Food for Agile Thought #297

TL; DR: North Star Metric, Team Dynamics Explained — Food for Agile Thought #297

🏆 The Tip of the Week: Rebels Spark Ideas

Lenny Rachitsky (via Andreessen Horowitz): Choosing Your North Star Metric

➿ Agile & Scrum

Matt Greenberg and Keya Patel (via Reforge): Tech debt is not a burden, it’s a strategic lever for success

James Shore and Diana Larsen: Team Dynamics

🎙 Richard Kasperowski and Seb Rose: The Secret of a Good Team is a Shared Goal and What Else?

📅 July 6: Hands-on Agile #32: How to Win with Agile Resistant Teams — Scott Weiner

🎯 Product

Marty Cagan: The MBA Pathology

Imogen Johnson (via Mind The Product): Common product discovery pitfalls and how to avoid them

📖 (via productboard): The role of product ops in successful distributed teams

📯 Three Common Developer Blunders in 5:05 Minutes — Making Your Scrum Work #14

🛠 Tools & Measuring

Jerome Kehrli: A proposed framework for Agile Roadmap Design and Maintenance

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Stefan Wolpers

I have worked for 17-plus years as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, and agile coach. Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) with