Preparing For the PSM1

Preparing for the PSM1 and Sample Questions The PSM 1 (Professional Scrum Master 1) exam assesses your knowledge of scrum. Preparing for the PSM1 doesn’t  require you to attend an official training course beforehand. Unlike the Certified Scrum Master certification, this exam costs $150, unlike the cost of $1,200.00 for the CSM. The PSM1 is based on the Scrum Guide authored by Ken Schwaber…

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#3 Mistakes Agile Development Teams Make

#3 Mistakes of Development Teams   As I write this post, I am thinking of the many great teams I’ve had. Some more eager than others to try new things, but for the most part they were all courageous and willing to learn. Out of my experience with them I like to share the 3 mistakes agile development teams make when…

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Starting as a Scrum Master

I’ve had a lot of individuals ask me how to get started as a scrum master and how to go about working with teams. So I thought it be best to try to answer these questions in one post. Scrum Master Role Before I start lets go over what a scrum master is. The scrum master is known as the…

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Scrum Team Defects

How to deal with Scrum Team defects Agile projects are designed to be fast paced so that the product can be delivered quickly, particularly if beating competition plays a vital part of the release. However, too much velocity without adequate testing can mean an increase in technical debt. This compromises the quality of your project, and can also impact on the velocity…

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