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Agile Nuggets

A series of illustrations from Cprime that aim to give you a visual nugget of agile information.

What are Agile Nuggets?

Agile Nuggets are a series created by the Cprime team and illustrated by our Innovation practice lead and Visualisation expert, Stuart Young.

#22 - Teamwork

Together, everyone achieves more.

How Design Thinking can help improve team collaboration

#21 - Hybrid Working

Staying connected and collaborating effectively in person and virtually.

Virtual solutions with a flexible delivery model

#20 - When will I get it?

It’s just time taken! Measure the right things and then we can set the right expectations.

Take a look at our Kanban workshop

#19 - Product Owners should wear their PARKA

The Scrum Guide mentions the accountabilities of a Product Owner but we wanted to visualize their key qualities and success factors.

Read our PARKA blog to find out more

#18 - Defining Agile

It is important to know the difference between being and doing Agile.

Is it possible to be agile without doing agile?

#17 - Technical Debt

If you keep using it without maintaining it, you’ll save money in the short term but pretty soon it will become less reliable.

Certified Scrum Developer® training

#16 - The Sprint

Sprints are the heartbeat of Scrum where ideas turn to value.

Certified ScrumMaster training

#15 - Product Validation

Invest time into discovery/ validation work and find approaches to connect developers directly to end users.

Certified Scrum Product Owner training

#14 - Stop starting and start finishing

Adopting Agile practices can help to visualise workflow, limit WIP, measure performance and improve outcomes. Find out what courses might help your teams to stop starting and start finishing.

Agile Fundamentals courses

#13 - Outcome vs output metrics

Would you rather have 200 points of output, or 50 points worth of value? The answer is to focus on valuable outcomes.

Product Owner courses

#12 - Leading a transformation

"Transformation is not automatic. It must be learned; it must be led" - Edward Deming

Learn how to master Business Agility; lead an organisation to success and thrive in the digital age by registering for a Leading SAFe course.

Register for Leading SAFe® course

#11 - Focus on outcomes

"A product is a vehicle to deliver value. It has a clear boundary, known stakeholders, well-defined users or customers. A product could be a service, a physical product, or something more abstract." - Scrum Guide 2020

Certified Scrum Product Owner course

#10 - Don’t stop questioning

"Various practices exist to forecast progress, like burn-downs, burn-ups, or cumulative flows. While proven useful, these do not replace the importance of empiricism. In complex environments, what will happen is unknown. Only what has already happened may be used for forward-looking decision making." - Scrum Guide 2020

Certified ScrumMaster Course

#9 - Leading from behind

“Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they are inspired to see it in themselves.” ― L. David Marquet, Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders

Agile Solutions

#8 - Product Owner Focus

Use innovation to take out the guesswork by investing in ideas that customers need, want and value.

Learn more about our Cprime Learning practice

#7 - Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

"It's not the strongest business that survives nor the most intelligent - it's the one that is most adaptable to change."

Your organisation's ability to adapt to changing customer needs is what will differentiate your business from the competition.

Watch webinar on how the pace of change is upping our game

#6 - Keep it simple, stupid!

"The most important rule in our development is always to do the simplest thing that could possibly work... But simplicity is the most important contributor to the ability to make rapid progress." - Ron Jeffries

3 simple tips to use Scrum for any project

#5 - Just Say No!

"The Product Owner is one person, not a committee. The Product Owner may represent the needs of many stakeholders in the Product Backlog. Those wanting to change the Product Backlog can do so by trying to convince the Product Owner." - Scrum Guide 2020

It's easy to say Yes to everything but as a Product Owner we have to maximise value. The team is empowered to say No to maintain quality.

Private training for Product Owners

#4 - Risk is the water in which the agile fish swim

"Shorter Sprints can be employed to generate more learning cycles and limit risk of cost and effort to a smaller time frame." - Scrum Guide 2020

Working in shorter iterations generates more learning cycles and limits risk.

Rapidly iterate and learn with Dojos

#3 - T-Shaped vs Pi(π)-shaped…

A T-shaped person has a single area of expertise, where as a Pi-Shaped person has two, such as: Developer and UI designer or Operations and Site Reliability Engineer. Both types are willing to support other team members to learn and grow.

ScrumMaster Practitioner guide

#2 - Iterative product development is like…

Short build, test & learn cycles allow us to continuously build a valuable product for our customer.

Agile Product Development Solutions

#1 - The Art of Product Ownership

Passionate about the art of Product Ownership and all things product innovation we couldn't help but bring words from the 2020 Scrum Guide to life in pictures.

More on Product Ownership