Scrum.org and Age of Product have released recently the 2019 Scrum Master Trends Report. This report is a follow-up to the 2017 Scrum Master Salary Report. The 2019 Scrum Master Trends Report is based on a 2018 survey of more than 2100 participants, with a focus on trends useful to both new and experienced Scrum Masters. The survey results reveal salary trends and agile adoption patterns, while also exploring gender equality within the Scrum Master role.
The Zurich Lean, Agile & Scrum Conference (LAS) is a conference taking place in Zurich Switzerland that focuses on Lean and Agile approaches for software development like Scrum and Kanban. The conference should provide both German and English content.
SoCraTes UK is an International Software Craftsmanship retreat for open-minded craftspeople and agile software developers in Great Britain and abroad who want to improve their craft and the software industry as a whole. It’s a great opportunity to speak to and code with many like-minded and talented developers. The conference itself is free.
If videos are one of the modern tools for personal Agile training and Scrum knowledge acquisition, podcasts can also play an important role. Audio-only material is useful in a context where the eyes are already busy, when you commute in your car for instance.
The presentation demonstrates why SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is the most widely adopted agile scaling framework. SAFe’s practices have evolved from Agile practices and methods, Lean product development, systems thinking, and observation of successful enterprises. This presentation introduces the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe version 4.5), including its core values, principles, and practices, along with a roadmap for implementation.
Agile Coach Camp Canada is a conference that creates opportunities for the Agile and Scrum coaches community to share successes, learning, questions and unresolved dilemmas. All this happens in an energizing and supportive environment.
Atlassian, the vendor of the JIRA tool, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AgileCraft, a provider of enterprise agile planning software. AgileCraft helps enterprise organizations build and manage a ‘master plan’ of their most strategic projects and workstreams. AgileCraft helps enterprise organizations build and manage a ‘master plan’ of their most strategic projects and workstreams. The price of this acquisition for Atlassian is valued at approximately $166 million, comprising approximately $154 million in cash and the remainder in Atlassian restricted shares.