Techniques for taking feedback during training/workshops

Inspecting and Adapting, having an experimental mindset is vital for any work we do! It is very important for the trainer to inspect and also the participants to inspect what they have understood during their workshops!

Here are few ways to take feedback during workshops-

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Using team data and trends for focusing on business goals!

Are you wondering how can we use team data and trends to focus on business goals?  Then here is a good read for you that talks about the basic stuff that teams can start doing so that everyone is aligned to a common vision and is able to inspect and adapt through some basic metrics.

I am sure many of the teams have come across this situation in your reflection cycles-

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History of Scrum

 Scrum Origins

When Jeff Sutherland created the Scrum process in 1993, he borrowed the term “Scrum” from an analogy put forth in 1986 study by Takeuchi and Nonaka that is published in the Harvard Business Review. In that study, Takeuchi and Nonaka compared high-performing, cross-functional teams to the Scrum formation used by Rugby teams.   In the findings from their study, they drew comparisons between two approaches to Product development.  The old, less effective way they refer to is a “Relay Race” approach, where each team member was a specialist and the work progressed sequentially.  The athletes in a Relay Race take turns to pass on the baton to the next player in a sequence to win the game. Takeuchi and Nonaka suggest a more effective “Rugby-Style” approach, in which a cross-functional team with self-managed roles work together to create a Product. Rugby requires the team as a whole to work together to win the game as shown below.


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