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About Stephanie Ockerman
Stephanie Ockerman is the founder of Agile Socks LLC, an agile training and coaching business whose mission is to help people build amazing things together, so we can all thrive in an unpredictable and complex world.
She brings more than 15 years of experience supporting teams and organizations in delivering valuable products and services, as a Scrum Master, as a trainer, as a coach, and as an organizational change agent.
Stephanie's goal is to inspire, empower, and enable agile leaders around the world. Everyone can be a leader - it's about taking responsibility for your world and fully showing up. And every team, organization, and entrepreneur can incorporate business agility into their work to deliver greater value more frequently.
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–From the Foreword by Ken Schwaber, co-author of Scrum Mastering Professional Scrum is for anyone who wants to deliver increased value by using Scrum more effectively. Leading Scrum practitioners Stephanie Ockerman and Simon Reindl draw on years of Scrum training and coaching to help you return to first principles and apply Scrum with the professionalism required to achieve its transformative potential.
The authors aim to help you focus on proven Scrum approaches for improving quality, getting and using fast feedback, and becoming more adaptable, instead of “going through the motions” and settling for only modest improvements.
Whether you’re a Scrum Master, Development Team member, or Product Owner, you’ll find practical advice for facing challenges with transparency and courage, overcoming a wide array of common challenges, and continually improving your Scrum practice.
- Realistically assess your current Scrum practice, and identify areas for improvement
- Recognize what a great Scrum Team looks like and get there
- Focus on “Done”–not “sort-of-Done” or “almost-Done”
- Measure and optimize the value delivered by every Product Increment
- Improve the way you plan, develop, and grow
- Clear away wider organizational impediments to agility and professionalism
- Overcome common misconceptions that stand in the way of progress