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. The Scrum Values are simultaneously needed for and emerging as part of Scrum.

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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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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. Iterative Process, Waterfall Thinking. The problem isn’t inherent in the Scrum Game.

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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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The Daily Process Mess

The Digital Project Manager

We've tried Scrum and, like you said, the time spent in the rituals as ridiculous and they quickly got sidelined. The post The Daily Process Mess appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. We are a digital marketing agency and we have a small team of 4 people handling around 20 clients. We are so disorganized that we literally start each day not sure what to work on or what's the most important for a client or deadline or objective.

5 Tips For Making Process Improvement Easier

The Digital Project Manager

When setting out to write this, I intended to focus on our agency’s slight (but important) shift to Scrum in recent months. The post 5 Tips For Making Process Improvement Easier appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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 teams have awesome change management processes.

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Enterprise Scrum Development Process Flow

Herding Cats

This process flow has been applied in a wide range of technical and business domains. The order of the Capabilities is the basis of the success of Scrum projects since when a Capability is ready for production, you have the choice to actually put it into production.

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What is a Scrum master? A key role for project success

Moira Alexander

Scrum is a powerful framework for implementing agile processes in software development and other projects. This highly adopted framework utilizes short iterations of work, called sprints, and daily meetings, called scrums, to tackle discrete portions of a project in succession until the project as a whole is complete. There are three key roles within Scrum: the Scrum master, product owner, and Scrum team members. What is a Scrum master?

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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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Scrum Roles: The Anatomy of a Scrum Team

ProjectManager.com

Thanks to the evolution of modern business practices, Agile , an iterative approach to planning and guiding the project process, is on the mind of nearly every manager. ” Let’s begin by briefly defining Scrum. What Is Scrum? Scrum Roles for Project Management.

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Scrum Master Responsibilities: What Does a Scrum Master Do?

Project Bliss

Are you thinking of taking on a Scrum Master role? Do you know what the Scrum Master responsibilities are? To make sure you’re ready to carry out Scrum Master responsibilities, ensure that you have a good understanding of what’s involved. The Scrum Master can help.

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Scrum Master vs Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

Project Bliss

You’ve also heard that teams are going Agile and that Scrum Master might be a good option. Or maybe you’re already a Project Manager, and you’re wondering if a Scrum Master job might be a good move. Difference between a Project Manager and Scrum Master.

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9 Best Practices for Your Daily Scrum Meeting

Project Bliss

When my team first started holding a daily scrum meeting, it honestly felt awkward. From the lessons I’ve learned through experience, I’ve compiled nine best practices that have helped our daily scrum meetings stay focused and efficient. The Purpose of the Daily Scrum Meeting.

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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. Scrum (sost.

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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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Difference Between Agile Project Management and Scrum

Brad Egeland

As the corporate world is rapidly changing in the form of support issues, customer demands, project requirements, many companies are not able to work on traditional business processes as they are not fast enough to deal with the ever-changing requirements. Scrum is also the framework of agile for completing complex projects. The scrum master is a facilitator of an agile team. He/She manages the whole process for how information is exchanged. What is Scrum?

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Change Management & Scrum: Gamification Perspective

Stepping Into Project Management

Game Design Framework: The game design process typically goes through six steps as cited by “ Kevin Werbach ”, which are detailed below: Now let us try to understand the typical steps involved in Change management and then look at how game design steps can be used as a tool for change management.

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Scrum Master: 5 Kinds

Stepping Into Project Management

Whether you are in an organization that follows Agile or not chances are you already have pre-determined notions about Scrum Masters- their roles and responsibilities. Boosts positive communication within the team and change in process.

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DPM Podcast: Making Process Change Work (With Alexa Huston)

The Digital Project Manager

How you can make Scrum work in an agency, and how do you make any process change effectively? In this podcast, Ben Aston talks to Alexa Huston about her introduction of Scrum at the agency Crema and you can make process changes with your team and tools work for everyone.

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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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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Enough of Scrum Already

DigitalPM

The conversation goes on in the Scrum and Agile circles about how far a team can stray from the hard and fast “ Rules of Scrum” before becoming a “Scrum Outcast” and … earning the derision and scorn of the “True Believers.” The Rules Of Scrum.

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Scrum Project Management

ActiveCollab

Scrum is a project management framework that helps small, close-knit teams develop complex products incrementally. Scrum focuses on how people work instead of what they do. Scrum relies agile principles and is the most popular agile methodology out there. What is Scrum.

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Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 4 – Retrospectives!

Growing Agile

Here I was, full time scrum mastering! It was a release, they all got practice saying no and had a laugh in the process. The post Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 4 – Retrospectives!

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Scrum With Kanban WIP Limits

Digite

This article is the second in a series of “Kanban and Scrum – Stronger Together”. In my last post, I discussed how a Scrum team could change nothing about their process and organically start describing how they work in Kanban terms. SCRUM’S WIP LIMIT POLICY.

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Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

Online PM Courses

The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. In a Stage Gate process, you break your project into stages, or phases. In this article, we look at why a stage gate process will enhance your project management, and how to make it work.

