Scrum and scrum metric


Scrum is an agile methodology that provides a framework for planning, organizing, communicating, committing, and tracking their work overtime. Sprint backlog The sprint backlog is a vital tool for the scrum team to use when planning and executing work.


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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Agile Scrum Master


The agile scrum master certification provides a way for people to get trained in the latest project management techniques. The Agile Scrum Master certification is the first step to becoming a certified agile coach. What is scrum? Who is a scrum master?


10 Best Scrum Software Tools & Scrum Boards Of 2021

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Scrum Software Tools & Scrum Boards Of 2021 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools Tools Agile Topics

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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.

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. What Is the Scrum Methodology? The good news is that scrum is easy to understand.

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What challenges teams most with Scrum?

Kiron Bondale

One of the clichés about Scrum is that it is “easy to understand but difficult to master” The first part of that is obvious with the Scrum Guide is only eleven pages (if you don’t count the title page, purpose and table of contents).

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Why Use PRINCE2 Project Management for Managing Multiple Scrum Teams?

International Institute for Learning

I hear people often talk about Scrum projects, but what does Scrum have to do with project management? In this article, I am not looking at Scrum from a software development perspective but rather from an organization-wide and project management perspective. By Peter Krischel.

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Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast

Growing Agile

A few weeks ago I featured on the Scrum Master Toolbox podcast with Vasco Duarte and Yves Hanoulle. The post Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast appeared first on Growing Agile. Agile featured podcast scrum master toolbox


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?


Performing Proficient Portfolio Management Against All Odds

Speaker: Ordonna Sargeant — PMP Staff Research Program Manager, Twitter | Scrum Master | Author | Speaker | ATP PMP Instructor | Adjunct Professor | PM Content Creator

In this webinar, Global Program Manager, Scrum Master, and Educator Ordonna Sargeant will provide you with key takeaways to apply when managing a complex portfolio!

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. your independent Scrum Caretaker.


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. If you’re new to Agile and Scrum, you may be scratching your head wondering first, what are they? One of those is Scrum. Take Agile and Scrum Fundamentals on-demand from IIL Learn More. What is Scrum? Here’s how Scrum works.


Introduction to Agile Scrum Project Management – with Alexis Allen | Video

Online PM Courses

Scrum is the most widely-used Agile Project Management methodology. The post Introduction to Agile Scrum Project Management – with Alexis Allen | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Agile Project Management Discussions & Interviews Agile Scrum video

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9 Tips to Be a Successful Scrum Master


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.


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. The Scrum values. The Daily Scrum questions. How Scrum scales.


What Is Scrum Methodology? Complete Guide To All Things Scrum

The Digital Project Manager

If you’ve spent any time in digital project management, you’ve likely heard of Scrum methodology. The post What Is Scrum Methodology? Complete Guide To All Things Scrum appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile 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. Core principles of Scrum. your independent Scrum Caretaker.


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

Management Yogi

One of the key artifacts in a Scrum Project is the Sprint Backlog, with others being the Product Backlog and (Product) Increment. Agile Agile Project Management Kanban Master Course Mastering MS Project Agile MS Project Agile Scrum Scrumban

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How I ended up becoming a (Professional) Scrum trainer

Gunther Verheyen

In October 2003 my life of Scrum started, albeit not with Scrum. My life of Scrum actually started with eXtreme Programming which we then wrapped in Scrum. Attending the class was part of my journey towards becoming a Professional Scrum Trainer (“PST”) for

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Pandemic – Is now the right time to fire your Scrum Master?


Many folks on LinkedIn these days, seems to have a renewed interest in firing the Scrum Master. I have been asked quiet a few times personally as to what will the scrum master do now that we are heading to a ‘New Normal’.


5 Tips for Using Scrum Boards

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. Intro to Scrum. What Is a Scrum Board?

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Surprise. I am no Scrum wizard.

Gunther Verheyen

Maybe along the road they took a break, read more, gained more experience with Scrum, and demonstrated other forms of patience, persistence, and belief. On a personal note, I want to share that my journey of Scrum started in 2003. There are so many ways to consider and explain Scrum.


The Best Scrum Tools of 2019 for Agile Project Management


Over the past few years, Scrum has become the default face of Agile Project Management. One of the most popular Agile frameworks, Scrum is widely adopted by software and non-software development teams alike. Due to its up-roaring popularity, there are numerous tools that have jumped on the bandwagon and have started to recognize themselves as the best Scrum tools. The criterion for best Scrum tools is simple enough. Best Scrum Tools to Increase Your Productivity.

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How to Become a Scrum Master (PSM) – 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.


Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101


Scrum” is a phenomenal subject – i.e. if you are familiar with it. As an Agile project manager, I have seen my fair share of so-called “Scrum Masters” and “Agile Experts” claiming to be masters of their craft. The truth, however, is that they don’t know a lot of things about Scrum and Agile. In fact, I was surprised that some of the “experts” didn’t even know that Scrum Master and Product Owner are not the same individual. Introduction – Why Scrum?

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“Scrum solves everything” and other Scrum myths

Since 2020, the adoption of Scrum has increased rapidly. The following graph compares Scrum adoption in 2020 with 2021. It is no wonder that with this rapid adoption of agile, several myths about Scrum — the most popular agile framework — abound. That is not how Scrum works.

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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. In subsequent daily broadcasts I have read all chapters from my pocket guide to Scrum.


Scrum Effort Points – What Are They and Their Importance in Story Point Meetings


Fortunately, in the case of agile project management, we are blessed with scrum effort points. Scrum is a methodology used in agile project management that focuses on improving efficiency and productivity. What Are Scrum Effort Points?

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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.

2020 162

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. In 2010 he initiated the creation of the Scrum Guide.

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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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Comparing Agile Methods: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban

Rebel’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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The Role and Importance of Scrum Master in Daily Standup Meetings


Scrum Master role, like the one heading daily standup meetings , is not to be trifled with. Scrum master is the person who ensures that all Scrum guidelines are followed during the implementation of the framework. Responsibilities Of a Scrum Master. Scrum Mentor.

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Scrum Standup Meeting Questions – A Comprehensive Guide For 2022


What Is a Scrum Standup Meeting? A Scrum Standup Meeting is held on each Sprint Day to discuss the day’s progress and highlight the issues. Regular or ordinary meetings are more like a status report but Scrum Standup meetings are short and time-boxed.

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Introduction of Certified Scrum Developer Course


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.


The 3rd edition of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” is now available.

Gunther Verheyen

The updated, third edition of my book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” is now available worldwide, as a digital and as a paperback edition. I accidentally created the first edition of my book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” in 2013. Gunther independent Scrum Caretaker.

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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. They are not just. Agile PM Methodologies Topics

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A Comprehensive Guide to Scrum Standups in 2022


Especially since we are coming out of the pandemic with a lot of people longing to meet their co-workers after such a long time, scrum meetings can help to put a lot of dependent tasks, back on track. Let’s start with the basic concept of scrum standups and describe what they are.

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


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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