Scrum Methodology: Roles, Events & Artifacts

The scrum methodology was developed as a response to rigid project management approaches such as the waterfall method, which didn’t adapt to the needs of agile product and software development teams. Scrum is part of agile software development and teams practicing agile.

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Planning Process In Event Management For Beginners


Event management is one of the most common and effective ways of branding your product, sharing new information or inventions. However, it is a complex field and event management for beginners can be hard. So, let’s start our journey on helping you plan your next successful event!


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Building A Sprint Backlog with All Scrum Events in MS Project Agile

Management Yogi

The Sprint Backlog is prepared during the Sprint Planning event, and it’s used throughout the Sprint. Agile Agile Project Management Kanban Master Course Mastering MS Project Agile MS Project Agile Scrum Scrumban

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Read further to choose the events that fit your goals and interests. .

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What is Scrum? An Introduction to the Scrum Framework

Speaker: Eric Naiburg, Chief Operating Officer at

Although Scrum has been around for more than 25 years, it is still new to many. In this session, we provide an overview of the Scrum framework, discuss how Scrum enables agility and ways that empiricism can empower the teams that use it. Like with any form of process, there are myths that arise, during this session with Eric Naiburg, COO,, many of these myths will be dispelled using facts and real-world examples.

Project Management Conferences and Events 2022

Rebel’s Guide to PM

With the global pandemic, all of these live events have looked very different over the past couple years. Do you know of an upcoming event to add to the list? It is the largest project management event in the region and will be entering its seventh year.

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Understanding Agile

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Learning to successfully manage agile projects requires you to first familiarize yourself with the concept of Agile. What is the agile methodology? The agile movement first began in the 1970s when it was introduced by a doctor named Winston Royce. General Agile

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Scrum Events Reduce Meetings

One of the first things that I usually hear after describing the Scrum framework and its five events to someone new to Scrum is, “that’s a lot of meetings!” . . The Sprint Planning meeting happens just once per Sprint, and the same goes for the Review and Retrospective events.

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Event Wrap Up: “IIL’s Agile & Scrum Online Conference Connects Thousands of Agilists Around the World”

International Institute for Learning

Looking Back at Agile & Scrum 2022. June 2nd, 2022 marked the live day of IIL’s Agile & Scrum Online conference with thousands of registrants one of the biggest online gatherings of agilists in the world. Purposeful Business the Agile Way. Agile at Large Organizations.

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Many conferences have early bird pricing so it is worth checking out the events that interest you as soon as you can in case you need to get corporate funding to attend. Make sure you sign up for the free Attend a Conference Checklist before you go to any of these events.

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PMXPO – The Virtual Event Before Virtual Events Were Cool


PMXPO , the largest virtual event for project managers hosted by PMI (the Project Management Institute) had its 13 th edition of its relished event this past month. Adapting to change is what is driving agile transformation, regardless of organization size.

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Why I Stopped Going to Agile Events

Agile Coach

This year at Agile and Beyond was the first Agile event I attended since I presented with Declan Whelan at Agile 2015. Then this year at Agile and Beyond, I had a conversation with someone who self-admittedly is new to the Agile world, more or less. Sorry dude, I know what your intent was, but this knee-jerk reaction to chastise people new to Agile is rampant. What’s Happened to Agile? Snarkyness aside, some say Agile has died ( [link] ).

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Agile Project Management: Principles, Meetings, Values & Tools

What Is Agile Project Management? Agile project management is an iterative approach to delivering a project through short planning cycles called sprints. Agile project management allows teams to gather customer feedback as the project progresses. History of the Agile Methodology.

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Building A Sprint Backlog with All Scrum Events in MS Project Agile


The Sprint Backlog is prepared during the Sprint Planning event, and it’s used throughout the Sprint. Some project management practitioners think that the MS Project software is not a suitable tool for managing Scrum projects or Agile projects. Add the Scrum Events.

