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A Good Experience!

I am now starting to feel normal after all the traveling. The training went extremely well and I think we left a positive mark and enhanced their trust in Scrum as a process. With live examples from their own problem domain we were able to assure them that Scrum can and will work for them

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Day Two In Training

It’s already day two of our training. After surviving the jet lag (at least I am hoping I have survived) and a good night sleep the first day seems to be a success. On day one we went through Scrum as a process on a more theoretical level. We had quite many exercises and as

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My first training pt. II

It’s getting closer and I am excited. We, meaning me and my partner in crime, have prepared close to 130 slides for the 2,5 day training. That may sound like a lot comparing to the simplicity of Scrum. This is not just a Scrum training. We are presenting our way of doing things. What has

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Autonomy

Let’s say you have a team that is full of capable individuals who have started to bond. They are eager, wise and good workers. They have clear goal, clear stories to implement, well-formed backlog and proper tools. Is there something that can prevent them to succeed, to become a hyper-productive team? Unfortunately yes and a

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My First Training pt. II

The schedule is bit clearer now. It will be at least 2 and a half days of practical Scrum. We will teach, coach, show and introduce Scrum as a way of working. We will also provide our insight on the obstacles and problems specific to our problem domain. During the days we will have plenty

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My First Training

It is true. I am going to teach Scrum and Agile to people I don’t know. How did this happen? Maybe because I wanted to and I clearly stated this at work. Maybe because I am enthusiastic about new things and spreading knowledge. I really don’ know but I am excited. Excited. I am also

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Agile Coaching

Lot’s of people seem to have read Agile Coaching by Rachel Davies and Liz Sedley and I know why. It is an excellent book. Simply, it gives an awful lot of good practical tips and practices how to be an effective coach. I won’t go into details about the book, but its contents are of

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