Daria Bagina

I help professionals and organizations build awesome teams with the help of Agile and Scrum practices. I provide highly actionable tools and systems that bring you results. Professional Scrum Trainer | Experienced Agile Coach

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if only they used Agile in construction....

Hey Reader, One of the topics that I wanted to make a video about is "Can I apply Agile to anything I do?". And I've been thinking about what approach to take with this video. I don't promise I'll actually make it, but I wanted to share some thoughts I had about how Agile can be applied to...
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10 days ago • 4 min read

not everything is about Scrum

Hey Reader, In the past couple of weeks, I was presented with a few interesting points about Scrum from the Scrum-hating community. So I decided to address a few because most of them are so irrelevant. And I hope that this can help you be more confident when talking with people about Scrum. I...
17 days ago • 3 min read

what defines product success?

Hey Reader, It's a new week, and I'm here with a new email for you with some thoughts and insights I had over the last week. I'm trying to get on a schedule and send you regular emails. So this past week I have just finished a big product, and so it opened up new opportunities. Or more like, it...
25 days ago • 3 min read

why is velocity so complicated?

Have you ever used velocity, Reader, and was it worth it? This past week I did a live stream (if you missed it, it's now available on my YouTube channel). And I got some great questions, as always. But one question that keeps coming back pretty much every time was around velocity. I feel that I...
about 1 month ago • 5 min read

when should you put your foot down?

Hey Reader, I've got an interesting comment on the video "Everyone must go to the Sprint Retrospetive". It said: "Saying so, you force the member. It's not agile" I replied: ""forcing" is an interesting word to use when it comes to expecting someone to do the job they are paid for." Even more...
about 1 month ago • 3 min read

is there Agile on the other side of the world? 🤔

Hey Reader, Long time, no see! If you read my last email, you know that took a couple of weeks off to enjoy some time with my family. And I made a long trip to... Kazakhstan. It's practically on the other side of the world from me. So only 20 hours of travel time, and we've arrived to a burning...
about 2 months ago • 5 min read

what you can do to help your Scrum team

Hey Reader, Well, it's this time of the year - the vacation time! I hope you are enjoying the summer days, whether you have already gone on vacation, are on vacation, or are planning to go. I am getting ready to board a plane... and spend at least 12 hours in it 😅 But before I go, I wanted to...
2 months ago • 4 min read

hate being a Scrum Master? watch this!

Hey Reader, If you read my last email you already know that we teased our podcast. And it's already here with its first episode! You can watch and listen to it on my blog or on your favorite podcast platforms and YouTube. I've really been enjoying these conversations (I've already recorded 5...
3 months ago • 2 min read

can AI write a good Scrum Master resume?

Hey Reader, I have already done a video on ChatGPT and how it can help with some menial tasks. I know that the AI hype is dying down a little bit, but not completely. So I decided to come back to it and see whether it can help me with a resume. And it did. And honestly, the key points ChatGPT...
3 months ago • 1 min read

behind-the-scenes of an online trainer

Hey Reader, A new video is out and this time I'm showing you behind the scenes of my training day. How do I start the day? How do I make sure that I create the best learning environment? How do I stay on track with all other tasks? I'm walking you through my day from 8 am to 5 pm. Whether you...
3 months ago • 1 min read
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