Laszlo Szalvay

How did an entrepreneur grow a successful product and services business around Scrum

I met Laszlo Szalvay (and his brother Victor Szalvay) several years ago, when Laszlo hired me at Danube Technologies. Both Laszlo and Victor are quite remarkable entrepreneurs who started Danube Technologies straight out of college. This is a story how they build a successful product and services business around Agile and Scrum, and how they […]

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Alan Cyment

You won’t believe how much time Alan Cyment spent at business school!

Last week I publish the first part of my interview with Alan Cyment, and this post cover the second part of the interview. In this second part Alan introduces me to an exercise called a Pro-Action Cafe, talks about his current work translating Tobias Meyer’s book, re-writing his CSPO course, and self-organizing conference. And, you’ll […]

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Alan Cyment

Listen to how Alan Cyment went from being an employee to Argentina’s first Scrum Trainer (CST)

I wanted to call this interview “Agile hustle” because it’s a great story of how an employee in Argentina hustled to help host a Certified Scrum Master course, and then hustled himself into a conference and a new job. It’s an inspiring story of how commitment and dedication took Alan Cyment from Buenos Aires to […]

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James "Cope" Coplien

How a Bell Labs researcher impacted the Scrum framework

James (“Cope”) Coplien is a well known author, educator, lecturer and software philosopher who I’ve been following for some time. Firstly with his books on C++ during the 90’s (“Advanced C++ Programming Styles and Idioms.”, Addison-Wesley, J. Coplien) and after I moved into the Scrum community with his famous article on the Borland Quattro Pro […]

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