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“Fighting a losing battle”—Pawel’s mistake

To fulfil their role, Scrum Masters must provide servant leadership to their Scrum teams. The Scrum Master must help people outside of the Scrum team better understand Scrum and facilitate their interactions with the team. In this video, Pawel talks about a mistake he made in the past when acting as a Scrum Master and explains …

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”Two is better than one”—Nathalie’s mistake

What do we do when one team is not sufficient to execute a large-scale project? Nathalie explains the mistake she made in the context of a complex project. Nathalie helps and tools up Agile teams who work on large-scale projects. You can also read an experience she had in her following blog post: Agility …

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“Thinking I understood everything”—Simon’s mistake

Listening is one of the most important quality of a Scrum Master or Agile coach. At the beginning, Simon thought he understood everything and he tells us about his mistake in Agility. He is now coaching Agile teams. He developed a passion for all aspects of collaboration as well as  team and team …

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“Acting as a project manager rather than a Scrum Master”—Guillaume’s mistake

Before becoming an Agile expert able to help organizations with their Agile transition, Guillaume was a practitioner. It is important, as a Scrum Master, to support the team and help them self-organize. He is telling us his story as well as how he went from project manager to Scrum Master. Guillaume is …

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The greatest changes brought by Agility in the financial world

Over the past fifteen years or so, Agility has proven itself and has been adopted by the biggest businesses working in various fields. The Agile Know-How team sat down with Guillaume Bertin of Morgan Stanley and Christian Dubé of PSP Investments to discuss their experiences with Agility in the world …

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Why the rush? Interview with Steffan Surdek, co-creative leadership consultant

Steffan Surdek is one of our key contributors on agileknowhow.com. He often talks about leadership and, for the first edition of our magazine, we took some time to sit down with him and talk about what he sees as leadership challenges in his coaching work with organizations. Agile Know-how: Hello Steffan, can you …

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Two “visual” tools that can help you

For nearly three months now, I have been part of the Pyxis Technologies’ team in Montreal, as Scrum Master and team coach. Since I got here, I have had the opportunity to observe several coaches in their day-to-day work and attend several training courses (I consider sharing these experiences in …

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Coaching: the sometimes forgotten element in Agile coaching

As Agile coaches, we can sometimes get caught up in the process of changing a company’s software development culture and we can forget the most important aspect of bringing about that change: the people. Without the people, there is no corporate culture and nothing to change. In more than half …

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Agile nightmare – The attractive trap of local optimization

“Is Agility really supposed to work like that?!” Vicky, a former project manager passionate about Agility who became Scrum Master during the Agile transformation of her big organization, feels like she is living a nightmare worse than what she remembers of the traditional mode. Her team’s sprint planning is at …

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Measuring success – How do you verify the success of your projects?

Being always on the lookout for new ways of reaching the objectives fixed for projects, I was affected by this article: Informatisation à la justice: une dépense inutile de 75M$ (Computerization of Justice: unnecessary expenses of $75M). Not so much because it is a public project, but rather because I …

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