The cost for the Certified ScrumMaster course is $1,150 USD per person. Group discounts are available for 3 or more people. Please contact Sterling Barton via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on group rates. Please contact Sterling Barton via email at email@example.com to register.
Sterling Barton Trainer Bios
Brent Barton is a partner at Sterling Barton, LLC. Brent has an extensive background mentoring people, enabling teams and guiding organizations toward agility. As a former CTO at SolutionsIQ, Brent has unique insights into challenges that emerge from the increased focus and intensity that iterative and incremental development brings to a business. As a Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile Coach, Brent has helped people, teams and organizations adopt Scrum successfully for many years. Brent believes developing great software is both a creative and technically challenging endeavor. If doing it is not fun then something is wrong. We must figure out why it is not and do something about it. Brent’s passion for helping teams and organizations build great software has shown to be a considerable asset for companies he has worked with.
Chris Sterling is a Partner at Sterling Barton, LLC where he works with clients as an Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Trainer, and Technology Consultant. Chris has an extensive technology, process, and consulting background allowing him to work with a diverse set of clients and teams. Chris brings his real world experience and deep passion for software development into his engagements enabling others to grasp important points and always take away something of value. Chris has created and continues contributing to multiple open source projects. He has been a speaker at many conferences and group meetings including Agile 2007-2009, SD West, Scrum Gatherings, PNSQC 2009 and others. He has been a coordinator of multiple Puget Sound area groups including International Association of Software Architects (IASA), Seattle Scrum, and most recently Beyond Agile . Chris is currently teaching the “Advanced Topics in Agile Software Development” class at the University of Washington Agile Developer Certificate extension program and writing a book with publisher Addison-Wesley on software architecture.
Chris and Brent are also the creators of AgileEVM.com, a decision-support tool that helps ScrumMasters proactively manage cost, schedule, scope and quality issues, and effectively communicate release information to business stakeholders.