Posts tagged with: team

The Self-Managing Team Canvas

In our team coaching efforts we have used the Team Self-Managing Canvas to grow teaminess. Teaminess is not a dictionary word, yet 😉 Teaminess refers to a feeling of being......

Eight Proven Strategies for Better Team Collaboration

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it had taken place.  Too many meetings are ending \with unclear priorities, poorly delegated dependencies, and a lower confidence in......

Dance Of The Scrum Master – Ask Don’t Tell

I recently attended an Advanced Scrum Master Certification course facilitated by Dhaval Panchal. I have been working on scrum teams for about fourteen years. Over the years I have been......

Scrum Master stances

Here are Scrum Master stances. Although default stance for a scrum master is to be in service to their scrum team. Where in she is identifying and removing impediments to......

Definition of Done : Why it matters?

One of the first things we recommend new Agile teams establish a “Definition of Done”.  A shared definition of “done” is crucial to highly functioning Agile Teams in helping them......

Distributed Agile Simulation

Simulations reveal ones default behavior. I have learned a lot about myself and my default settings when I have participated in simulations. Shout out to AYE conference, PSL workshops and......

Coaching Smells

“Hi, I’m a coach and I am here to help”  My spine stiffens and I can feel my hair on back of my neck. “Thanks, K” I respond tepidly K:......

CPR Technique

The software world has misused so many terms from the medical profession that one more would not hurt. CPR – Categorize, Prioritize, Resolve. This is simple mnemonic that aids me to......

Poem Scrum Master

Oh Master of Scrum, You make our team hum You take obstacles away So we can work all day With you we are greater than our Sum! – By Bilyana,......

Product Owner takes Vacation?

The role of a Product Owner with in Scrum teams or that of a Customer in XP teams is critical to the success of the product. What to do? –......
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