Entries by Giora Morein

Agile QuickTip: Boosting Product and Team Success with Value-Based Planning

Boosting Product and Team Success with Value-Based Planning It’s no secret that some of the greatest product features and innovations come directly from its customers and users.  Product teams solicit feedback and ideas from users in order to understand user priorities and needs.  With reviews and suggestions in hand, Product Managers and Product Owners identify…

8 Companies Who Employed Smart Thinking to Pivot During COVID-19

8 Companies Who Employed Smart Thinking to Pivot During COVID-19 Towards the start of the pandemic, we championed the stories of seven companies, from seven industries, who had made smart changes to their business models to thrive during COVID-19. From in-person baking classes moved online, to whole retail chains gone dark to support home deliveries…

Boost your Career with a CSM Certification

Boost your Career with a CSM Certification A CSM certification is an invaluable addition to your resume. But it’s more than just that! It can significantly help you with your professional life, and also greatly benefit the organization you work for.  9 ways getting a CSM certification can benefit your career   Certified ScrumMasters earn…

Enhance your Team Management Skills with a CSM Certification

Enhance your Team Management Skills with a CSM Certification As a certified ScrumMaster, you will gain access to valuable team building and management methodologies.  Here are some the ways that a CSM certification can help you improve your team management and collaboration skills: As a CSM, you will have the opportunity to motivate and lead…

Why do Project Managers Make Such Great ScrumMasters?

Why do Project Managers Make Such Great ScrumMasters? You don’t have to be a project manager to become a ScrumMaster. That said, project managers often have the characteristics and skills needed to make great ScrumMasters. Communication skills – Both project managers and ScrumMasters need to be able to communicate effectively with and navigate between all stakeholders…

Five Ways You Can Use LinkedIn to Find a New Job

Five Immediate Ways You Can Use LinkedIn to Find a New Job! More than 95% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find talent, and there are currently more than 20 million open jobs available on the platform. However, if you struggle with making meaningful connections or closing opportunities using LinkedIn, you’re not alone. According to experts…

5 Ways to Succeed in a Virtual Interview

Job hunting while the world is on stand-still can feel like running on a hamster wheel. You’re working as hard as you possibly can, and running non-stop, but you’re still getting nowhere.  If you look at the numbers though, you’ll see that employment in the US is turning itself around, with payroll employment rising by…

Upgrade Your Daily Scrum

Is your Daily Scrum getting repetitive or monotonous? Have you had any feedback that the format is stale, or have you noticed team members not paying as much attention as you would like them to? Here are some of our favorite ideas for spicing things up a bit, ideas that you can implement, either as…

7 Companies in 7 Industries That Have Successfully Adapted to COVID-19

What does Business Agility truly mean? Failing fast, creating iterative strategies, delivering minimum viable products, and rapidly adapting to change and uncertainty. COVID-19 – and the unprecedented global disruption it has caused – has forced organizations of all sizes in all industries to deal with rapidly changing markets. In fact, 43% of small business owners…