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“Agile Is Just for Software” and other Scrum Myths

Scrum is the most popular Agile framework. According to the latest State of Agile survey from, 90% of teams who are using an Agile framework are using Scrum. I like to think that this is because Scrum is a goldilocks framework … with just enough - but not too much - structure. That is the power of Scrum.

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The Forgotten Scrum Event

What are the 5 events in Scrum? Chances are that you said something like “Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, and…. The Sprint is the most commonly overlooked event in Scrum. In fact, many people don’t even realize that it is an event in Scrum. Can you name them?


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Navigating the Scrum Events - The Sprint

What is the ‘Navigating the Scrum Events’ Series? If you or your team are new to Scrum, you can use this as a starting point to answer, “what should we be doing and why?” for each Scrum Event. The Sprint Sprint Planning Daily Scrum Sprint Review Sprint Retrospective The Sprint - What’s The Point? page to learn more.

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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!” . . Only the Daily Scrum happens every day, and that event has a 15-minute timebox. The first event in Scrum is the Sprint. The Sprint. Sprint Planning.

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Scrum is not an excuse to ignore emergencies

In Scrum, the Product Owner is accountable for maximizing product value for the customer. That’s the focus of the entire Scrum framework, where value is delivered frequently and incrementally. But sometimes, the customer can jeopardize the value the Scrum Team is set to deliver. Sometimes, there’s a middle ground.

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Professional Scrum with User Experience Training | Agile-ity

Professional Scrum with User Experience: Gaining the Competitive Edge Discover how Professional Scrum with User Experience Training offers your team a competitive edge through a synergistic approach that enhances product success.

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Employee Engagement and Professional Scrum - Part 1 of 5

However, applying frameworks like Scrum or Kanban in a professional manner will often lead to improvements in engagement, and that will be reflected in future survey results. Matt's next Online Professional Scrum Master class will run October 18 - 19, 2022. Stay tuned for more! ? Click here to learn more. ?.