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Changes To The Scrum Guide

July 6, 2016
Watch Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland as they discuss the changes to The Scrum Guide, why they have made these changes, and why the Scrum Values are so critical to success.
Case Study

Delighting Vodafone Turkey's Customers Via Agile Transformation

June 28, 2016
Telecommunication industry in Turkey is highly competitive and it emphasizes Time to Market (T2M) pressure. Therefore, inside the Vodafone TR IT, Agile transformation has started to shorten T2M and enhance quality in order to be able to provide competitive advantage to the business. Under this vision, Agile transformation inside Vodafone TR IT has been set as three steps.

Empirical Management Explored

June 28, 2016
Professional Scrum Trainer Gunther Verheyen describes Evidence-Based Management and how to apply it to software organizations. He investigates how Scrum employs empiricism, systematic inspection and adaptation, to deal with the unpredictability typical to software development. The empirical process is a much better fit for the work than the traditional, predictive approach.
Case Study

Agile Processes in Telecom Sales Teams

June 28, 2016
Professional Scrum Trainer Ahmet Akdag looks at his experiences working with one of the largest GSM operators in Middle East and East Europe region. With over 2000 employees, they provide innovative value added services to over 8 million customers and how Scrum helped.

Scale Your Product Not Your Scrum

June 28, 2016
Professional Scrum Trainer Cesario Ramos discusses that although Scaling Scrum & Agile have become a very popular topic over the last ten years we are still getting started and addresses ways of doing so.

Scaled Professional Scrum

June 28, 2016
As described in this paper by Professional Scrum Trainer Gunther Verheyen, the ‘Scaled Professional Scrum’ framework, Nexus builds on the corner stones of Scrum, i.e. bottom-up knowledge creation, self-organization, empiricism. It is a foundational framework upon which a systematic, emergent, managed initiative to scale can grow.
Case Study

Turkey Finans Goes For Higher Benefits From Change

June 28, 2016
Türkiye Finans having around 300 branches within the country and abroad, provides services to more than 3 million customers with around 4500 employees. Türkiye Finans is focused mainly on increasing its revenue and market share, and in line with these challenging financial objectives, decided to increase the speed of software delivery and services into the market by adopting Agile as the efficient and innovative approaches in its IT Organization. Read about how we did it.

An Introduction to the Nexus Framework

June 27, 2016
The Nexus framework was created by Ken Schwaber, co-creator of the Scrum framework, and was released by his organization,, along with a body of knowledge, the Nexus Guide, in 2015. This paper written by Professional Scrum Trainer Simon Bourk and Product Owner for Enterprise Solutions, Patricia Kong takes a look at Nexus providing examples to help provide an introduction to Nexus.

Government Projects are Not Agile Enough

June 23, 2016
In this Federal Computer Week (FCW) article by CEO and Product Owner Dave West, he discusses why for the majority of government projects, agile is still a dream, and waterfall methodology continues to be used, with large amounts of process governance and control. 

Use Waterfall to be agile

May 26, 2016
I'm sure you've heard of Waterfall, ever heard of Water-Scrum-Fall? Ever heard someone in a product development group tell you “they use a hybrid-agile approach”? There’s a million ways people continue using a traditional, phase gated, software development lifecycle approach and marry it with an agile framework or methodology.

Characteristics of a Great Scrum Team

April 15, 2016
In this InfoQ article, Professional Scrum Trainer Barry Overeem discusses how according to the Scrum Guide, Scrum is a framework within which people can address complex problems, and productively and creatively develop products of the highest possible value.

5 Ways To Fail With Scrum

April 14, 2016
Over the past 10 years I have worked with many organisations and helped them to use Scrum to create innovative and sometimes market leading Products. I have seen a lot of Scrum during this time, much of it done well, but some of it done badly.
Blog Post

What exactly are we Scaling?

April 13, 2016
Scaling Scrum. Agile at Scale. Enterprise Everything. Everyone is using the Scaled Agile Framework SAFe.  Scaling, Scaling, Scaling. If you’re working in product development, you’ve probably had a few conversations on this topic.