10 Great Scrum and Agile Practitioners on Twitter

By Jacob in Agile on May 18, 2011

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The internet is full of interesting resources, but sometimes it gets hard to sift through all the junk in order to find the good content. I find Twitter is really useful for this, especially if you are following the right people, because they sift through all the bad stuff before it gets to you.

Lately I’ve been learning a lot more about Scrum, Kanban and Agile in general, and I’ve discovered a number of really useful people to follow. Read on to see 10 people (in no particular order) you really should be following on Twitter if you are interested in learning more about Scrum and Agile:

10 Great Scrum and Agile Practitioners on Twitter:

 

@MikeWCohn wrote the book (literally) on Succeeding with Agile. He also publishes a great blog that has all sorts of interesting discussions about Scrum and Agile. Definitely worth a follow.

@ScrumAlliance is the official feed of the Scrum Alliance; an organisation set up to help promote awareness and understanding of Scrum. They post a ton of helpful resources in this area, and keep a very steady stream of great content pumping out.

@Scrumology is the Twitter feed of Kane Mar, one of the earliest certified Scrum coaches. He retweets a whole bunch of helpful links, and also publishes a very interesting blog and an awesome email series that is well worth subscribing to.

@smamol is the feed of Sandy Mamoli, the head of the Wellington Agile Professional Network. She also publishes a fantastic blog about Scrum and Agile that is well worth following. She also keeps a very active Twitter feed.

@JeffSutherland, for those who don’t know, is one of the co-creators of Scrum. He regularly links to great Scrum resources from his Twitter feed, and although he isn’t the most prolific Twitterer, he always tweets interesting information.

@JeffPatton has been involved in Scrum and Agile for a very long time. You can check out his website, Agile Product Design or just follow him on Twitter to keep up with his insightful tweets.

@KSchwaber – Ken Schwaber, along with Jeff Sutherland, is one of the co-creators of Scrum. Again, not the most frequent tweeter, but it’s always very interesting to see what he is sharing. You can also follow his blog for more great information.

@JimHighsmith is one of the cofounders of the Agile Alliance, an author, and a man with a huge amount of experience working with Agile. He also regularly publishes interesting content to his blog.

@LyssaAdkins is a certified Scrum Trainer and Agile Coach. She wrote a book on Scrum and Agile Coaching, and she has a very lively Twitter feed.

@Scrum_Coach is Doug Shimp’s Twitter feed. Doug is a Certified Scrum Trainer with a very lively Twitter feed. He posts all sorts of great quotes and links to other resources. He also (periodically) writes a Scrum blog.


Hopefully that gives you some useful people to get started with in your Scrum learning quest as well. Of course, you can also follow us @BoostNewMedia or on Facebook.com/BoostNewMedia to keep up with all our latest news and developments. We share a ton of Scrum and Agile resources as well.

If there is anyone else you think we should add to this list (or when we do a ‘people to follow list 2’, be sure to let us know in the comments below. We’d love your feedback.

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