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Succeeding with OKRs in Agile
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Succeeding with OKRs in Agile

by scrumexpert in Books 0

“OKRs” is the acronym of “Objectives and Key Results.” This is a collaborative goal-setting tool used by teams and individuals to set goals with measurable results. In his book “Succeeding with OKRs in Agile”, Allan Kelly explains why he considers that “OKRs have the potential to reawaken the early ambition and drive inherent in agile. This time managers can join in too, not as obstacles to change, or change drivers, but as partners focused on the same outcomes for a greater purpose.” share share tweet share 

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We Are SAFe, But Are We Agile?

April 26, 2021 0

This presentation shares in details how Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken implemented the SAFe agile framework, creating tribes, agile teams, iterations, PI Planning, Review, Backlogs or Kanban portfolio. The presenter adds a “but” to this, as the organization still does not know the priorities, requirements and their roles.

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Delivering Agile Value

April 19, 2021 0

Delivering business value is certainly a major goal when you adopt an Agile approach like Scrum. If determining business value is already difficult inside an organization, the topic is even more complex when the project is performed by an external Agile provider. This article lists some of the important questions that should be answered about delivering value when you are contracting Agile projects to a consulting company.

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    At the beginning of Agile, there was a tendency to aim at “pure” Agile, following the Scrum rules by the book. Even if there might be still Scrum cargo cult implementations, many Agilists have realized that Agile is more about continuous improvement and value delivery in a specific context than [...]
  • COVID Changed Agile, and Agile Changed Us

    February 22, 2021 0
    “Responding to change over following a plan” is one of the value of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. The COVID-19 pandemic is certainly a disruptive event that caused a lot of changes in the way organisations work. In this article, Hannah Price shares her view on how many employees [...]
  • Hierarchy and Agile

    February 8, 2021 1
    I recently posted a quote from a conference saying that “Removing hierarchy and cross-team dependencies made space for strong collaborative teams.” Interestingly, I got many comments and questions about it. So let’s talk about hierarchy and why we don’t need it in Agile space. share share tweet share 

Tools

  • Sprint Poker by Parabol – Agile Estimation for the Remote Age

    March 22, 2021 0
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  • TeleRetro: Better Retrospectives for Remote Teams

    January 25, 2021 0
    In this article we’d like to share our views on the distinct advantages an online retrospective offers over traditional retrospectives for distributed Agile teams, and what to look for in a remote retrospective tool. share share tweet share 
  • Open Source Kanban Tools

    December 7, 2020 1
    If most of the open source projects for Scrum tools have ended being transformed in a limited offer that supports a main commercial product, this has not been the case for Kanban. The simplicity of the Kanban approach has allowed open source software developers to create and maintain Kanban tools [...]

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  • Pragmatic Agile Scaling with Safety-Critical Products

    March 31, 2021 0
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