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Where Detailed Positions Can Be Harmful

Traditional organizations are based on hard skills. They hire for detailed position descriptions and look for certain experiences, and once you are hired, they evaluate your hard skills and focus on growing them. It’s all based on the…

ScrumMasters Only Make Sense in Scrum

Quite often during the last few months, I heard people being frustrated with not functioning ScrumMasters. One reason for it described in a post Why Some Organizations are Laying of “ScrumMasters” is that those are not the real…

Top 10 Agile conferences to attend in 2024

Every year I speak at many conferences and based on my experience I recommend some places to go for inspiration. Here is my list of the Top 10 Agile conferences to attend in 2024. It’s not my intention to cover them all, I’m sharing places…

Scrum master role and responsibilities

Understanding the Key Role and Responsibilities of a Scrum Master In the realm of Agile methodology, the Scrum Master stands as a linchpin, orchestrating the smooth execution of projects and ensuring teams effectively adhere to…

Top 10 Retrospective Formats

There are so many books, blogs, and sites describing different retrospective formats, but it’s still one of the most common questions I get in the ScrumMaster classes. When I started as a ScrumMaster, I was only using one format for about…