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Facilitation, Meetings, Productivity

End Meeting Insanity! Learn to Facilitate

What is the biggest time-waster in your job? If you said “unproductive meetings,” then you...

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...

Kanban, Productivity

If You’re Not Using This #1 Kanban Strategy, You’re Losing Time and Money

“Start stopping and start finishing” is the ultimate way to increase efficiency. And yet, none...

Awareness, Coaching, Leadership

Awareness and the Agile Leader

Much of the cultural change in adopting an Agile framework is restructuring our conceptions of...

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...

efficiency, Kanban metrics, Lead time

The Two Most Valuable Agile Metrics

Spoiler alert: the most valuable Agile metrics are lead time and flow efficiency. First off,...

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...

Agile Transformation, Coaching

Agile Coaching 101

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