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Elon Musk
Elon Musk Quotes

(some slightly paraphrased by me)

"If a design is taking too long, design is wrong!"

"Strive to delete parts and processes."

"If it is not in the future, who cares?"

"E...
Quote 
6 days ago
Try…Sketch causal loop diagrams at whiteboards with others
Try…Sketch causal loop diagrams at whiteboards with others

The practical aspect of this tip is more important than may first be appreciated. It is vague and low-impact to suggest “be a systems ...
9 days ago
THE LEAN THINKING HOUSE
THE LEAN THINKING HOUSE

Sustainable shortest lead time, best quality and value (to people and society), most customer delight, lowest cost, high morale, safety.

Management applies and teaches le...
lean  Less 
10 days ago
Earthquake (houses and tenants)
Earthquake (houses and tenants)

This dynamic involves “houses” and “tenants.” A house is made with two people facing each other with arms held high and palms touching. Demo this. A tenant i...
workshops  exercises 
19 days ago
Above the Line/Below the Line
Above the Line/Below the Line

(Materials): None for participants; Gong to signal transitions.

(Grouping) At the end of these instructions you will be invited to organize in groups of 4.

You...
workshops  exercises  liberatingstructures 
19 days ago
When language changes the culture changes.
"The level of optimism and excitement for the future should be increasing during any transformation and language will always reveal this. When language changes the culture changes. This is especially ...
coaching  Culture 
19 days ago
What is a coach?
“A fellow human with the ability to create an environment of hope and possibility, the energy to inspire others to visualize a new future, an approach to guide them along a journey towards this new ...
coaching 
20 days ago
Squashing The Negative Internal Dialogue
Squashing The Negative Internal Dialogue
from Kent Sayre's book "Unstoppable Confidence"

Many people have a negative internal voice that constantly nags at them. This negative internal dialogue often puts them down and dwells upon the negative t...
dialog  InternalDialog  traits  InvernalVoices  VoicesInternal  MentalHealth  HealthMental  thoughtexperiment 
20 days ago
Dopamine Manipulation
Dopamine Manipulation

Discover New Things
List Down Your Small Tasks
Listen To Music
Increase Your Tyrosine with Almonds, Avocados, Bananas ,Beef, Chicken, Chocolate, Coffee, Eggs, Green Tea, Mi...
moods  Emotions  EmotionalIntelligence 
20 days ago
Tools Question To Ponder
Tools Question To Ponder

What is the difference between a tool not working and an inflexible tool user?
Tools  PowerfulQuestions  Flexibility 
20 days ago
Argyris' Model 2 Values
Argyris' Model 2 Values

Chris Argyris at Harvard identified four common values that drive people that he called the Model 1 Theory-in-use, to differentiate it from the more saintly Espoused Theory ...
values  traits  decisions  DecideWhatToDo  decisionmaking 
20 days ago
What Is NLP?
What Is NLP?

NLP is the study of the structure of subjective experience. Which is to say what makes people tick.

Learning to use the mental processes that are ours. It is also about realizing on...
NeuroLinguisticProgramming 
20 days ago
Values in Action (VIA)
In the relatively new field of positive psychology, a piece of work has been done with the field's founder, Martin Seligman, and others to identify core character strengths. In summary, the twenty...
values  traits 
20 days ago
Scrum Master Thoughtlists
Scrum Master Thoughtlists
An Evolving List of Reminders for Your Team
6801 185th Ave NE, Suite 200
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1.800.235.4091
PREPARED BY
Alan Dayley
ADayley@solutionsiq....
5 weeks ago
The Agile Checklist Manifesto
The Agile Checklist Manifesto
APRIL 18, 2014 COLLABNET VERSIONONE

Airline pilots use a checklist to clear their planes for takeoff. In an experiment Dr. Pronovost, a critical care specialist at ...
5 weeks ago
Nokia Test as updated by Citrix and Scrum Inc
Nokia Test as updated by Citrix and Scrum Inc. v. 2013-7-31
• As an agile citizen, I can assess a team’s behavior and compare it to current Scrum best practices, so I can consider changes that mi...
5 weeks ago
AGILE READINESS CHECKLIST TEMPLATE
AGILE READINESS CHECKLIST TEMPLATE
As you complete this template, insert your department/organization information in the header and footer where appropriate, as well as the name of your project, if k...
5 weeks ago
Agile Maturity
Testing
Acceptance testing in lieu of all other tests
No unit testing framework, ad hoc testing
Unit testing, manual functional testing; application has a testable architecture
Unit testing integr...
5 weeks ago
RemoteRetrospectivesWithEsterDerbyChatLog
Jennifer Tu 10:09 AM
The polling is super cool, is this a zoom feature or other software?
Niki Kohari 10:11 AM
Yes, this is a feature of Zoom webinars
Chiranjeevi Nalla 10:13 AM
I don't see po...
SprintRetrospective 
5 weeks ago
Scrum Team Mentoring Menu
ElementID Skill Group Sub-Group Expertise Level Who LevSO ExpSO Area Subject Original In order to move my Agility way of being to the next level I would like to be able to (Element/Task/Issue) Level...
Template  Scrum  Mentoring  LessonPlan 
5 weeks ago
Some very light notes on course design strategy
Some very light notes on course design strategy…

