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Get to know your stakeholders

The Product Owner and the product development team are rarely left alone to build a product without different levels of interest from the invested sides. Usually, they’re part of the company as well as the market. They are just one of the components in this system that defines, creates, markets and sells the product.

Scrum Master’s biggest challenge of all

Scrum Master’s biggest challenge of all

Scrum is not just about the meetings and schedule. It's not about Sprints, meetings and having different roles named to fit Scrum roles. It’s not about just being able to say Scrum, ‘cause it’s not a magic word to be used when you need it. Scrum is belonging, trust, commitment, lots of hard and high-quality work... The biggest challenge for a Scrum Master is having others understand the true nature and culture of Agile, and accept it as the most natural thing in the world!

Reasons to further knowledge in Scrum - Advance skills with A-CSM

As Certified Scrum Master, with more than 6 years in practicing Scrum/Agile, and helping organizational transformations I asked myself "how to set up my Agile knowledge to a new level" in my busy schedule. It 's always hard to find time for further learning and enhancement. In a meanwhile, I joined 6-week online A-CSM course, led by Miljan Bajić. The main takeaways is a continual learning session of a month and a larger set of topics, compared to standard 2-day course. Also, there were people from the USA, West Europe, Balkans, making the whole thing more valuable by promoting the sharing of experiences.

7 benefits of using Agile

Let’s make it Agile – 7 benefits of using Agile

Agile is a process designed to help teams provide quick and unpredictable responses to the feedback they receive on their project(s). It’s also the term used to describe approaches to software development emphasizing incremental delivery, collaboration and continuous learning. It creates opportunities to assess a project's direction during the development cycle and it’s people oriented.

Agility beyond borders

Last month Agile Serbia organized  Introduction to Scrum Framework training in Banja Luka, together with Innovation Centre Banja Luka. This was our first event in Bosnia and Herzegovina. We proudly can say we are very satisfied with interest for our training, as well as with feedback we received from our attendees. This is a significant incentive for us to focus more on the trainings for all those who are not able to set aside time for traveling out of the country, but still they want to improve themselves and their skills.

Scrum Master Course Extended – what’s the trick

Scrum Master Course Extended – what’s the trick?

If you considered Scrum Master certification you might have some doubts regarding possibilities and offers you found. Scrum is a simple framework that emphasizes teamwork, communications and speed across complex projects. Many Scrum Master courses and certifications are available, but for many of them the benefits are not immediately clear.

Product Owner, role and prejudice

Product Owner, role and prejudice - Part 2

Predrag Rajković, a member of Agile Serbia community, wrote a blog post about the role of the Product Owner in Scrum framework and about the problems and challenges that POs face in their work.

Is the Decline and Fall of the Scrum Master Role Near?

Miljan Bajić, Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), wrote a blog post in which he describes what makes a great Scrum Master. The Scrum Master role is one of the most crucial roles in driving organizational change. Miljan describes the seven areas that he looks when he wants to know if somebody could be or is a great Scrum Master.

Product Owner, role and prejudice – Part 1

Predrag Rajković, a member of Agile Serbia community, wrote a blog post about the role of the Product Owner in Scrum framework and about the essential differences between PO and typical project roles (Project Manager, Business Analyst, Technical Project Manager..).