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Here are a few take aways from Kenneth S. Rubins book on scrum 🙂 Plan Driven Process Acceptance Test Driven Development Sprint Planning Slack Boy Scout Rule Swarming Chicken Pig Testing Dysfunction Cynefin Complex Adaptive Systems Complex Domain Complicated Domain Disorder Domain Simple Domain DOD Confidence Threshold Cost of Delay Fail Fast Fixed Release Date… Read Article →

Would the “ideal agile organization” need a #scrummaster … ? 🙂 The dysfunctional role of the scrum master is actually isolating the development team from the rest of the organization. A hyper-productive organization cannot affort to have isolated parts.  

Inspired by Mary Poppendiecks article on compensations systems   More interesting articles on this topic: Agile Performance Appraisals How to Reward Agile Teams Compensation Systems For Agile Teams COMPENSATION STRATEGIES FOR AGILE TEAMS Performance Management Using Scrum A Radical but Effective Way to Build Self-Organizing Teams

Managing the 4Ps of Delegates – Turning Passengers, Protesters and Prisoners into Participants To understand what his people really think about taking part in the workshop, he decides to use a training and facilitation tool called the “4Ps.” This categorizes them as Participant, Passenger, Protester, or Prisoner. Source: https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/managing-4Ps-delegates.htm

Variation of Eisenhower. Categorizing: Do it now (important + short) Delay it = Schedule (important + long) … only alowed once! Delegate it Dump it source: https://chloeburroughs.com/catch-up-on-your-studies/

Tomorrow in the morning I start a 3 day learning challenge and in general I have to do a whole lot until 18.4.. I like to use a scrumish way of organising my work so I splitted all my assignments (deliverables) I need to submit until 18.4. into small tasks and estimated them in storypoints… Read Article →

Definitely something I would like to try during a retrospective: https://www.scrum.org/resources/blog/retrospective-using-team-radar

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