July 18, 2021

How to kick start your career as a Scrum Master

Have you ever wondered how to kick start your career as a Scrum Master?


Well, this video will share with you some of the tips and key advice on how to go about it.


Some of the areas covered in this video are:

  •   What certifications are needed to be a Scrum Master?
  •   What are the basics of the Scrum Framework?
  • What can you do to be an effective Scrum Master?
  •   How the Scrum Master plays various roles within an Organization?
  •   Why are people management skills important?
  • What is KYC?
  •   What are some of the interview questions asked for a Scrum Master role?

  For example:

  • What makes you a better candidate?
  • How do you work with difficult people?
  • How do you report on agile project delivery? etc.

June 30, 2021

Practical examples of using Spikes in Scrum

Learn how to use Spikes in Scrum using a Jira board.


This is a follow-on video that was created last year called 'What are Spikes in Scrum".


In this video you will learn:


  • What are Spikes
  • How to use Spikes using real examples
  • How to create and manage Spikes on a Jira board
  • How to bulk update Spikes (or any other issue types) in Jira
  • How to copy or clone Spikes
  • How to link Jira issues

April 28, 2021

Scrum Explained Using Analogy

Watch this video to learn an effective way to remember Scrum Framework and Agile Project Delivery.


It explains using an analogy and walks through the Scrum Framework so that it is easy to remember.


Topics covered are:


1. Agile vs. Waterfall Approach

2. Key roles in a Scrum Team

3. Epics, Stories and Spikes

4. Scrum Ceremonies

5. Benefits of using Agile/Scrum Project Delivery

April 19, 2021

Lead Time vs Cycle Time - Agile/Scrum Efficiency Metrics

What metrics to use in Agile Software Project Development to understand how the project teams are operating?


Watch this video to understand how these 4 metrics can provide insights into how your teams are performing:


1. Lead Time (LT)

2. Cycle Time (CT)

3. Velocity

4. Sprint Burndown Chart


Lead Time and Cycle Time provide great insights that describe how work is flowing into and through any given system.


While Velocity and Sprint Burndown Chart provide measurements that illustrate the Scrum Team's ability to complete work over a 2 weeks period (i.e. a Sprint).



April 5, 2021

Setup Jira Board for Scrum Project - Series

Watch these informative video-series that will help you to:


Video 1. Setup a Jira instance


Video 2. Create Versions (or Releases) and Epics


Video 3. Add Project Team, User Stories and prepare for the first Sprint


Video 4. How to manage and complete the active Sprint


Video 5. Show how to create a Jira Dashboard to show Sprint Health and Project Status - a great way to communicate to Project Stakeholders

April 5, 2021

Video #1: Setup a Jira Instance

First video in this 5-part series that will show you:

  • How to install a new Cloud Jira
  • How to create a Jira Project based on Scrum Board

April 5, 2021

Video #2: Create Versions (or Releases) and Epics

Second video in this 5-part series that will show you:

  • How to create versions or releases for your Scrum Project
  • How to create epics (or features) and customize

April 5, 2021

Video #3: Add Project Team, User Stories and prepare for the first Sprint

Third video in this 5-part series that will show you:

  • How to add users to the project with right permissions
  • How to add user stories and assign correct resource, version (or release) and epic
  • How to create a sprint and add user stories
  • How to start a sprint once the user stories are added

April 5, 2021

Video #4: How to manage and complete the active Sprint

Fourth video in this 5-part series that will show you:

  • How to move the user stories across the scrum board
  • How to complete user stories
  • How to close an active sprint
  • How to review the closed sprint burndown chart

April 5, 2021

Video #5: Create Jira Dashboard

Fifth and final video in this 5-part series that will show you:

  • How to create a simple and effective Jira Dashboard
  • How to add out-of-the-box Jira reporting gadgets
  • How to share the Jira Dashboard with the Scrum Project Team

Feb 22, 2021

In Agile, do we need a PO?

Product Owner (PO) is a critical role in Agile/Scrum Team as well as the Scrum Master.


Watch this short video and learn why we need a Product Owner and what will happen if a Product Owner is not part of the Agile/Scrum Team?

Feb 15, 2021

Scrum Team Also Doing Production Support?

Are you facing this issue where the Scrum Team is also doing production support, therefore, your sprints are severely impacted when there is a production issue?


What can you do as a Scrum Master?


Watch this video for a few ideas and how to rectify the situation.

Jan 16, 2021

For Agile to Work, Agile Environment is Needed

You may have witnessed, that too many times an agile project is not successful when the organization does not have an agile environment, for example:

  • Processes take longer than 2 weeks to complete
  • There seems to be a lack of agile awareness or the urgency amongst the various teams
  • Too much 'red tape'

This short video will give you a quick 'rundown' of what it means if the organization is not agile centric, and what can be done about it!

Oct 13, 2020

What are Spikes in Scrum?

What are Spikes and how they are used in Scrum?

This is a very common question.

Watch this video and find out.

Oct 1, 2020

Digital Transformation Success Criteria

Watch this short video and learn what makes one Digital Transformation Initiative successful over another.

Jul 10, 2020

Waterfall Vs. Agile Approach

What are the differences between 'Waterfall' & 'Agile? An often debatable topic that every corporation experiences 

Jul 8, 2020

Scrum Basics - A Quick Overview

In under 15 mins learn the essential know hows to become a knowledgeable scrum master. No BS, just to the point value. 




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