[with english summary] Eskalierende Konflikte? Mutlose Mitarbeitende? Überforderte Führungspersonen? Und dabei sollte die agile Transformation doch Sinnhaftigkeit, Motivation und optimale Wertschöpfung bringen…
„Agilität & Kommunikation“ weiterlesen
The economic struggle makes Scrum at Scale into a money-factor. While doing projects you have to consider what features actually have business value. But value isn’t only a questions of making money. There are other factors that are linked indirectly to money. Or that are even not at all connected to it.
„How to measure value“ weiterlesen
There are a lot of tools and techniques to improve the quality of communication. But what can we do to actually better communicate? Here comes an example on how to use planning poker and question techniques to jumpstart and adjust group dynamics in communication.
„How to improve communication – Use questions for steering group dynamics“ weiterlesen
I let my Students at a University of Applied Sciences work with Scrum for one semester. My learning is, that you can apply Scrum in very different contexts, because its simple rules make self-organization feasible and the transparency gives a good bases for communication.
„Scrum in higher education (Part III): What I’ve learnt from working with Scrum“ weiterlesen
My students at a University of Applied Sciences in economics worked with Scrum for one semester to produce concepts and texts for corporate communication for their fictional companies.
„Scrum in higher education (Part II): How my students worked with Scrum“ weiterlesen
I wanted my students to be more intrinsically motivated so I introduced them to Scrum and let them work totally self-organized for a whole semester. Here are my thoughts about how I set up the framework in my special context.
„Scrum in higher education (Part I): How I introduced Scrum to my students“ weiterlesen
Reading about agile, self-organizing teams I often think that diversity isn’t understood to its full potential. The Scrum Guide states that teams have to be cross-functional in order to „have all competencies needed to accomplish the work“ (Schwaber & Sutherland, 2016, p. 5). Most of the time „the work“ is addressed to be software development and testing. Diverse teams can do a lot more than that, as Management 3.0 suggests. But what is diversity?
„Cross-Functional Teams and Diversity“ weiterlesen
[Deutsche Zusammenfassung] When do you really and consciously change? Willingly? I change willingli when I unexpectedly detect something I do that hinders me. Within a second I realize a pattern, that before was hiding in a blind spot and from that moment on I am uncomfortable with it. Detecting such things and overcome them makes me more efficient and effective because I stop to impede myself. How could we implement such reflection into everyday life?
„What stings sticks“ weiterlesen
[with english summary] Scrum definiert als Framework unter anderem, welche Begriffe für Rollen angemessen sind und welche nicht. Ein Fokuspunkt ist dabei die Selbstorganisation. Und diese kann eine echte Herausforderung sein. Für mich war sie als als erstes auf der sprachlichen Ebene.
„self-organization and chaos“ weiterlesen