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.
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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.
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.
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.
Scrum.org has announced its new Scrum with Kanban course to teach individuals and teams how to use Scrum with Kanban practices, without changing Scrum. Scrum.org has collaborated with Daniel Vacantito create the course. In 2007 he helped develop the Kanban Method for knowledge work and has been conducting Kanban training, coaching and consulting ever since.
Scrum.org has updated the Nexus Guide, the body of knowledge for using its Nexus framework to scale Scrum. The updates were determined in part through the Scrum community feedback via the Scrum Guide User Voice website, the Scrum.org community and its Professional Scrum Trainers (PSTs). An emphasis on increasing clarification around the Nexus Integration Team and the purpose of its role, asserting the importance of transparency at scale for integration and defining when “Done” is at scale are some of the major changes Scrum practitioners will find in the updated version of the Nexus Guide.
Scrum Alliance has announced its officers for the 2018 Board of Directors. Scrum Alliance Interim CEO Lisa Hershman said, “We have numerous new initiatives coming in 2018 that we are excited to share with our global community. I am confident these new board members will help guide the organization in developing and delivering new products and services to our members in the future. I am excited to work with this group of dedicated professionals as we help Scrum Alliance continue to transform the world of work.”