Lean-Agile Procurement training goes to Prague - April 2019

Mikro Kleiner is coming to Prague to deliver certification workshop 'Lean-Agile Procurement'. The workshop is plane on April 1-2, 2019. It's a great possibility to learn about the new way of procurement and how to deal with it in the Agile world.

Read more details about this Lean-Agile Procurement training. Register here.

CAL2 – Certified Agile Leadership II program is open for registration

The new CAL2 – Certified Agile Leadership II program will start in 2019. We just opened it for registrations. The program will start in February 2019. It will consist of individual leadership circle profile, series of coaching video calls, and individual assessment. You can find all the details about the program here.

The program will be delivered as an online program, schedule and all details about conditions, execution can be found at Scrum Alliance website.

The next CSM and CSPO in Prague – December 2018

The next two Scrum certification trainings in Prague will be in December 2018. The CSM – Certified ScrumMaster will take place on December 3-4, 2018 and the CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner will take place on December 6-7, 2018. Both trainings are planned in Czech and they are the last ones for the year 2018.

How to start with Scrum

  1. Read Agile manifesto - http://agilemanifesto.org - and try to apply those principles to your context.
  2. Agile is huge change. It's changing culture and mindset. It will not be easy so spend some time to investigate if your reasons for agile adoption are good enough.
  3. Read my blogs http://soch.cz/blog (CZ) and http://agile-scrum.com.
  4. Try it now. It's always good time to start.
  5. Neither Agile nor Scrum is a dogma. But don't give up too early. It's lot of work to make it stick.
  6. Learn more. Read books and aticles from the following section or check our additional courses and workshops.

Books

Back to the Basics

Books (not only) for ScrumMasters

 Books (not only) for Product Owners

How to build good Product Backlog

Books (not only) for Managers

 Books (not only) for Testers

Other recommendations to read

Videos

Blogs

Extended Education

I like to learn from the 'best of the best'. Here are my recommendations where to go:

Case-studies

How to run Agile Organization

Other Scrum and Agile case-studies

Agile @ SAP / ERP

Agile @ Hardware

Still not done with links? 

Check out Agile Pain Relief site.

Scrum and tools

Tools:

Sprint level:

  • Despite on Product backlog and tools you decided to use, Sprint backlog and sprint plan don't need any tool. Use paper cards instead.
  • If you are using any complex tool, never add task level there.
  • For distributed teams try scrumblr.ca

Don't forget to celebrate any success.

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