The Scrum Guide 2020 Changes

Virtual Project Consulting

Announcement: Find a summary of the changes in The Scrum Guide 2020 that was released on 18 November 2020 by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, based on input from the community of Scrum users around the globe. Project Management Agile Scrum Guide 2020

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The 2020 Scrum Guide launch

Henny Portman

Yesterday, November 18th, there was a 3-hour virtual event to celebrate the launch of the 2020 Scrum Guide with nearly 20,000 registrants. Can you imagine It’s been 25 years since the launch of the first Scrum Guide? To download the 2020 Scrum Guide.

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Comparing Agile Methods: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban

Girl's Guide to PM

Regular readers will know that I’m not at all experienced in formal Agile project management, but I know it is something that I need to know more about. Today I’m partnering with Eylean to give you an overview of three agile methodologies: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban. Agile Methods: The Basics. Agile is agile is agile? Scrum, Kanban and a method that blends the two (turning Scrum Kanban into Scrumban) are all quite different.

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The Product Owner in Scrum: Responsibilities, Certifications & Tools

ProjectManager.com

Scrum is a framework for organizing agile teams, and it’s processes and guidelines are excellent for improving team productivity. One reason scrum is so effective is that it clearly defines the different roles of the team. Scrum.org: Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO).

Big Rocks moved in 2020

Gunther Verheyen

I call myself an independent Scrum Caretaker. It reflects who I am, how I feel, what I do: caring for Scrum AND caring for people. I call myself an independent Scrum Caretaker on a journey of humanizing the workplace with Scrum. They won’t be moved in 2020 anymore.

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What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

Hybrid Project Management: The Next Step for Agile. But there does seem to be a trend in accepting that agile approaches like Scrum can fit within a hybrid framework. The future of project management needs to be more agile. What is the future of project management?

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A Quick Guide to Scrum Artifacts

ProjectManager.com

Scrum is a flexible framework that’s designed to help self-organized teams execute projects quickly in an agile environment. Thus, successful agile sprints make use of scrum software and scrum artifacts to convey key information, deliver transparency and keep the project rolling on time. What Are Scrum Artifacts? Scrum artifacts are ways to describe the work that must be done, and they always add value during a sprint.

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Best Project Planning Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

2020 Best Project Planning Software Rankings. It is suitable for large and small teams, whether working in an agile or more traditional methodology. It offers collaborative features and can be used within an agile framework or with more traditional methodologies. It has tools like kanban boards, which make it ideal for scrum teams. Though it can help scrum teams, those that work within the larger agile framework will find the software frustrating in its rigidity.

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

ProjectManager.com

So, save the date and mark your calendars, whether analog or digital: here are the top project management conferences of 2020. Change Management 2020 Conference. 2020 Project Management Symposium. Global Scrum Gathering. For the agile enthusiast, this scrum gathering takes place twice a year since 2013. Agile & Beyond . Agile continues to be on the ascent in project management, and this is the place to stay current and not be left behind.

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The Best Agile & Scrum Certifications to Have in 2020

Agilemania

With the ever-changing IT market, its expectations, and demands, it is imperative for organizations to practice agile methods and principles. The post The Best Agile & Scrum Certifications to Have in 2020 appeared first on Agilemania. Agile and Scrum Certification

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Surprise. I am no wizard. Agile nor Scrum.

Gunther Verheyen

I regularly get inquiries from people reaching out for instructions, assistance, or other forms of guidance to learn about Scrum, pass exams, become a trainer, or advance their career towards “Agile coach” Surprise. 2) I have always been and am still all about Scrum.

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New Scrum Master email course

Growing Agile

Back by popular demand is the New Scrum Master Email Course. How can I make our Scrum meetings valuable? Can I improve the Daily Scrum? The post New Scrum Master email course appeared first on Growing Agile. Agile

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How to Make an Agile Workflow for Your Team

ProjectManager.com

An agile workflow can help. For a long time the agile framework influenced teams outside of the software development sector from which it originated. People are evangelical about agile. There are those who are almost rigid in their adherence to the agile framework. Agile is about flexibility, bringing together teams and processes in order to create a more effective way to work. What Is an Agile Workflow? Let’s begin with a brief introduction to agile.

