Driving Continuous Improvement
Find a vast array of advanced scrum topics and patterns that can increase your Team’s Velocity. Online courses and classes for Scrum Masters, Scrum Product Owners, and those team members seeking continuous improvement. If you’re not a member, visit our pricing and plans page for more detail.
Patterns: Finish Early, Accelerate Faster
Finish Early, Accelerate Faster (FEAF) is a Scrum pattern language composed of a number of Scrum Patterns used together. FEAF is an incredibly powerful pattern language because it will help new Teams establish good practices and take experienced Teams Hyper-Productive; defined as a Velocity 400% higher than a Teams’ initial Velocity.
One of the core principles in Scrum is the idea of continuous improvement. Each Sprint the Team engages in an inspect-and-adapt cycle during the Retrospective meeting. Beyond that though, the Scrum Guide doesn’t offer much insight into how to run a successful Retrospective and how to use the meeting to improve production, quality, and velocity.
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It’s not about colorful logos gracing email signatures for one month out of the year; this is more important. It’s about fostering a culture that acknowledges that our differences are our strengths, our similarities are catalysts, and keeping our focus on what matters for the task at hand.
Organizations that shift from a project-focused model to a product-focused model find themselves in alignment with the ultimate success factor: customer value delivery. Here’s how you can ensure your organization stays competitive.
Management allows you to determine the measurable flow of value, where value delivery is slowed down, as well as create opportunities for better alignment & collaboration among teams. But how do you know if you’re having the impact?
Which Scrum Master Credential Is Best For Me? by Kamaria Hill & Veronica Ruiz| February 4, 2022 | Blog Your leadership team is ready to support Agile in your organization. They have tasked you with getting the teams ready to Scrum. A little research takes you to...
Adaptive And Resilient Supply Chain Management: How John Deere Uses Scrum To Create Supply Chain Solutions In The Midst Of Disruption
Learn how John Deere used Scrum and Scrum@Scale to accomplish what other major manufacturers could not – successfully navigate the challenges caused by a global pandemic and major supply chain disruptions.
Does the concept of powerlessness reside more in a psychological sense as opposed to being grounded in reality? Scrum Inc.’s Robert Woods examines this question and ways to reflect on whether you have a learned sense of powerlessness and the impact it’s having on your work, organization, and life.
Our Time-Saving Scrum Holiday Gift Guide! by Kamaria Hill | December 6, 2021 | Blog The holidays are here and the time is upon us for gift-giving. Once again, we've scoured the web for the perfect Scrum-themed gifts so that you don't have to. Take a look at some of...
So is the Scrum Master a full-time role? Or can it be done on a part-time basis? Can a single Scrum Master support multiple teams? Scrum Inc.’s Robert Woods answers these questions by exploring four common scenarios.
Organizational change is difficult, disruptive, and often scary. Yet change requires a lot of people engaged and committed to it to be successful. Scrum Inc.’s Dan LeFebvre explains how to approach organizational change in a way that improves the odds of success.
We each have an inner critic. And they can be paralyzing. Still, as Scrum Inc.’s Brian Hackerson explains, we must learn to listen to that inner critic in order to change it to an inner advocate. Reducing the time it takes to make that switch works the same way as reducing decision latency in a Scrum Team or Agile organization.