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The autumn "Agile Month" will be November!

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  • 8th August 2017
  • by Puzzle Software

5th Agile Month is at the door! November is your next opportunity to become Certified Scrum Master or Certified Scrum Product Owner. However, that's not all - we are preparing some extra courses and trainings to improve your knowledge in Agile Software Development. Stay tuned for more information!

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Keeping Pace With A Complex World – Intro To SAFe

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  • 11th April 2017
  • by Puzzle Software

It is time to explore another Agile Framework! Scaled Agile Framework is used to govern planning, execution and delivery by scaling Lean and Agile practices at enterprise level. It synchronizes alignment, collaboration and delivery for large number of teams required to build system-level solutions. The core values of SAFe are: alignment, core quality, program execution and transparency. Read this blog, written by our Agile Coach, Zoran Vujkov, and learn more about SAFe!!

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11th Agile Serbia Meet-Up is behind us!

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  • 7th April 2017
  • by Puzzle Software

The 11th Agile Serbia MeetUp, which topic was „Agile approach – my organization is unique!”, is behind us and we can say we had amazing time! This time, in cooperation with moderators Zoran Vujkov and Bojan Milutinovic we found the answers and learnd how to solve typical challenges during the implementation of Scrum and Kanban. The participants gained not only theoretical, but also practical knowledge through the examples and excercises, which required teamwork in order to provide the best solution for the real challenges!

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Next Agile Serbia meet-up in Belgrade!

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  • 16th March 2017
  • by Puzzle Software

Join the next Agile Serbia gathering on the 5th of April, and learn more about two Agile approaches: Scrum & Kanban. What are the challenges with implementation of each one considering different aspects of an organization? When to choose Scrum Framework, and when Kanban is better? Zoran Vujkov & Bojan Milutinović will moderate the discussion on the topic Agile approach – my organization is unique! – Join us and find YOUR OWN ANSWERS!

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4th Agile Month is getting closer!

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  • 7th March 2017
  • by Puzzle Software

The schedule is released - Agile Month May 2017 is getting closer! This time, we have some specialties. Besides Certified Scrum Master & Product Owner Courses, there will be 4 advanced trainings. With our Agile Coach, Zoran Vujkov, you can learn more about Agile Requirements & User Stories, Scrum Anti-patterns & Repairing Guide, and the Introduction to Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). For those with experience, we are highly recommending the Advanced Agile Master Class with one of the Agile creators, Dr Alistair Cockburn. See you in May – on the courses, or at the 2nd Agile Serbia Conference!

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2nd Agile Serbia Conference announced!

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  • 1st Februar 2017
  • by Puzzle Software

We are proud to announce the 2nd Agile Serbia Conference! Join us on the 26th of May 2017, in Belgrade, and listen to the renowned "Agile & Developers" gurus. The keynote speaker is Dr Alistair Cockburn, signatory of the Agile Manifesto, and one of the "All-Time Top 150 i-Technology Heroes". Let's embrace the transition towards a better software!

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Agile4it meetup Novi Sad - How to achieve customer satisfaction & employee commitment?

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  • 12th December 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

Challenges in IT industry: How to achieve customer satisfaction & enhance employee engagement? Let's answer them on the next Agile Serbia meet-up. This time, Agile gathering will take place in Novi Sad. Come, join the interactive discussion in Hotel Putnik, on 22nd December 2016, starting at 6 pm. The interactive discussion will be moderated by our Agile Coach, Zoran Vujkov. Applications are free of charge. Hurry up, apply on time!

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3rd Agile Month November 2016 successfully accomplished

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  • 8th December 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

The third Agile Month has been a great success. Both, the Certified Scrum Courses delivered by the CST Petri Heiramo, and the Advanced Agile Trainings were full. Two advanced trainings, Agile Requirements & User Stories, and Agile Planning & Estimating were held by our Agile Coach, Zoran Vujkov. This Agile Month, we had a specific addition to our program. It was Collaborative Exploratory and Unit Testing, delivered by LIewellyn Falco. We are proud to say that the number of participants in the 3rd Agile Month was more than a 100!