• Design for Breaks every 90-120 minutes
o The brain needs a little time to relax and digest. And the body appreciates it as well.
o If you f...
5 weeks ago
Are you ready to scale?
Are you ready to scale?
This is list of preliminary questions that an organization ask itself as to whether or not it is ready to scale to start delivering larger products.
Each question has ...
scale  ScalableWays  agile  Scrum  AgileMaturity  assessment  Checklist  evaluation 
5 weeks ago
Agile Maturity Team Assessment workbook
"Welcome to the Agile Maturity Team Assessment workbook!
Follow the instructions below to perform a team assessment.
"
"Team Members worksheet
1. Enter each team member's name, select their role, ...
assessment  evaluation  AgileMaturity 
5 weeks ago
An Examination of the Agile Manifesto
An Examination of the Agile Manifesto
Scott Duncan
AN EXAMINATION OF THE AGILE MANIFESTO
Understanding
Agile Values & Principles
Scott Duncan
ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE
DEVELOPMENT SERIES
Understandi...
agile  AgileManifesto 
5 weeks ago
The Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams
The Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams
February 2018
Developed and sustained by Scrum.org and Daniel Vacaniti
© 2018 Scrum.org. Offered for license under the Attribution Share-Alike license of Creative ...
kanban 
5 weeks ago
Developmental Sequence in Small Groups
Classics for Group Facilitators
Developmental Sequence in Small Groups'
Bruce W. Tuckman
Editor's Note
As group facilitators we are often concerned about the
development of the groups with which ...
5 weeks ago
ENGAGING EMERGENCE - TURNING UPHEAVAL INTO OPPORTUNITY
ENGAGING EMERGENCE - TURNING UPHEAVAL INTO OPPORTUNITY

BY PEGGY HOLMAN

What would it mean if we knew how
to successfully engage with the
unknown, the uncomfortable, the unprecedented
so that ...
5 weeks ago
Impediments
Notice: All instant messages sent to and from Wells Fargo team members are logged and subject to archival, monitoring, review, and/or disclosure. Instant Messaging may not be used to send confidential...
agile  Scrum  Impediments  Metrics  MetricsReporting 
5 weeks ago
Agility
Leadership Agility:
Facilitated Coaching and Advancing mindset and skills
Agile Coaches will work alongside leaders, managers, and team in developing an Agile transformation and product roadmaps.
...
agile  Scrum  Agility  LeadershipAgility  DeliveryAgility  Template 
5 weeks ago
Engagement Community Notes
Engagement Community Notes

Sharing my notes here with the intent for those persons who might be interested. I’m experimenting with this technique based on the success of shared community building...
CoachingPlan  CoachingRelationship  CoachingRelationshipAgreement 
5 weeks ago
Example Coaching Contract Sharing
Example Coaching Contract Sharing

This is the coaching contract (guideline) for engagement I sent to the PO’s and SM’s whom I currently work with. I wanted to make sure we had terms of engageme...
WorkingAgreements  CoachingPlan  CoachingRelationship  CoachingRelationshipAgreement 
5 weeks ago
Agile Practices for Distributed Teams – Cheat Sheet
Agile Practices for Distributed Teams – Cheat Sheet

Try to Co-locate for the First Few Weeks of the Project.
Teams who can find a way to come together during the first few weeks of a project wi...
Remote  RemoteTeams  CheatSheets  agile  Scrum  TeamStartup  TeamBehavior  TeamCommunications  TeamHealth 
5 weeks ago
Future~Present
Future~Present LS-In-Development v 1.8

Develop imaginative tactics for scaling up from local to global action

What is made possible? Notice threads in the present that if tugged on might un...
liberatingstructures  FuturePresent 
5 weeks ago
Should Companies Measure Productivity in Story Points?
Should Companies Measure Productivity in Story Points?
by Mike Cohn

Using story points or ideal days to measure productivity is a bad idea because it will lead the team to gradually inflate the m...
userstories  StoryPoints  Velocity  measurement  measure 
5 weeks ago
DL/ML Methodology
DL/ML Methodology

