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Scrum Gathering Berlin - September 2014

Some info on the Scrum Gathering in Berlin which took place in September 2014

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9 October 2014
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Scrum Alliance, Scrum
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scrumtisch, scrumtisch berlin, stammtisch
Recently we had the amazing opportunity to sponsor the scrum gathering in Berlin. Since our company Headquarters are also in Berlin, this was of course an opportunity we couldn't pass up. Because we had the home advantage, many of us attended the Gathering (some who were there were not even in the picture, if can you guess who's missing, let us know in the comments.)

This year the Scrum Alliance got some amazing keynote speakers, from very different ...

Notes from the Scrumtisch Berlin - September 29, 2014

Here are some notes of the Scrumtisch of the 29th of September.

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1 October 2014
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Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
scrumtisch, scrumtisch berlin, stammtisch

Thanks to everybody who joined the Scrumtisch in Berlin on Monday. Here are some pictures of the flip charts we created at the Scrumtisch.

Agenda Scrumtisch Sept.2014

After collecting the suggested topics we selected the following ones to discuss in 4 groups:

  • Accepting user stories by the Product Owner
  • Can a team work without a Product Owner?
  • Do you need a Product Roadmap, how much do you plan ahead?
  • How can you facilitate dynamic meetings with distrubuted teams.

See below what the outcome of the breakout sessions was.   

Session outcome

Topics Scrumtisch Sept.2014

It turned out 3 of the 4 groups chose to further deepen the ...

Scrumtisch Berlin 25.04.2013

On 25th of April Ralf Kruse hosted the Scrumtisch in Berlin. We had some 15-20 attendees and started by capturing interesting topics. After a dot voting the following topic backlog was ready to be discussed.

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23 May 2013
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Tags
scrumtisch, scrumtisch berlin

Topic Backlog

topics

  • Transition from technical role to PO role (2)
  • When to do estimations (2)
  • Agile vs. management culture (6/7)
  • Intrinsic motivation in an agile environment (5)
  • How to tell management to relax (4)
  • How to handle weak POs (3)
  • Why Scrum does not work (2)

Agile vs. Management Culture

Agile vs Mgmt Culture

The host of this topic had the example that new, unknown stakeholders join Sprint Reviews and come with new requirements without knowing anything about agile and the team's new development approach.

The question now was how to handle management and stakeholders who has no knowledge about agile. Following ...

Scrumtisch Berlin, August 2012

See you at the next Scrumtisch session!

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16 August 2012
In
Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
berlin, scrumtisch

Hello All,

we hope you've had a nice sommer and still have! :) We would like to invite you to an end-of-summer Scrumtisch session in Berlin, which this time will take place at a new location:

  • Date: 29. August 2012
  • Time: 18:30 
  • Place (new!): Cafe Restaurant Deseo, Boxhagener Str. 108, http://www.deseo-restaurant.de/


Looking forward to seeing you all! 
(If you would like to attend, please send an email to scrumtisch@agile42.com, or register at the scrum user group on Xing :-)

Marion

 

Scrumtisch Berlin, May 2012

All about Kanban...

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3 April 2012
In
Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
agile, kanban, scrum, scrumtisch

Hello All,

I wish everybody nice and sunny Easter :-)

The next Scrumisch will be about Kanban. We will play the Kanban Pizza Game. So if you are interested in Kanban and you like to see how it works...

  • Date: 03. Mai 2012
  • Time: 18:30 
  • Place: Cafe Restaurant Hundertwasser, Simon Dach / Ecke Krossener Strasse

I am looking forward to see you there, and please send as usual an email to scrumtisch@agile42.com when you like to attend :-)

Marion

 

Notes from the Berlin Scrumtisch (August 2011)

Another great Scrumtisch in Berlin Friedrichshain in a new location - 100Wasser. Various peoples from different companies and backgrounds interested in participating in discussions on Scrum came together. The hottest topic was the merging of Scrum with Kanban, but we also talked about the Sprint to Zero Problem and How ...

