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What is Nexus? An Introduction to the Framework for Scaling Scrum

February 14, 2018
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 11:00 AM EST (16:00 UTC) In this webinar, Patricia Kong, Product Owner of Enterprise Solutions and co-creator of Nexus will provide an overview to the Nexus Framework, its principles and the thinking behind it. She will discuss how Nexus, like Scrum, promotes bottom-up intelligence to discover and emerge what works best for the teams and organization. She will use case studies as examples showing how Nexus can be used, and visit the recent updates to the Nexus Guide.

How the Nexus framework aided Capital One to scale Scrum to deliver a complex product with multiple Development Teams

October 31, 2017
Capital One was recently faced with the challenge of building a brand new product in 3 months. Not only did they meet this goal, but they were able to deliver their first release 3 weeks early. How did they do it? How were they able to build an entirely new product in such a short time frame? What hurdles did they face? How were they able to overcome them? 

Scrum in India: A Panel Discussion on What Works and How to Improve

September 28, 2017
In this session, Professional Scrum Trainers Sanjay Saini, Hiren Doshi and Nagesh Sharma discuss how they work with organizations and individuals to change thought processes to become more agile. They will look at real-world examples of how they have built successful Scrum Teams, driving agile thinking across the organization. 

Scrum and Kanban: Make your teams better by busting common myths

August 30, 2017
The webinar covers the following: - How to improve your Sprint forecasting using common Kanban metrics. - How to improve your Kanban team’s kaizen with Scrum’s events, roles and artifacts. - How combining the Kanban practices with the Scrum Framework will enhance the collaboration across your teams.

The Empirical Product Owner

August 2, 2017
Agile practices rely on empiricism for the best solution to emerge. But what is ‘empiricism,’ anyway? And how does that affect the development of the optimum product? In this session, Professional Scrum Trainer Mark Noneman looks at what it takes to be a Product Owner who practices empiricism. 

Scrum and Money: Getting Funding with Scrum

July 20, 2017
Are you ready to get your Scrum effort underway, but your company won't fund it until you have a detailed business plan outlining the exact results and all the people, resources and other needs it will take to get them?  

Introduction to Scrum

June 29, 2017
Although Scrum has been around for more than 21 years, and is practiced by more than an estimated 18 million people around the world, we are always learning. In this webinar, learn some of the basics of Scrum and how to apply them.

Being An Effective Scrum Master

June 8, 2017
In this edition of ScrumPulse, Hiren Doshi, Trainer and Coach talks through his practical experience leading numerous Agile Transformations for clients like Tesco, BookMyShow, DELL EMC, Bank of America, Sabre Travels, etc. on what it takes to be an effective Scrum Coach.

Strategic Scrum & Agility as a Choice

June 7, 2017
Many organizations face two key risks in their adoption of Scrum: TACTICAL SCRUM and DEATH BY MANDATE. In this special ScrumPulse Double Header, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma breaks the conversation into two parts to managing risk.

Scrum and DevOps: Making of a 21st Century Product Delivery Organization

May 30, 2017
If you believe the hype that all you need to do to become a next generation agile IT organization is adopt Scrum and DevOps. Scrum to empower your teams and provide a lightweight framework for getting work done, and DevOps to provide the automation, systems thinking and lean practices to deliver and support the work. But for many IT organizations most their” work” does not seem to easily fit together in a unified approach.   On the other hand, you need to come together as an organization to understand what users need, build and deploy those systems, manage them over time and keep improving.  

What is Your Daily DOSE for Creating Happy and Engaging Teams?

May 16, 2017
We would all agree that “happy teams create happy results”, but the big piece to the puzzle is how to create those happy and engaged teams…  In this edition of Scrum Pulse, Professional Scrum Trainer Nagesh Sharma discusses the psychological aspects of the human brain connects the dots with Scrum. A Scrum Master can be helped by better understanding the chemical makeup of the human brain to create more happy and engaged teams by leveraging the Scrum framework and embracing Servant leadership.

Two Dimensions of Agile at Scale

May 2, 2017
Many organizations have achieved sufficient success at the single team level with Agile approaches like Scrum that they want to bring Agile to their entire enterprise.

Scrum in Government

April 28, 2017
There is generally no bigger organization that government and with government comes politics and hierarchy, yet most government agencies around the world are attempting to become “more agile”. To achieve the goal of agility, many agencies are adopting Scrum, but with self-organization and servant leadership being somewhat new to the world of government, how does that work? 

Who is the Product Owner Anyway?

April 18, 2017
As Agile become mainstream increasingly organizations are looking to double down on the role of the Product Owner encouraging them to manage the intersection between technology and the business.

Management 3.0 & Scrum: How to Become a Next Generation Agile Leader

February 22, 2017
Have you ever wondered what managers do in Scrum? Or maybe you have heard about Management 3.0 and wondered how it can help Agile Leaders. Interested in becoming a next generation Agile Leader who inspires Agile Teams to master the complexity of Software Delivery? If you answered yes to any of these questions, read on…

ScrumPulse #19 - Special Spanish Edition: Role of a Scrum Master

November 30, 2016
Sin importar donde estés en tu transición a Scrum, el rol del Scrum Master se puede malinterpretar muy fácilmente. En este webinar, Joel Francia -Professional Scum Trainer- nos guiará en la exploración de algunas preguntas comunes acerca del rol del Scrum Master y como puede afrontar las diferentes expectativas que se tienen sobre él. Para reflejar la diversidad de nuestra comunidad, este será el primer de mucho Scrum Pulses ofrecidos en Español.

Software Ethics Panel Discussion

October 31, 2016
Watch our international panel of Professional Scrum Trainers, as they share ethical challenges they have seen software delivery teams face in the real world and learn about an interesting approach your teams might use to tackle these challenges.

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.

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.

We're Moving to Agile: What Are Our Testers Going To Do?

February 9, 2016
Pradeepa Narayanaswamy shares her insights into the keys of agile testing including understanding the agile testing mindset and goals. She discusses the responsibilities of a tester in an agile team and describes the diverse skill sets required in those teams.

Agile Metrics

May 26, 2015
n this session, we examine some common and not- so-common metrics before introducing how we can use them as a guide for continuously measuring business goals, aligning them with software development efforts, and then deciding what to do next.

Scaling Scrum And Agility

December 9, 2014
In this webcast, David Dame shares strategies he has used for successfully implementing and integrating shared specialized resources (performance, UX), distributed teams, and balancing resourcing between new feature development and maintenance/escalation work.

Transparency In the Trenches

September 30, 2014
Dan Sloan introduces the pillar of transparency in Scrum and will navigate you through a journey of successes and challenges he’s encountered in his years of coaching and training Scrum teams around the globe.