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Should the Scrum Master take Product Owner Training?

  Should a Scrum Master take Product Owner Training? Now there’s a couple of things that I’ve seen that have been very good experiences that I think warrant a look at that.  So in a very large media organization in the Bay Area we had lots of Scrum Masters coming to the training who were...

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How to Get Management Support for Agile with Scrum Methodology

Hi, I’m Scott Dunn of Rocket Nine Solutions doing Agile Coaching and Training in the Southern California area. Today we’ll talk to you about how to get management support for Agile with scrum methodology. Now our certified Scrum master and certified product owner and even the scaled Agile classes that we do. We got lots of...

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Who Should Be the Product Owner?

The head of the PMO we are coaching through their agile adoption asked us last week who should become their Product Owner, since that is a new role for this company. They wanted to know who to send to the Certified Scrum Product Owner training class. We have seen several trends. Business Analysts Often, Business...

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Implementing the ScrumMaster

Who Should be the ScrumMaster is the most popular post from my personal blog Software Development and Human Capital, the blog that I’ve been writing for the last 10 years. Why? There’s understandable confusion because the job role of ScrumMaster is new, and purposefully has a a title that doesn’t map to something we already know. The founders of...

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Getting Management Support

Getting management support is one of the top concerns for attendees coming to class to learn Agile says Certified Scrum Trainer and Project Management expert, Scott Dunn. There are several ways to answer this, and the thought process alone is worth the time.

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Career Kaizen #7 – The Five Scrum Values

The Five Scrum Values This week we’ll explore the Scrum values a bit. Monday – Courage I share a story in my classes about courage. Some years ago, I and my family were visiting Yellowstone National Park. There are bears in Yellowstone, and when we first saw them, I was a bit nervous. I checked...