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Book List for Enterprise Agile Transformations

by Mishkin Berteig, 14 October 2014 | The Agile Blogosphere

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comLeaders of Agile Transformations for the Enterprise need to have good sources of information, concepts and techniques that will guide and assist them.  This short list of twelve books (yes, books) is what I consider critical reading for any executive, leader or enterprise change agent.  Of course, there are many books that...
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The ScrumMaster is Responsible for What Artifacts?

by Mishkin Berteig, 16 September 2014
The Agile Blogosphere

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comOrganizations like to have clear role definitions, clear processes outlined and clear documentation templates....
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21 Tips on Choosing a Sprint Length

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comMany teams that I work with choose their Sprint length without too much thought.  Often enough, that’s...
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The Three Fundamental Principles of Agile Estimation – The Third One Will Surprise You!

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comYou probably already use an Agile Estimation technique such as the Planning Game or the Bucket...
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Humor – A Typical Project Launch Meeting

Learn more about our Scrum and Agile training sessions on WorldMindware.comOne of the things that I love is how many great videos there are that show the ridiculousness of a lot of...
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User Stories and Story Splitting

In Scrum and other Agile methods, a common way to manage feature requests is with User Stories.  I’ve been teaching people about User Stories and doing workshops with teams for...
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The Rules of Scrum: Your ScrumMaster has no duties outside of the ScrumMaster duties

The ScrumMaster duties make up a full-time job on a Scrum Team. The ScrumMaster should not be a manager, a developer or have any other partial duties outside the role of ScrumMaster....
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The Rules of Scrum: Your ScrumMaster works with only one Scrum Team

The Scrum Team needs a great deal of help from their ScrumMaster. This help includes: removal of obstacles, advancement and reminders of the Scrum principles and practices, ongoing...
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The Scrum Team Assessment – Official Launch

Hi Everyone,  I don’t do announcements on here too often, but I wanted to let everyone know about the official launch of our new product: the Scrum Team Assessment – an...
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Announcement: The Scrum Team Assessment

Over the past six months we have been working hard on launching a new product: The Scrum Team Assessment.  This tool delivers to you a valuable report full of practical advice on how...
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Agile Estimation with the Bucket System

The “Bucket System” is a way to do estimation of large numbers of items with a small to medium sized group of people, and to do it quickly.  The Bucket System has the following...
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The State of Scrum: a report from the Scrum Alliance

This report provides some excellent information about the state of Scrum based on a survey of over 500 professionals.  I hope that the scope of this survey grows to include many more...
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The Rules of Scrum: Every Sprint includes Sprint Retrospective for the team to inspect and adapt

The last part of the Sprint is the Sprint Retrospective.  This meeting is a private meeting for the members of the Scrum Team (including the ScrumMaster and Product Owner).  In this...
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