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We Need Not Wait to See What Others Do

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The story of my Agile journey always starts with the LONG family car trip where my spouse Erich (also a Scrum Trainer through Scrum Inc and coach/trainer with Agile in Nonprofits!) and I first listened to Dr. Sutherland’s book, Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time. In the years following the first time we read the book, the trainers and…

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Agile in Nonprofits Interview with JJ Sutherland

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JJ Sutherland, CEO of Scrum Inc. also has years of personal experience using Agile in the nonprofit field. I was thrilled that JJ was willing to share a few pieces of advice specifically with the nonprofit community to help nonprofit professionals and organizations think about how to embrace their Agile mindset and implement the Scrum Framework.    Often, when nonprofits are presented with the Scrum…

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Why Nonprofit Leaders Might Add the Scrum Framework to Their Toolbox

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Many of you may know Marc Pitman as The Fundraising Coach, but that is only part of his work as The Concord Leadership Group. I was thrilled that I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Marc about leadership in nonprofits including Agile, Scrum, and the Enneagram. There are lots of great nuggets here for nonprofit leaders regardless of whether you are using…

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I Want to Learn About Scrum; Where Do I Start?

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The Agile in Nonprofits training journey in a nutshell: Step 1: Free Webinar  Step 2: Scrum Basics  Step 3: Credential Course Step 4: One-hour Deep Dive Webinars  One of the many questions we receive at Agile in Nonprofits about Agile and the Scrum framework is “I want to learn about Scrum, but where do I start?” Depending on what your Scrum goal is there are…

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Why Is it Agile in Nonprofits?

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“Why is it Agile in Nonprofits NOT Scrum in Nonprofits?”   This is the second most common question I answer about our work at Agile in Nonprofits. The first most common is “What is Scrum?” I’ll be honest, these questions usually come from very different audiences, but are actually quite related in the way that I answer them.    The first question, “Why is it…

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