From ScrumMaster to Program Teams to Enterprise Coach . Lyssa Adkins and Michael K. Spayd lay out the pillars of organizational agility. Lyssa Adkins. Teams often get the basics of agile running within the first few frameworks, designed to be simple, are just that—simple and easy to. Drive by Daniel H. Pink Coaching Agile Teams by Lyssa Adkins The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey The Lean Startup by Eric Ries.

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Apr 17, Kiryl Baranoshnik rated it liked it Shelves: Succeed through a rapid progression of failures. Oct 26, Flavius rated it it was amazing Shelves: Once introduced, refer to it as situations arise in the team and use it as material for retrospectives. A health check, often in the form of a questionnaire, lists required elements and qualities that jog our minds to help us remember the basic ingredients of agile To expose lurking problems, inspect the products the team tezms together.

It also provides advice on how to deal with Product Owners and team sponsors. Maybe the book doesn’t go too deep in terms of exp The book covers a wide variety of topics, from how to develop individually as coach to coaching teams in Agile principles and practices. It will also certainly help team members better understand their relationship to the work ScrumMasters, agile coaches, and project managers do for the team.

Traditionally managed projects begin with a kickoff meeting. The reality of unsolvable conflict is as valid in this context as in a marriage Take the first step by teaching the team that unsolvable conflict exists and is expected and normal.


Book Excerpt: Coaching Agile Teams by Lyssa Adkins

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Using the tree this way, your questions become challenges to them, a way to call them forth to a brighter vision of what they can become together.

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Agile teams—even new ones and even broken ones—can often navigate conflict by themselves. You won’t leave this book with memorized solutions to problems, but you will leave knowing dozens and dozens of new tools and ways of approaching situations.

This post lydsa the crucial …. He tells people that if you have these five things, then you have everything you need, and the other details will work themselves out Mayer cpaching Emotional intelligent quotient Perhaps it’s also because it’s not fully my style.

Coaching Agile Teams – A Book Review

Lyssa describes in depth the responsibilities and duties of a good Agile Coach, particularly providing a list of Failure Modes and Success Modes. Tell us what you think. They get called forth to be more than they are now. No trivia or quizzes yet. If you have the time and truly care about the subject, it’s worth a read.

Tell them that the way to live successfully with unsolvable conflict is to increase the number of positive interactions between them to help navigate the conflict when it arises.

Want to Read saving…. If you are a hardcore scrum master, who is totally focused in on the artifacts of scrum and only scrum, you may find this book to broad for your tastes. Jul 10, 54 Comments. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. More and more frequently, ScrumMasters and project managers are being asked to coach agile te The Provocative and Practical Guide to Coaching Agile Teams As an agile coach, you can help project teams become outstanding at agile, creating products that make them proud and helping organizations reap the powerful benefits of teams that deliver both innovation and excellence.


It is probably a good entry level booked, but for an ex I acknowledge the significance of the book for the time of its publishing, but I find it largely lacking substance. On the other hand, for me, it wasn’t a great book in total. What could possibly be more rewarding?

Lyssa does a wonderful job walking you through the role of an Agile Coach – the key skills, concepts, ideas, and finishes it off with some very relevant journeys. Email me replies to any of my messages in this thread. Have the courage to commit, to act, to be open, and to expect respect Schwaber and Beedle If you are a technical leader, team leader, developer, scrum master, or any other software engineering role, then this book could be interesting for you, but you wouldn’t probably consider it as a gem.