindset shift and skill development. Scrum Masters are Agile Coaches because they do what coaches at the program level do within the scope of teams. The people on the ground need a full complement of skills because on the ground, with teams, day in and day out, is where the action is.

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    Scaling Agile in a Data-Driven Company

    by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers , Antonello Mantuano Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 25, 2018

    The IT department of Cerved Group experimented with Scrum, Kanban, Lean, SAFe, and Nexus, to learn what works for them and fine-tune and continuously improve their way of working. In their transformation, they focused on the culture and mindset to cultivate high-performing teams, to improve the quality of products for customers, and to help managers transforming themselves in servant leaders.

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    Why the Agile Manifesto Still Matters

    by Scott Duncan Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 22, 2018

    The lack of appreciation for the relevance of the Agile Manifesto’s Values and Principles, even to the point of people “doing Agile” and not being aware of these fundamental ideas at all, can be a serious problem. This article explains why the Manifesto still matters.

Culture & Methods Follow 887 Followers

Managing to the Next Century - The Five Big Things for Agile Transitions

Posted by Dave West Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 13, 2018

This article explores what to think about and prepare for when your organization is transitioning to an agile approach including protecting agile culture, self-organization, and focusing on outcomes

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Q&A on the Book Humble Leadership

Posted by Peter Schein Follow 0 Followers , Edgar Schein Follow 0 Followers , Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Oct 11, 2018

The book Humble Leadership by Edgar and Peter Schein explores how building personal relationships and trust gives way to leadership that enables better information flow and self-management.

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Agile in the Context of a Holistic Approach

Posted by Jon Kern Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 01, 2018

In this article Jon Kern, co-author of the Agile Manifesto, describes a set of critical practices that serve to build up a holistic view of the project, from which all else proceeds.

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Scaling Autonomy at Zalando

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers , Eric Bowman Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 30, 2018

At Zalando, creating the right architecture and organizational structure reduced the amount of alignment needed and freed up the energy to be more thorough where alignment is needed.

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Scrum The Toyota Way

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers , Nigel Thurlow Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 27, 2018

Toyota Connected uses Scrum combined with the Toyota Production System to deliver Lean Production, enabling teams to deliver rapid PDCA cycles. Agility is not the goal. It’s a result, an outcome.

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Agile Transformation at Ericsson

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers , Hendrik Esser Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 10, 2018

Applying complex systems thinking, growing the agile mindset through storytelling, and visualizing the interplay; these are some of the things that drove the agile transformation at Ericsson. 1

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Four Ways to Take Charge in Your First Agile Project

Posted by Manish Dudharejia Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 31, 2018

Dudharejia presents some advice for first timers looking to take command of an Agile project. He present key strategies for helping make each project is highly efficient and fruitful.

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Agnostic Agile: The Key to a Successful Lean Agile Transformation

Posted by Tim Guay Follow 1 Followers on  Jul 27, 2018

This article shows how key Agnostic Agile principles facilitate and accelerate both the organization’s transformation as well as its Lean Agile evolution. A dogmatic approach to Agile is dangerous. 1

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Q&A on the Book The Professional Product Owner

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers , Don McGreal Follow 0 Followers , Ralph Jocham Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 05, 2018

The book The Professional Product Owner explains what Product Owners can do to become real entrepreneurs who initiate and drive products, and what teams can do to release frequently.

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