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16 August 2011
In
Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
kanban, scrum, scrumtisch

Another great Scrumtisch in Berlin Friedrichshain in a new location - 100Wasser. Various peoples from different companies and backgrounds interested in participating in discussions on Scrum came together. The hottest topic was the merging of Scrum with Kanban, but we also talked about the Sprint to Zero Problem and How to fight Bad Scrum.

As usual we started collecting topics (timeboxed to five minutes). The list according to your votes (in brackets) was as follows:

  • Experiences with Scrum and Kanban (14)
  • Sprint to Zero (12)
  • How to Fight Bad Scrum (11)
  • Stories and Epics - How far to plan ahead (10)
  • Distributed ...

TDD / ATDD in practice

Follow up to the last Scrumtisch

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10 May 2011
In
Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
agile, atdd, scrum, scrumtisch, tdd

Hello everybody,

the last Scrumtisch was about TDD and ATDD. I got a lot of Feedback, that it would be nice to have a practical session on that topic too.

Andrea Tomasini and Richard Lawrence agreed on having such a session next week:

Date: 19. May 2011
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Place. Klosterstr. 71, Berlin (at Hypoport)

NOTE: Please bring your laptop!!

Please let me know if you are coming
Cheers

Marion

Scrumtisch Berlin, April 2011 with Andrea Tomasini and Richard Lawrence

You wanna know more about TDD and ATDD?

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22 March 2011
In
Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
agile42, scrum, scrum berlin, scrummaster, scrumtisch

Hello everybody,

we have 2 of the best technical Scrum Coaches in the world joining our next Scrumtisch in Berlin :-)

Andrea Tomasini and Richard Lawrence will be at the Scrumtisch in April to talk about TDD (Test Driven Development) and ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development)

As far as I know them, they might do a real session and developing some test together with you.

Date: Monday 11th April 2011
Time: 18:30
Place: Klosterstr. 71, Berlin (at Hypoport)
After we go for Dinner and Drinks somewhere :-)

Please let me know as usuall if you like to join the Scrumtisch Berlin ...

Scrumtisch Februar 2011 mit Lyssa Adkins

Hello everybody and a Happy New Year, Good news just at the beginning at the year ;-) For the next Scrumtisch Lyssa Adkins followed my invitation to have a speech at our Berlin Scrumtisch. She w...

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18 January 2011
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Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
agile42, scrum, scrum berlin, scrummaster, scrumtisch

Hello everybody and a Happy New Year,

Good news just at the beginning at the year ;-)
For the next Scrumtisch Lyssa Adkins followed my invitation to have a speech at our Berlin Scrumtisch. She will talk about Coaching Agile Teams :-)

Due to the fact, that she gives her helds training on the 17./18. Feb. we can use these days for the Scrumtisch too :-)

Place: Klosterstrasse 71 (Nähe Alexanderplatz) bei der Firma Hypoport
Date & Time: 17. February, 19:00 starting with open end

Please let me know who will join the next Scrumtisch :-) Have a great time and cu there ...

Christmas Scrumtisch in Berlin 2010

Today the last Scrumtisch Berlin in 2010 took place in Friedrichshain. Thanks to Marion Eickmann and Andrea ...

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30 November 2010
In
Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
agile42, scrum, scrum berlin, scrummaster, scrumtisch

Today the last Scrumtisch Berlin in 2010 took place in Friedrichshain. Thanks to Marion Eickmann and Andrea Tomasini for organising the Scrum user group regularly for the past years. Scrumtisch Andrea Tomasini Nov. 2010

Though no presentation had been scheduled ahead of time the Scrumtisch was well attended by over twenty people, mostly from companies based in Berlin who are either using Scrum already or are currently in a transition phase.

We went straight into collecting and voting on topics for discussion. In total we ended up having eight potential topics listed, including but not limited to

* Scrum and non-feature teams, does it work - and ...

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