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Ghosts of Agile Past: Certifications

What are your thoughts on the role of certifications in Agile? The agile landscape is replete with various certifications, each promising a certain level of proficiency and skill. However, the true value of these certifications is often a subject of debate.

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Agile Contracts

The Agile Manifesto contains a warning about contracts: “Customer collaboration over contract negotiation” - The Agile Manifesto For Agile Software Development When developing products, contracts can limit change in a way that reduces the product’s value. Our introductory Ultimate Scrum eLearning Course is free!

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Getting Hired as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach

TL; DR: Getting Hired as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach Are you considering a new Scrum Master or Agile Coach job? Don’t worry; there are four steps of proactive research to identify suitable employers or clients for getting hired as a Scrum Master and avoid disappointment later. I just received my author copies !

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Agile Beyond IT: Lean Thinking

The IIL Blog

By Alan Zucker Agile is a mindset described by a set of values and principles. Lean is industry-agnostic and offers insight into agility. Companies innovate and develop new products. But customers validate those innovations by “voting with their wallets.” They learn from their customers and continually innovate.

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Navigating the Agile Job Crisis

TL; DR: How to Deal with the Agile Job Crisis While the current Agile job crisis is apparent, there is also hope for practitioners willing to refine their skills, share knowledge, and network with peers. Your single best investment to improve your professional standing ; order the Scrum Anti-Patterns Guide book now! ?

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9 Best Project Management Certifications in 2024

International Institute for Learning

Check out this recommended list and navigate the most sought-after Project Management Certifications of 2024. Choose your certification, embrace the learning curve, and prepare to see your career soar! About the Author Dr. Michael J. Call Us +1 (212) 758-0177 Chat Live Talk with a Representative Email Need help?

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Lack of Education is a Root Cause of Poor Agile Performance

Last week I was invited to give a lecture at the Free University of Amsterdam at the faculty for Digital Business Innovation. The lecture triggered many thoughts about the relevance of teaching Agile/Scrum. Young people at university have some idea about what “Agile” and “Scrum” is. It was a tough ride.