Identify Problem
Gather Data
Identify Solution
Curate Data
Build Model
Train Model
Test Model
Repeat

Train/Test Split (ML)
Entire Dataset
Training (70%)
Train Mode...
machinelearning  exercises  LearningPlan  tutorials 
5 weeks ago
MLCI (Machine Learning Customer Insights, DDA & Credit Cards) Minimal Viable Experiment – POC Effort
MLCI (Machine Learning Customer Insights, DDA & Credit Cards) Minimal Viable Experiment – POC Effort

Description: Machine Learning use cases to analyze customer financial data and provide insight...
machinelearning  exercises  learning 
5 weeks ago
IP Classification Machine Learning Exercise
IP Classification Machine Learning Exercise

Overview

Problem: To understand what network environment external Login Application traffic is coming from. Would like to label incoming traffic with ...
machinelearning  exercises  learning  tutorials 
5 weeks ago
Terms Worth Investigating
Anaconda Python
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial neural network
Autoencoder
AUTOMATED TRANSACTION TAGGING
Binary Cross Entropy
Chatbot
Classification Result
Confusion Matrix
Data Scientist...
5 weeks ago
Featuretools
Featuretools
Nov 13, 2018 | Tags: engineering, feature
Has anyone installed the featuretools python package which is incredibly useful for automatic generation of features/variables for modeling? ...
FeatureTools  python  datascience  dataanalysis  ModelComparison  ModelTuning  ModelEvaluation 
5 weeks ago
Exploratory Analysis with Pandas, Matplotlib, and Numpy
In [1]: import pandas as pd
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import seaborn as sns
import numpy as np
Exploratory Analysis with Pandas, Matplotlib, and Numpy
This will be a short adventure into th...
ExploratoryDataAnalysis  datascience  dataanalysis  python  JupyterNotebook  Jupyter  tutorials  LearningPlan 
5 weeks ago
Machine Learning Resources For You
Machine Learning Resources For You

If you have been looking for a comprehensive list of some of the best machine learning resources available, you've come to the right place. Check out offerings ...
machinelearning  learning  tutorials  Books 
5 weeks ago
Machine Learning in IT
Machine Learning in IT

For the next phase we will be brainstorming data, problems and technologies.
Data
release calendar
ClearQuest
anthill
jenkins
server logs
splunk
clear quest
smokesta...
machinelearning  ideas  AI 
5 weeks ago
Data science Skill Sets
Data science Skill Sets

some companies apply simple models to large datasets, 
some apply complex models to small ones, 
some need to train their models on the fly, and 
some don’t use (con...
datascience  JobSearch  JobInterview 
5 weeks ago
Product Owner Workshop Ideas
Backlog = 17
Expectations = 15
Jira = 13
Metrics = 2
Roles & Responsibilities = 25
Stories = 19
Teamwork = 17
TrainX = 7
Value Streams = 8
Waterfall Teams = 11
WF Transition Plan = 6
Worksh...
ProductOwner  workshops  LessonPlan  ideas 
5 weeks ago
Coach will move away from - Coach will move toward
From Lyssa Adkins book “Coaching Agile Teams”

Coach will move away from - Coach will move toward
Coordinating individual contributions - Coaching the whole team for collabora...
agile  coaching  AgileCoaching  PersonLyssaAdkins 
6 weeks ago
COACHING ENGAGEMENT AGREEMENT
COACHING ENGAGEMENT AGREEMENT

Coaching Engagement Channels: (I’m your servant leader!)
Regular Coaching hours during the week. – Mondays: 2-4pm PST ; Tuesdays 4-5pm PST; Wednesdays 9:30 – 1...
CoachingPlan  coaching  agile  Template 
6 weeks ago
The why and how of Agile Transformation
The why and how of Agile Transformation

First, what doesn’t work (or at least it fails more often than it succeeds), transformation (Agile or otherwise) as project:

Using a shallow and dysfun...
transformation  agile  scale  ScalableWays 
6 weeks ago
Agile Mentoring Program (AMP)
Schedule 1 – Course Syllabus
Agile Mentoring Program (AMP)
Course Name: Agile Change Agent (ACA)
Course Code: ATF302
Mentor Contact Information and Communication Guidelines:
Facilitator :
Davi...
agile  Scrum  Mentoring  Template 
6 weeks ago
Agile Mentoring Program
Becoming an Agile Change Agent

AMP teaches you how to teach and mentor others!

