aweisbart

About aweisbart

With more than 14 years of experience in the California tech trenches, Adam has written code as an individual contributor, run teams as a manager, and managed companies as an entrepreneur. His clients have included Oracle, Symantec, Hewlett Packard, and Pfizer. Since discovering Scrum he has focused on helping teams transition from traditional project management to Scrum which promotes transparency, innovation, predictability, and happiness. Full Bio: http://www.collab.net/content/adam-weisbart

Agile Negotiation: The Agilist’s Guide to Persuasion and Influence

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Years ago, around the time I first discovered Scrum, I took Jimi Fosdick’s CSM course. Armed with new knowledge, I dove in the next week with my new Scrum team. I figured I had all the tools I needed to be highly successful. After all, I was a Certified ScrumMaster, and I understood the Scrum framework: the meetings, the reason the ScrumMaster protects the team and removes impediments, and why the Product Owner prioritizes the backlog by business value. I have learned a lot since my first week as a ScrumMaster. My introduction to Scrum inspired the start of my …

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