Agile Team Space in the Age of Remote Work
Designing the optimal Agile team space got a lot harder when remote work became a requirement. This article suggests a new approach for remote and hybrid teams.
Three Strategies for Alleviating Pandemic Burnout in Agile Teams
Pandemic burnout is real. The impact of an always-on remote work life is taking its toll — especially on mothers. This essay discusses three simple but effective strategies for addressing pandemic burnout in Agile teams.
How to Learn the Team Estimation Game
We recently published a piece describing why we think Relative Estimation is a more effective alternative to Planning Poker. In this article, Principal Consultant Joel Bancroft-Connors explains how our recommended alternative, Team Estimation, works.
Solving the 7 Wastes of Development with Cross Functional Teams
Developing fully cross functional teams can dramatically reduce waste. In this essay we explore why cross functional teams are difficult to implement, and how to overcome common obstacles.
Agile Training Programs: A Blueprint for Success
Agile adoption is serious business. However, most organizations don’t put serious time into training their teams to be successful in this new way of working. In this article, we summarize lessons learned from coaching dozens of organizations through the process.
Product Management Accelerator – Teams Version
PRODUCT MANAGEMENT ACCELERATOR Innovation Training for Next-Generation Product Managers Standardize a Startup Mentality Our hands-on program combines instructor-led workshops with self-guided lessons, project-based assignments, and graded assessments to provide a comprehensive, scalable approach to innovation in the global enterprise. Embedding the energy of a startup doesn't happen overnight. That's why we've designed a progressive curriculum that evolves with your team. ...
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Four Reasons to Invest in Advanced Scrum Training
Everybody’s busy and it’s easy to become complacent, but existing CSMs and CSPOs may want to consider a few reasons to crack open the books again and get some advanced Scrum training.
Kanban for Remote Team Leadership
Kanban’s organizing principles and practices offer a proven and powerful framework for teams and organizations to combat the challenges of being dispersed.
Webinar: Driving Collaboration for Distributed Teams
Previously co-located teams are suddenly distributed and need support to stay productive. Learn tips from Kim Poremski and Laura Richardson that work for you and your team.