Scrum Survivor


agile42 is proud to present a new TV series format: Scrum Survivor! Continue reading Scrum Survivor at agile42. Scrum Survivor agile April Fools scrumThree software development teams of 7±2 people will battle it out on reality TV. Who will be the winner?


Reflections from a Non-Technical Scrum Master

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Scrum Star

. Scrum Star (parody of All Star by Smash Mouth). Chad teaches many courses - whether you are new to Scrum or ready to take Scrum to the next level. And heard Scrum may help us get ahead. Read the Scrum Guide rules and we hit the ground running.


Juggling Multiple Scrum Teams

Agile Alliance

Instead, let me introduce our latest curated experience report author and Scrum Master juggler Iurii Ilantaskii. In his report, Parallel Juggling while Coaching Multiple Teams, Iurii shares his experiences juggling his duties as a Scrum Master in support of multiple teams.


A Masterclass in How to Navigate the Messy Connection Between Work and Value in Your Team

Speaker: Dave West, CEO of

In this talk, Dave West, CEO of, discusses the interesting, messy connection between work and value. He outlines how changes to the Scrum Guide have shone a spotlight on the challenge that many teams face when delivering more value.

Reflections of an Undercover Scrum Master

Agile Alliance

Dane took a two-year break from his job as a Scrum Master to join a development team. His perspectives as both a developer and Scrum Master are insightful. People scrum scrum masterOur latest conversation is with Dane Weber.


Scrum Framework 2020 Poster

On November 18, 2020 Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland published a new version of the Scrum Guide. We updated our Scrum Framework poster to reflect the Scrum Guide 2020. You can download our free Scrum Framework poster here.


The Scrum Framework, Illustrated

With the launch of the new Scrum Guide, we also created a new illustration of the Scrum framework. The focus on one Scrum Team that includes the Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Developers.


Scrum Masters are People Too – Give ‘Em a Break, and a Hand

Agile Alliance

There are great Scrum Masters and lousy Scrum Masters. Scrum Masters are people too. People agile teams scrum scrum masterThere are also great and lousy managers, developers, testers, salespeople, and neighbors.


6 - Evénements Scrum : Daily Scrum

Le Daily Scrum est un évènement quotidien destiné à l'Équipe de Développement et qui a pour but de planifier le travail des prochaines 24 heures. Le Daily Scrum a lieu toujours au même endroit et à la même heure, pour réduire la complexité. Le Daily Scrum n'est pas.


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.

Four Scrum Master Success Principles

Contrary to popular belief, the Scrum Master success principles are tangible, when we guide the analysis with an outside perspective. Join Stefan in one of his upcoming Professional Scrum training classes ! Choosing the appropriate application area for Scrum is essential.


Scrum Guide 101: Scrum in a Nutshell Requires a Scrum Master

In this episode of Scrum Guide 101 , let's take a look at " Scrum in a Nutshell " as described in Scrum Guide 2020. The Scrum Team turns a selection of the work into an Increment of value during a Sprint. Want to learn more about Scrum?


The Top Benefits of a Scrum Certification

The Scrum framework is a staple part of many businesses – and for good reason. And, like most processes, Scrum can be mastered with the right training and commitment. The post The Top Benefits of a Scrum Certification appeared first on


Scrum Guide: A Sacred Text?


As practitioners, the Scrum Guide is an important document and embodies core shared values, aims, and language. Specifically: should we view the Scrum Guide as something like a Sacred Text, or in some other way? Free your mind and your Scrum will follow.


Success Story: Swiss Insurtech Company Hires a Remote CTO from Ukraine

Read a story of a Swiss Insurtech startup which successfully extended their remote development team in Ukraine to 15 people and found their perfect CTO to manage their software development team.

Growing as a Scrum Master and Beyond


Last Wednesday, the 11th of November, we ran our webinar "Growing as a Scrum Master and Beyond"! Continue reading Growing as a Scrum Master and Beyond at agile42. This topic clearly resonated with many, as we.


Scrumban Should NOT Just Be a Hybrid of Scrum and Kanban

Agile Alliance

The post Scrumban Should NOT Just Be a Hybrid of Scrum and Kanban first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process hybrid just in time kaizen kanban kanban board lean lean kanban scrum


Scrum as Superhero


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. Think your company could use a little superhero help from Scrum? We’ve got Scrum 3.0 Scrum Tips 3back 3Back Training Courses complex projects complex software Product Ownership scrum Scrum 3.0


La Guía Scrum 2020 (Scrum Guide 2020)

En noviembre de 2020, los co-creadores de Scrum, Ken Schwaber y Jeff Sutherland, han publicado una actualización de la Guía de Scrum. . Para ayudar a ver y comprender estos cambios, creamos esta comparación lado a lado de la Guía Scrum 2020 y la Guía Scrum 2017. .


Posturas del Scrum Master

El Scrum Master es un líder servicial, un rol transformador, un rol de cambio. Su forma de actuar es indirecta, facilitando en todo momento la autogestión del Equipo Scrum para lograr el Objetivo del Producto. El Scrum Master brinda servicios a todo el Equipo Scrum y la Organización.


