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A Blog by Andy Bacon



The Super Agile Satchel

This past July I wrote a blog post entitled “Agile Attaché or Coach’s Companion or Super Agile Satchel” about the agile facilitation kit I created in early 2016.  This post serves as opportunity to share the cool things that have happened since I wrote that initial blog post and an update on the Super Agile Satchel, as it’s now officially called. Continue reading “The Super Agile Satchel”

Agile Adoption Board

A few months ago, I started coaching a team as they began their journey from waterfall to Agile.  One technique I employed was an information radiator that I named the Agile Adoption Board.  It worked out well, so I wanted to share the idea. Continue reading “Agile Adoption Board”

10 Retrospectives

I’ve been interviewing ScrumMaster candidates lately and I like to ask about retrospective techniques.  Specifically, I ask the candidate “what types of retrospective techniques do you use for a new team as they adopt the Scrum framework?  Do you have any favorites?”  I ask this question for 3 reasons: Continue reading “10 Retrospectives”

Sprint Schedule Template

One the templates I’ve used most often as a ScrumMaster is a PowerPoint sprint schedule.  This tool is particularly useful for teams that are newly adopting Scrum.  Here are some examples of how I’ve used it… Continue reading “Sprint Schedule Template”

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