Should I Pursue Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Certification?
As mentioned in a previous post on the value of Scrum certifications, I became a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) in May 2011, some thirteen years after I first engaged with Scrum. The reasons as to the delay in gaining certification were outlined in the previous article. But why CSPO certification? Why not Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)? […]
Free Webinar – Solve your Agile Implementation Challenges
What are the most common barriers to large-scale Agile adoption and how can you overcome them? How can you choose the right metrics to measure in Agile? Join us on May 21, 2015 at 10:00a.m. EDT for this free 1-hour Agile webinar to find the answers to these questions and more. This interactive event will be led […]
Using Scrum? Get Certified!
It is always amusing for a speaker of UK English to hear an American professional declare that they are certified. To be certified in the UK means that a Doctor or a social worker has committed you to a centre for the treatment for mental illness. The Oxford English Dictionary term for professional qualifications is […]
Scaling Agile: Is it The Next Big Thing?
“What’s the next big thing in Agile?” is a question I’ve been asked a lot over the years. Answering used to make me a feel a little awkward. It was almost as though the questioner is treating Agile as a fashion, one that includes many fads. My usual answer has been, “Whatever your team decides […]
How to Achieve a Successful Agile Implementation
The latest installment in our Technical Insights series answers this question for you. It covers topics such as – What is the Agile methodology and where can it be applied? What are four essential elements needed for Agile to succeed? What are four common barriers to progress that you need to recognize? A look at three […]