Jens Østergaard, Co founder of Scrum Training Institute

Jens Østergaard

Biography: 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.

Workshop: "Certified Scrum Master Class - Jens Østergaard"

Track: TRAINING: SCRUM / Time: Thursday 09:00 - Friday 17:00 / Location: SAS Radisson Blu: 12

NB: This course will be taught in Danish

Since 1993 Scrum has been implemented with great success inseveralthousands of projects all over the world. Companies likeMicrosoft, HP,IBM, Yahoo, Xerox, Primavera, CapitalOne, Federal ReserveBank and BBChave already adopted Scrum as one of the primary tools forefficiencyimprovements.Today, there are more than 3000 certifiedScrumMasters in the US,Europe and in India.

The agile methodology Scrum supports the philosophy behindLeanThinking and Lean Software Development. A very important dimensioninScrum is to secure a great level of motivation and commitmentbetweenthe involved employees and to focus on the management aspectsinproject organisations.

Scrum - like Lean - has originated from the Toyotafactories'processes of efficiency improvements in the productionenvironment. Thegodfathers of Scrum are Hirotaka Takeuchi and IkujiroNonaka.

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