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Empowerment Through Action Poker

Empowerment Through Action Poker

When watching the teams in the different Scrum rituals, it is apparent that often the team member with the loudest voice or biggest personality will dominate the conversation and decisions.

Shining a Spotlight on Team Behavior Through a Variation of the 99 Balloons Game

Shining a Spotlight on Team Behavior Through a Variation of the 99 Balloons Game

We had some churn in our team, and some less-than-ideal behaviors. So I decided to stage a game for one of our lunch-and-learn sessions.

Agile Has Soul!

Agile Has Soul!

If I look back, I guess rap music was “grooming” me to be a good ScrumMaster and product owner.

The ScrumMaster Personalities

The ScrumMaster Personalities

Let’s examine some of the different types of personalities that we may find mastering Scrum Teams.

May the Retrospective Be with You

May the Retrospective Be with You

Here are my best tips for a ScrumMaster's approach to a successful retrospective.

Elastic Minds: Lean, Agile, and Innovative

Elastic Minds: Lean, Agile, and Innovative

What I call "elastic minds" are particularly equipped to deal with the change and innovation required in today's businesses.

​Agile and Diwali Celebrations

​Agile and Diwali Celebrations

The recent Diwali festival in India reminded me how naturally we often take to Kanban principles.

What Slack Revealed About Our Colocated Team

What Slack Revealed About Our Colocated Team

Our team tried using Slack, and the experience revealed a lot about the changes (good and bad) that we went through as a Scrum team.

The Importance of the Sprint Goal for the Success of Scrum

The Importance of the Sprint Goal for the Success of Scrum

I have often seen Scrum Teams struggling to come up with a sprint goal during the sprint planning meeting. This happens more with teams that are new to Scrum, but it is also the case with experienced Scrum Teams. Multiple factors are behind this problem.

The Agile Solution Architect

The Agile Solution Architect

I’ve been preoccupied with the question of how a solution architect fits into an Agile team.

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