The Scrum approach to agile software development marks a dramatic departure from waterfall management. Scrum and other agile methods were inspired by its shortcomings. Scrum emphasizes collaboration, functioning software, team self management, and the flexibility to adapt to emerging business realities.

April 2009

Some Thoughts on the New CSM Exam

Submitted by admin on Fri, 04/17/2009 - 09:08

There are frequent grumblings in the Scrum community about the generally lax nature of certification. Given that the number of CSTs has practically doubled in the last year, it might appear that the Scrum Alliance is certifying more trainers than the market for Scrum training can support. Then again, it also coincides with Scrum’s spike in popularity over the past two years.