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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. 
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Scrum.org Unveils New PSM Levels

July 27, 2016
Scrum.org, the mission-based organization dedicated to improving the profession of software delivery through training, certification assessments and community, today announced in Atlanta at Agile 2016 that it now it now offers a comprehensive series of Professional Scrum Master certification assessments with fundamental, advanced and distinguished levels.
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Cross-Team Refinement in Nexus

July 18, 2016
In Scrum, Product Backlog refinement is an ongoing activity for a single team; however, it is not a mandatory event. As explained in the Nexus Guide, due to the added complexity of many teams working together on a single product, Refinement is an official and required event in the Nexus Framework. This paper was written by Professional Scrum Trainer Rob Maher and Scrum.org Product Owner for Enterprise Solutions, Patricia Kong.
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Tips for Scaling Retrospectives

July 11, 2016
In this AppDeveloper Magazine article, Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer Rich Visotcky provides a look at ways that he has successfully scaled retrospectives and tips on how you can do the same. 
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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, Scrum.org, along with a body of knowledge, the Nexus Guide, in 2015. This paper written by Professional Scrum Trainer Simon Bourk and Scrum.org Product Owner for Enterprise Solutions, Patricia Kong takes a look at Nexus providing examples to help provide an introduction to Nexus.
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Government Projects are Not Agile Enough

June 23, 2016
In this Federal Computer Week (FCW) article by Scrum.org 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.