Retrospectives with low engagement are arduous for you as a facilitator. In the current situation where most teams work from home, you might encounter low engagement during virtual retrospectives and it is a pain in the ass. In this article, I want to highlight actions you can do to increase the participation of your retrospective.
Scrum Master Basics
If you want to become a Scrum Master or you are thinking out it, I have got you covered.
Becoming a Scrum Master is not easy, as most companies demand having technical IT skills, despite everybody on the internet says you don’t need IT skills as a Scrum Master.
Besides, most companies only hire Scrum Masters with previous work experience. How do you gain experience, without working as a Scrum Master? It's a classic chicken-and-egg problem.
During the next few months, I will cover all the steps you need to become a Scrum Master and get hired, even if you don’t yet have technical experience and no previous work experience as a Scrum Master.
My View on Basic Scrum Master Skills
- Gain experience as a Scrum Master in your current job.
- Track your success and failures as a Scrum Master to prepare for your future job application.
- Don't let others holding you back from becoming a Scrum Master.
A few years ago I was in the same situation. I wanted to become a Scrum Master without having any previous work experience as a Scrum Master. I was (and still am) freelancing and managed to get hired as a Scrum Master.
Scrum Master & Agile Coach
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By the end of this article, you can explain, why UX should work together with developers in the same sprint.
Failing to complete stories during sprints will happen in every Scrum Team, even in High Performing Teams. Not because of lack of motivation or laziness. It is because of the nature of working in an uncertain environment.
If overcommitment is only a problem for you as a Scrum Master, and not for the Product Owner or Development Team, then it is not a problem. Not yet!
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