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You’ve Landed Your Next Scrum Master Job. Now What?

by Anna Zakoyan

The first days in a new position can be confusing and lead to avoidable mistakes. These Scrum master best practices will help you become the servant-leader your team needs.

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SAFe Case Studies: Transformation Notes From the Field

by Daniel Carroll

In the final installment of Toptal’s Agile scaling series, the creator of SAFe, Dean Leffingwell, shares his expertise alongside three case studies from Toptal project managers who discuss the challenges and rewards of implementing an Agile scaling framework.

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5 Agile Scaling Frameworks Compared: Which One Should You Use?

by Kamil Imański

Toptal’s Agile scaling series is designed to guide project managers in their team expansion efforts. In this first installment, project manager Kamil Imański breaks down popular scaling frameworks to help you make the best choice.

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What Is Agile? A Philosophy That Develops Through Practice

by Umar Ali

Agile’s flexibility is attractive, but its lack of specificity leads teams to misinterpret its applications. Agile expert Umar Ali explains how he helps teams prioritize values over practices.

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Streamline Jira Workflows With These Best Practices

by Kelly Provost

Jira’s flexibility can make managing projects complicated if your setup isn’t optimized for success. Use these Jira workflow best practices to strengthen the efficiency and clarity of your projects.

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Tracking the Scrum Master Growth Path

by Anna Zakoyan

Whether you’re exploring the fundamentals or refining your leadership skills, these recommendations will help you chart a path toward becoming a true transformation expert.

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Tips for Effective Agile Budgeting and Forecasting

by Katie Shevlin

Adaptability is a core pillar of Agile. As such, Agile budget management needs to be approached with a flexible mindset. These tips can help you deliver projects on budget without sacrificing quality.

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Agile Transformations: Why Leaders Resist and How to Bring Them on Board

by Andy Deighton

Agile transformations require significant organizational change, which can be unsettling for the C-suite. These tips can help Agile coaches address leaders’ uncertainty and create sustainable agility.

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