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How to manage your Stakeholders in Product Development using Scrum

How to manage your Stakeholders in Product Development using Scrum

Stakeholder Management – Before one think of managing the stakeholders, it is very important to understand that what is the meaning of Stakeholder? Dictionary meaning of Stakeholder is – “A person with an interest or concern in something, especially a business.” Few more definitions are: “A stakeholder is a party that has an interest in a company and can either affect…

What is Business Agility?

What is Business Agility?

What does Business Agility mean for an organization? Company’s ability to adapt to the changes. Business agility refers to distinct qualities that allow organisations to respond rapidly to changes in the internal and external environment without losing momentum or vision. Adaptability, flexibility and balance are three qualities essential to long-term business agility. Business agility is important for firms looking to…

Traditional Project Management vs Agile Product Development

Traditional Project Management vs Agile Product Development

In this day and age venture project managers play a great role in the success of a business or an organization. Traditional project management specifically emphasizes on conducting a long and detailed upfront planning for all projects irrespective of whether the requirements are known or not. While Agile is a general approach used for software development projects, it emphasizes on…

Habit 2 of 7 Successful Habits: Why Engaged Listening Is An Essential Trait Of An Agile Coach

Habit 2 of 7 Successful Habits: Why Engaged Listening Is An Essential Trait Of An Agile Coach

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” –Bryant H. McGill Listening is the way we connect with people. They can tell when the connection is there and will be more open to share and try on new ideas with you. Engaged Listening helps us to give full attention to the…

Habit 1 of 7 successful habits: What Makes Your Coaching Questions Powerful?

Habit 1 of 7 successful habits: What Makes Your Coaching Questions Powerful?

“I’m not here to answer your questions. I’m here to question your answers.” As a coach, asking the accurate questions is more valuable than having the exact answers. When an individual builds the solutions from their own, they are followed more by the people. A proper question at the proper time can change a professional life for your teams by…

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’.…

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…

How to become Professional Scrum Trainer (PST)

How to become Professional Scrum Trainer (PST)

Overview Today, in this continuous evolving job market, it is necessary to know which credentials can impress the hiring managers. For all those job seekers who are currently applying for software development positions and similar discipline, it’s crucial to have knowledge about the importance of having skills involving Scrum practices. In the past few years, the demand for professional Scrum…