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The Iron Law of Bureaucracy versus ICAgile

Being Agile is self-organizing by nature, does ICAgile have the unique opportunity to prove the Iron Law of Bureaucracy wrong? I was listening to This Week in...

0 replies - 2107 views - 09/10/10 by Derek Huether in Articles

ScrumMasters Now Earn More Money Than Project Managers

According to the latest data from Indeed.com, the annual salary of a ScrumMaster now surpasses that of a Project Manager. Even more surprising, is just...

3 replies - 10044 views - 06/14/10 by David Bland in News

Daily Dose - A Farewell to Floppy Disks

Sony announced that they will stop selling floppy discs this year, making them the final manufacturer to halt their production.  You may not believe it, but...

1 replies - 15878 views - 04/26/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

OK, Let's Talk About Certification

Like many agile software development evangelists I am somewhat skeptical toward people taking pride in their certificates. In my experience, a certificate...

5 replies - 2071 views - 04/22/10 by Jurgen Appelo in News

Alternatives to Certifications: How to Hire the Agile Way

When I speak out against certifications, one common response is a question: "Well, we need some way to hire good developers. How can we filter...

1 replies - 2225 views - 04/19/10 by James Shore in News

Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) – What you need to know

I started filling out my CSC (Certified Scrum Coach) application almost a year ago and then I stopped due to fear, uncertainty, and doubt. I had been...

0 replies - 2330 views - 04/16/10 by Michael Sahota in News

Your Certification is Meaningless

Just for the record: your certification, the one you paid four figures for, is meaningless. Sure, it might mean something to an employer somewhere, but...

8 replies - 5683 views - 04/05/10 by James Shore in News

Uncle Bob on Software Craftsmanship

Bob Martin is the founder of Object Mentor, a team of experienced software professionals that provide Agile and Object Oriented Design training and...

0 replies - 15494 views - 02/17/10 by Lyndsey Clevesy in Videos

Why I Don't Provide Agile Certification

There's been a lot said about certification lately. I think it's a natural outgrowth of Agile's growing popularity. Unfortunately, I think it's also an...

2 replies - 4402 views - 04/01/09 by James Shore in News