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

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

Braintrust Launches The Center for Agile Leadership!

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From the Desk of Brian Rabon: My name is Brian Rabon and you may know me as the President of Braintrust Consulting Group. I’ve had the pleasure to meet and train many of you in our certified Scrum classes over the last eight years and now I have something brand new that I am excited … Read More

SAFE ≠ AGILE (Part 2)

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by Tom Mellor, CST    (Part 2 of 2) If you haven’t read part 1 it would be helpful to go back and read it. You can find it here  As a reminder, the close of Part 1 – I didn’t wish to foment organizational change.  My purpose was selfish: improve the odds that we would deliver … Read More

SAFe ≠ Agile

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by Tom Mellor, CST    (Part 1 of 2) The company from which I retired in 2013 has hitched onto the (un)SAFe train (not to be confused with the release train), and I am hearing from lots of people in the organization about it.  I have lots of concerns with SAFe, but my primary one … Read More

Braintrust President Brian Rabon Featured in New Issue of Better Software

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As the President of The Braintrust Consulting Group and as a Project Management Futurist, Brian Rabon is a leading expert on Agile. This month, he loaned his expertise to Better Software Magazine by writing an article entitled “Being Agile, Even If My Organization Isn’t”. In this article, Brian takes a closer look at what it truly … Read More

Kate Megaw Interviewed at Agile Open SoCal 2014

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Braintrust coach and trainer Kate Megaw was interviewed at the 2014 Southern California Agile Open conference.  You can view the entire interview on YouTube. In the interview Kate shares her experiences with Agile as a coach and trainer.  She covers topics such as: Her journey to becoming a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) The transition from … Read More