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SPS vs SA vs DAD

Last post 06:25 am March 23, 2016 by Gustavo Garcia
3 replies
10:41 am March 16, 2016

Hi there.

Very good day to all of you. May I ask your guidance on which certificate is good for scaled scrum?
- cost
- industry recognition
- ease of preparation

I am confused between SPS from, SAFe Agilist from SAFe Academy, Disciplined Agile Delivery

08:05 pm March 19, 2016

Hi Remily,

My two cents...

Independently from the certification, your knowledge behind it is the engine that will take you longer and farther in the journey. Go beyond the basics, go to the origins (date to say, even TPS) and cross-check the references and insights you might have.

On my specific case, I have CSM from SA, but I'm preparing myself to get SAFe Agilist, PSPO I and SPS. My area of interest is scaled Agile, so it makes sense to have different views, for not two scenarios are the same. Also LeSS could be a possibility, but the striking simplicity of Nexus caught my attention. For now.

Look for people that are serious about Agile (e.g., Ken Schwaber), cross-check the material and book references and pick one according to availability and cost. I would say anything endorsed by Mike Cohn is good. Also Don Reinertsen's The Principles of Product Development Flow is a must read.



02:13 am March 23, 2016

Love the excellent book Don Reinertsen's The Principles of Product Development Flow.

Thanks for the reply - Gustavo!

06:25 am March 23, 2016

No worries



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