Category Archives: Better Agile

Webinar: Managers and Team self-managing

This is another in our $5 Webinar Series.  1 hour. The new Scrum Guide says that Teams should be self-managing. And Jeff Sutherland says managers are essential in Scrum. Broadly we know that there are some “poorly trained” managers, at least from an agile viewpoint.  And others find there are good managers out there (at […]

Some tools for Agile

Here are 4 tools I have been using in my courses.  And recommend, for you to use with your Teams. Microsoft Teams I am about to start using Microsoft Teams. They have added break-out rooms.  I think they work well enough for me. Lots of integrations.  But they make it easy (fairly easy) to start […]

Get them Climbing again

It is typical for a Scrum team to start Scrum, get some improvement, and then plateau. That is, find some comfortable level of productivity, and just flatline there. Which I guess is fine, if that level were as good as that Team could do. But the level isn’t, and as they say, anyone can see […]

Webinar: An Introduction to the Advanced CSM Course

We have a free webinar about our Advanced CSM course, to provide you information and to take your questions. *** We give this course every few months and have two courses schedule today (one to add). The A-CSM is part of the Path to CSP.  It helps you move one level higher as a CSM […]

Webinar: Scrum Basics

We have a free webinar about Scrum Basics, to provide you information and to take your questions. *** This webinar is a bit about Agile, but mostly about the basics of Scrum, in 60 minutes. We have another webinar the introduces our CSM course, which gives you the basics in 16 hours.   Still, basic, but […]

Feature Usage Statistics

What we knew before My own experience says: Some of the most important features are not requested up-front Many of the features requested are seldom, if ever, used. This implies MUCH lower ROI on these features This implies that the most IMPORTANT features are seriously delayed by building the low-to-zero value features Only a small […]

Webinar: Intro to the CSPO Course (plus ARP workshop)

In this 30 minute webinar we will introduce our CSPO Course (Certified Scrum Product Owner course) and Agile Release Planning workshop. And answer your questions. We do the CSPO+ARP fairly regularly, about every two months. Both as a public course and as an in-house course.  We have been doing them online (virtually) and have done […]

Webinar: Intro to the CSM Course (plus ARP workshop)

This short webinar will introduce our CSM Course (Certified ScrumMaster course) and Agile Release Planning workshop. And offer a good Q&A period. *** We do the CSM+ARP regularly, nearly every week.  Both as a public course and as an in-house course.  We have been doing them online (virtually) and now have one planned in-person in […]

Webinar: Intro to the Team Level Up workshop

In this short (30 min) webinar, we will be discussing our new “Team Level Up workshop”. This is an in-house workshop to enable your Team to do two things: (a) level set on what agile-scrum is (typically we find a lot of holes, mis-understandings and disagreements) (b) agree on how to Level Up, as the […]

Webinar: Intro to the Agile Release Planning workshop

Almost every week we give an 8 hour Agile Release Planning workshop. This short webinar is to introduce the Workshop and to give you an opportunity to ask questions about it. *** People who take the workshop say: “It should be required.”  “Essential” and “That’s where it all came together for me.”  Clients are very […]