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  • Are your Daily Scrums wasting your team‘s time? The Agile Compass Matthias Orgler Are your Daily Scrums wasting your team‘s time? The Daily Scrum is an often loathed Scrum practice. But it certainly wasn’t invented to waste your team’s time – so what are we missing? Do you get goose bumps when the time for Daily Scrum approaches? 😂 Hello Reader, before we dive into the Daily Scrum, here are a few interesting topics you might have missed in the past weeks: Time vs energy management. We talked how to boost your own productivity and that of…Read more
  • Boost productivity: Manage your energy, not your time! ⚡️ The Agile Compass Matthias Orgler Boost productivity: Manage your energy, not your time! Did you know that the average worker is only productive for 2 hours and 53 minutes a day? Hello Reader, last time we went techy with TDD. Today let‘s focus on us as humans and how managing our energy can boost productivity. Boost productivity: Manage your energy, not your time! Did you know: The average worker is only productive for 2 hours and 53 minutes a day? That’s a jarring 30% of an 8 hour work day….Read more
  • The Power of TDD – it's not just about testing! The Agile Compass Matthias Orgler The Power of TDD – it's not just about testing! Test-driven development (TDD) is an agile approach often misunderstood as just automated testing. But its benefits go way beyond QA. Hello Reader, last week we talked about the iron triangle of project management. I also released a premium article about how you can keep deadlines with an agile approach using that triangle (available for paying subscribers). This week we'll look at an agile technique that is…Read more
  • The Iron Triangle from an Agile Perspective The Iron Triangle guides every project – agile or not. But how agile methods use that knowledge to make projects more successful and hit deadlines is Read more
  • Mastering Deadlines with Agile Methods: How to Deliver on Time and Within Budget Have you ever been told that agile methods can’t meet deadlines or stay within budget? It’s a common myth that leaves many skeptical about the true poRead more
  • Don‘t ignore the hidden preconditions for Scrum The Agile Compass Matthias Orgler Don‘t ignore the hidden preconditions for Scrum Did you know that many organizations are not a great fit for Scrum? Scrum makes a few assumptions that are often ignored and not fulfilled. And when we naively start to implement Scrum, we wonder why it doesn't seem to work as promised. Let's uncover these hidden assumptions today! Hello Reader, you're reading a free article of the Agile Compass. If you find my articles valuable, you might want to become a…Read more
  • Beyond Bug Hunting: Mastering Agile Testing For Superior Product Quality! The Agile Compass Matthias Orgler Beyond Bug Hunting: Mastering Agile Testing For Superior Product Quality! Did you know that "testing" in an agile context is very different from what testing traditionally means? Agile companies invest heavily in test automation and shift from a test last to a test first approach. Hello Reader, last week we talked about how emotional check-ins can boost collaboration, trust and communication in a team. This week we dive into product quality and testing. I…Read more
  • Boost Your Emotional IQ Every Day: Why Daily Check-Ins Are Great The Agile Compass Matthias Orgler Feeling the Pulse: The Power of Daily Emotional Check-Ins The most common reasons why teams fail? Lack of trust & bad communication. A simple technique can improve both trust and communication. Let's learn about emotional check-ins. Hello Reader, last week we talked about better retrospectives. This week look at a simple technique that can have a significant impact on team performance, especially for distributed remote teams: emotional check-ins. If you enjoy…Read more
  • Why Your Sprint Retrospectives Fail and How to Make Them Inspire Real Change Are your retros effective? Do you only discuss problems? Here is my proven template for effective retrospectivesRead more
  • How To Measure Psychological Safety In Agile Teams The Agile Compass by Matthias Orgler Hello Reader, last week we talked about Efficiency or Effectiveness – What Will Give You the Competitive Edge?. This week will be about psychological safety and how we can measure it. How To Measure Psychological Safety In Agile Teams 🎧 Listen to this article Think of the best team you’ve ever been part of. What made it stand out? Was it the easy way everyone shared ideas, or maybe the comfort of speaking up without fear of being shut down? That magic…Read more