Scrum and universal truths [update 2018]

Gunther Verheyen

In 2010, the principal co-creators of Scrum, Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber, agreed on the first version of the Scrum Guide , thereby creating the official BOK (body of knowledge) for Scrum. There have been no drastic changes to the core definition of Scrum.

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The international versions of the Scrum Values (September 2018 update)

Gunther Verheyen

In May 2013 I described how there is value in the Scrum Values. I included that text in my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” that was published in November 2013. Early in 2018 I updated my description slightly to be included in a revision of my book that I anticipate.

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Polish version of the Scrum Values poster

Gunther Verheyen

While developing my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” (2013) I described how there is value in the Scrum Values. In 2016 the Scrum Values were added to the Scrum Guide. Stay tuned for an update of the document by the end of 2018. ci Scrum.

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The Scrum Values (International Versions, June 2018)

Gunther Verheyen

In May 2013 I described how there is value in the Scrum Values. I included that text in my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” that was published in November 2013. Early in 2018 I updated my description slightly to be included in a revision of my book that I anticipate.

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French version of the Scrum Values poster

Gunther Verheyen

While developing my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” (2013) I described how there is value in the Scrum Values. In 2016 the Scrum Values were added to the Scrum Guide. Stay tuned for an update of the document by the end of 2018.

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The international versions of the Scrum Values (September 2018)

Gunther Verheyen

In May 2013 I described how there is value in the Scrum Values. I included that text in my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” that was published in November 2013. Early in 2018 I updated my description slightly to be included in a revision of my book that I anticipate.

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Arabic version of the Scrum Values

Gunther Verheyen

While developing my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” (2013) I described how there is value in the Scrum Values. In 2016 the Scrum Values were added to the Scrum Guide. Agile Scrum Arabic Scrum Values

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Persian version of the Scrum Values

Gunther Verheyen

While developing my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” (2013) I described how there is value in the Scrum Values. In 2016 the Scrum Values were added to the Scrum Guide. It will be added to the next release of the international Scrum Values.

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Scrum Day Germany 2018 (a tree for a talk)

Gunther Verheyen

Tuesday 5 June 2018. I arrive home late in the evening after another exciting 2-days Professional Scrum experience in the Netherlands. I find a mail asking whether I can come to Stuttgart (Germany) less than a week later to deliver the opening keynote of the Scrum Day Germany event.

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Scrum Glossary (International Versions, April 2018)

Gunther Verheyen

By the end of 2017 I updated the Scrum Glossary of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” (2013). A group of Scrum enthusiasts subsequently translated that updated version to different languages. A first release of those international versions was done in March 2018. The new, April 2018, release of the international versions is now available, as a free download (PDF): Scrum Glossary (International versions) -April 2018.

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Welcome in the house of Scrum

Gunther Verheyen

The house of Scrum is a warm house. In the house of Scrum people from different backgrounds, in different roles, with different skills, talents and personalities work, learn and improve together. The house of Scrum is an inclusive house of warm, open and collaborative relationships.

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10 Of the Best Scrum Tools to Increase Your Team’s Productivity

The Digital Project Manager

Compare the best Scrum tools by pricing, features, integrations, and pros & cons in this expert project management review. These tools facilitate the Scrum framework, encouraging collaboration, transparency, and efficiency among your team.

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The 4 Scrum Ceremonies Made Simple. A Quick Guide To Scrum Meetings

The Digital Project Manager

Scrum ceremonies are important elements of the agile software delivery process. The post The 4 Scrum Ceremonies Made Simple. A Quick Guide To Scrum Meetings appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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Does a Scrum Master have to be a techie?

Kiron Bondale

Recently I wrote an article about the potential for a Scrum Master to take on additional roles. While I was teaching a class this week, one of my learners voiced a concern about Scrum Masters who didn’t possess deep technical knowledge of the product solution.

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Russian version of the Scrum Values (including a poster)

Gunther Verheyen

While developing my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” (2013) I described how there is value in the Scrum Values. In 2016 the Scrum Values were added to the Scrum Guide. Russian version of The Scrum Values: ???????? Scrum. Scrum.

