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Scrum master certification: Top 13 certs for agile pros

CIO

The methodology, which is also used beyond software development at some businesses , is at the center of several frameworks such as Scrum, Lean, Kanban , and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). What is Scrum? What is a Scrum master? What can Scrum master certification do for your career?

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My successful transition from project manager to Scrum master

Agile Alliance

A project manager's transformation into a Scrum master, detailing the challenges, mindset shifts, and growth experienced during the transition to embrace Agile methodologies. The post My successful transition from project manager to Scrum master first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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What is a Scrum master? A key role for project success

CIO

Scrum is a powerful framework for implementing agile processes in software development and other projects. This highly adopted framework utilizes short iterations of work, called sprints, and daily meetings, called scrums, to tackle discrete portions of a project in succession until the project is complete. What does a Scrum master do?

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A Scrum Flight Checklist

Agile Alliance

Are you concerned that your team might have strayed from the foundational principles of Scrum? The post A Scrum Flight Checklist first appeared on Agile Alliance. This checklist will help you stay on track.

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A Masterclass in How to Navigate the Messy Connection Between Work and Value in Your Team

Speaker: Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org

The idea of incremental delivery in pursuit of a mission for customers is fundamental to Scrum and the Agile Manifesto that CTOs work with every day. Many Scrum Teams’ reality is that their very reason for being is defined not by value but by work. So why is it so hard to decide on a Sprint Goal?

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Scrum master anti-patterns 

Agile Alliance

Scrum masters are continuously looking for anti-patterns to help guide their team back onto the path of agility. The post Scrum master anti-patterns first appeared on Agile Alliance. But what if the anti-pattern originates from themselves?

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Professionalising the Scrum Master Role

Agile Alliance

This article describes how the authors guided and supported the professional development of the Scrum Masters role and competencies, with an emphasis on challenges encountered and lessons learned. The post Professionalising the Scrum Master Role first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

To do this, you've learned a wide variety of techniques and methodologies - SCRUM, Kanban, TDD, DevOps, self-organized teams, and much more. As a senior software leader, you spend much of your time trying to optimize your team's performance – from increasing delivery rate and velocity to reducing defect rates and waste.

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Success Story: Swiss Insurtech Company Hires a Remote CTO from Ukraine

As the case study describes, a Senior Software Engineer with Scrum Master duties was promoted to the role of CTO of a Swiss company while residing most of the time in Ukraine.