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The Scrum Master Who Cared Too Much, Part 1

By Andrew Keener Question: Sometimes I feel like I am the only one who cares about creative collaboration, engineering craftsmanship, and sustainable pace. If my team seems not to care, should I even bother? Should you care when no one else does? Maybe not.             Attempting to care on behalf of others is a recipe for burnout. Newly […]

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2020: A Year of Change

2020 was a year defined by change. It is becoming increasingly clear that organizations that are able to adapt to change rapidly and effectively will thrive. This year, a major concern of many of our customers was adapting to remote work, while maintaining productivity. We guided a number of groups through the process of creating […]

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Agile Rising Named First U.S. Based Tasktop Value Stream Partner

As a leading provider in Value Stream Management consulting and services we are excited to announce our new level of partnership with Tasktop. This makes us the first Value Stream-level partner in the U.S. Providing a comprehensive suite of products, training, and resources, Tasktop and Agile Rising help customers uncover opportunities, deploy solutions, and capitalizing […]

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Three Tips to Ace Your Three-Minute-Pitch

Avery Williamson, Marketing Coordinator — Agile Rising Sales is the science of convincing people to take action. Great sales—great convincing-someone-to-do-something-ism—is all about taking someone from one mindset, to another. Agile transformations can operate similarly. At the root of all transformations, there is a burning need to go from one way of being to another. People […]

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The Origins of SAFe With Mark Richards and Tom McDonnell

Join Tom McDonnell and Mark Richards as they discuss everything from the origins of SAFe, to successful SAFe implementations. In this special second edition of the Agile Rising Podcast SAFe fellow, Mark Richards, discusses his experience with them framework. Agile Rising is excited to welcome Mark aboard as we continue to grow our presence as […]

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Agile Rising Teams with Tasktop

We want to bring you the most valuable tools when you choose to implement Agility. That is why we are teaming with Tasktop to continue to bring you solutions that will optimize your Agile practice. If you’ve taken a course with us before, you know we are huge fans of Project to Product, Dr. Mik […]

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An In-Depth Look at the Implementing SAFe® Digital Classroom

By Avery Williamson and Marshall Guillory We know that the future of work is remote. Agile coaching will need to change rapidly if we are to keep up with this new way of working. That’s why—as soon as Agile Rising saw a need—we began working on the Agile Rising digital classroom. Our goal was to […]

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