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Best 2020 Online Courses, Events, and Resources for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

It includes online events, study guides, games, podcasts, and courses. . Agile in the Program Management Office. Besides, PMI suggests passing not only this one but also the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner and Certified Associate in Project Management examinations online.

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The Order of Events in Scrum Matters

The Scrum framework consists of 5 events, 3 accountabilities, 3 artifacts and five values. Today, we will talk about the order of the events in Scrum. . The order of events in Scrum matters. Scrum events are opportunities for inspection and adaptation.

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5  misconceptions about Scrum's Sprint Event

The Sprint is one of the five events defined in the Scrum Guide. It is a container event, which means that it contains all other events, including Sprint Planning, the Daily Scrum, the Sprint Retrospective, and the Sprint Review. Professional Agile Leadership.

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Hybrid Agile Discussion

Mike Griffiths

Upcoming Presentation: “Hybrid Agile, Stepping Stone or Quicksand?”. How do you feel about hybrid agile – mixing agile approaches with non-agile approaches? A great way to separate agile purists from pragmatists is to ask them what they think about hybrid agile.).

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Ideas for Scrum’s Sprint Retrospective Event

When using the Scrum framework, the Retrospective is the final event in a Sprint. During this event, the team discusses how the Sprint went regarding individuals, interactions, processes, tools, and their Definition of Done. Who facilitates the Sprint Retrospective event?

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What Is Business Agility & What Does It Entail For Agile Teams?


Being consistent in the market and proper planning of future events is incredibly beneficial for companies in order to maximize profit. Agile Project Management Agile Agile 2020 Business ProposalWhat can be the ultimate success for an organization?

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Agile for Non-IT Projects

International Institute for Learning

Since seventeen people met in February 2001 at Wasatch mountains of Utah to discuss and draft the Agile Manifesto, software projects have been the main focus of Agile. Did you try to apply Agile Mindset in your projects? Learn more about the event and register here.

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Webinar Recap: Project Management, Critical Event Management and COVID-19: Reflections


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Jigs Gaton’s session, Project Management, Critical Event Management, and COVID-19: Reflections, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Project management, critical event management, and COVID-19 reflections.

PMI-ACP and My New Book “Beyond Agile: Achieving Success with Situational Knowledge and Skills”

Mike Griffiths

I recall the Steering Committee meetings where we discussed what we believed was necessary for agile practitioners and team leaders to have experience in and an understanding of. So our scope included more than just Lean and agile; it had a little leadership and emotional intelligence.

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Unlock the Power in the Five Scrum Events

A Scrum Event is a meeting. Rather than replicate the name and pain of meetings, the Scrum Events are designed to replace them and be all that you need. The power of the Scrum Events is in the way they're time-boxed and in their purpose. Let's take a closer look at the events.

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Announcing My New Book “Beyond Agile”

Mike Griffiths

I am excited to announce my new book “ Beyond Agile: Achieving success with situational knowledge and skills “ is launching. Since helping create DSDM in 1994, I have been working on agile projects for 27 years.

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute for Learning

By Scott Ambler | Vice President, Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at Project Management Institute. This post is a supplement to Scott’s upcoming keynote at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference ]. Figure 1: The Disciplined Agile Mindset.

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Understanding Agile

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Learning to successfully manage agile projects requires you to first familiarise yourself with the concept of Agile. What is the agile methodology? The agile movement first began in the 1970s when it was introduced by a doctor named Winston Royce. They are extremely useful to project managers using agile methods because they allow all aspects of the project to be reviewed and analysed to help discover any issues. Making The Switch to Agile.

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Beyond Agile - Webinar Recording

Mike Griffiths

Last month I did a 20-minute overview of my new Beyond Agile book for the Washington D.C. Lean-Agile MeetUp group hosted by Sanjiv Augustine. I outline how Beyond Agile grew from studying high-performing teams and trying to distill what they did differently than most other teams.

