What Agile Accounts Do I Follow on Social Media?
While there are thousands of people and organizations tweeting about Agile and Scrum, here are some of the accounts of thought leaders, organizations, and news sources that I follow for news and inspiration.
Tech Industry Thought Leaders
Jeff Sutherland, co-creator of Scrum, CEO of Scrum Inc. Interesting mix of articles, work with clients, travel, and international tech news.
Ken Schwaber, co-creator of Scrum, founder of Scrum.org. Scwaber doesn’t post often, but when he does, it’s worth reading.
Mike Cohn, Agile/Scrum trainer, author, and principal at Mountain Goat Software. Great tips and links to his prolific blog about all things practical when implementing and maintaining Agile and Scrum.
Ken Rubin, Scrum consultant and author of The Essential Scrum. Regularly posts about Scrum events, terms, and practicis.
Jim Highsmith, Agile Manifesto signatory and executive consultant. Highsmith curates an interesting collection of Agile and tech news as well as his content and blog posts on his ThoughtWorks company website.
Geoff Watts, author of several Scrum leadership texts and coaching guides, based in the UK. Insightful Twitterer.
Ilan Goldstein, Scrum trainer and author based in Australia. I appreciated his book, Scrum Shortcuts, while writing Agile Faculty.
Agile News and Organizations
Scrum Expert is an account that aggregates news and stories about Agile and Scrum.
Scrum.org is Scrum co-creator Ken Schwaber’s professional organization for Scrum training and certifications.
Scrum Alliance is Scrum co-creator Jeff Sutherland’s professional training and certification organization.
Agile in Schools Accounts
Agile Schools is the brainchild of Scrum trainer and coach John Miller and showcases his work bringing Scrum to K-12 education in the Western US.
Marion Willeke runs two consulting firms, Rabbit Hole Learning and Hedgehog Learning, using teaching and coaching to help teachers and students enhance creativity, partially through Agile mindsets and practices.
EDUScrum is a very active organization based in The Netherlands working to integrate Agile and Scrum practices into education throughout Europe.