Just as Engineering Excellence is the foundation of an outstanding team, Professional Scrum is the foundation of Scale
Professional Scrum training and consulting can help your organisation change your culture to support business agility and organisational change. At naked ALM Consulting we use Evidence-based Management techniques to help you organize and manage your organisation change and we can also help you take care of your teams. When implementing any new process or practice you really do need to train everyone. Not only does it demonstrate the organisations commitment to change, it also gives everyone the tools they need to understand the direction. Wither you are starting a new initiative or jump-starting a failed effort you need to start with Scrum training. Our private onsite Professional Scrum training is designed for everyone that will be interacting with the Scrum Team and includes specialist courses targeted at the individual roles that you need to get going. Start with the Professional Scrum Foundation to level set your entire organisational direction and use the Scaling Professional Scrum workshop to focus your enterprise change team on what they need to change. These industry leading courses are used in hundreds of companies and enterprise around the world and the assessments are highly respected.
With the Professional Scrum Foundations for getting everyone on the right track and dedicated courses for Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and Development Teams you can get a team of professional up to speed quickly. Add some coaching and targeted Q&A to make sure they stay on track. These industry leading courses are used in hundreds of companies and enterprises around the world and the assessments are highly respected.
To keep on track it is always advisable to have a coach on hand to help you, and your teams, through the more difficult challenges that you will be faced with and naked ALM Consulting can provide an onsite expert to make sure that you don’t get too far off track. Martin Hinshelwood provides ‘no quarter’ Scrum consulting that is hard hitting and targeted. Are you worried about existing dysfunctional behavior in your team that is limiting the value that you are able to deliver? Martin specialists in identifying dysfunctions and helping you to work around, or often through, them. When you have a professional Scrum coach and you are able to commit to solving the issues you can quickly get to the bottom of them.
You can also get Martin onsite for only a few days to help you identify issues and solutions that you can tackle on your own.
In order for both DevOps and Agility to succeed you need to invest in certain principals & practices that will help you along your journey.
Do you know you next step in your ALM strategy? We can help you understand where you are now, and where you need to get to with a maturity assessment of your ALM practices. We will interview your teams and managers to get a good understanding of those practices and then create a full assessment with a top three things to fix.
A Professional Scrum Bootstrap creates both a sense of urgency within your organisation and a demonstration of the organisations commitment to agility. A Professional Scrum Bootstrap provides a training, assessment and consulting package that not only gets you going, but keeps you on your path to agility.
The only foundation for scale is a Professional Scrum team focused on engineering excellence. Use this Scrum Assessment to find out just how Professional your teams currently are and what you can do to improve.
Do you know how agile your organisation is? Do you know how the changes that you are implementing are affecting your ability to deliver value? Use an assessment to find out where you are now, and repeat to trend your progress towards Business Agility.
Not all of these practices will be relevant to your company with your people and your software. Even the items listed above will never be implemented the same way in another organisation. You need to be willing to try something, and see if it works for you.
While never a one size fits all it makes a lot of sense to train everyone in your organisation in the tools and practices that you are going to ask them to adopt.
This 2 day course from Scrum.org gives managers and executives who don’t work on a Scrum team a flavour of what it is, why it works, and what they can do to help.
The Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF) course is equivalent of the Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and teaches everyone how to work with and around Scrum. Learn what makes Scrum work with practical experience and have each role demonstrated and each Scrum practice validated in two days (2 days) of Software Delivery. Ideal for everyone in your company who will be interacting with Scrum from CEO to users of your software.
Learn how to plan, launch, scale, and manage large product and software development initiatives using Scrum.
An advanced Scrum Master course equivalent to the Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) that is the course for mastering the practices and techniques required to be a Scrum Master. The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course is only taught by field personnel that have real world experience with adoption.
As the only official training for users of Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) you will learn how to apply modern, agile engineering practices in Scrum to increase your software delivery capabilities. This course focuses on the Development Team and teaches them how to build high quality software in 30 days or less.
This workshop includes instructor demo and guided discussion focusing on agile software engineering practices. The instructor will cover relevant engineering and ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) practices. Request Course Download Syllabus
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.