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beyond the impediments

The 50mm f1.4 lens from Sigma, my first fixed focus DSLR lens, allows details in shots I had never achieved beforehand.

Sure, zooming with your feet gets some getting used to but once you are over that photo taking is an absolute enjoyment.

The focus here was on the barbed wire, with a meadow of poppies beyond it.

More f1.4 50mm shots on Flickr

As a Scrum Team develops and increases it’s self organisation it will encounter impediments on the way. These impediments will appear as the Development Team and Product Owners engage closely to develop valuable releasable software Increment within the cadence provided by each Sprint.

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up front and transparent

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Playing around with the exposure led to the ownerless straw hat (our coach), floating above the clear glass bottles (our team).

More from design town antwerp on Flickr

As agile coach, trainer or scrum master it’s important to bring the team into the foreground.

Whether with stakeholders, customers, or simply helping them recognise that it is the team that counts.

Help them to be transparent with one another, as only through that openness and honesty will they truly operate as a single unit.

You can achieve this by acting as an extra pair of eyes, an observer one step removed from the main group.

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