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How many hats should a Scrum Master wear?

Kiron Bondale

I’ve run into a few situations recently where Scrum Masters (SMs) are performing multiple roles and while they might have the capacity to do so, on any moderate sized initiative, it might be difficult for them to fulfill all the responsibilities of the SM role.

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How to Run a Great Daily Scrum Meeting

ProjectManager.com

The word “Scrum” almost sounds like an insult, or maybe even the surname of a less than scrupulous character in a Charles Dickens novel. But in fact, Scrum is a way to address complexity. Scrum comes from software development, where it is part of Agile methodology.

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Trouble in Scrum City

Leading Agile

Disclaimer: This is not a critique of Scrum. Sometimes, they learn a little bit about Scrum, even if not much about Agile. In just about every case I’ve seen, the facilitators of the Scrum City game predefine what a city is before game play even begins.

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Scrum Glossary (International Versions)

Gunther Verheyen

By the end of 2017 I updated the Scrum Glossary of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” (2013). A group of Scrum enthusiasts subsequently translated that updated version to different languages. The combined international versions are now available as a free download (PDF): Scrum Glossary (International versions) -March 2018. Agile Scrum Scrum Glossary Scrum Pocket Guide

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Would you like to make 2018 a successful year for your projects? What will you be doing in 2018 to have your most successful year ever?

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Scrum – A Pocket Guide (a review by Cornelius Dufft)

Gunther Verheyen

At the Scrum Day Germany 2018 edition (12 June) Cornelius Dufft shared his appreciation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” with me. He describes the Scrum framework and its players, rules, events, artifacts, and principles.

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SCRUM Project Management Methodology Explained

Azendoo

One of the more popular methods used by some of the fastest growing startups as well as large corporations is the Scrum methodology. Scrum has become one of the most widely used project management methodologies in business today. A Quick Explanation of Scrum. Scrum in Action.

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Types of Scrum Meetings and Scrum Best Practices

nTask Blog

Scrum meetings are an integral component of a work environment which adopts the Scrum methodology. It may sound dramatic, but trust us, at the end of this blog, you’ll know everything you need to know about Scrum meetings, the different types, and how to effectively run them.

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What Is a Scrum Master? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

ProjectManager.com

A Scrum Master might sound like a character in a role-playing game, but it’s a serious job that’s rooted in leadership. The Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring a true Scrum process over the course of a project. What Is a Scrum Master? Scrum Master Role.

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Scrum Roles: The Anatomy of a Scrum Team

ProjectManager.com

Agile has migrated from software development to touch just about every corner of the project management universe, and Scrum is one of the most popular frameworks for implementing it. ” Let’s begin by briefly defining Scrum. What Is Scrum? Scrum Roles for Project Management.

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Scrum Recordings in English (so far)

Gunther Verheyen

During the summer of 2017, I took some time to work with the professionals of HigherView to create a couple of recordings on topics related to Scrum that I deeply care about. Scrum Master, a mould for the modern manager. The 3rd Scrum Wave (Will you sink, swim, or… surf?).

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What is Agile and Scrum?

The IIL Blog

The Nuts and Bolts of Agile and Scrum. Agile and Scrum: What’s the difference? It seems like almost every company, regardless of their industry, is practicing Agile and Scrum in some way and at some level of proficiency. One of those is Scrum. What is Scrum?

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Failed Sprint (a definition)

Gunther Verheyen

Early in 2018, a translation initiative of the Scrum Glossary took off. A new release is envisioned before the end of 2018. Agile Scrum Definition Failed Sprint Glossary Scrum Glossary SprintIt is amazing that there are currently 20 languages in the works.

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Le parole di Scrum (Italian version of the Scrum glossary)

Gunther Verheyen

I am excited to announce that Michael Forni is working on an Italian translation of my book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” We aim at releasing “ Scrum – La Guida Tascabile ” (working title) in 2018, hoping it brings value to many Italian Scrum practitioners. It resulted in small revisions and an update to my Scrum Glossary. Daily Scrum (sost. Deve essere segnalato non più tardi del primo Daily Scrum disponibile.

