Entries by Mark Palmer

Connecting the Dots and Finding What You Love

I’ve recently begun prepping for a talk I’m giving next month at our local Scrum User Group (ScrumRVA), and I stumbled across Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford commencement speech. I first watched this about 10 years ago and was deeply inspired as I was undergoing a transitional phase in my life and career.   As I listened […]

Important Program Changes Coming for CTCs in 2018

The following changes to the CTC Program have just been announced: As part of the Certification Via Coaching program, CTCs may recommend up to 50 individuals annually for whom they have provided a minimum of 25 hours of face-to-face, one-on-one, or small group Scrum coaching (eight individuals maximum) for Certified ScrumMaster® and Certified Scrum Product […]

Welcome to Great Fish Agility!

As I reflect on the last 20 years of my career, I’m grateful for so many things. From my humble beginnings as a web developer for a local Richmond, VA startup in the mid-nineties to leading Fortune 500 corporate web initiatives, I’ve had an amazing ride with so many wonderful experiences and blessings. About 10 […]