Kimberley Miller on how to explore trust as a symptom of systemic trouble

It is clear that teams need trust in each other, and from others to be able to work effectively. But what is behind the lack on trust in some teams? In this episode we explore the lack of trust as a symptom of systemic problems that we need to look into. Listen in to learn the story that informed this insight, and what to do about it.

About Kimberley Miller

During the day, Kimberley is the Scrum Master at Hudl with over 5 years of experience in helping to implement Scrum in both software companies and standard business units. Kimberley is also an actress on stage and film, with a Masters in Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

You can link with Kimberley Miller on LinkedIn and connect with Kimberley Miller on Twitter.

Kimberley Miller on how to use self-assessment to drive team success

In this episode, Kimberley explains how she uses the Squad Health Check with her teams, and how that drives her to reach a successful outcome with the teams that she works with.

Listen in to learn about the changes Kimberley applied to the now famous Spotify Squad Health Check, based on her own experience.

Featured Agile Retrospective for the week

In this episode, we explore “The 3 Little Pigs” retrospective. A fun way to help the teams talk about the no-so-good things without the pressure or the judgment of other formats.

About Kimberley Miller

During the day, Kimberley is the Scrum Master at Hudl with over 5 years of experience in helping to implement Scrum in both software companies and standard business units. Kimberley is also an actress on stage and film, with a Masters in Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

You can link with Kimberley Miller on LinkedIn and connect with Kimberley Miller on Twitter.

Kimberley Miller on using retrospectives to help change organizations

In this episode, Kimberley introduces a “themed” retrospective, the Christmas Carol Retrospective. A format that first perfectly the need to reflect on the past, but quickly changes to focus on the future, and what we want to learn or improve. She used this format to help drive a change in the organization that was required for the team to succeed.

About Kimberley Miller

During the day, Kimberley is the Scrum Master at Hudl with over 5 years of experience in helping to implement Scrum in both software companies and standard business units. Kimberley is also an actress on stage and film, with a Masters in Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

You can link with Kimberley Miller on LinkedIn and connect with Kimberley Miller on Twitter.

Kimberley Miller on how teams forget quality over deadlines

We value delivering a quality product over meeting a deadline. There’s no such value in the Agile Manifesto, but maybe there should be! In this episode, we explore the consequences that afflict teams who decide to focus on delivery instead of delivering a quality product. And there are many, many consequences that lead to problems…

Featured book of the week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In this episode we review Drive! By Dan Pink and how you can use the insights from the book and apply them to your life and to your career.

 

About Kimberley Miller

During the day, Kimberley is the Scrum Master at Hudl with over 5 years of experience in helping to implement Scrum in both software companies and standard business units. Kimberley is also an actress on stage and film, with a Masters in Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

You can link with Kimberley Miller on LinkedIn and connect with Kimberley Miller on Twitter.

Kimberley Miller and the Shopping List Anti-pattern in Scrum

I’m sure you’ve seen it before. The project is approved with a set of requirements, and the team is given the “list of requirements” (maybe as a requirements document even!) and told to estimate and deliver.

Now, let’s not beat around the bush, this is not Agile. There’s no adaptability, there’s no inspect & adapt, the team has little chance to bring their creativity to the project. So, what is a Scrum Master to do?

Listen in to learn what Kimberley did, and what she learned from it.

In this episode, we refer to Improv Theatre and how it may improve the teamwork.

About Kimberley Miller

During the day, Kimberley is the Scrum Master at Hudl with over 5 years of experience in helping to implement Scrum in both software companies and standard business units. Kimberley is also an actress on stage and film, with a Masters in Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

You can link with Kimberley Miller on LinkedIn and connect with Kimberley Miller on Twitter.

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