Professional Scrum Foundations in Alameda, California

Professional Scrum Foundations is my favourite course to teach as it balances fun and learning with practical experience.The Professional Scrum Foundations course is from Scrum.org and, over two days covers all of the core concepts of Scrum.

Professional Scrum Foundations in Salt Lake City, Utah

This week I have been filling in for David Starr at a customer and it has been an experience. David had a family emergency and tapped me of all people to take the gig from him. So not only did Northwest Cadence have to rearrange my schedule to make sure that I could do this, […]

My first Scrum team in the wild

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Over the last year I have invested a lot in Scrum. A few months ago I was assigned to teach a two day Scrum course for which I had to build and deliver the material. The team that received the beta of the course has now just finished their first sprint! Although I was unable […]

Professional Scrum Developer (.NET) Training in London

On the 26th – 30th July in Microsoft’s offices in London Adam Cogan from SSW will be presenting the first Professional Scrum Developer course in the UK. I will be teaching this course along side Adam and it is a fantastic experience. You are split into teams and go head-to-head to deliver units of potentially […]

Scrum for Team Foundation Server 2010

I will be presenting a session on “Scrum for TFS2010” not once, but twice! If you are going to be at the Aberdeen Partner Group meeting on 27th April, or DDD Scotland on 8th May then you may be able to catch my session. Credit: I want to give special thanks to Aaron Bjork from […]

Adventures in Scrum: Lesson 1 – The failed Sprint

I recently had a conversation with a product owner that wanted to have the Scrum team broken up into smaller units so that less time was wasted on the Scrum Ceremonies! Their complaint was around the need in Scrum to have the entire “Team” (7+-2) involved in the sizing of the work during the “Sprint […]

Stop normalizing unprofessional behaviour in the name of agility

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 […]

Audience

What is your role? No matter what you role is we have something that caters to your needs. UX Designers Edit This Design work can sometimes feel slow, and not well suited to quick agile cadences and Scrum events, but that isn’t the case. Learn UX techniques that fit beautifully into Scrum, and practice these techniques […]

UX Designers

Design work can sometimes feel slow, and not well suited to quick agile cadences and Scrum events, but that isn’t the case. Learn UX techniques that fit beautifully into Scrum, and practice these techniques with cross-functional teams in class. Bringing UX Designers into the Scrum Team is necessary to be able to create awesome software.

Advanced Product Delivery (APD)

Professional Scrum Training Scrum is a framework for teams to iteratively and incrementally developing and sustaining complex products. It is the most popular of all the Agile frameworks, and is composed of three Roles, three Artefacts and five Events. Read the Scrum Guide to understand the framework. If you are ready to book your Scrum training now, […]