Q&A: How to help Self-organization get started in the team | Jeff Campbell
Jeff is the author of Actionable Agile tools (available on Amazon, and direct from the author at .
Fear as a cultural marker in Scrum organizations | Varun Maheshwari
Varun shares the contrasts between his home culture (India) and the country where he works now (Australia). We discuss some of the key differences, and how people moving between those 2 cultures can learn from each and help teams collaborate. As expectations are different, the collaboration between teams in those 2 cultures will not be easy. In this episode, we talk about .
The Product Owner as a key to Scrum Master success | Varun Maheshwari
Scrum Master success is not only about the team, but also about the Product Owner. When we want to help Scrum teams, we should check how the interaction with the Product Owner works, and how to help the team and Product Owner collaborate effectively. Helping Product Owners also means focusing on the business side of our work and defining together the critical business metrics for the PO and team. Are you having trouble helping the team working well with their Product Owner? We’ve put together a course to help you work on the collaboration team-product owner. You can find it at: .
The Scrum Master’s change guide to Enterprise Agile Adoption | Varun Maheshwari
Digital transformations are a dime a dozen at this time. Many organizations are going through a transformation of business model, not just adding IT to an old business model. However, digital transformations are not only about business models, but also about ways of working. In this episode, we talk about the change process inherent to digital transformations, and how Scrum Masters can help teams survive the big change we call Enterprise Agile Adoption. About Varun Maheshwari Varun is a Scrum Master and agile practitioner in Australia. He believes in “being agile” rather than “doing agile”. For him, Agile frameworks are not the goal, but rather "Delighting customers, Zero Defects, Quick ROI, Better team work, Excellent Quality & Shortest ‘Time to Market’" are some of the possible goals. You can link with .
How to help teams move from reporting to collaboration | Varun Maheshwari
Sometimes teams enter the “reporting” anti-pattern. Teams exhibiting this anti-pattern are focused on just describing what they have done, but spend little time discussing the value or the reasons why that work is important. In the end, the daily meeting is the engine of collaboration, and as Scrum Masters we need to focus on collaboration more than status reporting. In this episode we discuss how we can help teams move from reporting to collaboration. Featured Book of the Week: Scrum Product Ownership by Robert Galen .