Scrum for Executives, Leaders, and Your Boss

by David Starr

Do you want to be a change agent influencing others to bring Scrum and agile to the organization? If so, this course is for you. Instead of focusing on the mechanics, this course focuses on the knowledge you'll need to influence leaders.

What you'll learn

Many leaders think Scrum and agile are just a technique for building software. In this course, Scrum for Executives, Leaders, and Your Boss, you will learn the knowledge necessary to influence others to bring Scrum and agile to your organization without focusing on mechanics. First, you will learn about Scrum from a value perspective. Next, you will discover the things that executives will want to know before committing to new initiatives as big as this one. Finally, you will explore how to advise with organizational change and what it means to be a truly agile executive. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of influence needed to discuss Scrum and agile in terms leaders understand and value.

About the author

David Starr is a Principal Azure Solutions Architect for Microsoft and has worked in technology leadership positions for over 20 years. He specializes in agile software development practices, patterns and practices, and judicious application of various technologies within development teams. He is a 5 time Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio and a technical instructor with Pluralsight where he focuses on the software development practices and developer tooling curricula. David blogs at ElegantCode.com, is a frequent contributor at conferences and a frequent writer. He has successfully led many product development teams and is a technical learning professional.

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