“There is no end state when transitioning to Agile. It’s a continuous
journey.” -Mike Cohn
Source: Modified...
Mentoring  Template  Scrum  agile  ScrumMaster 
6 weeks ago
Product Owner Workshop
Product Owner Workshop Day 1
Kick Off
Facilitator Introduction
Prioritization Exercise (35)
Agile Scrum Foundations
The ideological relationship between Agile, Scrum and XP
Build your own Ma...
ProductOwner  Scrum  agile  workshops  Template  LessonPlan 
6 weeks ago
Scrum Master Workshop
Scrum Master Workshop Day 1
Kick Off
Facilitator Introduction
Prioritization Exercise (35)
Agile Scrum Foundations
The ideological relationship between Agile, Scrum and XP-to what extent?
B...
Scrum  ScrumMaster  workshops  Template 
6 weeks ago
Use Case 2.0 and DBB Tag-Team
UC2.0 / BDD Tag-Team

In Use Case 2.0, each UC Slice is equivalent to a User Story. As such, the slice has Acceptance Criteria, expressed as Test Cases. These Test Cases are derived by analyzing the...
bdd  testing  userstories  AcceptanceCriteria  storywriting  UseCase 
6 weeks ago
CSM / CSPO Resource List from Bernie
Story Slicing:
For story slicing, I referenced a set of 7 techniques taught by Ellen Gottesdiener. P15 of this deck gives you an overview of all 7
https://www.slideshare.net/ellengott/intro-toagile...
6 weeks ago
Sample Coaching Plan
DIGITAL INTERACTION DATA
Midpoint Coaching Plan
December 19, 2018

Becca Hokans
Agile Coach
Enterprise Agile Transformation Group

Contents
Summary 3
Team Analysis 4
Feedback Methodolog...
CoachingPlan  Scrum  Template  AgileCoaching 
6 weeks ago
Sample Coaching Plan
ENTERPRISE AUTHENTICATION TRACKER
Coaching Plan and Recommendations
December 19, 2018

Becca Hokans / Srikanthreddy Singareddy
Agile Coach / Scrum Coach
Enterprise Agile Transformation Group
...
Scrum  CoachingPlan  Template 
6 weeks ago
A Scrum Master’s Perspective on Coaching through team stressors
A Scrum Master’s Perspective on Coaching through team stressors

Key Concepts

First things first:
Avoid avoidance
Have the drive to go in and resolve conflicts as you see them
Anchor back...
Scrum  TeamBehavior  communication  DysfunctionalBehaviors  dysfunction  ScrumMaster  ScrumMaturity  ScrumMasterScenarios  Stress 
6 weeks ago
What a Agile Coach does
Note from Rusty: If you want a list of things to do for the action oriented people in you group, ask yourselves the following question:

How do we put the below things in place, or at least start to...
AgileCoaching  coaching 
6 weeks ago
SAFe Team Self-Assessment
Leffingwell et al. © 2015 Scaled Agile, Inc.
Team Self-Assessment
Team Name: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Date: xx/x/20xx

Scoring: 0 - Never, 1 - Rarely 2 - Occasionally, 3 - Often, ...
measurement  TeamMaturity  AgileMaturity  MeasurableGoals  Scrum  ScrumMaturity 
6 weeks ago
Sample Coaching Plan
IVR2 - Payments & Specialty Functionality Team
New Coaching Plan
Team Transitioned to Ziphorah Kim:
IVR Team 2 - IVRPSF project in JIRA.
Team meets daily, 8:30 - 9:00 PT, 888-549-3557 5758604. ...
CoachingPlan 
6 weeks ago
Agile Health Radar Topic Sections And Resources
https://app.agilityhealthradar.com/growthportal/0/radar/1/competency/1

Team Health – Leadership - Team Facilitator - Effective Facilitation

Competency: Our team facilitator is effective at pre...
AHR 
6 weeks ago
Comprehensive Guide to the Agile Manifesto
Comprehensive Guide to the Agile Manifesto
by Kate Eby on Jul 29, 2016

It is hard to imagine just how much software and activity has been born from the “The Agile Manifesto.” Before the “Man...
AgileManifesto 
6 weeks ago
Best Agile Articles of 2018
Best Agile Articles of 2018 is now out as a free PDF: https://lnkd.in/ggDv5Ps

Congratulations to all of the authors!
(Sorry if I tagged you incorrectly. Also, LI does not let me list all of the au...
agile  blog 
6 weeks ago
Coaching Plan Example
Consumer Lending Transformation – Servicing

Coaching Plan

Speed To Market

9/30/2017

Table of Contents
1. Coaching Plan Introduction 2
1.1 Document Purpose 2
1.2 Customizing the Coa...
TeamStartup  Template  coaching  CoachingPlan  AgileCoaching 
6 weeks ago
Team Findings and Coaching Plan Example
PROJECT 2020
Team Findings and Coaching Plan
September 24, 2018

