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ScrumMaster exam will be pass/fail starting September 1st

ScrumMaster exam will be pass/fail starting September 1st

Today, the Scrum Alliance has announced  its “intent to transition the Certified ScrumMaster post-course test from pass-only to pass/fail on September 1, 2012.” The rest of the announcement follows below: After monitoring the results of the current pass-only test over the past several weeks, we are confident in our decision to transition to the pass/fail … Continue reading »

AgileExams.com Controversy Resolved…Sort Of

AgileExams.com Controversy Resolved…Sort Of

Well it turns out the “controversy” about AgileExams turned out to be the biggest of misunderstandings. The Testimonials Were Authentic: Several of AgileExams customers contacted me and revealed the root cause of this confusion is the fussiness of PMI.org’s online certification registry: The name on the testimonial may not be the same format as the … Continue reading »

AgileExams.com Embroiled In Controversy

AgileExams.com Embroiled In Controversy

Today, the Agile journalistic blog AgileScout.com posted a discovery that testimonials for the PMI-ACP exam prep service, AgileExams.com, may be engaging in some false advertising. Controversy 1: Several of the testimonials come from people NOT listed as PMI-ACP certificants. PMI offers a public registry on its website, which allows employers to verify whether someone has the PMI certification … Continue reading »

Latest News About the PMI Agile (PMI-ACP) Certification

Since PMI announced its Agile certification program a couple months back, there has been a ton of activity. Here are some specifics: Chatter – The PMI Agile Community about the certification has featured some good dialog (PMI Members only link) about what it means. The most interesting is a webinar debate between Alistair Cockburn and … Continue reading »

Scrum Certification for Omaha Project Managers

After such a great experience at the Infotec conference last week in Omaha, I’ve committed to go back next month to teach a special edition of “Certified ScrumMaster for Project Managers”. Granted, this will be similar to my other 2-day certification classes in Agile Project Management, where we discuss making the leap from traditional plan-driven … Continue reading »

Scrum Certification for DC Project Managers

I’m thrilled to announce that Excella will be hosting its very first public Certified ScrumMaster course in the Washington DC area. We’ll be hosting the class in Rockville, right on the red line. I’m still negotiating with a couple candiate venues to ensure the best possible experience. Once I’ve picked a winning facility, I’ll post … Continue reading »

Scrum Certification for South Florida PMs

To those of you in the sunshine state, I will be teaching a Certified ScrumMaster class next month on behalf of the PMI South Florida Chapter. I’m particularly excited about this session, because we’ll be tailoring the material specifically for every day project managers who have been trained in PMI circles. So, we’ll be covering … Continue reading »