Professional Scrum Master I
People who have passed PSM I, achieving certification, demonstrate a fundamental level of Scrum mastery. PSM I certificate holders prove that they understand Scrum as described in the Scrum Guide and how to apply Scrum in Scrum Teams. PSM I holders have a consistent terminology and approach to Scrum.
Project Management Professional (PMP)®
Earners of the globally-recognized Project Management Professional (PMP) have demonstrated their extensive knowledge and mastery of project management concepts, tasks, and techniques that are applicable across virtually any industry and methodology. Earners are able to speak and understand the global language of project management. Individuals that earn this certification have demonstrated the knowledge and skills needed to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close a project.
This badge holder is a Project Manager who works independently and keeps leadership promptly apprised of work status, raising issues of risk to the appropriate level and at the appropriate time. Works effectively and efficiently with minimal oversight, advises and provides guidance to other professionals. Seeks guidance on key issues as appropriate. Has a solid level of expertise in the capability. This badge is only available for IBM employees.
The Agile Advocate has the capability to discuss Agile values and principles and has begun applying the Agile practices to their daily activities. They hold stand-ups, conduct retrospectives, and can visualize their wall of work. They know the different Agile roles and understand how they interact together to bring continual value to their customers.