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Best Kanban Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

2020 Best Kanban Software Rankings. ProjectManager.com is diverse enough to function in a waterfall, agile or hybrid environment. Kanbanize defines itself as an agile project management software. It can be used in an agile framework by scrum teams for sprints, but it also serves other industries, such as marketing and publications. Blossom is trying to corner the market on distributed teams that work within an agile framework.

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Key Themes at IIL’s 2020 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

June 4 th , 2020 will mark the opening day of IIL’s 5 th annual Agile & Scrum Online Conference. In the past years, this conference has grown into a community of agile enthusiasts, with participants coming from all over the world and all kinds of industries. This article will take you through the key themes that will emerge at Agile & Scrum 2020. Agile Transformation and Disruption. Personal Agility. Scaled Agile Inc.,

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What Is Scrumban? How It Differs from Scrum & Kanban

ProjectManager.com

For example, take scrum. Scrum is a great framework for helping teams work more productively together. In fact, the name comes from rugby and like it, scrum is a team sport. Scrumban: An Agile Hybrid. Scrumban is part of an agile framework, a hybrid of scrum and kanban. It was created as a way to transition from scrum to kanban. But another advantage of scrumban is that it provides a bridge for teams transitioning from scrum to kanban.

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Is Scrum Master an Agile Coach?

Agilemania

Description: Scrum Guide has mentioned that a Scrum Master coaches the development team on self-organization and cross-functional. Scrum Masters also coach and lead an organization towards the successful adoption of Scrum.

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Agile Communications Plans

Leading Answers

Many traditional project management deliverables have agile alternatives. Yet we rarely see agile communications management plans. Given the high rates of change often experienced on agile projects, we might expect more emphasis on communications to keep everyone on the same page.

Agile Project Management: The new go-to for marketing teams in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest contribution from Monica Georgieff, Agile Coach and Trainer at AgileSherpas. Brought on by the struggle to respond and adapt to these times of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity), marketers have increasingly begun to embrace an Agile approach to their project management. We’ve got the data to show you exactly how marketers are taking this period in their stride using Agile practices. Does Agile work for marketing?

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book Scrum – A Pocket Guide (A Smart Travel Companion) in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I frequently receive inquiries about the availability of an audiobook version. Given the current pandemic storm , forcing many friends of Scrum to remain at home, I decided to implement upon the audio idea in a slightly adjusted form. Starting Tuesday 24 March 2020 , I have planned a first series of five “ Daily Scrum Pocketcasts.”

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Scrum Master Servant Leader: 12 Ways To Move Your Team to Greatness

Project Bliss

A scrum master servant leader can lead his team to greatness with this advice from Geoff Watts’s wonderful book Scrum Mastery. Please see the Editor’s note below regarding the variation in spelling of the term Scrum Master. What is SCRUM and a Scrum Master?

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Let’s flatten five agile fallacies!

Kiron Bondale

Like many of you, I spent a reasonable amount of time during my first few years participating in online forums correcting agile misconceptions. However, as I would still like to help, writing an article on five of the most common agile myths will give me a reference to provide to folks in the future. Agile projects and agile methodologies. Agile is not a method ( which is what most folks mean when they use the word “methodology” ).

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Introduction of Certified Scrum Developer Course

Agilemania

Scrum Alliance introduced Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) Training course a decade back to strengthen your technical skills in Agile software development. It is not a popular program compare to a Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner.

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Kanban vs. Scrum: Key Differences & How To Choose

The Digital Project Manager

The post Kanban vs. Scrum: Key Differences & How To Choose appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile PM Methodologies TopicsIf you are a team with large projects to manage or looking for ways to.

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7 Amazing Ways to Up Your Schedule Management Game in 2020

nTask

So, in this article, we are going to talk about what a schedule is; how you can manage it in the most brilliant ways, and how using project management software or a schedule management application can help you achieve success in 2020.

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Moving Your Scrum Downfield [Paper]

Gunther Verheyen

Apparently, it is easy to get stuck at interpreting the rules of Scrum. In the publication “ Moving Your Scrum Downfield ” I have described the six essential traits of the game to help you get unstuck and up your game. Yet, they are needed for a more unconsidered performance of Scrum, which allows minding the goal of the game–push back the old adversary of predictive rigidity–rather than the rules. In 2010 he initiated the creation of the Scrum Guide.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 4

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. On Friday 27 March 2020 I delivered the fourth “ Daily Scrum Pocketcast ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: 2.7 The Scrum values. The Daily Scrum questions. How Scrum scales. your independent Scrum Caretaker.