Resource Managers and Scrum

More than 50 individuals were identified to participate on Scrum teams in support of this new product, and few of them had experience in Scrum. . The individual to whom I was speaking looked back at me and said, "There is no such thing as a 'resource manager' in Scrum".

YDS: Does the Scrum Master Attend the Daily Scrum?

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Does the Scrum Master attend the Daily Scrum? Today's question is about the Daily Scrum and whether or not a Scrum Master should attend this Scrum Event.


Growing as a Scrum Master and Beyond


Last Wednesday, the 11th of November, we ran our webinar "Growing as a Scrum Master and Beyond"! Continue reading Growing as a Scrum Master and Beyond at agile42. This topic clearly resonated with many, as we.


Smells Like Scrum Spirit

. Smells Like Scrum Spirit (parody of Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana). Chad teaches many courses - whether you are new to Scrum or ready to take Scrum to the next level. Openness, Scrum Values help us reflect. Doing Scrum now. Scrum is simple.


YDS: How Does a Scrum Master Protect a Scrum Team?

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How does a Scrum Master protect a Scrum Team? Today's question is from a viewer who wants to know how a Scrum Master protects a Scrum Team.


10 Success Factors To Resolve Zombie Scrum

In December 2020, Johannes Schartau , Christiaan Verwijs , and I published the Zombie Scrum Survival Guide. We wrote it to help readers understand why Scrum so often descends into Zombie Scrum and to offer practical and down-to-earth help. Make the Scrum events goal-oriented.


???? Scrum et le principe d'unicité

Une question qui revient souvent en formation est : comment utiliser Scrum pour une équipe de plus de 11 personnes ? Le Guide Scrum a été écrit pour une Scrum Team , composée d’ un Product Owner , un groupe des Developers (entre 3 et 9 généralement) et un Scrum Master. .


Scrum I Got

. . Scrum I Got (parody of What I Got by Sublime). Chad teaches many courses - whether you are new to Scrum or ready to take Scrum to the next level. Early in the morning, time for our Daily Scrum. Scrum’s what I got, a framework I teach. Scrum’s what I got.


The Scrum Values from the Scrum Master’s perspective

Therein lies the importance of the Scrum Values, for different people and roles involved in Scrum. Having explored the Scrum Values from a Product Owner perspective and from Stakeholders perspective , I want to now consider the Scrum Values from the Scrum Master’s perspective. . . .


Scrum 101: An Introduction to Scrum

During a People Side of Software meetup in Chicago, Robert Pieper, Principal Advisor of Responsive Advisors shared the basics of Scrum.


YDS: When Does UAT Happen in Scrum?

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: When does UAT happen in Scrum? UAT is an anti-pattern in Scrum. All of this and more are discussed in today's episode of Your Daily Scrum with Todd Miller and Ryan Ripley.


Messing With the Scrum Recipe

Agile Alliance

Scrum has been around since the mid-eighties, so why is it that some companies make it work so beautifully while others end up in such chaos that they run back to old methods? Maybe those companies that flounder or fail do so because they stray too far from the “Scrum Recipe.”


Alternative Scrum Framework Poster

We have redesigned our Scrum Framework poster and have made some changes. . . . Scrum Events . The heart of Scrum is a Sprint, a time-box of one month or less” [2]. Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review & Sprint Retrospective . Scrum Artifacts .


Your Daily Scrum: Is the Scrum Master Role an Entry Level Job?

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Is the Scrum Master Role an Entry Level Job? Todd and Ryan focus on the skills need to be an effective Scrum Master and some of the anti-patterns they've seen along the way.


The Importance of Clear Accountability in Scrum

Scrum team consists of three clear accountabilities: one Scrum Master, one Product Owner, and Developers. Often, when working with a Scrum team struggling with excessive conflict or a lack of trust, I find the culprit is a lack of clarity around each of these accountabilities.


Sleepwalking Through Scrum


How do we recognize when the way we’re “doing Scrum“ is impeding our Agility? Two alternative scenarios are possible: The Team has fully internalized Agile [1] practice in the past but now seems to be sleepwalking through the Ceremonies [2] : the Team’s Agile practice has gotten stale, we’re sleepwalking through Scrum. This can happen even with Scrum, the whole purpose of which is to help deal with reality in Scrum. Scrum Mastering.


Article: Surviving Zombie Scrum

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The book Zombie Scrum Survival Guide by Christiaan Verwijs, Johannes Schartau, and Barry Overeem aims to support teams that are stuck in Zombie Scrum. Scrum Teamwork Agile Practices Assessment Adopting Agile Book Review Culture & Methods article


Scrum Guide Upgrade Kit

As many of you probably already know, the Scrum Guide 2020 will be officially launched this Wednesday NOV 18 by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland. Scrum is also turning 25!


Daily Scrum: Is it a Waste of Time?

Agile Alliance

Daily Scrum? Daily Scrum is just a chance for the Scrum Master to show up and micromanage. Daily Scrum is for reporting status, but I could do that in an email. People collaboration scrumIt’s a waste of time and interrupts my work. Do any of these complaints sound familiar? These days, it’s become rather trendy to deride … Continued.