In Scrum Events across the world, I hear repeated the phrase “that’s how agile works” when describing behaviours that are both unprofessional and the very opposite of an agile mindset. These behaviours will inhibit agility and are a result of a lack of understanding of the underlying principles. We need to stop normalising unprofessional behaviour […]
I am always surprised at the number of teams that release undone work to production. I understand that one may need a few sprints, or many if you inherited something nasty, to pay back that debt, but if it’s more then you are not a Professional Scrum Team. The sheer amount of software that I […]
The Professional Scrum with Kanban™ (PSK) is delivered over four half or two full days and includes the industry recognised PSK I assessment. It shows how experienced Scrum practitioners can employ a Kanban strategy to help their teams improve their effectiveness. These complimentery practices are core to the lean-agile movement and are an excellent extension to your existing professional Scrum.
The Applying Professional Scrum (APS) course is a 2-day course that teaches Scrum by experiencing what it’s like to build software using the Scrum framework. Working in a series of Sprints, students break into Scrum Teams fulfilling all of the roles on a team to build a software application, simulating real-life problems.
The Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) with Nexus Workshop is a 2-day course that teaches anyone involved with formulating, managing, and participating in scaled Scrum product development. In the workshop, students will use a hands-on case study to learn about Nexus and over 50 practices to reduce dependencies at scale.
The Scrum Master as envisioned by Ken Schwaber and Scrum.org is a Lean-agile Practitioner. Learn Scrum from those that created and maintain it with the Professional Scrum Master™ (PSM) 2-day course that teaches what you need to know to be a Teacher, Mentor, Coach, & Facilitator for your Scrum Team.
The Applying Professional Scrum for Software Development (APS-SD) course is a 3-day course that teaches all members of the Development Team how to create high quality software using the Scrum framework. Working in a series of Sprints, teams of students collaborate, apply modern engineering practices, and use the Scrum framework to cope with changes.
Most software teams and their organisations are kalabule (cowboys) in an industry epidemic of lies and deceit. Find out if you are Kalabule or a Professional at Agile in Africa as we dive into what it means to be a Professional from the perspective of a software development team.
It can be hard to understand how to break down your backlog into actionable requirement that are small enough to fit in a sprint. This workshop shows you how to break down desirements into backlog items.