Can you attend Certified ScrumMaster without Agile experience and will it help you get a job?

by Brendon Livingstone on 17/01/2018 10:00

We regularly receive enquiries from people looking to attend our Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) courses, which are delivered by our Certified Scrum Trainer Rowan Bunning from Scrum WithStyle. Sometimes the questions are from people with little or no project, product or Agile experience. If you are in this situation, then in this post we will help you understanding whether Certified ScrumMaster training is right for you.

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'The secret to high performance' recorded webinar with Michael Sahota

by Brendon Livingstone on 12/01/2018 12:30
'The secret to high performance' webinar with Michael Sahota

Yesterday Certified Enterprise Coach Michael Sahota delivered an excellent webinar with the Scrum Alliance - Certified Agile Leadership: The Secret to High Performance. The webinar was recorded and you can view it here:

View webinar - The Secret to High Performance

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Interview: Michael Sahota on Agile leadership and high performance organisations

by Jasmin Wilkins on 21/11/2017 09:00

Last month I attended the Wellington Certified Agile Leadership (CAL1) course delivered by Toronto-based Certified Enterprise Coach Michael Sahota and hosted by Equinox IT.

It was a two day journey into the leadership difference between 'doing Agile' and 'being Agile', and a discussion about the conditions needed to ‘be Agile’. Michael took us through his high performance playbook, with a focus on the importance of leadership, culture and change in success – and an exploration of why telling teams to "go do Agile" doesn’t result in the high performance teams we need in our organisations.

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Michael Sahota presents on delivering a high performance Agile organisation

by Brendon Livingstone on 19/10/2017 10:30

Many New Zealand organisations are talking about Agile and using Agile, often on specific projects and in specific areas. But how many can truly say they have embraced Agile right into the heart of their culture and leadership to deliver a high performance Agile organisation?

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Setting up a new VSTS project

by Adam Knight on 29/08/2017 10:00

This article is republished from my original Setting up a new VSTS project post on fantail.io.

Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is an Application Lifecycle Management tool - it handles the whole lifecycle of software development from idea to requirements, planning, development, code reviews, build and release. It is designed to support your team no matter what methodologies or languages you use. While most users pay for a license or use their MSDN subscriptions to log in, Microsoft make VSTS freely available for teams of up to 5 users. I am going to use my free account to plan and develop a new project, and share some tips along the way.

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