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Organizations who don’t understand why they want to become Agile also often take the wrong path to get there. Agility requires empowering teams and helping them make decisions on their own, learning from their experiences as they go. They must organize themselves, yet they often have Agile practices...
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What were you doing on Oct 19th 1995? According to the internet, not much with most of the news reminding us of Black Monday that had happened 9 years before. But for what is now over 11 million people who practice Scrum on a daily basis, it was a big day. That was the day that Scrum was offic...
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I’m currently helping a small software shop within a government organization where multiple Scrum Teams are serving the same cause. They are building one product that has several sub-systems, which sometimes need to be integrated. Mostly, they have a low amount of dependencies between teams and syst...
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Whitepaper
This is the original paper on Scrum, based on the presentation at OOPSLA 1995 where the concept of Scrum was initially introduced.
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Poster
This poster represents the Nexus Framework as developed and designed by Ken Schwaber, the co-creator of Scrum.
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Publication
ScrumButs are reasons why teams can’t take full advantage of Scrum to solve their problems and realize the full benefits of product development using Scrum. Every Scrum role, rule, and timebox is designed to provide the desired benefits and address predictable recurring problems.
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According to the Scrum Guide, the Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring Scrum is understood and enacted. Scrum Masters do this by ensuring that the Scrum Team adheres to Scrum theory, practices, and rules. The Scrum Master is a servant‐leader for the Scrum Team. He or she helps those outside t...
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I’ve spent a lot of time looking at how organizations are using DevOps to improve their software delivery cycle time, their ability to innovate, and their ability to improve quality. I’ve heard some people go so far as to say that DevOps has replaced Agile, but I don’t think that’s true. If anything...
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Webcast
In this session, Karel Deman, global agile lead at Avanade, and Patricia Kong, who leads the Scrum.org scaling initiative, will describe how Avanade improved their organizational agility. They will also share the successes and challenges Avanade faced in scaling ability across the enterprise to best...
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This summer, during the Olympics, the Euro Soccer Championships and the Tour the France, while cheering in front of the tv, I noticed something in the way teams perform. And it worried me. Even more because I see the same thing happening in organizations. Why did the English soccer team fail agains...
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Agile approaches, including Scrum, are empirical approaches to delivering software and business value. It is ironic, then, that the biggest impediment to adopting an Agile approach is the culture of the adopting organization. The Cambridge English Dictionary states that culture is "the way of life, ...
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Whitepaper
The Nexus Sprint Backlog is created during Nexus Sprint Planning. It is a visualization of the work across the Nexus that has dependencies. The purpose of Nexus Sprint Planning is to coordinate the activities of all Scrum Teams in a Nexus for a single Sprint. Read more to see what Professional Scru...
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On July 7th the Scrum community gathered in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) for the 5th edition of Scrum Day Europe. This year's theme was 'the next iteration'. Therefore we looked back to see what Scrum brought us the last 20 years but also looked forward to the future of Scrum. Naturally, the evaluati...
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Webcast
In this Scrum Pulse session, our PST panel will share their experiences, challenges and insights from guiding the effective adoption of Scrum in multi-cultural Scrum.
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Blog Post
Throughout the Agile Alliance 2016 conference, I was struck by a recurring feeling that many people don’t understand what the Sprint Review is.
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More and more large companies in traditional industries are singing the Agile song. I have noticed, though, that there seems to be a general misconception that Agile is onlyabout creating happy teams. There’s more to an Agile mindset than happiness. It’s about learning, struggle, and growth. This is...
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Datasheet
Download this datasheet to learn more about the Applying Professional Scrum for Software Development training class.
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Datasheet
Download this datasheet to learn more about the Professional Scrum Product Owner training.
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Datasheet
Download this datasheet to learn more about the Scaled Professional Scrum training.
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Datasheet
This document provides and overview of the different Scrum.org certification assessments that are available. These Professional Scrum assessments come with the industry recognized Professional Scrum certification for those who pass.  
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Datasheet
This document provides an overview of the different Scrum.org training classes that are offered by our Professional Scrum Trainers around the world.
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Datasheet
Download this datasheet to learn more about the Professional Scrum Master (PSM) training class.
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Web Page
An overview of documents and books to help understand the role of the Product Owner organized by assessment categories.
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An overview of documents and books to help understand the accountabilities of Developers on a Scrum Team working in the Software Delivery domain organized by assessment categories.
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Web Page
An overview of documents and books to help understand the role of the Product Owner organized by assessment categories.
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Web Page
Suggested reading for anyone who is taking the Professional Scrum with User Experience assessment or just looking to learn more about Professional Scrum with User Experience.
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Web Page
Suggested reading for anyone who is taking the Professional Scrum Master level I certification test or just looking to learn more about being a Scrum Master.
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Publication
An overview of documents and books to help understand Scrum, organized by assessment categories.
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Poster
In July 2016, the Scrum Values were added to The Scrum Guide.  These values include Courage, Focus, Commitment, Respect, and Openness. This poster provides a view of the Scrum Values with some descriptions to help you better understand them.
