If the goal is to bring the organization to greater agility, then the Agile Coach makes all the difference. They bring the ability to teach and problem-solve based on Agile's proven practices.Tony Amos An Agile Coach is an ...

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There is not one particular thing, short of committing a felony, that will doom your career.  The one-two punch of minimal team preparation and insufficient organizational strategy are the biggest contributors to frustration, confusion, and organizational failures when ...

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Scrum Masters do not clear technical roadblocks — you have a technical team and architects for that. Consider the Scrum Master like the Coast Guard. If your boat is taking on water or stuck in mud, the Coast ...

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Retrospectives are not bitching sessions. Or are they? When dealing with ever-changing scope, due dates tied to features are nothing more than arbitrary guesses”Tony Amos You could benefit from some training and/or coaching before attempting to manage using ...

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Retrospectives are not bitching sessions. Or are they? Do the preparation necessary to structure a meeting that is productive while ensuring the team has the ability to improve. The Scrum Master needs to have the skill and ability ...

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On Reddit, a user asked why managers turn Agile into a game to avoid the work. The only accomplishment in telling management that they are wrong is that you’ve provoked defensiveness. And you’ve changed nothing.”Tony Amos Sadly, you ...

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