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NEWS in the upcoming Agile Month - Collaborative Exploratory and Unit Testing

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  • 12th October 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

New training is available during the 3rd Agile Month - November 2016! Collaborative Exploratory and Unit Testing is intended to a mix of managers, developers and testers. The goal of the course is to learn how to pull together the tester-facing discipline of Exploratory testing and the developer-facing discipline of Unit testing. During this course attendees will improve their collaboration skills, build mutual understanding and respect for developer and tester skill sets, and learn how to foster developer-tester collaboration in teams.

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Advanced Agile trainings in 3rd Agile Month

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  • 11th October 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

Learn Advanced Agile Techniques and foster the skills needed to succeed with Scrum and other Agile-related methodologies. In November, the 3rd Agile Month, there will be two courses about the Advanced Agile practices and techniques - Agile Requirements & User Stories on 14th November, and Agile Planning & Estimating on 15th November. Join these trainings and upgrade your knowledge about Agile Software Development!

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Agile prioritisation and changing requirements

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  • 6th October 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

One of the most important responsibilities regarding the Product Owner's role is for the Product Backlog, and its management and prioritisation. A PO has a very difficult job of understanding requirements’ priorities from a customer’s point of view. This is especially important for bringing the greatest value to a project and a customer, and ensuring the highest ROI. Read the article on this topic by our experienced Agile Coach.

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8th Agile Serbia MeetUp successfully completed!

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  • 3rd October 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

Last Saturday we successfully accomplished 8th Agile Serbia MeetUp. We asked the question "Are you agile enough?", addressing everyone involved in a process of software development. We got a great discussion, moderated by our Agile Coach, Zoran Vujkov. Many other questions occurred during the discussion, but what is the most important, the attendees and the moderator together gave various solutions and examples how to solve different challenges regarding the better process of software development and delivery.

We will keep organizing similar events for Agile Serbia community, and you keep following the news on our website!

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8th Agile Serbia MeetUp - Are you agile enough?

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  • 26th September 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

The 8th Agile Serbia MeetUp will be realized as a discussion on the topic "Are you agile enough?". The moderator of the discussion is our Agile Coach, Zoran Vujkov. All the attendees have an opportunity to challenge the Agile Coach with questions and some specific cases from their practice, and he will try to provide different solutions and answers about the software development processes.

All seats are already taken, and the event is scheduled for October 1st, 2016 in Hotel Zepter. Start time: 11AM. See you on Saturday!

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On-site workshop “Estimations and Expectations of Managers”

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  • 22nd September 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

One of the educational events that Agile Serbia organizes are on-site Agile Trainings on request. Last time, we organized this kind of training in our own organization. The topic was “Estimations and Expectations of Managers”. Read more about this workshop, held on September 20th, 2016.

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November 2016 reserved for the 3rd Agile Month!

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  • 29th June 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

After successfully realized Agile Month in April 2016 and 1st Agile Serbia Conference, we are preparing the 3rd Agile Month. Certified Scrum Master and Scrum Product Owner courses are scheduled for November, in Belgrade. In addition to CSM and CSPO courses, there will be organized Advanced Agile trainings. Early bird registration is in progress and it will last until October 10. Register on time!

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On-site CSM & CSPO Courses in Schneider Electric DMS

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  • 17th June 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

On the request of the company Schneider Electric DMS from Novi Sad, we recently organized on-site Certified Scrum Courses – two for Certified Scrum Master role and two for Certified Scrum Product Owner. During these four courses, 75 people from Schneider Electric DMS were successfully certified.

We continue with on-site trainings on your request - do not hesitate to contact us!

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We rocked Agile Month - April 2016!

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  • 16th June 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

The 2nd Agile Month - April 2016 was realized very successfully - with more than 100 certified Scrum Masters and Scrum Product Owners, three free Scrum & Agile Workshops, over 50 participants of Advanced Agile Trainings, and 400 participants of 1st Agile Serbia Conference that was held on April 23, in Belgrade. Obviously, Serbian Agile Community is getting bigger over years, and Puzzle Software is there to provide all necessary education for those involved in Agile Software Development.

