You won't tell anyone will you? Confessions of a ScrumMaster turned Coach

What do you mean we can be Agile if we aren't doing scrum?

Trent takes you on his personal journey from a Scrummaster to Agile Coach, looking at the key insights and learnings of what it really means to be a coach in a consultants world.

Through this journey you will also look at why numerous agile initiatives are failing, leaving employees and organisations feeling disillusioned; and how we must change our approach to give Agile a new lease of life it so badly desires.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

Personal experience and story about Trent's journey, with experiences, insights and learning as he transitioned from ScrumMaster to Agile Executive Coach.

Learning Outcome

Participants will:

  • Increase their understanding of the differences between ScrumMasters and Coaches.
  • Identify the myths and misconceptions around Development teams, Scrum, ScrumMasters and Agile Coaches.
  • Understand mindsets required for different roles as ScrumMaster and Agile Coach
  • Lots of Large scrum implementations isn't working. We need to change our approach

Target Audience

Anyone interested in understanding more about the difference between ScrumMasters and Coaches

Prerequisites for Attendees

Basic understanding of Scrum or ScrumMaster role would be beneficial but not required

schedule Submitted 4 months ago

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  • Shane Hastie
    By Shane Hastie  ~  1 month ago
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    Hi Trent

    Please could you provide us with more information about the content and structure of this talk.  What is the intended timing and flow, how will you engage the audience and bring them into the story.

    Could you also provide us with a link to a video of you presenting or record yourself giving a brief overview of the session.

    Many thanks

    Shane

    • Trent Mason
      By Trent Mason  ~  1 month ago
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      Hi Shane,

       

      Thanks for your comment/question.

      The structure is in the format of a story and journey. My experiences, highs and lows, of starting to work in agile environments right through to trying to help foster and create them. 

      Throughout the presentation I want to engage the audience with numerous thought provoking questions and understand the responses to these. As well as Q and A at the end of the session which was highly interactive with a similar presentation I gave at LAST conference in Canberra, Australia.

      I am currently trying to get a copy of the recorded presentation I did for an organisation on user stories (if I can't obtain this I will organize a video of myself giving an overview of the session). What is the best format to provide this?

      Thanks,

      Trent

      • Shane Hastie
        By Shane Hastie  ~  3 weeks ago
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        Hi Trent

        Thanks for the response.

        You can add a link to a video by updating the proposal. 

        All the best

        Shane

        • Trent Mason
          By Trent Mason  ~  3 weeks ago
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          Hi Shane,

          Thanks for that. I have updated the proposal with a previous talk I did and the accompanying slide deck.

          Regards,

          Trent


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