What makes up a great scrum master? Test yourself and take a close look how you or your team is perceiving the daily routine.
“An organization that establishes safety as a prerequisite and experiments together, will improve together, and win together.”
“Intrinsic motivation is essential for high-performing teams. Those leaders who understand the difference between internal and external motivators and know how to harness them will have the edge on their competition, on the field or in the marketplace.” “Praise the effort, not the outcome.”
"People have forgotten this truth," the fox said. "But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose."Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
A write up of some exciting and astonishing discussions experienced in the Meetup “Dare the impossible: Cross-functional teams with end to end ownership” of the Agile Munich group.
In recent years a body of research has revealed another, more nuanced benefit of workplace diversity: nonhomogenous teams are simply smarter. Working with people who are different from you may challenge your brain to overcome its stale ways of thinking and sharpen its performance. Let’s dig into why diverse teams are [continue…]
Trust is like a paper - once it is crumbled it can't be perfect again.unknown
One of the challenges product teams encounter, is how to decide which features should be included in their products. Identifying the user needs, helps teams to focus on what a product should deliver to address a certain type of user. In time, teams develop many ideas on how to address [continue…]
The #NoEstimates debate: An unbiased look at the origins, arguments, and thought leaders behind the movement
There are many points on which Zuill (who first blogged about completing a project sans estimates in 2012) and Kretzman (a strong critic of the #NoEstimates movement and a supporter of the continued use of estimates when effective) actually agree, giving both sides of the debate common ground on which [continue…]
There is no certification for #agile, like there is no certification for #democracy.Harald Dietrich