Version 1.3 of the Agile Self-assessment Game is now available. The texts on the cards have been updated based on my experience from playing the game and feedback from the agile community.
Here are some recently published books that I highly recommend on Scaling Teams, Product Mastery, Great Scrum Masters #ScrumMasterWay, and Agile Engagement.
I'm giving two Agile Workshops in Budapest on April 25 and 26. Only some seats are left, so don't wait and get your tickets now!
I'm developing an expansion pack for DevOps for the Agile Self-Assessment Game, and I'm looking for reviewers to improve the cards. Will you help me?
Practice retrospective exercises and develop skills to design and lead valuable agile retrospectives in the full day workshop Valuable Agile Retrospectives at the Agile Management Congress.
In this guest blog post Emile Bakker, the product/market coach, talks about what makes a good Product Owner. Hint: It's all about coaching!
Nowadays most agile teams do retrospectives which help them to deal with difficult situations and improve their way of working. But teams don't work in isolation, they interact with other teams and with their stakeholders to deliver value. Let's explore how retrospectives beyond the team level can be used to improve collaboration.
I'm returning to Lithuania to give the Masterclass Improving your Agile and Lean Transformation on May 2 in Vilnius. Ticket sales has started, book your seat at Masterclasses.lt.
The book The Great ScrumMaster by Zuzana Šochová provides lots of ideas to help Scrum masters deal with everyday situations. Here are 15 quotes from this book to tweet.
My highly popular Agile Self-assessment Game is now also available in French. All 52 cards and the mini instruction cards have been translated by Fabrice Aimetti (instructions are still in English).
The book Managez Agile has been added to the bundle Livres français sur l’Agilité. This bundle now contains six great French books on agile for a significantly reduced price.
Getting retrospective actions done can be challenging. To assure that your actions get done my advice is to start with why. Know why you are doing the actions, which problems they will solve, and the benefits they will bring.