Traits of a Dream Team

Most people who have heard of Scrum will know the roles involved, but they may not know the attitudes and traits that are important for the roles. This is an excerpt from the book, Scrum for the Rest of Us, by Brian Rabon and highlights traits that great Scrum practitioners have. SCRUMMASTER If one sentence were … Read More

Sharing the Agile Mindset

Has your Agile program plateaued? Do your teams struggle with becoming Agile? Here, we discuss the psychology of developing an Agile mindset that will lift your teams, leadership and organizations to become more resilient in an ever-changing business world. Check out the full webinar here. In the webinar, we: Explore creativity through exceptional intuitive thinking … Read More

Why You Should Share Classes With Team Members

We’ve all been in a situation where frustration and blood pressure runs high because your team is disagreeing about everything. But it doesn’t have to be that way! If you bring those challenging teammates with you to a Braintrust class, not only will it get everyone level set and on the same page, but it … Read More

Top Tips for Fantastic Facilitation

Anyone can call a meeting, but do you know how to truly facilitate an effective meeting where things get done and team members feel heard? In our latest webinar, Braintrust President Kate Megaw led us through 11 steps for better facilitation. You can check out the full webinar on our Resources page, but here are some of … Read More

Three Reasons to Take Advanced Classes

You have your CSM or CSPO certification. You feel that you’re an effective ScrumMaster or Product Owner. You have seen the benefits of Scrum in your life. That’s great! Now it’s time to take it a step further and translate theory into application by taking advanced classes. Learn tools and techniques to better engage with your … Read More

End of Year Retrospectives

Have you ever thought about bringing your work home with you? In a positive way, that is. I do. My students laugh in class when I say I sometimes do family retrospectives, but I find them very useful. Hear me out! Imagine your family sitting down with Post-It notes and answering these questions: What went … Read More

Introducing Braintrust On Demand

Braintrust On Demand

Over the past 10 years, The Braintrust Consulting Group has trained over 12,000 Scrum and Agile professionals across the United States. And while classroom training is great, one thing that we hear over and over again from our clients is the need for continued support when they return to their team or organization.To address this … Read More