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Certified Agile Leadership Essentials – CAL-E

We are going to walk through the three sections of Agile Leadership Training offerings from the Scrum Alliance, explaining their particulars in three separate posts to empower you to make decisions on the best course for your needs. First, we’ll talk about the base course, Certified Agile Leadership Essentials. Certified Agile Leadership Essentials – CAL-E...

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I’m thinking about trying to find a Scrum master job…

This is a time of change for a lot of people. I’ve recently had a chance to talk to quite a few people looking to change careers. Many are considering trying to find a Scrum master job. I respond to some of the common questions below as well as include links to a few resources....

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Certified Scrum Developer: Certification Path Update

In April 2021, the Scrum Alliance released their update to the Certified Scrum Developer certification path. In the past, to obtain CSD certification, developers had to take three days of technical training, plus an additional two days of coursework. There were two tracks available: one involved completing the Certified ScrumMaster course, the other involved a...

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New Rocket Nine Logo

Some of you might have noticed Rocket Nine has a new look. That’s right. We got a new logo and theme colors in the spring of this year and have been slowly rolling them out starting with re-vamped course materials. The Symbolism The new logo has three elements: Dots, Line, and Wordmark. The Dots relate...

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SEU Requirements for CSM and CSPO – Renewal Information from Scrum Alliance

The Scrum Alliance has announced changes to their SEU Requirements for CSM and CSPO. These changes affect the application of Scrum Education Unit requirements for foundational certifications such as, CSM and CSPO. See below from the Scrum Alliance: Scrum Education Units® (SEU®) will be required for foundational and advanced certification renewal, effective February 4, 2019. You can...

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Agile Books: Rocket Nine Recommended Reading

If you’ve been to one our classes, no doubt you’ve seen the Table o’ Agile Books in the back of the room. At Rocket Nine Solutions we value reading as a pathway to learning and personal transformation. We believe learning is the key to agility in your career. In this post you’ll find a list...

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Understanding the Product Owner Role

When we try to understand the product owner role on a Scrum team, remember that the product owner defines ‘what’ the team will develop. Product Owner Role in a Nutshell   The Scrum Guide The excerpt below describing the product owner role is from the November 2017 Scrum Guide: The Product Owner is responsible for...

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Scrum Mastery Series

Check out our recorded interview with Crisp’s Joakim Sunden. Former Spotify Agile course and trainer.