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Agile Leadership - It's a Journey

Agile Leadership – It’s A Journey!

Agile Leadership is like a product: It grows incrementally and it is deployed continuously as you work with your people. What your organisation does and how they do it – that is all that matters, and that should influence your choices as a leader.

Scrum Alliance - Special Sponsor of the 2nd Agile Serbia Conference!

We are proud to say that the Scrum Alliance has the role of the Special Sponsor on the 2nd Agile Serbia Conference, for the second time in a row. Followed by the previously mentioned mission, we are doing our best in spreading knowledge and awareness of Scrum and Agile. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to earn up to 8 SEUs with your attendance on the 2nd Agile Serbia Conference!

Keeping Pace With A Complex World – Intro To SAFe

Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is an Agile framework, used to govern planning, execution and delivery by scaling Lean and Agile practices at enterprise scale. SAFe synchronizes alignment, collaboration and delivery for large number of teams required to build system-level solutions.

Expanding The Prioritization Toolset

Prioritizing valuable items is essential activity and it really depends on what an organization or customer perceives as “valuable”. What value actually means to them should be defined as well, prior the prioritization takes place. However, is it enough to know just the value? Let’s see…

Agile Vs Traditional Planning – What Is Appropriate To You? Why Agile Estimating?

Very often a development team fears of estimating. But, even more often, business requires many different estimations (time, scope, etc.), as much precise as they could be. There are some useful planning and estimating techniques that could help.

Play Vs. Game

As a developer, I wanted my job to be a game, so I can enjoy doing it. But if you want to play a game there are some rules to obey. The same goes with a methodology or a framework – you should obey some rules in order to get a successful implementation.

Scrum Master & Authority

Scrum Master is a leadership role in Scrum. It is also a role with no authority over the team. However, when we talk about leadership, we are used to the model of command and control where leader “rules” with authority.

Conflict As A Learning Tool

Conflicts show us that something is wrong and needs to be changed – hence the increased inspection and adaptation capabilities in Scrum teams. At the same time, different perspectives foster new ideas, options and insights, needed for great decisions necessary for developing great products.

Agile Prioritisation And Changing Requirements

Product Owner has a very difficult job of understanding requirements’ priorities from a customer’s point of view. Product owner’s job is to rethink what will bring the greatest value to a project and a customer, and to put these requirements at the top of the priorities list.

Scope Cut Vs Quality Cut

As, a Scrum Master, I have always pushed developers to protect the code quality. The Project Manager had forced the team to produce low-quality code. This made adding new features and understanding the code very difficult at times…