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Certification, Scrum Alliance, Scrum Education Units

Scrum Education Units (SEUs) and 5 Tips for Getting Them

If you have a Scrum Alliance certification, your certification is good for two years. Then,...

DevOps

The Four Ultimate DevOps Don’t’s

Don’t put DevOps in a box Don’t ignore culture Don’t under-invest in automation Don’t bogart...

Agile Training

Introducing Four New Agile Training Classes

In addition to expanding our offerings to include additional services such as coaching and Agile...

A-CSM, CSP-SM, ScrumMaster

A-CSM & CSP-SM: What’s In It For You?

Why were A-CSM and CSP-SM created? Created by the Scrum Alliance and started in 2002,...

Agile testing

Fiction, Not Fantasy: A Cautionary Tale About Testing

Many managers think that if they send everyone to a Scrum training and then assign...

agile metrics, ScrumMaster, Velocity

7 Reasons You Can’t Stabilize Velocity & How to Fix It

On Scrum teams, velocity represents how much work a team can do each sprint. For...

Agile, Software Development, Sub-optimization, Testing

Optimize the Whole: Lessons From a Past Tester

Sub-optimization happens when we apply an improvement measure or process to one component of a...

Agile Coaching

Why Would I Need an Agile Coach?

Agile frameworks are simple, but that doesn’t mean they’re easy. Maybe you’re struggling with the...

Agile, Agile resolutions, Productivity

4 Agile Resolutions to Make 2021 Your Best Year Yet

2020. A year I can’t wait to see go and never return. In 2020 most...

My Agile Resolution: Stop Starting and Start Finishing

As we approach the New Year and begin considering how we can improve our lives...

Agile Transformation, Coaching

Agile Coaching 101

What is Agile Coaching? Years ago, whenever I heard the word “coach,” I imagined people...

Checklist, ScrumMaster

A ScrumMaster’s Checklist for Problem-Solving

In my blog post, “Growing and Improving as a ScrumMaster,” I wrote: So, how do...