Agile 30 – Welcoming wannabe Agile Coaches and Trainers

Agile 30 - Overview I started Agile 30 mentoring program last year and look like it was kind of successful based on feedback I received so far. Why we started and what was focus? Check here to know more about it. This is a 9 months program where people works in group to do below activities. Group will start functioning from February 2018 and will work till October. 1. Develop some good program based continuous feedback 2. Facilitate workshops on...Read More


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 – I) – Only training and no exam Scrum.org has below training program Professional Scrum Foundation (PSF) – Student will...Read More


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


Who is agile coach? Let’s hear from a coach

I got an opportunity to interact with Ankit Tandon to understand what is agile coaching, what's needed to be a successful coach and lot more. Ankit is working as Scrum Master/Agile Coach with Citi Bank in Pune. You can connect with Ankit here. What makes a good agile coach? I would say, ability to understand humans well, thorough practical in depth understanding of Agile values, principles and practices and having situational awareness are the top few characteristics of an effective...Read More


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