Agile

Loss of humility easily and quickly

Loss of humility easily and quickly

When I finished my private pilot course a few years ago, I started flying a small plane to visit the surrounding airports. And it didn’t take long for me to start bringing my friends and colleagues with me. My confidence grew and after about a year I had the feeling, like many other novice pilots,

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How to give feedback correctly

How to give feedback correctly

One of the basic skills of members of agile teams is the ability to give feedback to their colleagues. However, basic agile approach training usually does not provide any guidance on how to provide feedback. And so it happens that the transmission of feedback sometimes ends in the emotions of both participants or, in the

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Muda or 7 Types of Waste in Software Production

Muda or 7 Types of Waste in Software Production

Anyone who has ever dealt with Lean has probably encountered seven types of waste (Muda). And since Lean was originally created for industrial production, at first it was more difficult for me to find out how these 7 types of waste would be transferred to software production.  Personally, an article on the kanbanize.com website helped

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My experience with team scaling

My experience with team scaling

It turns out that it is not uncommon for a scrum team to grow to such a size that the advantages of having a team together all the time disappear and the overhead begins to increase. We will look at how to deal with such a situation as simply as possible and avoid inconvenience in

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How many teams can an agile coach have at once?

How many teams can an agile coach have at once?

In a number of companies, people have recently started to fill themselves in the role of agile coaches on a large scale. For example, in connection with the Spotify “framework”, we often encounter questions about how the role of an agile coach differs from a scrum master. Is the difference between these roles really just

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Product Owner and company inspiration resources

In companies where we focus on agile transformations, customers often deal with how to fill the roles of product owners. Future product owners are most often recruited from among their own employees. The role from which the product owner applies is different. Sometimes they are product or project managers, sometimes analysts, sometimes IT team leaders.

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PF 2021

PF 2021

Dear customers and dear friends, We wish you a merry Christmas, and above all, good health and many successes in both professional and personal life in 2021. Jan Šrámek

Roleplay – A different take on a scrum master interview.

With those shady mentoring and coaching techniques, a good scrum master can vastly improve the team performance, happiness, output quality, etc. despite not having any executive power. A “good” scrum master is a very broad term, however. What is good for you? Aaaaand this is where it gets tricky… Any senior scrum master is more

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A little boost to your daily scrum

Let’s keep this short and sweet, shall we? The textbook daily scrum I noticed that the “Did this, will do that, and this bothers me” format may have some seriously annoying effects on the participants. While the level of agile maturity, team composition and culture in your company are important factors here, I believe this

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