EstimationLeadership

Getting smarter with dissent

1906 – Francis Galton visits a livestock show in England. At a stand, people passing by are allowed to guess how much meat a presented…

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ChangeMeetingsScrum Meetings

Goodbye meeting marathon – Feel the liberation of going remote

In large organisations you might find yourself confronted with a common challenge – the illusive meeting timeslot. As a ScrumMaster, one of the first steps…

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Team Retrospective
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The Pull of the Retro

The Retrospective is perhaps the most challenging part of the Scrum process for a ScrumMaster. Although there are several ways to run a retro, the…

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Scrum

You want to use Scrum? Watch Lord of the Rings first.

Disclaimer: This post will be most enjoyable to you if you have read the books or at least watched the movies of the Lord of…

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check-in questions
Agile TechniquesRetrospectiveScrum Meetings

How to formulate suitable check-in questions – what I have observed

“Check-in questions are childish,” so one member of the development team stated, which stimulated a vibrant discussion that filled our 15 minutes during our daily….

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Erklärvideos Agile
Agile OrganizationScrum ValuesVideo

Agile Values = Scrum Values – Agile comes with a mindset

The fundamental objective of agile methods is to make teams more productive. However, is it the agile processes themselves that enable us to reach this…

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KANBANScrumVideo

Scrum or Kanban? That is here the question

It may seem a bit ironic to cite Shakespeare in a post that outlines the difference between Scrum and Kanban. Of course, there is no…

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Estimation

No Estimates – Stop creating waste

What is No Estimates? Does it mean that we do not have to estimate at all? Basically, yes. This approach is based on ideas from…

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borisgloger erklärvideo
Scrum

Backlog Refinement – Or Why we still need an Estimation Meeting

There is an old saying within the scrum scene: “A Product Owner should never show up in a Sprint Planning #1 Meeting without a prioritized…

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ScrumScrum Basics

Scrum for dating – one step at a time

Dating apps like Parship, Elite Partner, Lovoo, Badoo,Tinder (you name them) and some pseudo dating apps like Bumble and the inner circle are on the…

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Team Retrospective
Retrospective
Tihomir Vollmann-Popovic

The Pull of the Retro

The Retrospective is perhaps the most challenging part of the Scrum process for a ScrumMaster. Although there are several ways to run a retro, the…

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