At The Braintrust Consulting Group, our core mission is to help our clients grow. In addition to offering world-class training and customized coaching, we also strive to provide useful training tools, tips, and continued education. Utilizing our expert coaches and trainers, we are constantly generating new webinars, diagrams, and other tools to help you in every step of your Agile journey. 




Live Webinar!

Raving Retrospectives

January 24, 2019
2:00 pm Central Time
Led by Kate Megaw

Do you find it challenging to keep your retrospectives innovative and creative so you get the maximum feedback from your team? Have you considered doing a personal or family retrospective? Have you done a 2018 retrospective and inspected and adapted for 2019? This session will look at: · Understanding the value of retrospectives · Exploring the different phases of a retrospective · Learn different techniques to gather data for personal and team retrospectives. · Tips and tricks to facilitate a “Raving Retrospective” Whether you are from a traditional or Agile environment, IT or non-IT, there is something in this session for everyone; from beginners with no retrospective experience to experienced coaches wanting to expand their “toolbox”!

Free to Attend. Click here to Register.


Additional Scrum Tools:

Quick Study!

Scrum Process Overview Video 

Know before you go! Watch this quick 7-minute video to familiarize yourself with the Scrum framework before class! Recommended for those attending CSM or CSPO training. 





Archive of Past Webinars:

Webinar: Fantastic Feedback - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly! | Dec 12, 2018

In this webinar, Kate Megaw will help us explore giving and receiving personal feedback and feedback for teams. We will look at appreciation, coaching, and evaluation as feedback techniques for individuals. We will also delve into feedback techniques for a team using both team evaluations and retrospectives. 

Webinar: Test-Driven Development (TDD) for the Non-technical | Nov 16, 2018

Led by Erick Fleming. In this webinar, you will gain an understanding of TDD, including the pros/cons and strategies for adopting the practice. 

Express Webinar: Scrum@Scale Essentials | Oct 30, 2018

Led by Steven Martin. A brief overview of Scrum@Scale. Scrum@Scale focuses on the organization as a whole, emphasizing how to optimize coordination with a “minimum viable bureaucracy.” You will learn the various components of the Scrum@Scale framework, such as scaled roles, scaled events, and enterprise artifacts. 

Webinar: Take Control of Your Technical Debt | Sep 21, 2018

Instructor Erick Fleming, CSM, CSD, MCSD, JCD provides an introduction to the concept of “technical debt”, how it can help and hinder product development, as well as a discussion surrounding strategies for maintaining a reasonable level of debt.

Webinar: The Authentic Self and Leadership Style | Aug 14, 2018

Led by Instructor Anu Smalley, CST, CSP, CSM, CSPO, learn more about the "authentic leadership" approach to management and our recommended steps towards improving your leadership style during this in-depth session.

Concrete Actions I Can Take To Influence My Organizational Culture | Jun 01, 2018

CEO Brian Rabon explores the ways that authentic, value-driven, cultures make the difference between doing Agile and BEING Agile. Learn specifically what you can do to influence the culture of your organization.

Enhancing Team Collaboration and Performance! | May 01, 2018

Coach and Trainer, Bill Schiller asks "Do you know why your teams go awry?" In this webinar, Bill looks at Royal Rumble, Crisis Junkie and Bobble Head teams to understand the nature of teams gone awry!

How Do I Show Real Progress on an Agile Project | Apr 01, 2018

Join Braintrust Trainer and Coach, Fred Mastropasqua as he breaks down real world examples of project status and updates on an Agile project.

How to Facilitate a Meeting Even You Want to Attend | Mar 01, 2018

Listen as Braintrust President, Kate Megaw reviews her favorite techniques for running more efficient, more effective meetings.