Ivar Jacobson International (IJI) has announced that it wass expanding its partnership with Scrum Inc to propose the first certified Scrum@Scale classes to the United Kingdom. Scrum Inc announced another partnership with the Scrum Alliance recently.
Agile Cymru is a two-days Agile conference organized by Agile Wales. Agile Cymru offers practical advice, techniques and lessons from practitioners, experts and beginners in the field of Agile software development and project management with Scrum.
CollabNet VersionOne has announced the 12th annual State of Agile report. The report compiles the results of the 12th annual State of Agile survey. This State of Agile report captures responses from more than 1,400 software professionals in a number of industries and roles from organizations of all sizes, providing insight into the realities of Agile and Scrum.
In Agile project management approaches like Scrum, the role of the product owner is fundamental to deliver value to the customer. The product owner role has high responsibility and requires many different skills. In a series of posts titled “Thoughts about hiring Product Owners”, Viktor Cessan discusses some product owner hiring anti-patterns and shares some tips and questions that could help improve your product owner hiring experience.
The Agile Alliance has announced the program for Agile2018 conference, the largest international gathering of Agilists. The conference is widely considered the premier global event for the advancement of Agile practices.
Even though Scrum is still the most adopted agile framework in the market, its rules, roles, events and artifacts are frequently misunderstood. We commonly apply this framework without understanding the purpose that stands behind each element, losing its main benefits. This presentation focuses on the Scrum Events, their real purpose, common pitfalls as well as provide hints and propose experiments to optimize the benefits you can get from them.
Scrum Alliance and Scrum Inc. are launching a new joint venture to train, coach, and promote Jeff Sutherland’s Scrum@Scale framework for Agile transformation that is designed to scale Scrum across entire organizations.