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Scrum Vocabulary (updated)

Gunther Verheyen

Driven by the prospect of an Italian translation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” I decided to revise it slightly; minor tweaks of words and terms, although a lot of them. As part of my revision, I also updated the Scrum Vocabulary of my book: Burn-down Chart : a chart showing the decrease of remaining work against time. Daily Scrum : a daily event, time-boxed to 15 minutes or less, to re-plan the development work during a Sprint.

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Kanban vs. Scrum

Hive

Although there are similarities between Kanban and Scrum, there are three key differences you should know. The post Kanban vs. Scrum appeared first on Hive

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Change Management & Scrum: Gamification Perspective

Stepping Into Project Management

Gamification and Scrum There are several agile frameworks like Scrum Kanban, XP that can be used at the team level during the delivery and execution, depending on the context and the problem domain. Since I was reading on gamification, I thought why not I gamify the Scrum framework!

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Recap: International Project Management Day 2018

The IIL Blog

On 1 November 2018, thousands of people gathered online for International Project Management Day 2018 : Project, Program, and Portfolio Management in an Age of Digital Disruption , an online learning and knowledge sharing event organized by IIL. IIL Global (@IILGlobal) November 1, 2018.

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Agile 2018 Interviews: Day Four

Leading Agile

This year, at Agile 2018, we had a ton of thought leaders from the Agile community stop by the set of SoundNotes to talk about the state of the industry, give us sneak previews of their speaker sessions, and to promote their latest projects/endeavors.

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Agile Project Management With Scrum or Kanban (2018 Guide)

PM Basics

Scrum or Kanban on its own is not an Agile Project Management approach. Scrum and Kanban are separate and self-sufficient frameworks. Main execution phase is done with Scrum. Without Agile Manifesto and marketing buzz around Scrum and Kanban – these are just frameworks.

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Scrum Master vs Project Manager vs Product Owner and More

PM Basics

Scrum Master vs. Project Manager vs. Product Owner? However, in real life, project managers lead scrum teams. Scrum Masters do need project management tools and techniques. Who is a Scrum Master? Scrum Master is a specific role prescribed in one framework – Scrum.

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Four Top Project Management Tools and Services to Check out in May 2018

Brad Egeland

Their offering includes a range project management courses for all skill levels, with specialized courses for beginners, team members, engineers, PMP Certification prep, and methodologies like Agile Scrum and Lean Six Sigma. Are you happy with your current project management software?

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2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. January to March 2018. Open PM² Conference 2018: Brussels, Belgium, 1-2 February 2018. SPMI Symposium: Singapore, 22-23 March, 2018.

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The value of a Scrum Master

Growing Agile

The role of Scrum Master is a debate that has been been raging for over a decade. If it wasn’t for this term “Scrum Master” I would never have truly learned what being a coach means, and how much difference it can make to a team.

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Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 4 – Retrospectives!

Growing Agile

Here I was, full time scrum mastering! The post Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 4 – Retrospectives! Guest Posts Retrospectives appreciation communication facilitation games motivation retrospective retrospectives scrum master scrummaster team trust

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Mike Cottmeyer: Agile Transformation ExplainedSouthern Fried Agile 2018

Leading Agile

They believe that if the roles, ceremonies, and artifacts of Scrum are in place, they’ll reap the benefits of having become Agile. The post Mike Cottmeyer: Agile Transformation Explained<br>Southern Fried Agile 2018 appeared first on LeadingAgile.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Scrum certifications. Scrum is an Agile framework that’s often used for product management or for software-industry projects. Scrum.org provides assignments that can certify your Scrum knowledge. You can choose between the following four assessments: Professional Scrum Master.

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Scrum for Newbies: How to Use Scrum to Tame Chaos

Wrike

More specifically, we chose to get our work done using a Scrum framework. How Scrum Helps With the Chaos. We’ve written about Scrum before. Scrum helped us manage that project and maintain my sanity as well. The Elements of Scrum. How to Make Scrum Work.

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