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Agile vs Traditional Planning ... Why Agile Estimating?

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  • 18th March 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

For many, many years software companies were trying to employ waterfall (traditional, defined) type approach to software development. Read more what are the challenges with this kind of approach and what are characteristics of Agile planning? How estimation can help planning?

Text hints: waterfall vs agile planning, traditional (waterfall) approach, agile estimation, responding to change, levels of agile planning

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1st Agile Serbia Conference – April 2016

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  • 16th March 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

Regardless of whether you are a manager, a team leader, a developer, a tester, or a business analyst, you should be aware of necessity to be agile if you want your business succeed. Find out why Agile means Survival, and how your business or start-up can benefit from using Agile methodologies.
Listen to worldwide renowned Agile & Start-up experts: Jurgen Appelo, Ran Nyman, Branislav Vujović, Zoran Vujkov, Petri Heiramo, LLewellyn Falco, Maaret Pyhäjärvi… Feel the real Agile atmosphere through the workshops moderated by Agile Coaches and Scrum Trainers.

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Unsuccessful Scrum - HOW Scrum Master can fix it?

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  • 11 March 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

With 10 years of experience in Agile Coaching, this expert explains when Scrum doesn't give the best results and why. What are important Scrum characteristics that we should understand very well in order to achieve the real benefits of its use? What Scrum Master should do?

Text Hints: Real Scrum, inspect-and-adapt in Scrum, Scrum/Agile anti-patterns and pitfalls, DoD, self-organizing teams, Scrum Master

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Agile Requirements and User Stories – WHY and HOW?

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  • 29 February 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

Our experienced Agile Coach talks about business challenges considering customer or business requirements which future product must satisfy and how to manage product backlog to achieve agility in product development, especially in software development.

Text Hints: Agile Requirements, Product Backlog, User Stories, Product Owner role, Scrum Team communication, business change requests

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New Agile Month is coming in April!

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  • 02 February 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

Certified Scrum Master and Scrum Product Owner courses are scheduled for April in Belgrade and Novi Sad. In addition to CSM and CSPO courses, there will be more than five advanced Agile trainings. Registration is in progress! Be sure to register on time and do not miss an early birds!
Agile Month – April 2016 will be closed by 1st Agile Serbia Conference. Program of the conference is under preparation. Information will be available very soon.

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On site Scrum trainings become very popular

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  • 22 January 2016
  • by Puzzle Software

In addition to education of employees through the various Scrum and Agile trainings during the Agile Months, companies very often practice internal trainings organized just for them.
We have organized several trainings on request during last two months. These companies strive to achieve real benefits of Agile Software Development. The same level in knowledge of Scrum among all team members is very important.

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Agile Month – Nov 2015 is successfully “DONE”

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  • 30 November 2015
  • by Puzzle Software

Great atmosphere, knowledge acquisition, both theoretical and practical parts of the trainings, lot of interactive discussion between participants and trainers, exchanging experience among colleagues in agile software development and lot of teamwork have marked courses during this Agile Month.
Feedback of participants is great. Satisfaction with trainings is above expectations.

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Media follow up of Agile Month-Nov 2015

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  • 27 November 2015
  • by Puzzle Software

As a manifestation of great importance for the Serbian market, and as an innovation in the region, Agile Month-Nov 2015 was very media covered. Lots of media have recognized the importance of Agile & Scrum topics and education.

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Certified Scrum Master courses in Agile Month-Nov 2015

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  • 22 November 2015
  • by Puzzle Software

For the 7th time, we have organized two Certified Scrum Master Courses in November 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia.
It was a part of the Agile Month-Nov 2015 – specific regional Agile gathering of educational character which meant successive training sessions in one month, regarding agile software development methodologies adoption and implementation.

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Certified Scrum Product Owner course in Agile Month-Nov 2015

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  • 22 November 2015
  • by Puzzle Software

For the 4th time, we organized Certified Scrum Product Owner Course in November 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia.
It was a part of the Agile Month-Nov 2015 – successive daily training sessions in one month, regarding agile software development and best engineering practices.

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  • November 2015
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