Equality - the roles in Scrum

Scrum.org

The Scrum Team consists of three roles. The only three roles needed in Scrum. And if we would practice Scrum within our companies the way described in this first sentence we can all be successful in delivering incremental value to our customers each Sprint.

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Iterating towards Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

The 2019 Scrum Master Trends Report by scrum.org and the State of Agile 2018 shows numbers that provide insight in the maturity of agile adoptions. More than 80% of the Scrum Masters (respondents) claim their organization is in or below a “still maturing” level. Pre-Scrum waterfall .

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Scrum as Superhero

3back

How Scrum Saved the Day. That’s the Scrum way. A very small and very focused Scrum Team came in to get the job done. The Scrum Team used an incremental and iterative approach to: Respond to changes in requirements as they arose. We’ve got Scrum 3.0

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2019 Scrum Master Trends Report

Scrum.org

2018 was a big year for the Scrum Master with Glassdoor describing the importance of the role and LinkedIn listing Scrum Master as one of the most promising jobs of 2019. Slowly, the Scrum Master has moved out of the world of geek to mainstream acceptance. Scrum On.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

To do this, you've learned a wide variety of techniques and methodologies - SCRUM, Kanban, TDD, DevOps, self-organized teams, and much more.

Celebrating one year of Scrum Boosters!

Xebia

Together with Laurens Bonnema we formed a group who had experienced a lot of bad Scrum, fake Scrum, Scrum […]. The post Celebrating one year of Scrum Boosters! Agile Coach People Scrum scrumHistory In 2014 I started at Xebia in the business unit Agile Consultancy and Training (ACT). Colleague Nicole Belilos took me under her wings and helped me develop and grow within this group of Agile coaches.

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Scrum 3.0: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering

3back

Scrum Mastering is a servant-leadership role. That sure sounds like Scrum Mastering. How does the Scrum Master function as a servant-leader to enable and empower people to do their jobs? Agile Coach (AC): A person who works with the Scrum Team to help them improve their skills.

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Scaling Scrum to the limit

Xebia

So how do you scale Scrum to the limit? The post Scaling Scrum to the limit appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Agile Coach ScrumYou’re likely to have been asked the question: “we need to go faster, how many more people do we need?” Most people naturally understand that just adding a random number of people isn’t likely to make us any faster in the short run. And what are […].

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Scrum as Superhero

3back

How Scrum Saved the Day. That’s the Scrum way. A very small and very focused Scrum Team came in to get the job done. The Scrum Team used an incremental and iterative approach to: Respond to changes in requirements as they arose. We’ve got Scrum 3.0

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Common misinterpretations of Scrum

Scrum.org

Over the years I've seen numerous Scrum adaptions, and I thought perhaps it would be interesting, to sum up, some of the common misinterpretations of Scrum. As my journey in the realm of scrum continues, I have a hunch that this blog will never be finalized. . To keep it transparent and consistent, I've categorized the topics in the same matter as to how it is in the Scrum Guide. Scrum the abbreviation: It's Scrum, not SCRUM. How does scrum do it?

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Master, UP your Scrum!

Scrum.org

Scrum Master. One of the mandatory Scrum roles. Gather people to the daily Scrum. If you're a Scrum Master reading this right now and think not much of it, it's time to UP your Scrum! Bad Scrum. Summery of the 10 Myths in Scrum - The Liberators.

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Is Scrum Agile and is Agile Scrum?

Xebia

Scrum is Agile but Agile is not (only) Scrum. The post Is Scrum Agile and is Agile Scrum? Agile IT Scrum2 minutes read (drawing by Alexander) The short version: yes and no! Future Fit Organizations Organizations want to become flexible and Agile or as we like to call it at Xebia: Future Fit. Just like when you go to the gym and want to become […]. appeared first on Xebia Blog.

