Tag Archives: coach

Movie Retrospective

When I'm teaching about retrospectives, there has always been a challenge: a simulated retrospective wants a shared experience. But what shared experience to use? The one experience I know we share is the session we're in, but using a retrospective … Continue reading

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Coach Interview: Declan Whelan

Interview with coach Declan Whelan. Continue reading

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Review – The Principles of Product Development Flow (Reinertsen)

The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development, by Donald Reinertsen. Celeritas Publishing, 2009. Lean product development can be looked at as flow-based product development. Reinertsen draws on a variety of areas (economics, queue theory, control theory, … Continue reading

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Embracing Commitment

Commitment is a powerful tool. Continue reading

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Coach Interview: Alexey Krivitsky

Interview with coach Alexey Krivitsky. Continue reading

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100 Impediments

One of the most important things a ScrumMaster does is recognize and remove impediments. Continue reading

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Coach Interview: Lisamarie Babik

Interview with coach Lisamarie Babik. Continue reading

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Review – Teamwork is an Individual Skill

Teamwork is an Individual Skill, Chris Avery. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2001.Chris spoke at the Agile a couple years ago, and I really enjoyed his talk. He explores many themes: teamwork, feedback, commitment, collaboration, trust. His perspective is that individual skills make … Continue reading

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ScrumGathering ’07

ScrumGathering ’07 trip report. Continue reading

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Stories for SideReel.com

Example stories. Continue reading

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Project Portfolios and Agile

Portfolio perspective. Continue reading

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Using Actuals with Estimates

A way to track estimates. Continue reading

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ScrumGathering ’06, Open Space

ScrumGathering. Continue reading

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Alistair Cockburn on Bottlenecks

Bottlenecks and strategies. Continue reading

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Review – Free Play

Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art, Stephen Nachmanovich. Tarcher/Putnam, 1990.When everything happens in “real time”, we have improvisation, whether it’s music or drama (or software!). Nachmanovitch explores the interplay of freedom and rules, of work and play, of practice … Continue reading

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