03/12/2021 – Agile Lessons from Antarctica by Julie Wyman

On March 13, 2021, the DC Scrum User Group welcomes Julie Wyman for a talk on "Agile Lessons from Antarctica: Responding to Change over Following a Plan." Abstract: I spent January 2018 in Antarctica hanging out with penguins, whales, and seals. It was about as different from my day-to-day work as an Agile Coach as can…


3 Steps to Land your First Scrum Master Job

One of the most common question I get asked in my Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) class is "how do I get my first job as a Scrum Master?" So let's look at 3 steps you can take to help you land your first Scrum Master job. It's important to note that certification on its own is not…

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04/17 – Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training Class (Live/Virtual/Online)
Certified Scrum Product Owner

04/17 – Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Training Class (Live/Virtual/Online)

Join us for the April 17-18, 2021 weekend online Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) training class from Seattle, Washington. This course is a 2 day live virtual immersive training and online learning experience that covers the Agile values and Agile principles, the fundamentals of the Product Owner role, developing a vision, roadmap and release plan, managing…


A Behind the Scenes Look at the Writing of the Agile Manifesto

It’s February 2021 and we are celebrating 20 years since the writing of the Agile Manifesto. Here’s a behind the scenes look of what happened back in Snowbird 2001 when 17 software development thought leaders authored the Agile Manifesto. 1990s – Before the Agile Manifesto Let’s first go back another 10 years to explore what was…

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02/11/2021 – Agile Manifesto 20th Anniversary

The Scrum Alliance will be streaming live from Snowbird, Utah on February 11th in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto. Join us in the Aspen Room where it all happened as we discuss the past, present, and future of agile through a variety of panels and networking activities. Find out…


01/22/2021 – A Deeper Dive Into the ScrumMaster Role

On January 22, Richard Cheng joins the DC Scrum User Group to present a talk on a Deeper Dive into the Scrum Master. The ScrumMaster is a critical role in Scrum (or Team Coach on Kanban/ Agile teams). However it is the most misunderstood role as well. They are not a project manager, nor a team…