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Even more Physical tools for Scrum Masters and their teams

Xebia

You can find the older posts here: Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams More Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams Based on LinkedIn and Twitter feedback on previous posts some additions from the field! Academy Agile Coach scrum Training

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Iterating towards Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

The 2019 Scrum Master Trends Report by scrum.org and the State of Agile 2018 shows numbers that provide insight in the maturity of agile adoptions. More than 80% of the Scrum Masters (respondents) claim their organization is in or below a “still maturing” level. Pre-Scrum waterfall .

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The value of Scrum certifications?

Scrum.org

What's the value of (Scrum) certifications? When it comes to Scrum, there are two simply two providers. Scrum Alliance and Scrum.org. For this blog, I'll be focussing on Scrum.org because I'm not fully familiar with Scrum Alliance. Knowing Scrum vs. understanding Scrum.

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Exploring the Scrum Values Workshop

Scrum.org

In 2016, five Scrum Values have been added to the Scrum Guide : courage, focus, openness, respect and commitment. From a Gunther Verheyen’s idea and with Mohamed Gargouri, we recently translated the Scrum Values into French. Introduce the Scrum Values.

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Where is the Manager Role in Scrum?

Scrum.org

The Scrum Framework defines three distinct roles; the Product Owner, the Development Team and the Scrum Master. The scrum guide does elude to Stakeholders, but does not mention anything about managers, executives and leaders. Where are managers in Scrum and do we need them?

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Guidelines in Scrum

Scrum.org

A few days back I did a Scrum Tapas Video explaining what are few of the rules within Scrum. Besides these rules, there are also certain guidelines which help the Scrum Teams to make the best possible use of Scrum framework to create maximum Business Impact. For ex: You cannot do Scrum without the 3 Roles - Product Owner, Development Team and Scrum Master. Surprise, these 3 questions are just a template for teams that are starting with Scrum.

A Scrum Poster (A Visual Guide/Aid)

Scrum.org

Interested in receiving a visual aid to interpret the Scrum Guide? Grab a free copy of a very cool Scrum Poster and show off among your colleagues and friends.

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The Path to Scrum Mastery: Avoiding 5 Common Scrum Master Traps

Scrum.org

I’ve met many amazing Scrum Masters along the way that have evolved to take on major responsibilities in their organizations. Are you always the one doing the typing in every Scrum event? Being a Scrum Master doesn’t make you the team secretary.

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To Empower Your Scrum Teams, Provide Mission Protection

3back

Scrum coaching and training usually focuses on strengthening your Dev Teams’ collaboration, empowering Scrum Mastering and Product Ownership. These ingredients are all required for Scrum Teams to achieve high-quality results. [1]

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Reading the Scrum Guide is an empirical process itself

Scrum.org

A quick question for all you Scrum enthusiasts out there. . How familiar are you with Scrum Guide?". Scrum what now? Yes, I often read it to refresh my Scrum knowledge. . You'll be surprised how many Scrum practitioners find themselves between 1 and 5.

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Is Scrum hurting your agility?

Scrum.org

By now, most organisations are using Scrum, however, many of them feel like the agility of their organisation has degraded, and they might be right! Inclusive Scrum is about looking at the full value chain and organizing your Product development effort around that.

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Scrum Inc. Japan – A New Hope

scruminc

Scrum Inc. On March 8, 2019, in Tokyo Japan, I attended the press conference for the formation of Scrum Inc.’s s new joint venture, Scrum Inc. Scrum Inc. His goal was for Scrum to enable them to increase innovation and productivity. We called it “Scrum Ba at Night”.

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Improving SAFe Through Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

SAFe includes Scrum - so how come many Scrum practitioners and thought leaders consider it unsafe? It takes advantage of established frameworks and techniques that work well - Scrum being the first and foremost of those. SAFe's Scrum Master is more of an Agile Team Lead.

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Why Your Team Can Never Go Wrong in Scrum Sprint

Luis Goncalves

If you want things to move as quickly as possible and get your project completed on time (and with a big likelihood of success), implementing an efficient scrum sprint planning is important. The scrum principles work with most types of projects and that makes this framework powerful.

