How to Become a Great Scrum Master?

Congratulations on passing the Professional Scrum Master assessment! You have demonstrated a fundamental knowledge of the Professional Scrum Master role and the rules and principles of the Scrum framework as described in the Scrum guide. Every day this message pops up in multiple mailboxes congratulating new Scrum Masters with their certificate. They now have proven […]

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A recovering command-and-control-aholic

Today I became painfully aware that my old behaviour as a traditional project manager still hasn’t left my system. Currently I’m assigned as an Agile Consultant for guiding an Agile transition at a financial product development agency. The primary goal is changing the mindset from task-driven towards value-driven, create alignment between the several teams and increase the ability […]

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Review: Agile Planet

Title: Agile Planet – A travel guide to the Agile universe Author: Fabian Schiller Published: 2014 Publisher: Leanpub The idea of Agile Planet is to be a travel guide to various Agile topics. The book is designed to be written and drawn incrementally. Starting out with a smaller set of topics (14 at this moment) […]

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Review: The Survival Guide for Brand New Scrum Masters

Author: Dave Rooney Published: 2014 Publisher: Leanpub Leanpub describes itself as the Lean Publishing company that empowers authors to self-publish in-progress and completed books. Authors can develop a community of readers during the writing process, gauging interest in their project and incorporating feedback from their readers. I’ve already gathered quite a few interesting quality books […]

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Review: Scrum voor Managers

Auteurs: Rini van Solingen, Rob van Lanen Jaar van uitgave: 2013 Uitgeverij: Academic Service Over Scrum, een framework voor het iteratief en incrementeel ontwikkelen van software, is inmiddels voldoende literatuur beschikbaar. Deze variant van Agile software development is al vanuit verschillende perspectieven beschreven. Enerzijds vanuit technisch oogpunt, waarbij voornamelijk de softwareontwikkeling centraal staat. Anderzijds vanuit […]

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