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Dr. Patrick McConnell

Agile coach, Scaling, Scrum

5 Qualities of a Great Agile Coach

It’s easy for someone to call themselves an Agile coach. Certifications don’t necessarily guarantee real-world...

Estimation, sprint planning, Story Points, user stories

Why Agile Teams Use Fuzzy Estimation

Why teams estimate Nimble estimation of backlog items is a common feature of Agile frameworks...

Daily Scrum, Scrum Master

5 Myths About Your Daily Scrum Meeting

The daily Scrum meeting is both the most familiar and most misunderstood event in the...

Inspect and Adapt, Loops, Sprints

The Three Inspect and Adapt Loops in Scrum

What’s Empirical Process Control and Why Do We Use It? Defined process control (DPC) methods...

Awareness, Coaching, Leadership

Awareness and the Agile Leader

Much of the cultural change in adopting an Agile framework is restructuring our conceptions of...

A-CSM, CSP-SM, ScrumMaster

A-CSM & CSP-SM: What’s In It For You?

Why were A-CSM and CSP-SM created? Created by the Scrum Alliance and started in 2002,...

Agile Coaching

Why Would I Need an Agile Coach?

Agile frameworks are simple, but that doesn’t mean they’re easy. Maybe you’re struggling with the...

You’re Going Agile. What Training Will Give You the Best Start?

Great training is a critical part of any successful transition to Agile frameworks. After more...

Certification, Product Owner, Scrum, ScrumMaster

What’s the Difference Between CSM and CSPO?

You’re looking for great Scrum training that comes with a respected credential. Maybe you’ve seen...

Empirical Process Control, Velocity, Velocity Trap

Velocity Can Be Great for Teams, but Poison for Organizations

Whether it’s Scrum, Kanban, or something else, every Agile Framework is rooted in Empirical Process...

Retrospectives, Sprints

Waterfalling the Sprint: Why It’s a Problem, How It Happens, and How to Stop

What is waterfalling the sprint? I recently received a question from a former student that...

Suddenly Distributed? Time to Level Up: A Guide for Companies Seeking Productivity in a Remote World

The traditional “office” is on hiatus… now what? As your employees settle in and adjust...