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CSM Certification

 

People learn best through practice, not hours of boring lecture. Our two-day Certified ScrumMaster training is a highly interactive blend of theory and practice.

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CSPO Certification

 

The Product Owner role is pivotal in Scrum. Without their strong leadership and willingness to make tough trade-offs, Scrum projects will flounder.

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Corporate Onsite Training

 

Many organizations find it difficult to send employees away from the office for Certified Scrum training. Instead, they choose to host on-site scrum training at their own facility.

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Certified ScrumMaster

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Bellevue,WA

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Certified ScrumMaster

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San Francisco,CA

Jun 05 - Jun 06, 2018

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Certified Scrum Product Owner

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San Francisco,CA

Jun 07 - Jun 08, 2018

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The Agile Mindset


The Dangers of Creating a “Proxy” Product Owner

The Dangers of Creating a “Proxy” Product Owner

Some of my clients grow frustrated with their disengaged, unskilled Product Owners. In an effort to get the work done, they create a new Scrum role called “Proxy Product Owner.” This person’s job, in a nutshell, is to do the “real” Product Owner’s job for them, particularly the less glamorous parts: meeting with stakeholders, writing user stories, attending Scrum meetings.

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How to Deal with a Poorly Performing Scrum Team Member

How to Deal with a Poorly Performing Scrum Team Member

One question I receive fairly often from harried ScrumMasters is: how do I help a poorly performing Scrum team member improve? What can I do to make that person perform better? To answer this question, you must decide if you agree with a key foundational belief in Scrum: the power of intrinsic motivation. People who have internalized Scrum values believe in intrinsic motivation.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Scrum

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Scrum

My clients who are still unsure about Scrum often ask me, “What are the benefits we’ll reap from doing Scrum? What are the downsides to using it?” Oh my – I could write a book to answer this.

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Agility on the Move – How Implementing Scrum Transformed the Nevada Department of Transportation

Agility on the Move – How Implementing Scrum Transformed the Nevada Department of Transportation

People often have preconceived notions about who can successfully implement agile practices and who cannot. Technology companies are “naturally” agile, right? And governmental agencies, hopelessly mired in bureaucracy, could never produce teams that function in a truly agile way.

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What Our Students Are Saying


Thank you so much for your excellent training these past two days.  The class was a pleasure to attend, and the exercises were a great way to experience Scrum in action.

Deanna D San Francisco, CA

I passed my ScrumMaster test with 100% on the first attempt. Just thought you'd like to know

Justin H, Richmond, VA

Thank you for the excellent class, Angela! I prepared for the test with your book. Did pass it.

Fang L Seattle, WA