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Agile for Traditional Projects

The IIL Blog

By Susan Parente | Risk Management Guru – Agile Generalist – Instructor and Consultant, IIL. Can Agile practices be incorporated with traditional project management?” In this blog, I’ll cover two great Agile practices that teams have found to be valuable to incorporate on traditional projects, and which may help your team make the shift from traditional to Agile project management: A Daily Stand-up meeting and a Kanban board. Looking for Agile training?

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The Daily Scrum event: 5 surprisingly common misconceptions

Today, we’ll dive further into this topic with a focus on the Daily Scrum event. . Misconception # 1: Managers should stay away from the Daily Scrum event. It is the Scrum Master’s responsibility to ensure that guests do not disrupt the event. Professional Agile Leadership.

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Agile Portfolio Management

Arras People

When I first heard about the Agile Business Consortium working on a new pocketbook about Agile Portfolio Management early in 2017 I was intrigued. Is there a place for Agile at portfolio level? Innovation Hub is a term from the Framework for Business Agility – you can take a look at the whitepaper about that. There’s a webinar coming up about Agile Portfolio Management which you might want to register for if you’re interested in the subject.

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How effective are your agile ceremonies?

Kiron Bondale

We hope that by conducting effective ceremonies we will achieve the agile trinity of improved value delivery, better quality and more fun. Each agile framework provides its own ceremonies but given that Scrum is still the most commonly referenced one, let’s focus on that framework’s events. The Scrum Guide calls sprints the heart of Scrum as these time boxes set the cadence for all other events. Agile ceremonies should add value.

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Agile 2017

Leading Answers

I will be speaking at two presentations at the Agile 2017 Conference next week in Orlando. I am looking forward to catching up with old colleagues and meeting new practitioners, it looks set to be a great event. My first presentation is called “ Bridging Mindsets: Creating the PMI Agile Practice Guide ” and is an experience report that tells the story of creating the Agile Practice Guide. Agile Project Management Books Events Leadership Teams Travel

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Agile Communications Plans

Mike Griffiths

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.

Remote Agile (9): A Cheat Sheet for Remote Agile Event Planning

TL; DR: Remote Agile Event Planning — a Cheat Sheet. My solution to this challenge is going the extra mile regarding the remote agile event planning. The Remote Agile Event Planning Phases. T+1 Day: The Event Summary . The Planning of the Main Event.

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Agile Animations

Leading Answers

Following my Agile 2018 conference workshop, I had a couple of people ask how I created the smooth PowerPoint animations. We first looked at the simple agile environment everyone learns about where teams pull work from their own backlog with no cross-team dependencies. However, this post is about creating Agile Animations. If you want to learn about creating animations to illustrate agile principles read-on, or rather, watch-on.

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7 Ways to Sell Agile to Project Stakeholders


Whether you’re making the move to Agile project management in your development group or creating an Agile process for your in-house project management methodology, chances are you’re going to have to sell this change to executives in your organization. This means you have to have a really strong business case, no matter how logical and even obvious switching to an Agile system might be. Here are some tips for selling Agile project management methodology to stakeholders: 1.

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Is SAFe® (Scaled Agile Framework®) not Agile?


Some Agile experts are not hard-core fans of SAFe. And this makes SAFe more complicated, bureaucratic than the Agile manifesto recommends. They also have this opinion that SAFe is so heavy, maybe it is not Agile at all. For a long period, our idea of Agile was only Scrum.

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YDS: Why Isn't Product Backlog Refinement a Scrum Event?

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Why isn't product backlog refinement a Scrum Event? Today's question is about Product Backlog Refinement and why it isn't an official Scrum Event. They are the co-founders of Agile for Humans , the premiere Scrum and Kanban training organization.

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Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained

International Institute for Learning

Since the Agile Manifesto was written in 2001 by a group of software practitioners, Agile approaches have been taking over the project management scene at a steady pace. Some say Agile is a mindset, not a methodology. Source: The Agile Practice Guide, PMI and Agile Alliance.

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