Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], June 29: Massachusetts, USA / Bengaluru, India – June 28, 2023 – Scrum.org, the Massachusetts, USA-headquartered global leader in Agile training and certifications, has signed a strategic partnership with edForce, a Bengaluru-based workforce upskilling accelerator. This first-of-its-kind collaboration will have to transform the upskilling and reskilling of the Indian IT industry workforce by delivering cutting-edge Agile learning solutions and empowering professionals to excel in Agile project deliveries.
The Indian IT industry, valued at $150 billion and employing over 5 million professionals, invests a staggering $3 billion annually in workforce upskilling. With this dynamic partnership, Scrum.org is primed to make a substantial impact on the industry by providing high-quality Agile training that aligns with international standards and best practices.
By joining forces with edForce, Scrum.org taps into its extensive reach and expertise in the Indian market, while edForce gains access to Scrum.org’s premium content, courses, and esteemed Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) network. Together, they will ensure consistent delivery of top-notch Scrum training and drive the adoption of Agile methodologies across the Indian IT landscape.
Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org, emphasized the significance of consistent Scrum training, stating, “Inconsistent teaching of the Scrum Framework often hampers Scrum teams from grasping essential concepts when learning from different sources. edForce’s membership in the Professional Training Network (PTN) exemplifies their commitment to delivering the highest quality and most consistent Scrum training.”
Ravi Kaklasaria, Co-Founder and CEO of edForce, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “Partnering with Scrum.org, a global leader in the Agile community, is a game-changer for edForce. This collaboration empowers us to provide our clients with exceptional Scrum training delivered by highly experienced Professional Scrum Trainers. We are committed to delivering consistent, high-quality training experiences that enable professionals and organizations to thrive in Agile environments.”
edForce will incorporate Scrum.org’s comprehensive courses into its portfolio, offering clients a wide range of training programs, including preparation for the industry-recognized Professional Scrum certification. Each Scrum.org course includes an assessment attempt, and participants who score 85% or better receive certification, bolstering their career prospects and industry recognition.
This partnership between Scrum.org and edForce comes at a pivotal time when Agile methodologies are gaining rapid traction in the IT industry. By combining edForce’s training expertise and Scrum.org’s globally recognized methodologies, this collaboration is set to revolutionize Agile adoption, driving innovation and business success in organizations across India.
Scrum.org, headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, is a global organization dedicated to improving the profession of software delivery through comprehensive training, assessments, and certifications. With a strong focus on agility, Scrum.org empowers individuals and organizations worldwide to achieve excellence in software delivery. To learn more about Scrum.org’s Professional Scrum assessments, training programs, and global community, visit https://www.scrum.org.
edForce is the premier Bengaluru-based Workforce Upskilling Accelerator, catering to enterprises of all sizes by providing comprehensive learning solutions, including training, certifications, learning paths, assessments, labs, and infrastructure. Trusted by industry leaders such as Infosys, Walmart, Siemens, Sony, Microsoft, and more, edForce delivers high-quality learning experiences in areas like cloud computing, agile, cybersecurity, project management, and IT service management. For more information, visit https://www.edforce.co.
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