A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO AGILE AND SCRUM
Are you about to take your first steps towards a career in Agile or have just discovered the Agile way of working and want to find out more? Then join our Short Introduction series! We’ll help you explore Agile in the software development world and beyond.
6 emails covering 6 topics in 12 days taking only 5 minutes of your reading time.
The Importance of Agile
Scrum – the most popular Agile Framework
The role of a Scrum team member
Agile Scrum Career Paths
Other Agile Frameworks
Starting your Agile Journey
Keep an eye out for extras! When you sign up for this short introduction, you’ll also receive some small quizzes to test your knowledge and recommended interesting further reading to spark your curiosity.
Why are Agile and Scrum essential to professional development?
Agile Professionals are in High Demand in many Industries and Business Roles.
It’s no longer only tech giants like Microsoft or Google who have software development teams that use Agile methodologies and frameworks. Agile is being adopted in other departments and organizations too including by teams in marketing, product management, and more.
Working in an Agile Way helps you Learn New Skills.
This includes the ability to collaborate and communicate more effectively with your colleagues. You will also learn how to be part of a self-organizing team and how to prioritize different tasks. Plus, there is plenty of room to grow in an Agile team by becoming a Scrum Master or Product Owner.
The Agile Mindset facilitates Innovation and Flexibility.
The aim of every Scrum team is to deliver value to customers. The needs of a customer can change and evolve throughout a project. As a result, Agile teams have to think on their feet to ensure those needs are met. Being flexible and innovate are crucial when meeting changing customer requirements.
Why Start your journey in Agile Scrum with EXIN?
The EXIN Agile Scrum certification program was developed specifically to combine Agile methodology with the Scrum framework. Professionals who become certified don’t just learn how to put Scrum into practice but also discover the underlying Agile principles that make it so effective. The program consists of five certifications. EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation is ideal for Development Team members, whilst EXIN Agile Scrum Master and EXIN Agile Scrum Product Owner let Agile professionals advance their career. Each certification enables a professional step straight into the named role. For professionals who are already Scrum certified, there is also the EXIN Agile Scrum Product Owner Bridge which will save them having to repeat previously learned content.
EXIN works with a number of subject matter experts during the development of the certification content. For the Agile Scrum program, the group of experts includes is Arie van Bennekum, a co-author of the original Agile Manifesto.