Tag Archives: Team

Product Mindset: Encouraging Ownership in a Scrum Team

Stefan Wolpers — January 14, 2020 TL; DR: Product Mindset and Ownership in Scrum Teams There is one product, one Product Owner, one Product Backlog — a simple rule. How is that supposed to scale, you might ask, isn’t that approach turning the Product Owner into the Scrum team’s bottleneck, impeding value creation rather than … Continue reading Product Mindset: Encouraging Ownership in a Scrum Team

4 Reasons Your Team May Be Overwhelmed by Social Marketing

Peter Daisyme — January 8, 2020 Social marketing has become one of the most effective and frustrating channels for marketers and growth people. There are almost infinite people, communities, and content across all of the platforms. This leads to the potential for high-level and mass targeting. On the other hand, though, the vastness itself, makes … Continue reading 4 Reasons Your Team May Be Overwhelmed by Social Marketing

Getting a New Scrum Team Started (Part 1 of 2)

Chris Belknap — January 10, 2020 The Scrum Guide provides no reference or guidance on how to get started with Scrum. That’s because Scrum is a lightweight, minimal framework to encourage self-organization. I have heard it stated that Scrum is intentionally incomplete. There are no special Sprints in Scrum, such as Sprint Zeros, either, which … Continue reading Getting a New Scrum Team Started (Part 1 of 2)

Lessons Leaned From a College Football Team that Wanted to Change

Jim Haudan — December 11, 2019 Follow @jhaudan As I was beginning my professional career 30-plus years ago, I also spent four years as a high school football coach. Not far removed from playing myself, I found it invigorating to help young players flourish. I still remember developing the offensive game plan that would take … Continue reading Lessons Leaned From a College Football Team that Wanted to Change

4 Unbalanced Accountabilities That Can Hurt Your Scrum Team

Fabio Panzavolta — November 25, 2019 Follow @collectivgenius Scrum requires a self-organized team to deliver “done” increments at the end of each Sprint. This peculiarity sometimes raises criticisms and questions when it is discussed in trainings or when coaching the clients: how can a team work without a leader? How are we going to do … Continue reading 4 Unbalanced Accountabilities That Can Hurt Your Scrum Team

5 Tips for Managing Telecommuters and Maximizing Virtual Team Performance

Darleen DeRosa — November 15, 2019 Follow @onpoint_llc Working remotely, or telecommuting, has rapidly become a common feature of today’s interconnected workplace. According to Gallup data, the percentage of Americans who spend at least some of the time working remotely has been rising steadily over recent years. For organizations and leaders looking to get the … Continue reading 5 Tips for Managing Telecommuters and Maximizing Virtual Team Performance

Turn Your Team Members Into Video Stars: Top 5 Tips for Prepping Internal Talent

Jason Oliveira — November 13, 2019 Whether you’re shooting a CEO update for internal communications or a corporate culture video for social, chances are you’ll need to leverage your fellow team members as on-screen talent. While some of your coworkers will welcome this opportunity to shine on camera, others may shudder at the thought of … Continue reading Turn Your Team Members Into Video Stars: Top 5 Tips for Prepping Internal Talent

6 Virtual Team Statistics You Should Know

Darleen DeRosa — November 11, 2019 Follow @onpoint_llc Today’s organizations are rapidly shifting toward the use of virtual teams to deal with their biggest challenges. Thanks to a variety of communications technologies and tools, companies can expand their talent search to a global scale, which allows them to build diverse and specialized teams with the … Continue reading 6 Virtual Team Statistics You Should Know