Live Virtual Professional Scrum Product Owner with Build Stuff Events on 3rd June 2021

In Nexus with 5 Scrum teams, how can the Product Owner attend all Sprint Planning events?

As part of the Scrum.org webinar “Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer – Martin Hinshelwood – Answering Your Most Pressing Scrum Questions” I was asked a number of questions. Since not only was I on the spot and live, I thought that I should answer each question that was asked again here, as well as those […]

Announcing Professional Agile Leadership with Evidence-Based Management Training (PAL-EBM) from Scrum.org

I have been an accredited Evidence-based Management Expert with Scrum.org for the last 7 years and I have been using the Evidence-based Management Guide to encourage leaders to make decisions based on evidence instead of gut feel. For lots of reasons that program had been taking a back burner with Scrum.org over the years. The […]

Study Guide for the Professional Scrum Product Owner

From the Home of Scrum As described in the Scrum Guide, a Scrum Product Owner is responsible for maximizing the value of the product resulting from the work of the Development Team. How this is done may vary widely across organizations, Scrum Teams, and individuals.The learning path is organized by a set of Professional Scrum Competencies which each contain […]

Professional Scrum Master and Product Owner with Certification

Scrum Teams flourish when the Scrum Master and Product Owner accountabilities are well fulfilled. The 3-day Professional Scrum Master and Product Owner (PSMPO) course combines the key learning objectives from both the Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master™ (PSM) and Professional Scrum Product Owner™ (PSPO) courses. Merging PSM and PSPO together enables side-by-side learning in a way […]

Hiring a Professional Scrum Master

One of my customers is hiring for the Scrum Master Role and asked if I had a handy-dandy Scrum Master Job Spec that they could use. I did not, but there have been a few good ones floating around in the either so I thought that pulling one together would be a good idea anyway. […]

Study Guide for Professional Scrum Master Certification

From the Home of Scrum To be effective, Scrum Masters need to have a rock-solid understanding of the practices and values of Scrum. The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) assessments allow people to validate and certify their understanding of those practices and values, and how they would respond to situations that challenge them. Schedule a free 30 […]

Study Guide for Professional Scrum with User Experience Certification

The PSU I assessment is grounded in the Professional Scrum with User Experience subject areas. Attending the 2-day Professional Scrum with User Experience training course is highly recommended. Additional information to help you prepare can be found on the PSU I Suggested Reading page.   Schedule a free 30 minute call Table of Contents The PSU I assessment is grounded in the Professional Scrum with User Experience subject areas. Attending the 2-day Professional […]

The Agility Guide to Evidence-Based Change: Using Scrum to Transform Your Enterprise

Many organizations want to gain a competitive advantage by improving the value they derive from software development. They desire to take advantage of opportunities, respond effectively and deliberately to challenges, all while controlling risk and optimizing the return on investment. These organizations often turn to Agile processes such as Scrum, and embrace initiatives to become […]

The Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams

The Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams is the result of a collaboration between members of the Scrum.org community and leaders of the Kanban community. Together, they stand behind The Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams. It is their shared belief that professional product development practitioners can benefit from the application of Kanban together with Scrum. Schedule […]