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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Product Owner in Scrum: Responsibilities, Certifications & Tools

ProjectManager.com

Scrum is a framework for organizing agile teams, and it’s processes and guidelines are excellent for improving team productivity. One reason scrum is so effective is that it clearly defines the different roles of the team. Scrum.org: Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO).

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.

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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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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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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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Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101

nTask

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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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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The Best Scrum Tools of 2019 for Agile Project Management

nTask

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

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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Velocity in Scrum, actually

Gunther Verheyen

In Scrum it is considered a good idea for teams to know about the progress they have been making. From the Scrum Guide (Sprint Planning): The input to this meeting is the Product Backlog, the latest product Increment, projected capacity of the Development Team during the Sprint, and past performance of the Development Team. Painful problems arise however if Scrum gets managed through the distorting lens of the old, industrial paradigm. Agile Scrum empiricism Velocity

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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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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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Types of Scrum Meetings and Scrum Best Practices

nTask

Scrum meetings are an integral component of a work environment which adopts the Scrum methodology. We’ve already dug deeper into the Scrum framework and how it compares with other Agile methodologies in our previous blogs , but we haven’t explored in detail the art of Scrum meetings and how you don’t need to just wing them, but execute them like you own the game. Types of Scrum Meetings. Let’s begin by having a look at the types of Scrum meetings.

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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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A Beginner’s Guide to Scrum Ceremonies

ProjectManager.com

The secret to scrum is simplicity, even in the face of complexity. And although scrum is simple at heart, it can be difficult to master. Scrum requires self-organizing teams that can quickly solve problems in unpredictable environments. In order to provide transparency and regular communication in the midst of such environments, scrum ceremonies are held. Scrum ceremonies are meetings that are unique to scrum teams. The Four Scrum Ceremonies.

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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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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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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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10 Of the Best Scrum Tools to Increase Your Team’s Productivity

The Digital Project Manager

Compare the best Scrum tools by pricing, features, integrations, and pros & cons in this expert project management review. These tools facilitate the Scrum framework, encouraging collaboration, transparency, and efficiency among your team. The post 10 Of the Best Scrum Tools to Increase Your Team’s Productivity appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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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. On Monday 30 March 2020 I delivered episode 5 (the final) of my “ Daily Scrum Pocketcasts ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: 4. THE FUTURE STATE OF SCRUM.

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Trouble in Scrum City

Leading Agile

Disclaimer: This is not a critique of Scrum. If you’ve attended many Agile conferences and/or user group meetings, then you’ve probably played or heard of a game designed to teach the elements of Scrum by having participants iteratively design and build a city, following the Scrum model as they work. Sometimes, they learn a little bit about Scrum, even if not much about Agile. The problem isn’t inherent in the Scrum Game.

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17 Scrum Master Interview Questions to Find the Right Hire

ProjectManager.com

The scrum master is a key member of the scrum team, but also a somewhat misunderstood one, which can make the hiring process problematic. Put simply, the scrum master is the person responsible for promoting and supporting scrum. It means that the scrum master is the one who helps everyone else understand scrum theory, practices, rules and values. However, as important as the scrum master is, the position is not project leader.

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Is Scrum Master an Agile Coach?

Agilemania

Description: Scrum Guide has mentioned that a Scrum Master coaches the development team on self-organization and cross-functional. Scrum Masters also coach and lead an organization towards the successful adoption of Scrum.

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Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?

MPUG

The Scrum meeting is an essential part of every project’s management, especially one following Agile methodology. To take full advantage of the benefits of daily Scrum meetings, companies need to believe in empiricism and create an integral framework for implementation. Listed below are many benefits of implementing daily Scrum meetings for successful teams, organizations, individuals, products, and services. So, plan for that daily Scrum meeting!

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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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How to Run a Great Daily Scrum Meeting

ProjectManager.com

The word “Scrum” almost sounds like an insult, or maybe even the surname of a less than scrupulous character in a Charles Dickens novel. But in fact, Scrum is a way to address complexity. Scrum comes from software development, where it is part of Agile methodology. Those brief exchanges are usually only 15-minutes long and are called “standup meetings,” “daily Scrums” or, for our purposes, a Scrum meeting. What Is the Daily Scrum Meeting?

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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. Scrum turns 25. I record a few highlights of “My life of Scrum”, a few aspects from the past 17 years of the life of an independent Scrum Caretaker.

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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. As part of an on-going translation initiative by a group of international enthusiasts I have created a poster of the Scrum Values, now available as a free download (PNG): The Scrum Values (poster). Scrum is a tool. Scrum is a (servant) process.

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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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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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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. Here I’ll explain the difference between a Project Manager and a Scrum Master. Difference between a Project Manager and Scrum Master. Scrum Master vs Project Manager. Scrum Master Responsibilities. Are you considering a career move? .

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