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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.

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..).

Certified Scrum Master extended (3-day) - Experiment Outcome: Success!

Last April, we ran the first Certified Scrum Master extended course (3-day) in Belgrade. We had a small chat with our Certified Scrum Trainer, Petri Heiramo, who actually was the initiator to run this 3-day Certified Scrum Master course. We talked about the feedback of the participants, about the gains, and about the challenges faced before the course. Read the words of our world renowned expert, and see yourself the benefits of this course.

Prioritize the importance of your work

TomTom was our silver sponsor at the 3rd Agile Serbia Conference. On the EXE stage they introduced you with the workshop “Ensuring the biggest bang for buck”. Our friends from TomTom sent us a great blog post by Ana Pegan.


Coaching Corner, v. 2.0

The Coaching Corner will come to Agile Serbia Conference for the second time. Coaching Corner is a place for short conversations around Agile topic(s) of your choice. Many local and international coaches can be found there throughout the day. The Corner opens after the first keynote and closes at 16:00.

It’s not about the way you lead, it’s about the way to improve how you lead

Olaf Lewitz started his job career as a software developer. Over the years he become a coach. In Serbian Agile & IT community we know him as a coach at the Certified Agile Leadership Course. According to Olaf, we need more leadership, not more leaders. Leadership is an activity, not a position, and everyone is a leader!


Meet the Scrum Alliance – Special Sponsor of the 3rd Agile Serbia Conference!

We are so proud to announce that for the third time in the row, the Scrum Alliance is the Special Sponsor of the Agile Serbia Conference! Attendance at the conference can provide you with up to 8 SEUs.

Challenges with User Story – the most common Agile practice

Effective communication is the key for software requirements, and a User Story is the common language to build understanding between user and development team. A User Story shifts the focus from writing requirements to talking about requirements. Essence of a User Story is to discuss the User Story with the user. A User Story tells a story, it describes how a customer/user employs a product in a simple language.