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16
JUL
2010

Best Links of the Week – July 16th 2010

Passing on some good summer reading. Core of Agile and Scrum – essential principles of Agile and Scrum that transcend the software development. Three Legs to an Agile Transition – George Dinwiddie looks at how teamwork, visible progress and continuous improvement are...
15
JUL
2010

How I Became a Certified ScrumMaster

Just wanted to share a bit of my personal Scrum journey for those who might be interested and why I find Scrum to be very compelling. I became a CSM during 2005 after attending an early CSM course provided by Ken Schwaber, Paul Hodgetts and Tobias Mayer.  Before that experience,...
02
JUL
2010

Best Links of the Week – July 2nd 2010

New stuff to read and learn before the holiday The Zen of Scrum – Jurgen Appelo provides a 70-minute video overview of Scrum, roles and philosophy. The Difference Between Waterfall, Iterative Waterfall, Scrum & Lean (in pictures) – Visual representations of these...
18
JUN
2010

Best Links of the Week – June 18th 2010

Some new links to share and idea to learn. What Does an Agile Coach Do? – Considering an Agile\Scrum Pilot?  Don Gray talks about what you might expect from your new Agile Coach. Should the ScrumMaster Also Be a Member of the Team? – Clinton Keith provides his...
04
MAY
2010

Welfare CSM – June 7th & June 8th (date change)

There has a been a bit of a date change for the Welfare CSM class I am co-teaching with Tobias Mayer.  We still have plenty of openings in the class, so please sign-up today.
09
FEB
2010

Best Links of the Week – Feb 9th 2010

Excellent links for everyone to share. Pollyanna Pixton on Agile Leadership – a 30-minute video talking about the factors corporate leaders can influence which support Agile teams. How I Learned to Program Manage an Agile Team After 6 Years of Waterfall – Sara Ford...
01
FEB
2010

Best Links of the Week – Feb 1st 2010

Here are two weeks worth of linkie goodness for everyone. 4th Annual State of Agile Survey – VersionOne, an Agile project management tool, has published their annual survey on the adoption of Agile; a great source of industry statistics and window into how other companies...
12
JAN
2010

Best Links of the Week – Jan 12th 2010

Here are some links to the best of the blogs since the beginning of the year. The Role of Leaders on a Self-Organizing Team – Mike Cohn talks about the important role management continues to play on Scrum teams. Agile Scales, Waterfall Doesn’t – or s...
25
DEC
2009

Best Links of the Week – Christmas 2009

A bag full of Christmas links. Grooming the Product Backlog – Laura Brandenburg talks about the role of requirements management through the Scrum Product Backlog. Make the Product Backlog DEEP – more on good practices for maintaining the Product Backlog from Mike...
18
DEC
2009

Best Links of the Week – Dec 18th 2009

Here are links to the best of the blogs for the week of Dec 18th 2009. A ScrumMaster’s Checklist – a comprehensive checklist from Michael James offering four areas a ScrumMaster should pay attention when coaching: the Team, the Product Owner, the organization and the...