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Applying Scrum Patterns in Practice

15 januari 2020

In my first article, I explained what Scrum Patterns are and why they could be useful for you in your transformation. The second article explained how to select the Scrum Patterns from the Pattern Languages.  In this 3rd article, I build on the previous two articles and give an example of how to use the two Pattern Languages to develop […]

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How to select Scrum Patterns

4 januari 2020

In my earlier article, I explained what Scrum Patterns are and why they could be useful for you in your transformation. In this blog, I discuss how to select and use the Scrum Patterns from the Pattern Languages. Scrum Pattern Languages The patterns in our book organized into two pattern languages that contain 94 patterns in […]

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Scrum Patterns – Putting Scrum into practice

19 december 2019

In 2017 I was talking to the head of the Agile Coach Group of a large bank. She asked me to come over to work with her and help to roll out their standard way of working across all branches in Europe. The idea was that they had invented the best way of working over […]

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Want to improve your practices?

11 december 2019

Practices are actions to deliberately get a certain result. Each practice has been developed to try to achieve a specific goal or mitigate a risk/problem, In software development, practices are used all the time. Some teams use Behavior Driven Development which helps to understand what to build, while others use Impact mapping to understand why […]

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Systems Thinking in organizational coaching

30 oktober 2019

In this article, we will be sharing an example of organizational coaching, in which we successfully applied the Systems Thinking approach. We were working with a service organization and found fundamental solutions to several chronic problems. We believe that effective organizational coaching is not possible without Systems Thinking. Why Systems Thinking Large organizations are complex […]

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LeSS adoption at a Large Dutch Bank

24 oktober 2019

This article is about how we improved on the Dutch Bank Spotify inspired model in a tribe. We work with over 20  teams on our Business Lending product. We develop our product across 3 sites, with dispersed teams. Each team contains business, IT and operations skills. In this configuration we deliver valuable product for our […]

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Cesario Ramos Agile Rocks Conference

Cesario speaks about Scrum Patterns Talk at the Agile Rocks Conference

26 september 2019

On September 21, Cesario Ramos gave a talk about Scrum Patterns at the Agile Rocks conference in Kiev. You can see the recording of this talk here. Enjoy.

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LeSS keynote Cesario Ramos

ING – Our Journey towards scaling Agile

26 september 2019

On September 12 2019, we ( Nadine, Joris, Vaishal and Cesario ) provided the keynote at the LeSS conference in Munich. We shared the story about how we improved the Spotify inspired ING model with LeSS. My friend Rowan Bunning was present at the keynote and wrote a super nice summary of the talk. You […]

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Do you believe in cross-functional teams?

30 augustus 2019

In Scrum, we strive for cross-functionality, a foundational element in teamwork. However, I experience people having different interpretations and misunderstandings of it. In this blog we’ll look into these.

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“Take responsibility! It’s your responsibility, so take it!”

30 mei 2019

I’m not happy. I’m cheerful. There’s a difference. A happy woman has no cares at all. A cheerful woman has cares but has learned how to deal with them.— Beverly Sill Hi, my name is Irina Skrypnik and I would like to introduce the topic of responsibility for us to discuss and practice. When I […]

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