To become a great ScrumMaster is a journey. A journey filled with leaning and gathering experiences. I wrote about my journey the book The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay where I described my path and my milestones I have to pass. I sharing my knowledge not only in the book but in workshops and trainings as well.
If you are already working as ScrumMaster and you are already experienced, why not to push your knowledge on the next level. Just for you, I prepared the A-CSM Advanced Certified ScrumMaster workshops. You can join me in 2019 in the following places:
- Boston, MA, USA (15-16 August 2019)
- Prague, Czech Republic (25-26 September 2019)
- Vienna, Austria (18-19 November 2019)
- New York, NY, USA (12-13 December 2019)
All trainings are on-site and facilitated by me. Grab the seat and register just now.
The next CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner training in English in Prague is on September 23-24, 2019
The next CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner training in 2019 will be in Prague on September 23-24, 2019. Come to join me and to learn more about Product Ownership and start your path to be the great Product Owner. A unique experience in one of the nicest city in Europe.
You can get early bird price if you register until August 23, 2019.read more
We are preparing the next run of CAL - Certified Agile Leadership I in Prague. The class will be on 19-20 September 2019 in English. It's just after the annual Agile Prague conference. The training is focused on building a modern Agile Organization and to support the personal growth of Agile leaders, emphasizes the right culture of the self-organization, ownership, and responsibility while keeping safety and trust as a prerequisite. Agile leadership is one of the critical aspects of every successful Agile transformation in any organization.
You can get early bird price if you register until August 19, 2019, or check the discounted combo with Agile Prague conference registration,read more
Agile transformation is not any easy process, especially if the company is not exactly small, where it is possible to make changes quickly and immediately see what is going well and where is a hidden problem. If it is a larger company or really large corporation, change is slow and often very painful. It requires a lot of effort and its success requires support from management / directors / owners that they give the teams enough time to overcome problems along the way. Also it will help to get someone from the outside of the company who is not part of the internal corporate structure, someone who is not feared about its "safe" position and can keep the outside view. Someone experienced with such a huge change. It can save you a lot of troubles.
How such transformation looks like? First of all you have to have a very good reason for such change. Agile is changing a culture and a change of culture is the most difficult, but once you made it, it sticks. If you don’t have any experience with Agile, you might want to start slow - select part of the company – i.e. one team, one product, one project and try there Agile, Scrum, Kanban while the rest of the company will not change yet. It gives you opportunity to understand what is Agile in your company about. You will very soon see both the biggest obstacles and potential improvements. After such experience you can continue with bigger change, focus to the corporate culture, synchronization across departments, building cross-functional teams, implement Agile product management - simply create an Agile company.
I mostly implement LeSS scaling model of Scrum or similar structures. Also there is a very good video from Henrik Kniberg about Spotify model. Such Agile transformation I like the best, because it implements Agile principles across the company and it dramatically increases the chance of success.
I have a hands on experience with transformation of small companies, as well as large corporations, where the change is not so fast. I know which way to take and which is better to avoid during the company transformation, I can speed up the overall process and make it less painful, I can help how to solve the problems during this transition process. I facilitate teams and teach them Agile practices; I help product people with agile product management, I coordinate transformation processes at the company level; Coach ScrumMasters/internal coaches/managers; I know how to apply Agile in sales and marketing; I know how to move these principles on the company level and not to end up inside the walls of SW development.
If you plan to make Agile transformation or just passing through it and you are stuck, or just wondering if you are on the right way, I’d be very proud to help you. It's a job that I love and enjoy, I know how to do it practically, and I’d be happy when we achieve together your goals.