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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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How you can accelerate knowledge-transfer with cross-location MOB-programming

23 mei 2019

In a LeSS adoption the teams self-organised some time ago into end-to-end feature teams. Some of these teams need to find ways to share knowledge on a tool called PEGA. One of the PEGA experts approached us with the question on how to do this. We suggested to facilitate a session to introduce them to […]

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Scrum Patterns talk by Cesario Ramos

17 mei 2019

At Agile Days Istanbul 2019, Cesario Ramos gave a talk and small workshop on Scrum Patterns. It is based on the upcoming book A Scrum Book which I co-authored.

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The Flying Scrum doctor

28 april 2019

In your organization, some problems seem to recur, they are difficult to fix using the tools, tricks and practices you developed over the years as a manager. Maybe this problem is different and the perspective of an expert-outsider might help? At Agilix, we regularly get asked by companies “to discuss some challenges with Scrum”. This […]

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A Scrum Book: The Spirit of Scrum is released

26 april 2019

After 9 years of hard work, we finally have the beta release of our book – A Scrum Book: The Spririt of the Game. Final publication will be in a few months, but the digital version is already available. In October Cesario Ramos & James Coplien will provide a special 2 day training about the […]

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How I transformed “multiple Scrum teams” into “multiple team Scrum”

10 april 2019

The difference between multiple scrum teams and that coordinate their activities into multiple team scrum.

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Why Isn’t Your Current Approach to Scaling Agile Working?

31 maart 2019

The paper ‘Why Isn’t Your Current Approach to Scaling Agile Working?” written by Cesario Ramos co-authors with Kurt Bittner was recently published on InfoQ. Having trouble scaling your agility? You’re not alone; even organizations who have agile success in isolated pockets have trouble scaling that agility to the broader organization. The challenges express themselves in […]

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Iterating towards Professional Scrum

4 maart 2019

The 2019 Scrum Master Trends Report by scrum.org and the State of Agile 2018 shows numbers that provide insight in the maturity of agile adoptions. More than 80% of the Scrum Masters (respondents) claim their organization is in or below a “still maturing” level. With Scrum being the industry standard (at least in Western Europe […]

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Why focus on Velocity inhibits Agility

15 februari 2019

In this article, I will discuss the dangerous dynamic that can arise when a Product Owner, Scrum Master, or the management of an organization focuses a Development Team on velocity. What does velocity refer to? The concept of velocity signifies: The speed at which a Development Team converts Product Backlog Items into a Product Increment […]

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Multi-team Backlog Refinement

11 februari 2019

In this little blog I share some tips for multi-team Product Backlog refinement. What is Product Backlog Refinement? Product Backlog Refinement (PBR) is an activity that Scrum Teams regularly do to clarify potential upcoming Product Backlog Items (PBI). In single team Scrum, typically the Scrum Team gets together for one or more workshops during a […]

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