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Scrum Master is the Master of Coaching

Scrum.org

Welcome back to the Scrum Master blog series with yours truly. As we enter the new year, we are seeing Scrum becoming the most commonly used framework to manage complex product delivery in the industry. As Scrum is becoming the de-facto standard for product delivery, the expectations from a Scrum Master from the industry is becoming higher. For example at iPrice , the company that I currently work with, we have set the bar high for the Scrum Master role.

What Football Teaches Us About Scrum Teams

3back

Long ago, before Scrum was Scrum, a model of Team development was introduced to the world, setting the standard for understanding how Teams evolve. But, you knew we’d bring up Scrum soon. There’s no reason a Scrum Team can’t function the same way as those giants of the gridiron.

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How To Do Large Scale Scrum [Infographic]

3back

That’s when systematic scaling of Scrum becomes critical to an organization’s success. We’ve got a Scrum 3.0 The post How To Do Large Scale Scrum [Infographic] appeared first on 3Back.

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Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams

Xebia

The post Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Agile Coach ScrumAbout 40 people gathered at the nlScrum meetup dedicated to physical and digital tools for the agile workspace.

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Scrum for School Work

Scrum.org

It is not often that you hear about children in school using Scrum to help them with their school work. I’ve recently come across a student on social media, who has been using Scrum for school projects. He thought using the Scrum process would help me get the project completed on time.

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Expedite! Handling Unplanned Work in Scrum

Scrum.org

Scrum stands on the three legs of transparency, inspection, and adaptation. In Scrum, the contents of the backlog will need to be refined, estimated, planned into Sprints, and increments of work satisfying those requirements delivered in each iteration. "You gotta flex.

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How To Do Large Scale Scrum [Infographic]

3back

That’s when systematic scaling of Scrum becomes critical to an organization’s success. When An Organization Scales, There Are 4 Main Forces In Play: The need to decompose into multiple interacting Teams so that decision-making can be layered and decentralized to avoid overloading decision-makers (the problem the Product Management Scrum Team solves in the above infographic). We’ve got a Scrum 3.0

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Creating a Highly Effective Scrum Team: Everything You Need to Know

Luis Goncalves

Implementing the Scrum methodology is easier than it seems. In my previous blog posts , I’ve shared with you the basics of this framework and its foundation, particularly the Scrum Pillars and Values that should be observed at all times. What makes up a Scrum team?

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To Empower Your Scrum Teams, Provide Mission Protection

3back

Scrum coaching and training usually focuses on strengthening your Dev Teams’ collaboration, empowering Scrum Mastering and Product Ownership. These ingredients are all required for Scrum Teams to achieve high-quality results. [1]

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To Empower Your Scrum Teams, Provide Mission Protection

3back

Scrum coaching and training usually focuses on strengthening your Dev Teams’ collaboration, empowering Scrum Mastering and Product Ownership. These ingredients are all required for Scrum Teams to achieve high-quality results. [1]

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Personas in SCRUM

SCRUMstudy

Agile Training Articles persona in scrum scrum articlesPersonas are highly detailed fictional characters, representative of the majority of users and of other stakeholders who may not directly use the end product. Personas are created to identify the needs of the target user base.

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How to Utilize your Scrum Master Part 2: Master of Scrum Ceremonies

Gorilla Logic

“ My Scrum Master scheduled all these meetings, but they are taking time away from my actual work!”. Scrum ceremonies are where the magic happens! If you ever feel that some of these meetings are ‘’just meetings’’ — your Scrum Master can help you understand their purpose.

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Scaling Scrum to the Limit

Scrum.org

So how do you scale Scrum to the limit? He and his teams have worked a number of sprints to get better at Scrum, implemented Continuous Integration even to deliver to production multiple times per day.

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The Scrum Master Craft

Scrum.org

Working with the Professional Scrum Trainer community, and particularly with Ken Schwaber as one of the Professional Scrum Master Stewards has been a very rewarding learning journey. Don’t tolerate complacency, poor conduct, a lack of Scrum values, or regular achievement of Done.

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