Certified Scrum Masters Are In High Demand Scrum Masters are in high demand right now. In fact, according to Zip Recruiter, there are more than 65,000 scrum master job openings in the US currently! As opposed to becoming a project manager, you can become a […]
Whip Your Backlog Into Shape Remember the band Devo and those red hats they wore during the music video for “Whip It?” Me too. Devo and those red hats came to mind recently while I was preparing to deliver a Scrum training. It was Saturday night, and […]
Iterative Retrospective Experimentation I really enjoy experimentation at work, and I get a lot of value out of it. I think it’s a great way to unleash creativity, try out new ideas, continuously improve, have fun, and see what works and what doesn’t work. One […]
Key Agile Metrics Could your Agile metrics use some attention? Don’t let this critical step fall to the wayside. Brush up on the metrics you’re tracking and see if they could use some fine-tuning! Download our Key Agile Metrics infographic.
Teamification: Agile Team Self-Selection Earlier this year, while consulting as an Agile Coach, I was involved with an interesting experiment. The experiment asked individuals to self-select into software development teams. Team members would be allowed to choose what products they worked on and who they […]
Effective Over Efficiency Effectiveness Over Efficiency During a recent training session, I was helping a team brainstorm some ways to improve their team working agreements. One topic that came up was efficiency. This led to an engaging discussion about effectiveness versus efficiency—and what it really […]
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I recently stepped into a new role where I am now responsible for moving high-level, organization-wide initiatives forward. At the same time, I was trying to increase engagement within the Agile Practices group of agile coaches and ScrumMasters. I wasn’t sure of the best way […]
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Congratulations! You passed your Scrum Master Certification. So, now what? As a Scrum Master, once you have the basics of Scrum down, what do you focus on next? Attending a certification class is a great step in becoming a Scrum Master. It teaches the fundamentals of […]