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Todd Lankford

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My top posts

  1. The Best Metric for Your Product Team
  2. How transparency can kill productivity in Agile teams
  3. Nine Proven Ways to Make Your Scrum Team Hyper-productive
  4. We Need Managers to Become Agile Leaders
  5. The 9 stances of terrible Scrum Masters
  6. Excellent Product Teams Have These Five…


Sometimes metrics can get in the way of a good conversation.

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Finding product value can be an adventure.

4 ways Scrum Teams can act like curious archaeologists
4 ways Scrum Teams can act like curious archaeologists
Tyrannosaurus — Photo by Brett Meliti on Unsplash


Scrum has a much catchier Agile beat.

Is SAFe the Agile hit song you think it is?
Is SAFe the Agile hit song you think it is?
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7 ways Miles was Agile before Agile was cool.

How Scrum Teams can ooze cool like Miles Davis and create something timeless
How Scrum Teams can ooze cool like Miles Davis and create something timeless
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Find out how they fit in and avoid extinction.

Managers are key for Agile adoption and momentum
Managers are key for Agile adoption and momentum
Managers are key for Agile adoption and momentum — Image by ar130405 from Pixabay


Don’t mistake output for outcomes.

The outcome of high-value Agile coaching — Photo by Lino Ogenio on Unsplash


Your Scrum Teams deserve better.

The 9 stances of terrible Scrum Masters
The 9 stances of terrible Scrum Masters
#6 — The watermelon-syndrome Scrum Master. Photo by Hkyu Wu on Unsplash


Sidestep these six traps. #3 — Avoid the “meh” approach to Scrum Masters.

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Here are eight ways. #2 — Embrace your purists.

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Todd Lankford

I help organizations simplify their Agile journey by building cultures to emerge better products. https://www.linkedin.com/in/todd-lankford-agile-coach/

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