Presenting at ITx on the role of Project Managers on Agile projects

by Carl Weller on 17/07/2018 09:00

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'.

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Why you need a damn good Product Owner for your Agile project

by Valerie Rowe on 23/04/2018 01:00

One of the problems we hear a lot is "it is difficult to get business involvement in our IT project". While this is a problem for any project it is particularly difficult for Agile projects that rely on a fast cycle feedback loops with the business to prioritise work and ensure the project delivers maximum value to the business. Having insufficient business involvement in an Agile project erodes all four core Agile values - individuals and interactions, working software, customer collaboration and responding to change.

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Getting an IT Project Manager or Scrum Master role with no IT experience - there's no silver bullet

by Brendon Livingstone on 10/04/2018 10:00

We regularly receive enquiries at Equinox IT from people who want to move into the IT industry. Sometimes these people ask for our advice on how to get a job as an IT Project Manager or a Scrum Master.

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Carl Weller presents on Agile leadership roles - where do Project Managers and Scrum Masters fit?

by Brendon Livingstone on 28/03/2018 10:00

Agile projects can often be like a first dance lesson where everyone is treading on each other's toes. We often are asked at Equinox IT about the roles of Project Manager and Scrum Master for Agile projects. Are they both needed? What are the boundaries? Should they be combined?

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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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