Highly respected and well-known Agile Coach Kirstin Donaldson has joined Equinox IT in the role of Principal Consultant, based in Wellington.
On Thursday last week I presented at the ITx Conference in Wellington on the topic 'How to make sense of your role as a Project Manager or Sponsor on an Agile project'.
Certified Scrum Trainer Rowan Bunning and Equinox IT have a new training course Advanced Certified ScrumMaster that is now available in New Zealand.
Shane Ross introduced Daniel Scott-Raynsford of IAG New Zealand at our client event a couple of weeks ago, and in the process he provided some context on why we approached IAG to speak. Many examples of successful DevOps, Agile and Cloud adoption focus on start-up and high-growth companies who are able to bake in these approaches from the start, unencumbered by legacy technology, strict regulatory controls and deep-rooted structures and ways of working.
We often are asked about the roles of Project Manager and Scrum Master for Agile projects. Are they both needed? What are the boundaries? Should they be combined?
So, last month Equinox IT Principal Consultant Carl Weller deliver the 'Agile leadership roles - let's clear up the confusion between PM & Scrum Master' presentation twice for some of our clients. Carl identified that there can be a role for both Project Managers and Scrum Masters on many Agile initiatives...