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    SPC Journey: Episode 2 - From Theory to Practice

    A critical point in the SPC Journey is when you put your knowledge into practice for the first time – there can be... Read More

    Successful Scrum in the new age of remote working teams

    Corporate America vs. Work From Home At the beginning of summer, Fred Lambert, writing for electrek, broke the story... Read More

    What Lies Beneath: Symptoms of Ineffective Scrum Practices

    I am a fan of Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer, but I am NOT a fan of scary movies. In 2000, the pair starred in a film... Read More

    Expert Tips: Facilitating Large In-person Events

    “If I don’t practice for a day, I know it. If I don’t practice for two days, the critics know…” – Louis Armstrong ... Read More

    Vertical Story Slicing Takes the Cake!

    A common challenge Scrum teams face is how to create and structure stories such that they deliver customer value... Read More

    Recession-Proof Your Software Business Model

    Learn Strategies You Can Implement NOW to Increase Revenue During Economic Uncertainty and Recession-Proof your profit. Read More

    SPC Journey: Episode 1 - I'm an SPC! Now what?

    Are you a new SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)? Have you completed the Implementing SAFe® course, earned the SPC... Read More

    Burndown Charts: 7 Tips for Effective Use

    Burndown charts can communicate a team’s Sprint progress quickly and clearly. However, they aren’t easy to create — or use —... Read More

    Get Quality Feedback During the Sprint Review: Ask the Right Questions

    Sprint Reviews are a crucial part of Scrum. They allow team members to inspect and adapt their work to meet customer... Read More

    Using Customer Segmentation and Term Renewal to Increase Profit

    In the first post in our Recession-Proofing Your Profit series, I shared the basic structure of Term Renewal Acceleration,... Read More

    Accelerate Renewals to Prepare for Economic Headwinds

    Use Term Renewal Acceleration to create sustainable profits. Current economic indicators are unfavorable due to a... Read More

    The Art & Science of Explaining Product Strategy

    Ideation, discovery, research, and analysis all inform the development of product strategy. This strategy evolves... Read More

    How I Used the Personal Retrospective to Become a Better Scrum Trainer

    I often tell students, “If I were stranded on a desert island and could only have one part of Agile, I would take the... Read More

    An Awesome Value Stream Mapping Byproduct: Alignment

    Have you ever felt like you were throwing work over a wall and wishin’, and hopin’ and thinkin’ and prayin’ to get a... Read More

    Customer-Centric SAFe®

    Customer satisfaction is supposed to be the highest priority in Agile software development. In the reality of many... Read More