Can Agile Work in Government?

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Deloitte Insights recently published new findings that show that major federal software projects are getting smaller and shorter. They also found that in 2017 almost 80 percent of major federal software projects are now classified as either Agile or iterative. Click here to read the full report. However, at The Braintrust Consulting Group we still encounter … Read More

Are you ready for Advanced Certified ScrumMaster™?

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As you may have heard by now, the Scrum Alliance has announced the new paths to Certified Scrum Professional® (CSP). There are 2 paths that you can follow: Certified Scrum Professional-ScrumMaster® CSP-SM® Certified Scrum Professional-Product Owner® CSP-PO® As part of these new paths, the Scrum Alliance will be introducing Advanced Certified ScrumMaster™ (A-CSM™) and Advanced Certified … Read More

Agile2017 Conference

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As you probably know, Agile2017 Conference is taking place this week. We’re very excited that Braintrust President, Kate Megaw and Braintrust Certified Scrum Trainer & Agile Coach, Anu Smalley will be co-presenting a brand new topic, Agile Leadership: The Power of Influence. If you would like to download the slides from their presentation, please click … Read More

An Interview With Our New President, Kate Megaw

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This week, The Braintrust Consulting Group officially announced that Kate Megaw has been promoted to the position of President. This announcement comes as current President, Brian Rabon steps into the role of Chief Executive Officer and focuses on growing The Center for Agile Leadership®. Kate has been with The Braintrust Consulting Group for more than … Read More

Scrum Alliance’s Certified Agile Leadership Program

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As you have probably heard by now, the Scrum Alliance has officially launched their new Certified Agile Leadership Program. That means that similar to Certified ScrumMaster or Certified Product Owner, leaders in Agile environments can now become Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Leaders. This new emphasis on leadership did not come as a surprise to us at … Read More

Global Scrum Gathering 2016 – A Synopsis

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        From The Desk of Brian Rabon: As you probably know, this week was the Global Scrum Gathering in Orlando Florida. Both Braintrust and the new Center For Agile Leadership played large roles in the event this year, culminating with me giving the opening keynote speech in front of 1,100 of my closest … Read More

We’re Excited For Global Scrum Gathering 2016

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For those of you who don’t know, Global Scrum Gathering 2016 is next week (Monday April 18- Wednesday April 20). This year, the gathering is being held in Orlando, Florida and it’s already sold out! The theme for this year is Infinity and Beyond: Transforming the World of Work. At Braintrust, we love the annual … Read More