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Hey Coach! Square Peg

October 10, 2016
In this edition of Hey Coach, PST Philippe Sauve looks at teams and the complex environment around us. This time we shall discuss the not-too-controversial topic of keeping track of work.

What is ScrumBut?

September 20, 2016
ScrumButs are reasons why teams can’t take full advantage of Scrum to solve their problems and realize the full benefits of product development using Scrum. Every Scrum role, rule, and timebox is designed to provide the desired benefits and address predictable recurring problems.
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The 8 Stances of a Scrum Master

September 20, 2016
According to the Scrum Guide, the Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring Scrum is understood and enacted. Scrum Masters do this by ensuring that the Scrum Team adheres to Scrum theory, practices, and rules.

Transforming a 25,000+ Person Consulting Company to Become More Agile

September 14, 2016
In this session, Karel Deman, global agile lead at Avanade, and Patricia Kong, who leads the scaling initiative, will describe how Avanade improved their organizational agility. They will also share the successes and challenges Avanade faced in scaling ability across the enterprise to best deliver solutions to their clients using Scrum and agile practices.

Visualizing the Nexus Sprint Backlog

September 9, 2016
The Nexus Sprint Backlog is created during Nexus Sprint Planning. It is a visualization of the work across the Nexus that has dependencies. The purpose of Nexus Sprint Planning is to coordinate the activities of all Scrum Teams in a Nexus for a single Sprint. Read more to see what Professional Scrum Trainer Rob Maher and Product Owner for Enterprise Solutions Patricia Kong have to say.
Datasheet Certification Overview

August 26, 2016
This document provides and overview of the different certification assessments that are available. These Professional Scrum assessments come with the industry recognized Professional Scrum certification for those who pass.  

Suggested Reading for PSD I™

August 26, 2016
An overview of documents and books to help understand the accountabilities of Developers on a Scrum Team working in the Software Delivery domain organized by assessment categories.

Scrum Values Poster

August 25, 2016
In July 2016, the Scrum Values were added to The Scrum Guide.  These values include Courage, Focus, Commitment, Respect, and Openness.

Industry Veteran Kurt Bittner Joins as Vice President of Enterprise Solutions

August 17, 2016, the mission-based organization dedicated to improving the profession of software delivery through training, certification assessments and community, today announced that Kurt Bittner, a leading expert on Agile and iterative software development approaches, has joined the company as vice president of enterprise solutions. In this role, Kurt is responsible for enterprise-level professional software delivery initiatives.

What Connects You to Scrum?

August 15, 2016 PST Barry Overeem discusses how on July 7th the Scrum community gathered in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) for the 5th edition of Scrum Day Europe. This year's theme was ‘the next iteration’.

The Agility Guide to Evidence-Based Change

August 1, 2016
The Agility Guide contains the definition of Evidence-Based Change, a publicly available framework for managing change to improve outcomes, reduce risk and optimize investment. Evidence-Based Change is developed and sustained by Ken Schwaber and

Scrum and Business Intelligence

August 1, 2016
In this paper, Professional Scrum Trainer Barry Overeem takes a look at how Business Intelligence (BI) projects can be seen as complex, where the amount of unknown requirements and technologies exceeds the known. Implementing Scrum with a BI-environment, with a focus on creating actionable insights, is therefore challenging.