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Podcast Community Podcast - A Discussion with PST Dave Dame about the Importance of Accessibility and Diversity

May 19, 2022
In this episode of the Community Podcast, Professional Scrum Trainer Dave Dame joins Eric Naiburg and Lindsay Velecina to discuss accessibility and its importance when it come to training and work in general. They discuss the importance of diversity on Scrum Teams and how it helps teams thrive. Dave also shares some of his inspiring journey and advice for creating more accessibility. 
Blog Post

The Power of the Sprint Retrospective

May 19, 2022
​​​​​​​In my experience, it’s the Sprint Retrospective that teams are most likely to skip, berate, or otherwise bash.  When I hear teams talking about dropping it to “save time,” I want to pull a Darth Vader, shake my fist in the air, and say, “You don’t know the power of the Sprint Retrospective!” and then demand that the team meet anyway.  Alas, I am not Darth Vader.  But hear me out to consider these five reasons for never skipping a Retrospective.  

Scrum Guide Companion for Leaders

May 16, 2022
If you are leading Scrum Teams or generally are a leader in an organization that’s leveraging Scrum, the Scrum Guide Companion for Leaders is for you. It looks at the different elements of Scrum and reflects on an effective way for leaders to engage with that element. The companion was written for the Scrum Guide 2020 version.

Servicios del Scrum Master

May 12, 2022
El Scrum Master brinda servicios al Equipo Scrum, la organización y el Product Owner. El radio de acción del Scrum Master no es solamente el equipo, puede abarcar el involucramiento con diversas áreas y cruzar la organización cuando tiene que participar en remover impedimentos de la organización o promover la cultura ágil y Scrum. El Scrum Master es un verdadero líder que no actúa a través del control, imposición o cualquier otra forma que impida el crecimiento de la autogestión y el empirismo.
Case Study

HES-SO Valais-Wallis uses Scrum as a link between academic theory and practice of real-life IT projects

May 12, 2022
Based on more than 20 years of experience in project-based teaching, Business IT professors at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland Valais, Alexandre Cotting and Nicolas Debons, developed project modules to introduce the Scrum framework to students using a step-by-step approach derived from both academically oriented projects as well as real world projects with Product Owners.

Professional Scrum Trainers - In Depth: Exploring the Journeys of PSTs featuring Shirley Santiago

May 10, 2022
If you are familiar with, you may associate the organization with Professional Scrum and/or Professional Scrum Training Courses and Certifications. Behind those hands-on training courses are highly qualified Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs), who go through a rigorous process to take their real world Scrum experience and create value for students. In several episodes of the Community Podcast, our host and CEO Dave West interviews Professional Scrum Trainers about their experiences that led to their becoming a PST and exploring what Professional Scrum means to them. In this episode, Dave interviews PST Shirley Santiago based in the Philippines about her Scrum Journey, the mentorship she has received from fellow PSTs and what led her to join the PST community. (20:04 Minutes)

50 FAQs of a Scrum Master

May 5, 2022
This e-Book contains 50 of the most frequently asked questions during Professional Scrum Master training courses conducted by Xebia Academy. This is a handy book for both novice and more experienced Scrum Masters. It is co-written by Professional Scrum Trainers Evelien Roos and Laurens Bonnema.

Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer - Steven Deneir

May 3, 2022
Scrum itself is a simple framework for effective team collaboration on complex products. While it is lightweight and simple to understand, it can be difficult to apply effectively. The Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer series, features Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs) in a live session, answering your most pressing questions regarding the challenges and situations your Scrum Teams are facing.
Blog Post

Mein Start als neue Scrum Masterin

April 29, 2022
Mit Scrum direkt mittendrin statt nur dabei - so beschreibt unsere neuste Scrum Masterin Martina ihren Start bei uns. In diesem Blog-Beitrag könnt ihr mehr darüber lesen, wie Scrum bei einem erfolgreichen Onboarding helfen kann.