In Scrum, we know we will make things better through empiricism: We continuously inspect and adapt. However, over time it looks like the continuous improvement Kata loses its magical powers and becomes stale. Scrum Masters try to fix things by varying their retrospectives format, by introducing games and by introducing more creative problem solving approaches like lateral thinking (Dr. E. de Bono) to get better improvement results. Continue reading
In Scrum classes we often ask the attendees to draw a picture of the Scrum framework, in order learn what their current understanding of the framework is. In many cases people are close to remembering the three roles, three artifacts and five events. But they also bring forward many related elements that are important or even indispensable to support the Scrum framework, but are not roles, artifacts nor events.
I am in the Lyon airport, waiting for a rescheduled flight to Amsterdam. This gives me some time to share my thoughts on speaking at Mixit 2018.
I have been to Lyon together with Emile Silvis, since we were invited to host a workshop on System’s thinking, making Causal loop diagrams. In addition to that, I gave a lecture on Large Scale Scrum.
On may 19 2018: Implementing Large Scale Scrum (real life stories).
I will be focusing on near-shoring and LeSS.
Just gave a lecture in Riga. The feedback question was: show your feedback using your fingers. Put up 1 finger if my session was wasteful and 5 fingers if it was very valuable.
On July 7 and 8, it’s time for the Agile Days in Riga. Looks like it is going to be an exciting conference. I will be having my talk “Remote team facilitation and scaled scrum: How to make it work”. I’m really looking forward to contribute to this event!
I hope you enjoyed The ITEM conference. I did! It was heartwarming, you Dnipro people are awesome! Continue reading
The ITEM conference is in Dnipro,Ukraine . It’s the largest conference in Central Ukraine about IT Business & Development:
- 5 seasons
- from 2013 1600+ participants
- CEO, CTO, PM, Developers, QA
- 300+ companies
- 76 Speakers form Europe, USA, Israel, Ukraine
In the weekend, 7-8th of April, the Eastern European Agile convention took place. I was granted a 30-minute slot to speak on Saturday. This was the first time ever for me to speak at a convention. If you ever might consider to share your knowledge with a large group of people, read on.
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