Category: Scrum

60 secs read: PI Planning

Program Increment (PI) Planning is a cadence-based, preferably face-to-face event that serves as the heartbeat of the teams, aligning all the teams to a shared mission and Vision. PI planning is essential to SAFe: If you are not doing it, you are not doing SAFe (source: The PI Planning is done every quarter (at […]

Practical tips for the necessary Agile Transformation

How do you deal with leadership? Is that something of topmanagement alone? How do you develop effective teams? What are the pitfalls and how do you prevent them? How to ‘Scrum’? How do you handle a transformation towards agile working?Agile is not a hype but inescapable in a rapidly changing world, especially where technology is […]

Lyssa Adkins – Coaching Agile Teams

(Dutch version further below) Want to be a good Agile coach? If you want to be a great coach for a team, you should first be able to assess in what maturity state the team is with respect to self organising. In her book, Lyssa Adkins uses the parallel with an ancient Japanese martial art […]

Geoff Watts – Scrum Mastery: From Good to Great Servant Leadership

(Dutch version further below) There are good Scrum teams and great Scrum teams. There are good Scrum Masters and great Scrum Masters. In years working with Scrum teams, Watts has identified many patterns for ‘greatness’. He illustrates these patterns through stories from his own experiences with many Scrum teams.The book offers practical tips for greatness. […]

Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland – Software in 30 days

How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight Their Customers, and Leave Competitors in the Dust. (Dutch version further below) Interested in how to get more ‘value for money’? In my opinion this book is a must-read for all managers and business owners. It is the basis of what Scrum has to offer for business relating […]