|Door:||Alex van der Star, 14-04-2016|
|Onderwerp:||Agile Management agile Agile Coaches Agile Coach Agile Teams Culture Development Team High Performing Teams Scrum Scrum Teams Team Happiness Team morale What motivates people zelfsturende teams|
How to create high performing teams
This is the first blogpost in a mini-series of three in which I explore actions that Agile coaches or Agile managers can take to create high performing teams. I focus on high performing teams that consist of knowledge workers creating a software product.
It looks like we are in the middle of a social revolution equal to the scale of the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th century. We’re seeing more and more self-organizing teams that make their own decisions within boundaries set by organisational direction, strategy and/or vision. The benefits seem clear, teams that take ownership simply perform better. But what is exactly the mechanism behind this?
|Door:||Barry Overeem, 07-04-2016|
The role of a Scrum Master is one of many stances and diversity. A great Scrum Master is aware of them and knows when and how to apply them, depending on situation and context. Everything with the purpose of helping people understand and apply the Scrum framework better.
In a series of blog posts I will share the different stances I consider to be relevant for the Scrum Master. This blog post is about the Scrum Master as an impediment remover. I'll describe the most common definitions and examples of an impediment, the Scrum Master as an impediment remover and tactics to deal with impediments.
|Door:||Barry Overeem, 23-03-2016|
Last week I participated in a Product Owner course facilitated by Gunther Verheyen. What triggered me was the part where we discussed the difference between having a project- or product focus. I've seen many organizations, Scrum Teams and especially Product Owners struggle with finding the balance. In this blog posts I'll share my thoughts about the difference between having a project or a product mindset.
|Door:||Barry Overeem, 06-03-2016|
When facilitating a Scrum Master training, the Sprint Goal is a topic that often causes a good discussion. Participants question the background, purpose and advantages of using a Sprint Goal. In this blog post I'll describe the concept in more detail, explain why using a Sprint Goal is important and how to choose an efficient goal.