Braintrust Resources that Help #YourAgileJourney

How familiar are you with Braintrust’s free resources that help keep you in-the-know and advancing on #YourAgileJourney. Here’s our list!  Webinars Braintrust has 140 free webinar recordings chock-full of all the latest information and updates about Agile and Scrum. These can act as refreshers for your certifications, used in Lunch & Learn settings, or passed along … Read More

Agile Checklist to Finish 2021 Strong

We blinked, and suddenly the end of the year is rapidly approaching. But don’t stress—we’re here to help you get organized and prepared for 2022 long before the chaotic holiday season hits.  Conduct Retrospectives Now is the best time of year to schedule Retrospectives for yourself, your Team, and even your family. Grab some paper … Read More

Benefits of Business Agility in a Post-Covid World

According to multiple articles, Organizations that are Agile have been able to pivot much more easily during the Covid era than Organizations that are not Agile.  In our recent webinar, we outlined the benefits of Business Agility as well as the three circles of an Agile Transformation.  The benefits of business agility The freedom, flexibility, … Read More

Curious About Certified Agile Leadership II (CAL II)?

Are you ready to take your Agile Leadership journey to the next level? Join a small team of cohorts on this six-month program that explores leadership in an Agile context and an Agile approach to change. This program is a mix of live, virtual participation each month, combined with individual work and cohort check-in. Throughout … Read More

Is it Time to Revisit Scrum Values?

Although most of us have heard that Scrum Teams need to be co-located, Google’s 2008 Project Aristotle article stated: “The researchers also discovered which variables were not significantly connected with team effectiveness at Google: Colocation of teammates (sitting together in the same office).” If we look at the Scrum Guide 2020, it doesn’t mention Teams … Read More

Understanding Business Agility

Now more than ever, we can truly say that we are living in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) world. Whether intended or not, most Organizations have become more agile over the past 18 months as they’ve had to inspect and adapt rapidly with the pandemic. But what does this actually mean, and how does … Read More

Why Scrum Masters and Product Owners Should Cross-Train

It’s time to merge your two Agile journeys together and talk about the benefits of cross-training within Scrum. Yes, we are talking about Scrum Masters taking a Certified Product Owner® (CSPO®) class, and Product Owners taking a Certified Scrum Master® (CSM®) class! Remember that Scrum Guide 2020 says “Scrum Teams are cross-functional, meaning the members … Read More