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Jens Østergaard, Co founder of Scrum Training Institute

 Jens  Østergaard

Jens Østergaard is an Agile Developer consultant who helps organizations understand the fundamentals of Scrum, argue that organizations should keep Scrum as pure as possible, until they fully understand the mechanism that drive development forward.

Having more than 20 years of experience as developer, dba, team manager, project manager and ScrumMaster, primarily in financial organizations, he has worked with all aspects of software development. Jens has managed several Scrum projects, and became a fully qualified CSM Trainer, in Copenhagen, 2004. Apart from consulting and training, Jens gives popular presentations about Scrum, at conferences and for organizations.

Jens base is in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he is self-employed. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Analysis at Linköping University, Sweden, and one year at graduate school, business department, in Madison, Wisconsin.

Training: "Certified ScrumMaster Class - Jens Østergaard (in Danish)"

Track: Tutorial

Time: Thursday 09:00 - Friday 17:00

Location: SAS 12

Abstract:

Since 1993 Scrum has been implemented with great success in severalthousands of projects all over the world. Companies like Microsoft, HP,IBM, Yahoo, Xerox, Primavera, CapitalOne, Federal Reserve Bank and BBChave already adopted Scrum as one of the primary tools for efficiencyimprovements.Today, there are more than 3000 certified ScrumMasters in the US,Europe and in India.

The agile methodology Scrum supports the philosophy behind LeanThinking and Lean Software Development. A very important dimension inScrum is to secure a great level of motivation and commitment betweenthe involved employees and to focus on the management aspects inproject organisations.

Scrum - like Lean - has originated from the Toyota factories'processes of efficiency improvements in the production environment. Thegodfathers of Scrum are Hirotaka Takeuchi and Ikujiro Nonaka.

Attending this tutorial you'll be a certified ScrumMaster.

Attendance conditions:
  • you should have read one of the Scrum books
  • basic understanding of project management
  • formerly involvement in projects that develops or prepares services or products
  • the desire to learn more about scrum; how you use it and how it's implemented in an organisation
  • for all people with the above mentioned experiences - not only for experts
OBS. This course will be taught in Danish