Training of the week: We certified 35 new ScrumMasters in Elewijt, Belgium last week. It was a wonderful experience for me to see how many people do already Scrum in Belgium. There is now a growing Scrum community. Maybe we should start an official Scrum User Group in Belgium?
Book of the week: Leading Change by John P. Kotter. A book that is 10 years old but a must read for every ScrumMaster and manager who drives change in an organization. It explains very good what needs to be done to change an organization. Most important: Create a “sense of urgency.”
My presentation of the week: I did give a very short presentation about Scrum for team members this week:
Tool of the week: I am a fan of mind-mapping since 20 years. I found this week a very good implementation of a collaborative mind-mapping tool: www.Mindmeister.com
I use it now since a week and it is a very powerful collaboration tool. You can share mindmaps, you get a generated task list based on all your tasks in all mindmaps you have access to … try it!