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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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Toastmasters and ScrumMasters: Agile Leadership and Effective Communication

I was recently part of a panel on Scrum training, along with other agile leaders in our area that I respect both for their knowledge of agile and for their professionalism. Anyone would say they are successful. Just before we started, I realized that three of the five panelists were part of Toastmasters. Coincidence? Au...

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Certified Agile Leadership Training Questions and Answers

Who should take the Certified Agile Leadership course (CAL I)? Looking for a Certified Agile Leadership course in Southern California? Click Here.   What is the value of taking the Certified Agile Leadership course?   Why take the Certified Agile Leadership course?   Related Content Certified Agile Leadership Large Scale Scrum Training – LeSS

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Large Scale Scrum LeSS as Advanced Scrum Master

Large Scale Scrum LeSS as Advanced Scrum Master After spending a bit of time going through the newest (and simplest) LeSS book (Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS), participating in Craig Larman’s Certified LeSS Practitioner workshop, and now applying its principles and guides with companies adopting Scrum (or more accurately, trying again at an agile transformation), I’d like...

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Why take Certified Scrum Developer Training

Why take Certified Scrum Developer Training We’re hosting the Certified Scrum Developer Training throughout Southern California. Why take Certified Scrum Developer Training? Co-founder of Scrum, Ken Schwaber, said, “Scrum will fail without those developer practices within Scrum.” Now, Scrum doesn’t necessarily tell you how to do the work, but what we look to a lot is...

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5 Quick Wins from our Student Coaching Calls

5 Quick Wins from our Student Coaching Calls Based on some questions and answers from our student coaching calls, I thought it’d be good to share some quick wins from the conversations about Scrum and agile that we’ve had with students. Does leadership know what agile is and how Scrum works? If you’ve been to Scrum Master...

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Who ever Heard of an Agile Manager ???

Who ever Heard of an Agile Manager ??? There is no role of Agile Manager in Scrum. What would you choose for the management and leadership involved with your company’s agile adoption? 1. Get extended time with an expert 2. Go get trained in agile 3. Hear someone share their story of how they changed...

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Who should take the LeSS class?

Who should take the LeSS class? Craig Larman has made it his mission to reduce suffering in product development. Craig Larman and Bas Vodde co-founded Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) as a comprehensive approach to scaling Scrum. In this video, Craig answers, “Who should take the LeSS class?” Top Down Sometimes people ask Craig, “Who should...