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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Detect Impediments Instead of asking the question directly to the team, it can be better to ask it in a different way. For example: How confident are we that we will achieve our sprint goals? How can we go faster? When the team answers the first question, pay attention to the following key words: I… Read Article →

Recently I’ve been asked why I have so many bookmarks in my book 🙂 Here’s why … #1 The “Doing” Bookmark This is the traditional bookmark telling you where you stopped reading. #2 The “ToDo” Bookmark This is the motivational – goal setting – bookmark. It marks the end of the current chapter or the… Read Article →

Das is mal eine nette Idee: eine Gebrauchsanweisung fĂĽr die FĂĽhrungskraft 🙂 Sollte jeder Mitarbeiter eine Gebrauchsanweisung haben …? http://toolblog.de/2016/11/23/gibt-es-eine-gebrauchsanweisung-fuer-sie/    

I am not a big fan of the wordpress app for iPad and somehow I can not manage to connect other editors. Well, I’m now trying something new: posting via Google Keep. It is maybe not perfect but still something that could be handy on the go 🙂 More: https://keep.google.com/

A nice website that helps to plan a sprint retrospective: https://plans-for-retrospectives.com

Wow! That was a great one: not only that one can learn something, it is also fun to read and one can even read it several times. I would really appreciate it more authors would write books like is one!

How can the smell of the place be made visible? This workshop tool can help: Want success? Change your smell of the place! See also The Smell of The Place

Is your scrum still alive? A nice analyse of the state of scrum has been posted on the scrum.org blog. Here are the key points: Symptoms of Zombie Scrum #1: No beating heart #2: No (desire for) contact with the outside world #3: No emotional response to success or failure #4: No drive to improve… Read Article →

Interesting talk on company culture The key points Constraint versus Stretch Compliance versus Discipline Control versus Support Contract versus Trust Project versus Product Planning versus Prognoses Commitment versus Forecast Resources versus People Found here: Zombie Scrum – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment See also: Zombie Scrum Smell-O-Meter

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