A vital part of a Scrum Team’s success has historically come from continuous, in-person communication and collaboration of its members. Before March 2020, when the US first shuttered its storefronts as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in America, this level of interaction was so integrated into our workspaces that continuous, in-person communication and collaboration was a non-issue. Group work, pop-up huddles, and Scrums were effortless for the majority of collocated teams. Once more than half of the workforce in the US began working from home, those effortless moments of Scrum teamwork became a challenge.
Now is the time to recession-proof your business model! Based on the popular blog series; Recession-Proof Your Profit, learn about Term Renewal Acceleration, Customer Segmentation combined with Term Renewal Segmentation, and more!
If you are an SPC or someone considering hiring one, join one of Scaled Agile, Inc.'s SAFe Fellows, Harry Koehnemann, and Applied Frameworks Phil Gardiner for an in-depth look at the journey of an SPC. We will explore the responsibilities, skills, experience, and attributes of an SPC and share tips on how to continue learning and growing after taking the Implementing SAFe course and passing the exam.
Sprint Reviews are a crucial part of Scrum. They allow team members to inspect and adapt their work to meet customer expectations. One of the most important aspects of a successful Sprint Review is getting quality feedback from stakeholders.
In the first post in our Recession-Proofing Your Profit series, I shared the basic structure of Term Renewal Acceleration, in which a product manager creates an offer to accelerate an annual term renewal with a limited duration renewal discount. In this post, I will expand on the basic structure of Term Renewal Acceleration to show how adding advanced customer segmentation based on product usage data can further increase profitability.
This blog series, Recession Proofing Your Profit, will share three specific strategies that product managers can employ to fulfill their responsibility of creating sustainable profits amid economic crises.
For the last four years, I’ve been taking the steps necessary to become a Certified Scrum Trainer. It wasn’t easy. And I couldn’t have done it without making the Personal Retrospective central to the process.