The Liberators Network

The Liberators Network

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If you’re excited about unleashing organisational superpowers, then this is the podcast for you. We talk about Scrum, Liberating Structures and creating better workplaces. This podcast is created by Christiaan Verwijs and Barry Overeem. Both are Profes?


Troika Consulting: “My team is unable to deliver Done increments because they are struggling to slice work vertically”
Feb 14 • 19 min
Troika Consulting: “My team is unable to deliver Done increments because they are struggling to slice work vertically”
Stop Measuring The Pizzas And The Cooks
Feb 7 • 16 min
Stop Measuring The Pizzas And The Cooks
Our 14 Tips For Facilitating Liberating Structures
Jan 31 • 15 min
Our 14 Tips For Facilitating Liberating Structures
How To Avoid Groupthink When Creating Strategy Together
Jan 24 • 13 min
How To Avoid Groupthink When Creating Strategy Together
Why Scrum Requires Completely “Done” Software Every Sprint
Jan 17 • 16 min
Why Scrum Requires Completely “Done” Software Every Sprint
What’s Wrong With Maturity Models?
Jan 10 • 9 min
What’s Wrong With Maturity Models?
Actual stakeholders? or just your audience?
Jan 3 • 8 min
Actual stakeholders? or just your audience?
Navigating Conflict: Five Big Insights from the workshop ‘Address the Elephant’
Dec 20, 2019 • 10 min
Navigating Conflict: Five Big Insights from the workshop ‘Address the Elephant’
Scrum Mythbusters: In Scrum, We Spend Too Much Time In Meetings
Dec 13, 2019 • 19 min
Scrum Mythbusters: In Scrum, We Spend Too Much Time In Meetings
Scrum Mythbusters: The Scrum Master Can’t Remove People From The Team
Dec 7, 2019 • 20 min
Scrum Mythbusters: The Scrum Master Can’t Remove People From The Team
Scrum Mythbusters: The Scrum Master Is A Junior Agile Coach
Nov 29, 2019 • 14 min
Scrum Mythbusters: The Scrum Master Is A Junior Agile Coach
Scrum Mythbusters: Story Points are required in Scrum
Nov 22, 2019 • 13 min
Scrum Mythbusters: Story Points are required in Scrum
Scrum Mythbusters: Only The Product Owner Interacts With Stakeholders
Nov 15, 2019 • 8 min
Is the Product Owner the only person who interacts with stakeholders? You may also recognize a Product Owner who claims exclusive responsibility for talking with users. Or the Product Owner as the only member of a Scrum Team who identifies and clarifies…
Scrum Mythbusters: Refinement Is A Required Meeting For The Entire Scrum Team
Nov 8, 2019 • 15 min
Does Refinement feel like a chore for your team? Is refinement taking place during required meetings during the Sprint? In this episode, we address the myth that refinement is a required meeting in Scrum. We also explore what the purpose of refinement…
Scrum Mythbusters: The Sprint Backlog can’t change during the Sprint
Oct 25, 2019 • 5 min
Scrum Mythbusters: The Sprint Backlog can’t change during the Sprint
Scrum Conversations: Barry and Christiaan talk about Scrum as a heavyweight framework
Oct 18, 2019 • 14 min
In many organizations and teams, Scrum is certainly not a lightweight process. All the items in JIRA must be in the form of User Stories. Every Sprint features at least one or two sessions where people pull out their planning poker cards to spend an…
Scrum Mythbusters: There Is No Planning In Scrum
Oct 11, 2019 • 12 min
Scrum Mythbusters: There Is No Planning In Scrum
Scrum Conversations: Christiaan and Barry talk with Carsten Grønbjerg Lützen about his work at the LEGO Group and the importance of shared purpose
Oct 4, 2019 • 26 min
“I’m more of a Scrum Janitor” - Carsten Grønbjerg LützenIn this edition, Christiaan and Barry talk with Scrum Master Carsten Grønbjerg Lützen about his journey as a Scrum Master. Carsten works at the LEGO Group, and has been a passionate and driven…
Scrum Conversations: Christiaan and Barry talk about Zombie Scrum and how to measure it with the Zombie Scrum Symptoms Checker
Sep 27, 2019 • 16 min
Zombie Scrum is something that looks like Scrum, but isn’t Scrum at all when you take a closer look. Usually, Zombie Scrum is marked by a complete lack of working software, no involvement of the actual users and no drive to do anything about this.This i…
Scrum Mythbusters: The Scrum Master Must Resolve Every Problem
Sep 20, 2019 • 15 min
Scrum Mythbusters: The Scrum Master Must Resolve Every Problem
Scrum Mythbusters: The Sprint Review is a Demo
Sep 13, 2019 • 11 min
Scrum Mythbusters: The Sprint Review is a Demo
Scrum Conversations: Barry and Christiaan talk about why Sprint Goals are not optional in Scrum
Sep 6, 2019 • 28 min
Scrum Conversations: Barry and Christiaan talk about why Sprint Goals are not optional in Scrum
Scrum Mythbusters: The Product Backlog Has To Consists Out Of User Stories
Aug 30, 2019 • 11 min
Scrum Mythbusters: The Product Backlog Has To Consists Out Of User Stories
Scrum Conversations: Barry and Christiaan talk about what helped them on their journey as Scrum Masters
Aug 23, 2019 • 18 min
Scrum Conversations: Barry and Christiaan talk about what helped them on their journey as Scrum Masters
Scrum Mythbusters: Scrum Teams Can Only Release At The End Of The Sprint
Aug 16, 2019 • 6 min
Scrum Mythbusters: Scrum Teams Can Only Release At The End Of The Sprint
Scrum Mythbusters: The Scrum Master Must Be Present At The Daily Scrum
Aug 13, 2019 • 7 min
Scrum Mythbusters: The Scrum Master Must Be Present At The Daily Scrum
Scrum Mythbusters: The Product Backlog is maintained exclusively by the Product Owner
Aug 3, 2019 • 10 min
In this episode, we tackle the myth in Scrum that the Product Backlog is maintained exclusively by the Product Owner.
Five Questions To Ask Yourself Before Writing Code
Jul 22, 2019 • 16 min
Five questions you should ask yourself before writing any code