Can You Get Certified in Scrum as an Academic?


The answer is “yes, kind of.” Two primary organizations offer credentialing in Scrum: Scrum co-creator Jeff Sutherland’s Scrum Alliance and Scrum co-creator Ken Schwaber’s Scrum.org. These organizations set the standards and oversee testing for those teaching and pursuing certifications as Scrum Masters, product owners, Scrum professionals, and Scrum trainers. Scrum coach has become a increasingly … Continue reading Can You Get Certified in Scrum as an Academic?

What Agile/Scrum Books Do I Recommend?


While Agile Faculty is the only book that directly adapts Agile and Scrum Practices for higher education contexts, many available books can serve as excellent resources if you are interested in learning more about the Agile philosophy and Scrum practices. Here are a few I recommend checking out. Scrum: A Breathtakingly Brief and Agile Introduction, … Continue reading What Agile/Scrum Books Do I Recommend?

What Agile Accounts Do I Follow on Social Media?


While there are thousands of people and organizations tweeting about Agile and Scrum, here are some of the accounts of thought leaders, organizations, and news sources that I follow for news and inspiration. Tech Industry Thought Leaders Jeff Sutherland, co-creator of Scrum, CEO of Scrum Inc. Interesting mix of articles, work with clients, travel, and … Continue reading What Agile Accounts Do I Follow on Social Media?

Is Scrum Only for Software Development?


No! Agile Faculty explores how to adapt the values, framework, and strategies of Scrum to all aspects of faculty work. Scrum is popping up all over the place, moving from software into a variety of industries ranging from publishing, marketing, research and development, and non-profits. This Tech Republic article provides quick case studies of how … Continue reading Is Scrum Only for Software Development?