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Scrum in Programs and Portfolios


When applying Scrum to manage projects within the context of a program or portfolio, it is strongly recommended that the general principles of Scrum are adhered to. Portfolios and programs have separate teams with different sets of objectives. This can lead to failure if not carefully managed.

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Upcoming Webinar: Scrum In Construction


Scrum in Construction: A Better Way To Design, Plan, and Build. This free webinar explores how and why construction projects done with Scrum are safer, come in under budget, and finish early. Scrum in Construction: A Better Way To Design, Plan, and Build. Agile and Scrum are revolutionizing construction. Register Now.


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Digital transformation’s fundamental change management mistake


The top of the funnel for change management in digital transformations is the responsibility of the product manager or the program manager in some organizations. Agile teams must commit to change management during sprints Change management isn’t just the product manager’s responsibility.

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To Scrum Or Not To Scrum


I get many questions in my trainings, and one of the most common is when to use Scrum – usually preceded by utterances of “Scrum will never work in my team…” The wording of the question below comes from the Scrum Alliance Certified Team Coach (CTC) application. By Regina Martins. The Question.

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Project management: Tips, tools, best practices


There are many, often overlapping approaches to managing projects, the most popular of which are waterfall, agile, hybrid, critical path method, and critical chain project management , among others. Agile , which includes subvariants such as Lean and Scrum, is increasing in popularity and is being utilized in virtually every industry.

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Scrum Master vs Project Manager: How are they different?


Scrum Master and Project Manager profiles are quite distinct though most of the people get confused. What is Scrum? Scrum is a framework that helps teams to encourage self organization and generate effective solutions against complex issues. Scrum guides the product creation and focuses on value and high visibility.

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10 most popular IT certifications for 2023


Certified ScrumMaster Offered by the Scrum Alliance, the Certified ScrumMaster certification validates your knowledge of the Scrum framework and your expertise and ability to apply it in the workplace. According to Dice, 11% of IT pros report holding an ITIL certification, which is a 1% decrease from 2021.

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