Agile? Challenge accepted!

I’ve decided to verify my agile project management skills - to be precise: Scrum ones. The most famoust Scrum certificate is Certified Scrum Master (CSM) - unfortunately it doesn’t mean anything as you’re awarded CSM after completing the course, regardless of assessment result (even 0 points makes you a CSM…). CSM is invented (and promoted) by the organization named Scrum Alliance (http://www.scrumalliance.org/) - co-founded by Ken Schwaber (inventor of Scrum). Unsurprisingly, Ken has noticed what’s going on with Scrum Alliance - for instance: lowering trainer standards (no clear guidelines and training programs) and certification given for free. Ken has decided to play va banque - he has left SA to found a new organization: Scrum.org (http://www.scrum.org/).

Secessionists from Scrum.org offer a new certification path - Professional Scrum Master (I & II) (http://www.scrum.org/scrummaster/) - far more demanding and rigorous than CSM. To pass PSM I or PSM II you’ll need 85% or more points. PSM I is 80 questions in 60 minutes (!) and PSM II takes 120 minutes (I don’t know the number of questions). I’ve already registered for PSM I (and I have 14 days to undertake the exam), so you expect some feedback soon. Keep the fingers crossed!
Sebastian Gebski

About Sebastian Gebski

Geek, agilista, blogger, codefella, serial reader. In the daylight - I lead software delivery. #lean #dotnet #webdev #elixir. I speak here for myself only.

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