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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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Agile Adoption Preparation Signals Future Success

Agile Adoption Preparation I’ve recently been coaching at a company, and I’ve seen the most impressive agile adoption preparation ever. And we haven’t even “started” yet. “Normal” Agile Adoption Preparation Most companies call us in to help kick-off their agile adoption, but they have: Already decided on the approach (Scrum) and details (sprint length, day of...

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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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Why 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, Why take the LeSS class? Why take the LeSS class? You may be asking, “Why take the LeSS class? Why should I...

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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...

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Don’t Make the Same Leadership Mistake I did…

Don’t Make the Same Leadership Mistake I did… “Don’t make the same leadership mistake I did,” he told me. “Make sure spending time with your people is your number one priority.” I had just taken over as manager for a 20+ person group. My colleague was on his way out of the company, under less-than-ideal...

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Large Scale Scrum Training (LeSS) in SoCal

In May 2016, Rocket Nine Solutions hosted Large Scale Scrum Training (LeSS) with Craig Larman in Southern California (Orange County in the greater Los Angeles area). In this video, Scott Dunn, owner and CEO of Rocket Nine Solutions shares his impressions of our first Large Scale Scrum Training (LeSS) with Craig Larman. Rocket Nine Solutions...

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Problem with Management and Agile Teams

Problem with Management You have a problem with management. Well, at least according to the main agile survey, you probably do. Per VersionOne’s annual survey, management support is one of the top barriers to adopting agile in your company. And it’s getting worse – growing from 24% of respondents in 2009, to 30% in 2013. Add...