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Process agility

Questions from a Certified ScrumMaster® Class – Part Two

I recently taught a Certified ScrumMaster®(CSM) Class at Watermark Learning. Because our time in class is limited and our class backlog is full of activities, exercises and simulations, I rarely have enough time to address all of the questions raised. Blogging, while limited in space, does allows me the opportunity to address these questions while...
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Questions from a Certified ScrumMaster® Class – Part One

I recently taught a Certified ScrumMaster®(CSM) Class at Watermark Learning. Our two-day class is packed full of real-world examples of how to apply Scrum to solve complex problems. Of course, there is never enough class time to work through the backlog of questions that students raise, and as a passionate Scrum practitioner, this nags at...
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Agile-Driven Priority and Time Management

In a previous post, “Focus, Dude!”  we identified one of the rules of agile leadership: focus. There are things you can do something about things you cannot – it’s important to distinguish between the two and treat them differently. One critical mental discipline that agile leaders practice is being proactive. If you’re waiting for a...
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Organizational Culture – The Equations

Perhaps you’ve seen the equation we’ve adopted at agilityIRL as a shorthand definition of organizational agility: Organizational Agility = Process Agility x Cultural Agility The multiplication sign reminds us of two very important things.  First, it reminds us that process and culture are interdependent.  Second, it reminds us that anything times zero is zero. In fact, an...
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