This week 26 Certified ScrumTrainer from all over the world: USA, Canada, UK, Germany, China — came to the first ScrumTrainer Retreat. We discussed Kens “Updates on Scrum” and we talked about:
- Product Owner and Product Vision (Roman Pichler and Geoff Watts)
- We played the Scrum Ball Point Game (Boris Gloger)
- Brent Barton presented a wonderful case study about agile release planning.
- Michael Vizdos facilitated a session about marketing for trainers
- Pete Behrens talked about “Organizational Patterns for Enterprise Scrum Adoption”
- The importants of value driven User Stories was clarified by Chris Sterling
- Mitch Lacy showed us “What ‘Done’ Is”
- Michele did a great job in reminding us that Scrum has 5 values. (see below)
- Gabrielle Benefield and Jens Ostergaard played with us a great game about Specs
- Stacia Broderick showed us a very great way of running a Scrum Simulation
- Jeff Sutherland talked about “Money for nothing, Change for free”
- Vincent Tence did a nice job to explain why delivering features puts stress on teams
- Bas Voode showed us – in his remarkable way – some insights into Scaling
- Dough Ship talked about Agile Distributed Teams
- Francois Beaurgard — reminded us that a ScrumMaster is a Change Agent
- Lowell Lindstrom showed as a cool technique to estimate large backlogs
- Peter Borsella talked about the expectations of training attendees
The whole Trainer Retreat was followed by very interesting insights into the work of the Scrum Alliance.
Within the next days I will put more information about these topics on this place. Come back!