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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The Daily Scrum Stand Up

Growing Agile

The purpose of the Daily Scrum is to inspect progress toward the Sprint Goal and adapt the Sprint Backlog as necessary, adjusting the upcoming planned work. The Daily Scrum is a 15-minute event for the Developers of the Scrum Team. The Daily Scrum has now begun.

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A Deeper Look: Top Changes in the New 2020 Scrum Guide for Agile Practitioners

MPUG

A new version of Scrum guide was released last month. It contains commitments for each of the Scrum artifacts. Product Goal also reflects one of the values of Scrum: “Focus.” Now, every artifact in Scrum comes with a commitment. Single Scrum Team.

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

Girl's Guide to PM

But there does seem to be a trend in accepting that agile approaches like Scrum can fit within a hybrid framework. What is the future of project management? Let’s look ahead and see what the next 10 years will bring for project management software, jobs, and the role itself.

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Scrum: A Brief History of a Long-Lived Hype

Gunther Verheyen

Scrum has been around for a while, they say. The Scrum Guide holds the definition of Scrum, they say. The first, official version of the Scrum Guide was released in February 2010. So, how was Scrum defined before 2010 then?

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Best Project Planning Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

2020 Best Project Planning Software Rankings. 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. Even scrum is not fully served as there is no retrospective management. The post Best Project Planning Software of 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

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Quick and Easy: This Is New in the Scrum Guide 2020

Inloox

The creators of Scrum , Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, developed the concept in the early 1990s. You can read all the basics about the agile method Scrum in this blogpost: The Scrum Methodology. Examples of this: Daily Scrum questions were removed.

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5 Tips for Using Scrum Boards

ProjectManager.com

A scrum board is a critical tool for successfully practicing its namesake, the agile framework, scrum. If you’re unfamiliar, scrum is useful for teams that work on complex, adaptive problems. In short, scrum is lightweight, simple to understand, but difficult to master—even with the help of scrum software. Intro to Scrum. In terms of team dynamics, scrum provides autonomy to every member. What Is a Scrum Board?

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Comparing Agile Methods: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m partnering with Eylean to give you an overview of three agile methodologies: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban. Scrum, Kanban and a method that blends the two (turning Scrum Kanban into Scrumban) are all quite different. Scrum is a way of managing the work within defined timescales called sprints. Scrum, as the most formal of these three methods, has formal roles: Product Owner and Scrum Master (plus other cross-functional people who make up the ‘team’).

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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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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. The Power of Projects 2020. The Resource Planning Summit 2020. The PMO 2020 Conference. PMI Global Conference 2020.

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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.

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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. Scrum Artifacts in Detail.

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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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9 Tips to Be a Successful Scrum Master

Agilemania

Scrum Framework Growth breeds unprecedented Scrum Master demand. If you’ve ever considered becoming a Scrum Master, then now is the time to make your move. The below tips are my experience and interaction with successful scrum masters.

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Overview of my year 2020 book reviews

Henny Portman

2020 was again an extremely fruitful book review year. 11 – 2020 (Dutch) Recensie Vakblad Projectmanagement en agilemanagement (nummer 10) (Dutch) Recensie NR. English Post Overview 2020 Reviews

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Best Kanban Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

2020 Best Kanban Software Rankings. It can be used in an agile framework by scrum teams for sprints, but it also serves other industries, such as marketing and publications. The post Best Kanban Software of 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Kanban, which means billboard or signboard in Japanese, is a work management system developed by Taiichi Ohno, an industrial engineer at Toyota.

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The Best Agile & Scrum Certifications to Have in 2020

Agilemania

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

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Scrum or Classic Project Management: Which is Better?

Clarizen

There are generally two main types of methodologies exercised depending on project specs: Classic Project Management and Scrum. What Is Scrum? Unlike classic project management methods, Scrum focuses more on personal responsibility.

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Do’s and Don’ts for a Scrum Master

Agilemania

Do you want to be an effective Scrum Master? I am sharing some do’s and don’ts which you must keep in mind while playing the role of the Scrum Master. Who is a Scrum Master? Blogs Scrum Master Interview Questions Scrum Master Role

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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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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 is part of an agile framework, a hybrid of scrum and kanban. It was created as a way to transition from scrum to kanban. What scrumban does is take the prescriptive nature of scrum, which resides in an agile framework, and uses the process of improvement that is key to kanban.

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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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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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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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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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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. This article will take you through the key themes that will emerge at Agile & Scrum 2020. Agile & Scrum 2020 goes live on June 4 th , 2020. Full on-demand access to all content will be available through December 31 st , 2020. These organizations include AXELOS, Cisco, Sabre, SITA, FordLabs, Scrum Inc., By Sander Boeije.

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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. If you are a team with large projects to manage or looking for ways to. Agile PM Methodologies Topics

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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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My life of Scrum (did not start with Scrum)

Gunther Verheyen

After a few years of searching and experimenting, “Scrum” was documented and presented to the general public. October 2020. Scrum turns 25. Later, we add Scrum to our approach. October 1995.

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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. In the subsequent daily broadcasts I will read the next chapters from my pocket guide to Scrum.

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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 SCRUM. The house of Scrum. Scrum, what’s in a name? your independent Scrum Caretaker.

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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. Scrum is the most popular way to be agile but again, it… The post How to Become a Scrum Master (PSM) – Agilemania appeared first on Agilemania.

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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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Top 3 Recommendations for Measuring Scrum

Agilemania

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. Blogs Agile Scrum training Digital Transformation Large scale scrum Measuring Scrum Sucess Organizational Agility Scrum CertificationThere is a question I get asked a lot during my individual and also team coaching sessions.

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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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What is a Sprint in Scrum?

Agilemania

This is one of the significant terms used in Scrum Agile Technology. Let… The post What is a Sprint in Scrum? Blogs Scrum scrum master Sprint In ScrumA sprint is a timeboxed iteration/ event of a continuous development cycle. Planned work has to be done within the sprint that would be later subjected to review. Sprint literally means, a short race at a full speed. Generally, teams define a shorter duration for a Sprint.

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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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4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

Project Management web resources are awash with articles about 2020 project management trends. The fact that AI as a project management trend in 2020 is discussed so vividly doesn’t make it true. According to most sources, in 2020, project managers will require soft skills even more than the technical ones and professional knowledge. We don’t share this opinion, which is why soft skills cannot be named a 2020 trend. Emotional Intelligence as 2020 Must-Have Soft Skill

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