Traditional performance reviews don’t improve performance and are an impediment to collaboration and Agile team self-organisation. What if Performance Management was the responsibility of the whole team? How would that look, would it work and could it be more effective?Agile makes this possible.
As organizations transition to an Agile approach, the management and leadership styles must also change to adapt themselves to the new values and behaviors. In this article, Zuzana “Zuzi” Šochová explains how an Agile Leadership concept can help leaders to be effective in an Agile organization.
The Regional Scrum Gathering in Rio de Janeiro is the largest Scrum event in Latin America. In the past, this Agile conferences taking place in Brazil received about 500 people and discussed topics like Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Agile and Lean Startup in lectures, workshops and open spaces sessions.
The Agile on the Beach conference is a two-day conference focused mainly on Scrum project management and Agile software development that takes place in Falmouth, on the beaches of Cornwall in UK.
Hard time to stick with decisions made on Retrospective? Not sure if your dedication to the Scrum team’s working agreements is bringing fruits you expected? Suspect that your team is barking up the wrong tree? A life of an Agile software development team in not easy. Regardless of method of choice a team needs to fulfill many often contradicting needs still retaining place for self-improvement.
The Scrum Glossary defines the Sprint Goal as “a short expression of the purpose of a Sprint, often a business problem that is addressed”. In this article Özmen Adibelli provides a facilitation meeting structure and some tips on how to facilitate a session about a controversial topic like the Sprint Goal.