Agile Transformation and High-Performance Teams

Agile Transformation and High-Performance Teams

In the era for transformations, every organization is undergoing Agile Transformation, seeking agile teams would be delivering pre-measured outcome as per customer needs and per timelines committed by business teams. Whereas the fact is that with just agile adoption does not guarantee teams would become high-performance teams delivering values as per the business needs. Before moving ahead and towards agile…

A Seamless Transition To Agile- Are We Finally Over The “Doing” Vs. “Being” Agile Discourse?

A Seamless Transition To Agile- Are We Finally Over The “Doing” Vs. “Being” Agile Discourse?

Lately, there is a lot of discussion on social media around Agile Transformation where changing the mindset is deemed critical and doing any framework ‘by the book’ is looked at as a purist approach if not termed as doing Agile and shunned. The trend that seems to be evolving is the notion of ‘Being Agile’ more important than ‘Doing Agile’.…

Seven Habits of a Successful Agile Coach

Seven Habits of a Successful Agile Coach

Agile Coaches have many Complementary Roles (Please refer to Lysa Adkins Agile Coaching Competency Framework) AGILE COACHES NEED TO KNOW AGILE AND THEY NEED TO KNOW PEOPLE. The role of a coach is to help people make positive change Our focus is on helping people to understand the need for change, to explore the choices they make in reacting to…

What and why Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)

What and why Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)

What is Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)? Never heard about PSPO, don’t worry, you are not the only one. PSPO stands for Professional Scrum Product Owner, a course and certification offered by Scrum.org.Software professionals and organizations who would like to explore the Product Ownership domain and are looking for training, workshop and certification to start their journey or validate their…

Brief comparison of Scrum Alliance and Scrum.org program

Brief comparison of Scrum Alliance and Scrum.org program

Scrum Alliance has below certification program Certified Scrum Master (CSM) – Training mandatory and Exam has 35 questions to write in 90 days Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) – Only training and no exam Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) – Only training and no exam Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) – No training, No exam and Only Money Certified Agile Leaderships (CAL…

Only half job Done with SCRUM!!! Why?

Only half job Done with SCRUM!!! Why?

Right from birth I have been taught “how” to walk, eat, talk, bath, comb my hair, dress and many more. Made many mistakes and have been corrected then and there through advice or by punishments. Learning have become as part of my life. I have been very much interested in learning new stuffs, so I can be a better person…

Scrum Master is Servant Leader but what is Servant Leadership

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…

Professional Scrum trainings provides TWO free exams attempt

Professional Scrum trainings provides TWO free exams attempt

Scrum.org have announced some good news for those planning on attending an upcoming Scrum.org Professional Scrum course. They have changed the retake policy around the assessments for PSM, PSD, PSPO, PSF and SPS. Here is the announcement: “If you attend a Scrum.org training class you will learn the importance of inspection, adaptation, and fast feedback cycles. To reinforce those concepts,…

Why Professional Scrum Master training is better for you?

Why Professional Scrum Master training is better for you?

Demand for Scrum trained professional is growing in market as more and more companies are adopting Scrum framework for competitive advantage. I see this trend of growing demand in Asia-Pacific and South-East Asia specially India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong and Singapore. Organizations are either trying to get their staff trained by Professional Scrum Trainer or hiring professionally trained Scrum…