We’re Looking For Two New Team Members!

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Was your Certified Agile training class experience with Braintrust completely life-changing? Enjoyed your last interaction with a Braintrust Team member, Agile Coach, or Trainer? Good news! We’re looking to add two new members to our Operations and Innovations Tribe. The Operations and Innovations tribe is a dedicated group of individuals who live out the value … Read More

Where Are You on Your Product Owner Journey?

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You cannot do agile. You have to be agile. “As a Product Owner, I think we ignore that a PO is more than a user story writer. Based on my extensive experience, I have developed the Product Owner Self-Assessment (checklist). It is neither comprehensive nor exhaustive. The following checklist highlights various tasks, duties, and priorities … Read More

NEW Certification Maintenance and Renewal Requirements!

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On February 4, 2019, new SEU requirements and renewal fees go into effect.  Certification (Two-Year Term) SEUs Required Fee Per Term Foundational: CSM®, CSPO®, or CSD® 20 $100 Advanced: A-CSMSM or A-CSPOSM 30 $175 Professional: CSP®-SM, CSP®-PO, or CSP® 40 $250 SEUs follow a 1:1 ratio, where one hour of participation or preparation is equal to one SEU. SEUs … Read More

It’s Our 10th Anniversary!

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A Special Message from President, Kate Megaw Happy New Year to you all. I love the beginning of each new year. It’s a time for planning and looking ahead. It’s a fresh start and a clean slate to begin again.  For The Braintrust Consulting Group, 2019 is a monumental year because this is our 10th … Read More

Living Your Values: You Made a Powerful Pact, Now Stick to It!

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CORE VALUES LEAD TO BETTER DECISION MAKING. This is a statement we can all get behind, right? Core values, by definition, are a set of fundamental beliefs which dictate behavior. These beliefs guide an organization’s conduct as well as its relationship with the external world. Used correctly, core values should guide actions, unite employees, and define … Read More

Agile in Change Management: Is Your Company in Dire Need of a Turnaround?

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Conventional Turnaround vs. Agile Turnaround In a conventional turnaround, a small team of people at the top tries to figure out a company’s problems and make the necessary changes. In an agile turnaround, hundreds or even thousands of employees attack those problems at the root — and are learning skills they can put to work when … 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