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Illuminating the Intangibles of Agile

Leading Answers

We intuitively know that a successful agile adoption requires more than copying agile practices. You may have seen the “agile iceberg” model that shows the visible practices agile teams perform as the tip of an enormous iceberg supported by a mindset, values and principles.

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Top 3 Recommendations for Measuring Scrum

Agilemania

The million-dollar question that many of us have heard asked before, whenever one speaks of agile transformation is below. How will we know if the agile transformation has been successful? For this article, I will be narrowing down the scope of agile transformation… The post Top 3 Recommendations for Measuring Scrum appeared first on Agilemania. There is a question I get asked a lot during my individual and also team coaching sessions.

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The Best Wrike Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020

ProjectManager.com

It’s also not built to work in an agile framework or with scrum teams. The post The Best Wrike Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Wrike is a cloud-based project management software that project managers and team leaders turn to for help with their projects. With a suite of online tools, Wrike can help you begin to bring order to a project and its tasks, but it can only take you so far.

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The 12 Agile Principles. Part One.

Growing Agile

Much is said and written about the Agile Manifesto that if I were to write about it, I’m sure it wouldn’t be anything that hasn’t been said before. There is less material out there around the 12 agile principles that go along with the manifesto though, so I’d thought I’d put out there my own thoughts around these 12 sentences that help us understand how to apply the agile manifesto in our daily work. The post The 12 Agile Principles.

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How to Become a Scrum Master (PSM) – Agilemania

Agilemania

What is a scrum master? Scrum Master, in simple words, is a role within the Scrum Framework. Scrum framework is an agile approach to build product incrementally and iteratively. Scrum is the most popular framework on the name of agile. Many people get confused between agile and scrum. Blogs Agile Scrum training Professional Scrum Trainer Scrum Certification scrum master Scrum Master Training

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18 Best Agile Scrum Interview Questions & Answers

GoSkills

Want to ace the interview for an agile scrum position? Check out these top agile scrum interview questions and answers. Project Management

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 3

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. On Thursday 26 March 2020 I delivered the third “ Daily Scrum Pocketcast ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: 2.5 Core principles of Scrum. In the subsequent daily broadcasts I will read the next chapters from my pocket guide to Scrum.

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Do not employee full-time Scrum Master/Agile Coach

Agilemania

Not long ago, I posted on LinkedIn regarding why we should not employ a full-time scrum/agile coach. The post Do not employee full-time Scrum Master/Agile Coach appeared first on Agilemania. Agile Coaching Blogs Large Scale Scrum

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 1

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. On Tuesday 24 March 2020 I delivered the first “ Daily Scrum Pocketcast ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: Foreword by Ken Schwaber. THE AGILE PARADIGM. The origins of Agile. Definition of Agile. Agility can’t be planned.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 2

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. On Wednesday 25 March 2020 I delivered the second “ Daily Scrum Pocketcast ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: 1.6 Combining Agile and Lean. SCRUM. The house of Scrum. Scrum, what’s in a name? your independent Scrum Caretaker.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 5

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. So far, I have not been able to make that happen but the 2020 pandemic storm got me into implementing the audio idea in a different form. In subsequent daily broadcasts I have read all chapters from my pocket guide to Scrum. THE FUTURE STATE OF SCRUM. Yes, we do Scrum.

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What is a Scrum Master? Why They’re Vital to Project Success

LiquidPlanner

In order to streamline workflows and create a more dynamic system that can improve upon itself, Scrum is used to help organize project management. In this piece, we’ll cover what Scrum is and how Scrum masters can use their skills to drive up productivity. What is a Scrum Master?

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The 12 Agile Principles. Part Four.

Growing Agile

This is the fourth and final part of the blog series were we discuss the 12 Agile Principles. Using methods relating to an agile way of work we can easily see that the backlog should be emergent, not fixed up front. Scrum is built upon empiricism. appeared first on Growing Agile.

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