Scrum’s Product Owner Role Challenge

In my experience working with Scrum for over a decade, the main challenge with the Product Owner role that Scrum recommends is that the people who usually perform that role have limited understanding of software development, and have different measurements for their job success than the Development Team. For these reasons these POs usually care…

Balance: The Secret of Agile

Some who hear about Agile's thoughts about self-managing teams often make the mistake to think that there is no discipline or structure in the several Agile Methods and frameworks such as Scrum and Kanban, but nothing could be further from the truth. Agility lies at the crossroads of both freedom and discipline. The careful applying…

Top Project Management Salaries Across the globe, as reported by PMI’s 2011 survey: Switzerland: US$ 160,409 Australia: US$ 139,497 Germany: US$ 110,347 The Netherlands: $109,775 Belgium: $108,750 USA: $105,000 Canada: $98,517 Ireland: $101,635 United Kingdom: $96,384 New Zealand: $91,109 The one constant we see is that all these countries have high levels of development. With…