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16 : How do we self-organize if our boss is on our team?

Today’s question come from an anonymous source. “Stifled Scrummer” says that their boss is on their team, which makes self-organization difficult. Stifled is wondering what tips I have for helping them deal with this organizational impediment. Mentioned in this episode:  Free chapter of Agile Antipatterns  Like the podcast? I’d love it if you’d take 60 seconds to rate […]

9: How do we improve our giant, multi-team Sprint Review session (or Sprint Reviews in general)?

Dae-Ho’s organization has multiple Scrum teams, and one giant all-day Sprint Review. People come and go throughout the day, and stakeholders are not always present. He wonders if there’s a better way to do things. Even if your company only has one Scrum team, the tips in this episode will likely help improve your Sprint […]

8: What are some creative & effective ways to make Retrospectives more engaging?

Anthony is looking for ways to make the Scrum meetings more engaging and useful. In this episode I’ll talk about how to get your team engaged in Retrospectives by making them FUN! If your team feels stuck, tools in this episode will help you break out of old patterns. If you’re already enjoying your retrospectives, this episode will […]