A Deeper Dive Into the ScrumMaster Role By Richard Cheng

Richard Cheng joined the DC Scrum User Group on January 22, 2021 to take us on a Deeper Dive into the ScrumMaster role. Abstract The ScrumMaster is a critical role in Scrum (or Team Coach on Kanban/ Agile teams). However it is the most misunderstood role as well. They are not a project manager, nor a…

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Stop and Smell the Roses by Aanu Gopald

Aanu Gopald joined the DC Scrum User Group on December 11, 2020 to present "Stop and Smell the Roses" Abstract ABSTRACTThe saying “stop and smell the roses.” doesn’t mean to simply smell flowers; it means to live in the moment with a great appreciation for the past, the present, the things around you and the future.…

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The Top 11 Changes to the 2020 Scrum Guide by Fadi Stephan

Fadi Stephan presented on the "Top 11 Changes to the 2020 Scrum Guide" at the DC Scrum User Group on December 11, 2020. Abstract Last month, a new updated version of the Scrum Guide was released by Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber. Join your DC Scrum User Group Agile practitioners for an informal lunch time discussion…

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Are We There Yet ? Agile Situational Awareness Using Estimation by George Dinwiddie

Geoerge Dinwiddie presented on Agile Situational Awareness using Estimation at the Washington DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG) on Monday September 21st, 2020. Abstract When you start out on an extended trip with children, they almost immediately start asking if you’re nearly there. You’ll find similar interest from stakeholders when you start a software development project. Repeated…

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Testing Business Ideas by David Bland

David Bland presented on "Testing Business Ideas" at Washington DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG). David gives a rare behind the scenes look at how he tested his book content along the way by using lean principles. David was recently approached by Alex Osterwalder to co-author a new book about testing business ideas. They had both observed…

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The Inner Game of Agility
Inner Game of Agility by Michael Hamman

The Inner Game of Agility

Check out the video below of Michael Hamman presenting on "The Inner Game of Agility" at Washington DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG). Michael explores the nature of inner agility, which refers to the sensemaking, communication, and relationship intelligence of an organization’s people. How might we concretely define the realm of inner agility? Why is it important…

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What’s Really Going On? An Observational Workshop
what's really going on observational workshop

What’s Really Going On? An Observational Workshop

Check out the video below of Julie Wyman and Mark Grove presenting on "What's Really Going on? An Observational Workshop" at the Washington DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG). They show us how observation is a powerful tool, but one which we may not take advantage to its true potential. By learning how to expand our observational…

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