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Articles and videos on creating and managing cross-functional Scrum teams: scrum master, product owner and development team.

Agile Anti-patterns or How to Mess up as a Scrum Master

October 3, 2022 1

If we have always to remember that it is more important to be Agile than to do Agile, there are still many organizations practicing Scrum in a “cargo cult” mode. In this article, Mark Haynes describes, with a facetious bias, some of the common anti-patterns of Scrum Masters.

Free Online Scrum Tools

June 21, 2022 8

Agile approaches like Scrum recommend a “just enough” attitude in software development and this is also the case when you discuss tools. Ideally, you would work with a small team that is collocated, but this is not always possible and you might be running your project virtually with a distributed Scrum team scattered around the world.

How to Manage a Distributed Scrum Team

June 7, 2022 0

Today, many scrum teams and Agile organizations have incorporated some forms of remote work. This article presents the challenges of managing a distributed scrum team and provides actionable tips for success.

Helping Scrum Teams Get Back To Normal

May 16, 2022 0

The world has changed and coaches have a significant role in helping clients and their Agile organizations adjust to the post-lockdown world. This presentation explains how to help overcome the twin problems of survivor syndrome and resulting imposter syndrome.

The Importance Of Psychological Safety In Agile Teams

April 22, 2022 1

Chances are, you’ve found yourself in a situation in which some members of your Agile team don’t feel comfortable sharing what they truly feel, either with each other or with leadership. This type of discomfort can be caused by any number of factors: fear that the supervisor or leader will penalize people who speak up; concern over getting humiliated in front of others; and other unfortunate causes.

Security Best Practices in Agile Teams

April 19, 2022 0

There are many discussions about what Scrum teams should include in their Definition of Done (DoD). However, security is rarely mentioned during these talks, even if more and more hacking incidents are revealed to the public. This article outlines some major security best practices for Agile teams.

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