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Sponsoring ProductCamp Berlin 2014

agile42 is the main sponsor of ProductCamp Berlin 2014 taking place on Saturday September 13th

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We are very proud to announce that after a successful ProductCamp in Vancouver with Dave Sharrock and Andrea Tomasini we are happy to support and sponsor ProductCamp Berlin 2014. It is the first and only unconference for product managers, product marketing managers, entrepreneurs and others with passions for product, online and IT, in the German capital.

ProductCamp Berlin

They expect 200 participants, and following the Barcamp idea of “no attendees, only participants”, they will actively engage in a day of workshops, discussions, networking and learning.

ProductCamp Berlin will take place at Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS on Saturday September 13th. Unfortunately registration is sold-out ...

Have an Agile summer…

Don't forget to be Agile on the beach!

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Thanks to our friend Fabio Delaiti for this photo taken on the island of Milos, Greece.

Notes from the Scrumtisch Berlin - July 14, 2014

Pictures of the question flipboards that were discussed during the Berlin Scrumtisch (Scrum User Group) on July 14th

Thanks to everybody who joined yesterday's Scrumtisch in Berlin. Here are some pictures of the flip charts produced during the Scrumtisch, in case you missed something!

Questions Collected

Scrumtisch Berlin July 14 - Agenda

 

Topics proposed and voted

Scrumtisch Berlin July 14 - Topics

 

Actionable items

Scrumtisch Berlin July 14 - Actionable items

 

More actionable items

Scrumtisch Berlin July 14 - More actionable items

 

Scrumtisch friends

Scrumtisch Berlin July 14 - Friends Scrumtisch Berlin July 14 - Friends 2

 

See you next time at the Scrumtisch, and make sure to follow @ScrumtischB  on Twitter

Agile2014 session on Smart Scaling: Finding the right approach for Enterprise Agile

Richard Dolman and Steve Spearman will discuss finding the right scaling approach for Enterprise Agile at Agile2014 in Orlando

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10 July 2014
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Are you looking for answers on scaling Agile but finding it hard to get unbiased information on the different options that are available? Well, this is the place to start that discovery!

This highly anticipated session is intended to help you answer the question: What is the right scaling approach for our organization?

We’ll explore the major scaling options together. We’ll help you understand some of the key differentiators and criteria for choosing an approach (or rolling your own!). After a quick overview of the major scaling frameworks, we'll present the concept of the Agile Scaling Knowledgebase ...

What makes a good ScrumMaster?

agile42 European coaches discuss what makes a good ScrumMaster in their first collective video

We have collected in one room some of our European coaches and we asked them one of the most common questions in the Scrum community, what characteristics should have a good ScrumMaster, and what's his role?

You can also watch the video on agile42 YouTube channel.

Photo by Søren Cosmus ✄ - http://flic.kr/p/9RE78v

News update 2014/07 - Learn how to lead self-organising teams

Companies doing agile transformations must empower their development teams or Product Owners to say no. No is important, it is ...

Companies doing agile transformations must empower their development teams or Product Owners to say no. No is important, it is also very final. It implies that you can’t have whatever it is that you want. That is not an answer that Product Owners, trying to keep customers happy can go back to their customers or bosses with. Joanne Perold discusses better ways in which to have those conversations.....more.

Leading Self-Organising Teams


Simple Agile Leadership ModelLeading Self-Organising Teams is an interactive classroom-based masterclass providing state-of-the-art tools and practices for Lean/Agile organisations. You will learn and apply core skills underpinned by principles ...

Doing No Better

Companies doing agile transformations must empower their development teams or Product Owners to say no.No is ...

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3 July 2014
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Companies doing agile transformations must empower their development teams or Product Owners to say no.


No is important, it is also very final. It implies that you can't have whatever it is that you want. That is not an answer that Product Owners, trying to keep customers happy can go back to their customers or bosses with. 


Here are some ideas on better ways to have those conversations.


Team Capacity:


What does this have to do with not saying no?


Helping stakeholders to understand the impact of adding work to a full system is a valuable way to start ...

Webinar recording: Measuring the Success of Your Agile Transformation

Complete recording of AgileLIVE webinar on using metrics to measure the success of your Agile transformation, with Brad Swanson and Aaron Smith

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3 July 2014
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In the first segment of this webinar , part of the Thought Leadership Webinar Series, coach Brad Swanson together with Aaron Smith, editorial director of ProjectsAtWork, have discussed pro tips for using agile metrics to measure the success of your transformation. Topics included:

  • Starting with ‘why’ – creating urgency for your agile transformation by articulating the reasons change is necessary
  • Defining the key success factors in your change initiative
  • Leading and lagging indicators of success, including examples from many successful transformations
  • Avoiding unintended consequences and dysfunction that often arise from ill-chosen metrics

Brad touches a number of subject including the usage of ...

The Lens at Agile2014 Orlando: engineering powerful insights and profound conversations

At Agile2014 in Orlando Martin Kearns and Daryl Chan talking on engineering powerful insights and profound conversations across the organisation

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30 June 2014
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It’s not easy to guide organisations in becoming truly adaptive. How do you facilitate better executive-level decision making with respect to the impact further down the chain? How do you have coaching conversations with effects that are seen, heard and felt across the board? How do you have all encompassing, inclusive discussions which drive an enterprise towards a truly shared vision?

Agile is part of the answer, but to truly achieve amazing results from the ways we interact with each other, we believe that we also need to unlock the insight, wisdom and energy held captive within our teams ...

Scrumtisch July 2014

14. July 2014 - Scrumtisch in Berlin

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25 June 2014
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Scrumtisch Berlin

Dear friends,

here's the schedule for the next Scrumtisch in Berlin in 2014:

  • Date: 14th of July, 2014
  • Time: 18:30 
  • Place: American Diner Berlin, Boxhagener Str. 108 (formerly know as Restaurant "Deseo")

If you would like to attend, please send a message to scrumtisch@agile42.com, or register at the Scrum User Group on Xing.

We are looking forward to meeting you or seeing you again! :-)

Marion

 

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