Daily Scrum Drama

The Daily Scrum, or most of the time referred to as  the “stand up.” Probably the most well-known event when we talk about Scrum. An event that lasts no longer than 15 minutes and where the Development Team inspects the plan for the sprint and see whether this plan is still valid. That is it! […]

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A Lightweight Scrum Master Assessment

Recently I published the whitepaper “The 8 Stances of a Scrum Master“. It describes the Scrum Master as a servant leader, coach, facilitator, teacher, mentor, manager, impediment remover and change agent. The whitepaper contains my personal experiences as a Scrum Master and includes my most important findings while researching the 8 different stances by studying books, articles […]

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The 8 Stances of a Scrum Master

According to the Scrum Guide, the Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring Scrum is understood and enacted. Scrum Masters do this by ensuring that the Scrum Team adheres to Scrum theory, practices, and rules. The Scrum Master is a servant‐leader for the Scrum Team. He (or she) helps those outside the team understand which of their […]

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What DevOps Taught Me About Agile

I’ve spent a lot of time looking at how organizations are using DevOps to improve their software delivery cycle time, their ability to innovate, and their ability to improve quality. I’ve heard some people go so far as to say that DevOps has replaced Agile, but I don’t think that’s true. If anything, DevOps reinforces […]

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