Food for Agile Thought #444: Change Agent to Overpriced Cheerleaders, Instagram-ification of PM, From Gut-Feeling to Scientific Research

Stefan Wolpers
Food for Agile Thought
10 min readMay 24, 2024

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TL; DR: Overpriced Cheerleaders — Food for Agile Thought #444

Welcome to the 444th edition of the Food for Agile Thought newsletter, shared with 42,579 peers. This week, Sam Haynes critiques the dwindling effectiveness of Agile Coaches, shifting from vital change agents to mere overpriced cheerleaders. Maarten Dalmijn criticizes Scrum for providing a…

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Stefan Wolpers
Food for Agile Thought

I have worked for 18-plus years as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, and agile coach. Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) with Scrum.org.