Combining PRINCE2 and Scrum

Prince2

Dr Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber actually invented a rugby-inspired management process named Scrum back in 1995. Like a rugby scrum, its short meetings offer a chance for project team members to reset and regroup. PRINCE2’s 2017 update and the PRINCE2 Agile course make it easier than ever to play PRINCE2 and Scrum on the same team. The trick with any PRINCE2 project is to only use the processes you need. Another method is to restrict Scrum to Work Packages.

Dr. Harold Kerzner Q&A: How Changes in Project Management Are Supporting Agile and Scrum

The IIL Blog

This past November as part of IIL’s IPM Day online conference , Dr. Harold Kerzner delivered a keynote on “ How Changes in Project Management Are Supporting Agile and Scrum. This appears to be true for continuous improvements in Agile and Scrum activities. AGILE AND SCRUM.

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Scrum vs Kanban vs Agile vs Waterfall – A side-by-side comparison

nTask Blog

In this article, we attempt to clarify the basic concepts behind Scrum, Kanban, Agile and Waterfall. Scrum. Comparing Scrum vs Agile is equivalent to comparing apple to fruit. Scrum is one of the Agile frameworks that have taken multiple industries by storm in the last few years.

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Scrum or Kanban for Application Support teams?

Digite

The questioner asked – “I have recently joined a company and to one of the projects that I’m engaged we have this Scrum team that has a mixed backlog (USs and Bugs). Frequently, especially in a Scrum environment, it can be difficult to match the cadence of doing both.

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Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 2 – Learning

Growing Agile

The first thing I had to do to prepare for this full time scrum master role was learn the crap out of it. This part of the process was a joy to me, which is great because when something’s a joy you work harder and get more out of it. What is the purpose of a scrum master? Then I started the Advanced Scrum Master training courses. Start with Basics of Scrum . His suggestions were: Velocity reporting: to show that having a full time scrum master is worthwhile.

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Scrum and Kanban Revisited

Digite

More and more Agile teams have started to adopt Kanban as a way to improve beyond what Scrum enabled them to do, as also to address some of the challenges that Scrum presented them with. As a result, many people have attempted to compare and contrast Scrum and Kanban in a variety of “Scrum vs. Kanban” sessions in conferences, webinars and online posts. The article provides great insights on the Scrum and Kanban methods, especially the debate surrounding the two.

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Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 4 – Retrospectives!

Growing Agile

Here I was, full time scrum mastering! It was a release, they all got practice saying no and had a laugh in the process. The post Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 4 – Retrospectives!

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Using Process Mapping to Understand How Agile Can Help w/ AJ Sanford and Andrew Fuqua

Leading Agile

While many organizations would like to adopt an Agile approach, there are certain types that—due to the nature of their work and their relationship with the client—are not an easy fit with a process like Scrum. If you’d like check out this sample Process Map. .

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How effective are your agile ceremonies?

Kiron Bondale

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.

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Scrum with Kanban Class of Service

Digite

This article is the third in a series of “Kanban and Scrum – Stronger Together”. In my last post , I discussed how a Scrum team could add the concepts of WIP limits to their process and derive measurable delivery performance benefits. Kanban and Scrum Together – Not So Fast.

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Scrum Project Management

ActiveCollab

Scrum is a project management framework that helps small, close-knit teams develop complex products incrementally. Scrum focuses on how people work instead of what they do. Scrum relies on agile principles and is the most popular agile methodology out there. What is Scrum.

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Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 2 – Learning

Growing Agile

The first thing I had to do to prepare for this full time scrum master role was learn the crap out of it. This part of the process was a joy to me, which is great because when something’s a joy you work harder and get more out of it. What is the purpose of a scrum master? Then I started the Advanced Scrum Master training courses. Start with Basics of Scrum . His suggestions were: Velocity reporting: to show that having a full time scrum master is worthwhile.

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Full Time Scrum Master – a 6 week experiment pt 1

Growing Agile

She was confused about Trade Me’s lack of dedicated scrum masters. One day at our regular one on one catch up, Karen suggested I trial being a full time scrum master for six weeks. One my first day as a full time scrum master I went to this meeting and told everyone about the experiment. “So I would learn as much as I could about processes, scrum, team building and how to make a team successful. To start with, I decided to journal the process.

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Full Time Scrum Master – a 6 week experiment pt 1

Growing Agile

She was confused about Trade Me’s lack of dedicated scrum masters. One day at our regular one on one catch up, Karen suggested I trial being a full time scrum master for six weeks. One my first day as a full time scrum master I went to this meeting and told everyone about the experiment. “So I would learn as much as I could about processes, scrum, team building and how to make a team successful. To start with, I decided to journal the process.

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Top 10 Things About Scrum That Will Change Your World

Axosoft

Looking for a fantastic explanation about Scrum and Agile, but don’t want to wade through a bunch of whitepapers, convoluted diagrams and confusing explanations with words you’ve never used before? ” And, you’ll learn how you can implement Scrum to help your team. This vision is shared by stakeholders and the Scrum team. Every day, Scrum teams ask themselves: “Is this project going in the right direction or do we need to adapt?”. Scrum is about people.

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Battle of the Boards: Comparing the Kanban and Scrum Workflow Experiences

TrustRadius Project Management

Kanban vs. Scrum. Kanban and Scrum boards are work-management tools that help you organize and complete projects. They promote effective communication and synergy by making dynamic work processes transparent and intelligible to everyone involved. Scrum Basics.

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