Scrum is software development framework or methodology which promotes the team based approach where team members work together to deliver the business value. Scrum is a subset of Agile framework which refers to the group of software development methods based on iterative development where solutions and requirements progress through the cooperation among cross functional teams. Scrum Certification helps to understand how to produce higher quality product by being more productive with the help of team collaboration and team leadership. The certification also put emphasis on cross functionality and self-management. Scrum framework works in sprints in which the focus is on product increment creation with the help of team collaboration where the best way is found out to deliver the software. For every sprint the plan is created which is subject to change according to the changing requirements while keeping the goal of creating value for business in mind. The scrum certification covers the principles underlying Agile methodologies and application of the same in team context, responsibilities and roles of different team members such as Product Owner and ScrumMaster and trends and benefits driving the Agile framework adoption. Scrum framework works on the values such as focus, Courage, openness, commitment and respect. Some of the key characteristics that scrum certified developer possess are to provide better estimates within less time, increase in the quality of the deliverables, be more in control of the project schedule and state and can cope better with change as well as expect the changes.
In dynamic business environment like todays, organizations around the globe are looking for scrum certified professionals who can help organizations with improved level of project management, leading to the increased return on investments (ROI). As the organizations looks for qualities such as team player and leadership which is building block of scrum certification, it is giving the rise to the scrum certification market. Also growth of Information Technology (IT) industry in recent years is giving the boost to the scrum certification market as significant demand of scrum certified professionals comes from Information Technology industry. In Asia Pacific (APAC) region where there are number of IT services are outsourced from developed countries because of cheap available labor and resources, having accreditation such as scrub certification gives the candidate an edge which is one of the driving factor of scrub certification market. Unavailability of authentic scrum certification courses in developing countries presents a great opportunity for scrum certification market.
The global scrum certification market has been divided on the basis of certification and geography. Based on Certification, the market has been segregated into Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Developer (CSD), Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) and Certified Team Coach (CTC). The scrum certification programs are provided in three ways which are online certification, classroom certification and combination of both. As per geography, the scrum certification market has been divided into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and South America.
Some of the major players in the global scrum certification market are SCRUM ALLIANCE, Inc., Scrum.org, Project Management Institute, Inc., SCRUMstudy.com, EXIN (Examinations Institute), BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Prosource, Udemy, Inc., Henry Harvin, BitMaple and Simplilearn Solutions.
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- Customer Experience Maps
- Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
- Actionable Results to meet all the business priorities
- Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey
The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.
The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Latin America
- The Middle East and Africa
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1. Customer Experience Map
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4. Strategic Frameworks
The study equips businesses and anyone interested in the market to frame broad strategic frameworks. This has become more important than ever, given the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. The study deliberates on consultations to overcome various such past disruptions and foresees new ones to boost the preparedness. The frameworks help businesses plan their strategic alignments for recovery from such disruptive trends. Further, analysts at TMR helps you break down the complex scenario and bring resiliency in uncertain times.
The report sheds light on various aspects and answers pertinent questions on the market. Some of the important ones are:
1. What can be the best investment choices for venturing into new product and service lines?
2. What value propositions should businesses aim at while making new research and development funding?
3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?
4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?
5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?
6. Which are the key perspectives that the C-suite are leveraging to move businesses to new growth trajectory?
7. Which government regulations might challenge the status of key regional markets?
8. How will the emerging political and economic scenario affect opportunities in key growth areas?
9. What are some of the value-grab opportunities in various segments?
10. What will be the barrier to entry for new players in the market?
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