Is Scrum hurting your agility?
how did this even happen - two batons one runner

By Chris Lukassen & Sjoerd Kranendonk By now, most organisations are using Scrum, however, many of them feel like the agility of their organisation has degraded, and they might be right! Often, using Scrum starts out as a way to improve development efforts coordinated within an IT division or department, but that is not the […]

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10 Stakeholder Management Principles adapted for Agile Product Development

Stakeholder Management has since long been a hot topic in project, programme and other management circles. The fact that people exist with a stake in whatever goals you are trying to achieve even found its way into leadership coaching (Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder Centered Coaching). In researching the topic of Stakeholder Management for a one-day training […]

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Stakeholder Management en ‘Nee’ zeggen

Hoi, ik ben Sjoerd en ik heb een probleem. Ik vind het supermoeilijk om nee te zeggen. Ironisch genoeg geef ik trainingen waar Focus en keuzes maken centraal staan. Ik verzorg namelijk diverse Product Owner trainingen bij Prowareness. Één van die trainingen (waar ik ‘ja’ tegen heb gezegd) is Stakeholder Management in 1 dag. Waar […]

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Estimation matrix aka Fruit Game

This blog is intended to grow into an explanation of how to facilitate an Estimation Matrix for a colleborative estimation session. In this session Stakeholders and Scrum Team(s) collaborate to quickly estimate Backlog Items both in relative Value & Effort. Below is a dutch simplistic plan which could get you started already. The blog should […]

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Agile Coaches: helping or hindering?

Note: this was not intended as an article, but the linkedin update character limit forced my hand. Below is not as polished as I would like. If this content helps you in any way shape or form, please leave a comment to share your learning! Previously posted on linkedin here. As Mike writes in his […]

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