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Webcast
Listen to five of the most respected Scrum.org PSPO Trainers – Ralph Jocham, Mark Noneman, Erik Weber, Hiren Doshi, and Simon Reindl in our Scrum Pulse Lean Café on Product Ownership as they guide an enquiry through the mysteries of product ownership.
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Blog Post
Today I changed my Twitter and LinkedIn profile. I removed Agile Coach and replaced it with Scrum Master. 100% Scrum Master. Although it seems a small change, it raised quite some concern when I suggested the idea a couple of weeks ago... "You should stick with Agile Coach. As a freelancer, th...
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I’ve been working in software for a long time, and for most of that time I’ve been trying to find better ways of delivering working software. I’ve had the good fortune to start my career, in the early 1980’s, at the beginning of a real revolution in the way software was developed and delivered. For ...
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Video
This is a recording of Scrum.org CEO Dave West's presentation from Scrum Day Europe 2016 on The Future of Scrum. 90% of Agile teams are using Scrum. With over ½ a million people trained and certified. Scrum has become, for many the de-facto standard in Agile team organization. But what is next fo...
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Podcast
In this episode of AgileNEXT, Scrum.org team member and PST, Steve Porter joins Daniel Gullo and Stephen Forte to discuss his thoughts on his experiences as a consultant, ISV, and now being part of Scrum.org.
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Blog Post
If this post resonates with you, please consider spreading the message so we can educate and inspire others. I invite you to ‘Follow’ my professional journey through LinkedIn and Twitter. ~~~ I must confess that my Twitter knowledge and expertise is limited. I'm even skeptical of its va...
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Glossary
This glossary represents an overview of terms specific to software development teams using Scrum and agile software development techniques. To learn more about the Scrum framework, we highly recommend that you reference the Scrum Guide™ and the Scrum Glossary. A A/B Testing: extends the ide...
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Glossary
Glossary of Scrum Terms This glossary is meant to represent an overview of Scrum-related terms. Some of the mentioned terms are not mandatory in Scrum, but have been added because they are commonly used in Scrum. To learn more about the Scrum framework, to identify which of these terms are requir...
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Guide
The Agility Guide contains the definition of Evidence-Based Change, a publicly available framework for managing change to improve outcomes, reduce risk and optimize investment. Evidence-Based Change is developed and sustained by Ken Schwaber and Scrum.org.
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Whitepaper
In this paper, Professional Scrum Trainer Barry Overeem takes a look at how Business Intelligence (BI) projects can be seen as complex, where the amount of unknown requirements and technologies exceeds the known. Implementing Scrum with a BI-environment, with a focus on creating actionable insights,...
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Blog Post
If this post resonates with you, please consider spreading the message so we can educate and inspire the entire professional world together. I invite you to ‘Follow’ my professional journey through LinkedIn and Twitter. ~~~ The colorful wall posters are ubiquitous in organizations small...
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Podcast
Scrum.org CEO and Product Owner Dave West has come a long way from being a RUP Product Manager to where he is today.
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Video
Scrum.org CEO and Product Owner Dave West has come a long way from being a RUP Product Manager to where he is today. After realizing RUP wasn't helping developers or enabling them to build great software, Dave took a Scrum class where a light bulb went off. He saw that if you gave a team enough safe...
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Blog Post
What really makes a transformation of your organization successful? Which elements should be in place? Which complicated framework for scaling agile should I choose? I tend to feel disappointed when trying to think of the number of organizations which actually succeeded in such a transformation. We,...
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In this little blog I want to share a simple canvas that I use to kick-off agile adoption and answer the following questions: How to co-create an Agile adoption plan with clients? How to get started with an Agile adoption? How to ensure progress during the adoption? ...
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Today we re-structure our Professional Scrum Master assessment (PSM) and certification products changing the focus of PSM II and introducing PSM III. In this blog I wanted to describe why we have done this and what it means to software delivery professionals. First a bit of history… Ken Schwab...
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Blog Post
During the 5th edition of Scrum Day Europe, Laurens and I facilitated a workshop on how to “Add Visual Flavor to Your Organization Transformation with Videoscribe.” The theme of the conference, “The Next Iteration,” was all about the future of Scrum. We wanted to tie our workshop into the theme o...
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These days scaling Scrum is a hot topic. How can I use Scrum to deliver a big product with multiple teams? The most common approach I see at my customers is scaling Scrum by adding more Scrum teams with a Product Owner and Scrum Master per team. Scaling Scrum using Copy-Paste Sc...
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Whitepaper
In Scrum, Product Backlog refinement is an ongoing activity for a single team; however, it is not a mandatory event. As explained in the Nexus Guide, due to the added complexity of many teams working together on a single product, Refinement is an official and required event in the Nexus Framework. ...
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Blog Post
If you’ve learned Scrum and tried to implement it in any large organization you’ve likely run into a few issues. Getting dedicated people on your team is hard. Building cross-functional teams is really hard.
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Blog Post
This week, co-creators of Scrum, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, released a new version of the Scrum Guide. At first glance, just a small paragraph on Scrum Values is added. But this addition may offer a larger impact and be an extremely useful addition for Scrum Masters. So, today during the firs...
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