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The purpose of this article is to provide leaders of servant leaders with some pointers on what you can do to increase the success of your servant leaders. (The definition of servant leadership is out of scope of this article, but here is a link to the 10 keys of servant leadership).

Initially, let’s remember that servant leadership is not just practiced by those with an agile job title such as Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Release Train Engineer or Product Owner. Although the word ‘servant’ is removed from Scrum Guide 2020, as the Scrum Master is now seen as a…


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Is it actually possible to run a SAFe setup and have empowered Product Owners who can make their own decisions and don’t just act as Feature Brokers and Backlog Administrators? Yes, if we allow ourselves to not see SAFe as a static goal and invest in product-orienting.

Empowered Product Owners are a key to unlocking the full potential of the Scrum teams. We all know that. In a SAFe setup, however, there is a big risk of the POs being reduced to Team Backlog Administrators (or “Story Owners”). This is because, on one hand, Product Management drives the discovery, refinement…

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Balancing agile idealism and pragmatism

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