Scrum Alliance has announced big changes to the Developer Certification track. Both the revamped Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) and the Advanced Certified Scrum Developer (A-CSD) courses are now available on ScrumAlliance.org.
“OKRs” is the acronym of “Objectives and Key Results.” This is a collaborative goal-setting tool used by teams and individuals to set goals with measurable results. In his book “Succeeding with OKRs in Agile”, Allan Kelly explains why he considers that “OKRs have the potential to reawaken the early ambition and drive inherent in agile. This time managers can join in too, not as obstacles to change, or change drivers, but as partners focused on the same outcomes for a greater purpose.”
Scrum Day Europe is a conference dedicated to Scrum that takes place in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This conference dedicated to Agile project management and Scrum takes place in Amsterdam and will features local and international expert speakers. This is a main event for all European Scrum practitioners.
The Regional Scrum Gathering in Rio de Janeiro is the largest Scrum and Agile event in Latin America. In the past, this Agile conferences taking place in Brazil received about 500 people and discussed topics like Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Agile and Lean Startup in lectures, workshops and open spaces sessions.
This presentation shares in details how Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken implemented the SAFe agile framework, creating tribes, agile teams, iterations, PI Planning, Review, Backlogs or Kanban portfolio. The presenter adds a “but” to this, as the organization still does not know the priorities, requirements and their roles.
Delivering business value is certainly a major goal when you adopt an Agile approach like Scrum. If determining business value is already difficult inside an organization, the topic is even more complex when the project is performed by an external Agile provider. This article lists some of the important questions that should be answered about delivering value when you are contracting Agile projects to a consulting company.
This talk will not only show you how Agile methods are great for starting an innovative initiative in a low-to zero-budget sector, it will also show you how you can use Agile to make a difference in this world.