The tech sector is beginning to boom in Utah. Where there is tech, there is scrum, an agile framework for delivering customer value early and often. Here we’ll cover the current state of scrum in Utah, we will give you the skinny on the current Utah job market, the Utah agile community, and new scrum certification opportunities in Utah.
Platinum Edge is excited to be a sponsor at this year's Project Management Institute Region 1 Summit and Northern Utah Chapter Professional Development Conference on April 10-12, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. One of our very own trainers, Steve Ostermiller will be a...
Platinum Edge will sponsor the PMI 2019 REGION 7 SUMMIT, a 3-day event for participants to develop their leadership skills, network and support the building and growing of PMI chapters across Region 7.
Platinum Edge is sponsoring the Los Angeles Public Sector CIO Academy, an invitation-only event and the premier leadership event for the region’s senior level technology executives to improve their management and business skills and to develop the IT leaders of the future.
Technical debt can rack up, and you may encounter more risk. Learn about the real costs of technical debt and how to address it in agile transformation.
So, you have decided to use scrum for your product development, but you’re not quite sure where and how to start or what are the critical items you need to address before starting. As you prepare for the new year, it’s a great time to pause and make sure you begin with clear purpose and expectations in your next endeavor.
Many organizations and teams mistakenly justify context switching as both parallelization and talent resource optimization. Although their goal is efficiency, unknowingly these “hidden priorities” result in not only loss of efficiency (accomplishing things quickly), but also loss of effectiveness (accomplishing the most valuable things). This article examines the hidden priorities in context switching vs. parallelization.
Finding a qualified scrum master for a team can be challenging. Unlike traditional interview approaches, where uncertainty is quite high about whether the candidate will fit and do the job well, an agile approach to interviewing works really well. Here is an approach...
As an executive team, it can be hard to get the accurate information you need to make effective decisions. An agile assessment (audit) can give you that valuable insight. It will also show the changes you need to make as an organization to improve project outcomes.
Scrum improves the quality of your product development cycle. Explore how you can drastically decrease defects using scrum as your framework.
Before you start implementing measurements on performance or output, consider the consequences of the metrics you come up with before implementing them.
Platinum Edge, LLC is excited to celebrate Veterans Day by announcing their annual Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) class for veterans – a heavily discounted two-day certification course aimed at improving project management skills and making veterans more competitive in...