After graduating college, waterfall was the main software development approach. Over the years, more flexible and adaptative ways of working were brought to the IT Industry. Nowadays, software development is overwhelmingly done with the Agile Methodologies and Lean Process Improvement.

Scrum Framework

Scrum.org offers many Agile and Lean certifications. I’m a Project Manager and to help me helping teams, here’s the list of certifications that I’ve passed so far.

Professional Scrum Master (PSM 1)

scrum master is the facilitator for an agile development team. Scrum is a methodology that allows a team to self-organize and make changes quickly, in accordance with agile principles. Thescrum master manages the process for how information is exchanged.

Assessement in 2018 – Scrum.org

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Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO 1)

Product owner is a scrum development role for a person who represents the business or user community and is responsible for working with the user group to determine what features will be in the product release.

Assessement in 2018 – Scrum.org

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Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK 1)

Kanban is Japanese for “visual signal” or “card.” The system’s highly visual nature allowed teams to communicate more easily on what work needed to be done and when. It also standardized cues and refined processes, which helped to reduce waste and maximize value.

Assessement in 2019 – Scrum.org

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Lean Strategies

Lean is a wide topic to cover. Originally a method developed at Toyota in Japan, it is now used all over the world for process improvement.

Although I’m currently holder of a Lean-Six Sigma While Belt, I was thoroughly introduced to the Lean philosophy and the set of Lean practices such as A3, S5, Kaizen, waste management, continuous improvement, process mapping, etc.