Scrum Training

5
Dec

Scrum Master is Servant Leader but what is Servant Leadership

Servant Leadership Servant leader is servant first – not that literally serving tea/coffee or snacks. Objective of this is to enhance and increase teamwork and personal involvement. A servant Leader is one who Build trust Empowers team Encourage them to achieve the next level Empathetic Ethical and caring Humble and socially aware I remember while working in one of the scrums when everyone in the team felt bored of attending daily scrum at same place every-day, which is when our...Read More

4
Dec

How to become Professional Scrum Trainer (PST)

Overview Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) is the most prestigious credential to earn in the field of professional Scrum. I know it is not easy but still not difficult either as long as you are a Scrum practitioner and have the passion to improve the profession of Software Delivery. There are 3 paths to become PST. 1st – You wanted to teach PSM courses 2nd – You wanted to teach PSD courses 3rd – You wanted to teach PSPO courses There...Read More

3
Sep

What Scrum Master does as per Scrum Framework?

I am not going to write answer for this but will have many questions that probably will help you to understand what Scrum Masters do in Scrum. Some of the questions may be controversial or not applicable to your organization but these do come up during PSM training. Question – Who will help management to understand what’s the meaning of self-organized and cross-functional? Specially, when developers report to engineering managers and testers to test manager? Question – Who will help...Read More

1
Aug

What is all about Scrum framework?

What is Scrum? A scrum is a lightweight software development framework but how much light? I often see people add too many things and make it a monster. I usually ask participants in my Scrum Developer workshop to write down all those keywords, elements and buzzword that comes to mind or you have heard so far. What they write is always mind-blowing. Who is teaching/promoting those keywords? They start writing things like user story, planning poker, story points, agile estimation,...Read More

9
Jul

Estimating Product Backlog – How much time and money needed to complete work

Agile estimation is one of the most discussed and debated topic but still it confuse people. We always wanted to know more and more about estimation and planning. A group of people was asking below question during my recent talk in Delhi (PlayScrum meet) then someone requested answer on Quora as well. So I thought why not to write a detailed answer here. 5 most frequently asked questions related to estimation. Why to estimate? Which technique to use? What to estimate?...Read More

20
Jun

Everyone is developer in development team and not just a coder, a tester etc.

Scrum is very simple framework to develop complex software product in complex environment but hard to practice. But why? I am not going in details of why but wanted to highlight one problem about development team as per my understanding. Development team means cross-functional and self-organizing team of developers. But who is developer? Isn’t it everyone who contribute to develop software? A coder, tester, dba, UI designer, content writer or business analyst? Now look at your team. Is it cross-functional?...Read More

20
Jun

Done with Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) so what next? Agile Coach?

Nowadays everyone wanted to become agile coach after clearing Certified ScrumMaster (CSM). And why not there are already so many scrum masters and we have to stand out of the crowd. There is nothing wrong in this because we all have passion and desire to become something. People consider CSP (certified scrum professional) as 1st step in order to become agile coach. I don’t know how true is that but I know people start collecting SEUs. This SEUs business is...Read More

6
Mar

Which is the best Agile and Scrum Certification Training Workshop?

We often hear the questions (mentioned below) when someone decides to start the agile journey or look for more valuable Agile and Scrum Certificates. What kind of Scrum and agile workshop suitable for me? Can I go for Scrum Master Training or Product Owner Training? I am a tester and wanted to learn agile testing but how? Is there any certificate for Architect, Developer, Tester or Manual Tester? Which Certificate of Scrum Master? CSM, PSM or PMI-ACP? I am working...Read More

6
Mar

Are you investing enough to build cross-functional development team?

I do see people come to attend Scrum Master or Scrum Product Owner training in bulk. Many organizations ask us to facilitate in-house workshop for CSM and CSPO. These 2 workshops are for Scrum Master and Product Owner and really needed in order to start practicing Scrum. But what kind of workshop you are organizing for development team? What workshop your development team members are attending to gain knowledge related to development team practices? How you are helping to build a better cross-functional and...Read More