We start this episode by talking about the contribution that the certification programs have had towards the Agile adoption process. But we also discuss some of the challenges that they brought with them. As a community we acknowledge that certification was part of the solution during the initial stage of Agile adoption, but we must now look forward, and define what’s next in the Agile education landscape in the next few years (2022 an onwards).
There are quite a few books out there about the Scrum Master job. However, the classic that many refer to over and over again here on the podcast is Scrum Mastery by Geoff Watts.
In the description of the publisher writes: “Scrum coach Geoff Watts has identified patterns that separate a good Scrum Master from a great one”.
As a podcast for Scrum Masters, we wanted to have Geoff on, to share the key insights in the book, but also what he learned since the book was first published in 2013.
But, before we go into those new lessons learned, let’s quickly review some of the key insights from the book
The key insights from Scrum Mastery, the book
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