Becca Hokans
Agile Coach
Enterprise Agile Transformation Group

Contents
Summary 3
Team Findings 3
Feedback Methodology 3
T...
TeamStartup  CoachingPlan  coaching  AgileCoaching 
6 weeks ago
How to Develop a Project Charter
How to Develop a Project Charter
Guidelines and Best Practices for developing a Project Charter
• The guidelines and best practices described in this document represent suggested enhancements to ...
ProjectCharter  ProjectManagement  Template 
6 weeks ago
Agile Manifesto Principles History Combined
Manifesto for Agile Software Development

We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value:

Individuals and inter...
agile  AgileManifesto  AgilePrinciples  AgileHistory  Scrum 
6 weeks ago
Team Agreement Example
Growth 2 Team Agreement
Date
January 23, 2019
Participants
Jason Brimhall Data and Technology Leader
Lisa Gaule (DSM) Process Engineer
Paul Naso Scrum Master
Mary Jeanne Crabbe-Barberis S...
WorkingAgreements  Scrum  TeamStartup 
6 weeks ago
Learning Plan for Agile Scaling Organizations
Learning Plan for Agile Scaling Organizations

1 Goal
The goal of the Learning Plan for organizations that are scaling to ensure that everyone understand the fundamentals of the processes and roles...
scale  ScalableWays  transformation  LearningPlan 
6 weeks ago
Release Train Engineer Responsibilities
Release Train Engineer Responsibilities

“The Release Train Engineer (RTE) is a servant leader and coach for the Agile Release Train (ART). The RTE’s major responsibilities are to facilitate the...
SAFe  Scrum  agile 
6 weeks ago
A playful and dramatic way to emphasize the nature of purpose as a movement forward towards something precise~yet~ambiguous off on the horizon.
Sir Francis Chichester Dialogue

(adapted from Learning As a Way of Being by Peter Vaill)

[I composed the following fantasized dialogue after reading the journal accounts of thirtyfive M.B.A. stu...
Story  transformation  experiments  MindsetShift  mindset  KeepTrying  CourseAdjustrment 
6 weeks ago
Idea Generation Brain Storming
Support Materials for Mad Tea and 10x10

Mad Tea is a LS in development. We are searching for a sharper statement of what is made possible by Mad Tea and we might glean some insights by looking acro...
PowerfulQuestions  liberatingstructures  questions  IdeaGeneration  GeneratingIdeas  BrainStorming  MadTea 
6 weeks ago
Scrum Master Job Analysis and Interview Guide
Scrum Master Job Analysis and Interview Guide
Demonstrate Qualities of
Initiative - Required
Flexibility - Required
Optimism- Required
Resilience- Required
Determination- Required
...
Scrum  ScrumMaster  JobInterview  Checklist 
6 weeks ago
Program Increment Planning
Program Increment Planning

Pre-PI effectiveness: There was some flux in incoming projects. Digital Project Manager assignment missing for some projects. 4 projects did not do any Pre-PI sessions du...
PIPlanning  SAFe  agile  Scrum  transformation  scale  ScalableWays 
6 weeks ago
Teams persistent size alignment - Framework Team creation
Teams persistent size alignment - Framework Team creation

OPS Framework(FW) scrum team tactical plan:
Scope:
There are other framework teams that will by default define the scope of the OPS FW t...
NonBusinessTeams  TechnicalDebt 
6 weeks ago
Characteristics of the Ideal Scrum Master
Characteristics of the Ideal Scrum Master

Passion for Role
Scrum Masters should be passionate about this role
Prior to being a Scrum Master, a team member should learn/ understand expectations ...
Scrum  ScrumMaster  traits  Checklist  JobInterview 
6 weeks ago
Team Forecast for next 3 iterations + 2 releases
3+2 Planning Template

[Team Name] Forecast for next 3 iterations + 2 releases

This view is not a commitment. It is a rolling forecast as of [Date]

(place the below data in 5 colmums left to r...
SprintPlanning  Template  InformationRadiators 
6 weeks ago
Product Owner Characteristics
Product Owner Characteristics

Domain expertise
Understands business needs
Has a working understanding of the process & technical architecture
Knows the right shareholders to engage

Trusted...
ProductOwner  traits  JobInterview  Checklist 
6 weeks ago
Success at the Team Level
Success at the Team Level

The customer is happy.
The team delivers a “done” increment every sprint.
The team is becoming predictablethrough discipline.
The team is improving on multiple fron...
Success  TeamSuccess  Checklist 
6 weeks ago
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