Extreme Pairing Retrospective

  • Post published:October 30, 2017

Zoltán Ludányi, one of my customers for whom I did an in-house retrospective workshop, designed a retrospective exercise where team members pair up to discuss why, when and how to do specific agile practices. Purpose of the exercise is to involve minorities and introverts into the team's improvements and actions. Here it is: the Extreme Pairing Retrospective!

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Playing the Agile Self-assessment Game in your retrospectives

  • Post published:August 17, 2017

The Agile Self-assessment Game is a card game which teams can play to improve collaboration and increase their agility. Marijke Vandermaesen played the game with her team in their agile retrospective.  She thinks that “the self assessment game is a good format for a retrospective”. Here are her experiences from playing this game.

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Guest blog: Help Scrum and Agile Teams Improve

  • Post published:June 20, 2017

Many agile coaches are looking for new innovative ways to help Scrum and Agile teams improve. They want to coach teams in a way that they can discover how they are doing and come up with ideas to become better and deliver more value to their customers and stakeholders. The Agile Self-Assessment Game is a tool that helps them to do that. Andreas Schliep, Executive Partner at DasScrumTeam AG shared his experiences playing this game.

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Guest blog: How agile transitions impact product and project manager roles

  • Post published:March 5, 2017

What happens to the traditional roles when transitioning to Agile? In this guest blog post Shibabrata Mondal asks himself this question, and explores how agile transitions impact product and project manager roles and how these traditional roles are related to new roles of Scrum master and Product Owner that Scrum brings in.

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