Danube Technologies Adds Tamara Sulaiman to Roster of Certified Scrum Trainers

Leading provider of Scrum training now has six Certified Scrum Trainers

Jan 14, 2010, 09:03 ET from Danube Technologies, Inc.

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Danube Technologies, Inc. (http://www.danube.com), the leader in project management tools and training for the Scrum project management framework, today announced that Tamara Sulaiman has joined the company as a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST). Sulaiman, an industry luminary, will help Danube meet the increasing demand from enterprise customers for expert knowledge and training on how to adopt and reap the benefits of Scrum.

"The addition of Tamara to our ScrumCORE team of trainers will help us meet the growing demand for quality Scrum training and consulting," said Laszlo Szalvay, president of Danube. "Tamara possesses first-hand industry knowledge and experience helping enterprises adopt and scale Scrum. She will be a great addition to our growing team and an inspiring instructor for our customers."

Sulaiman is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), team lead and project management professional with more than 15 years experience in business management and software development. Prior to joining Danube, she founded and operated Applied Scrum, an agile consulting business focused on helping organizations adopt and scale agile practices. In her work at Applied Scrum, she has worked with such companies as AOL, Gerson-Lehrman Group, GHX, Sandia and BEA. Before that, Sulaiman was a managing consultant at SolutionsIQ. As an educator and coach, she possesses a wide range of professional expertise in training and mentoring teams new to agile and the Scrum framework. Sulaiman is co-author of "AgileEVM - Earned Value Management," which she presented at the Agile 2006 conference and the Agile Business Conference 2006 in London. In addition, she has been a regular presenter at the Agile Conferences and has spoken at the Agile Project Leadership Network and the Northwest Software Quality Conference. She is a regular contributor to industry publications such as Gantthead and Agile Journal where she educates and informs software developers on agile software development topics.  

Danube's ScrumCORE training and coaching services are offered in both public and private settings through comprehensive course offerings that include:

  • Certified ScrumMaster Course: This two-day course on the principles and practices of Scrum results in participants becoming Certified ScrumMasters. (http://www.danube.com/scrum/webinars/scrumcore)
  • Product Owner Course: This two-day course is intended for Product Owners, business analysts, managers, and executives. Occasionally, the Product Owner course will be offered as a third, optional day, following a two-day Certified ScrumMaster course. Some Product Owner courses are certified, upon the completion of which participants receive the Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) designation through the Scrum Alliance.
  • Free Scrum Introductory Webinars: These free online sessions cover the basic principles of Scrum and how organizations can get started using the methodology. To view a full schedule of upcoming sessions, please visit: http://www.danube.com/scrum/webinars/scrumcore

About Danube

Founded in 2000, Danube Technologies, Inc. provides software tools and training exclusively focused on the Scrum method of agile software development. The company's ScrumWorks(R) Pro and ScrumWorks Basic products are licensed to more than 125,000 software professionals worldwide, making it the most widely used software in the industry for managing Scrum projects. Danube complements its software tools offering with a comprehensive schedule of ScrumCORE(TM) training courses, which are taught globally by Danube's six Certified Scrum Trainers. The company's on-site software delivery model makes it the leading choice for enterprises of all types, including large corporate and government organizations, which require the utmost in security, compliance, ease-of-use and customization. Danube's customers include Adobe, Amazon.com, AMD, F5, General Electric, HP, Intel, Intuit, Kofax, LexisNexis, Microsoft, Motorola, Oracle, QVC, Siemens and Sun Microsystems. Danube is self-funded and has achieved steady organic growth as Scrum has emerged as the preferred agile method for developers and managers. The company is headquartered in Bellevue, Wash. and has a sales office in Portland, Ore. Please visit www.danube.com or call (503) 248-0800 for more information on Danube.

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