Washington DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG)

Join the Washington DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG) to connect, share, and learn from Agile practitioners in the DC area and around the world! Join the group for free here. https://www.meetup.com/DC-Scrum/ Missed an event? Check out the videos and slides of past events. For more DCSUG videos, click here.

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How Developers Manage Their time in Scrum

Developers on Scrum teams split their time across 3 main areas each and every Sprint. Building the Product Increment During the Sprint, Developers work on Product Backlog Items that help accomplish the Sprint Goal and deliver a Product Increment. Developers on a Scrum team build the Product Increment. That is their main accountability. This involves all…

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4 Stages of Agile Adoption

I typically see teams in one of 4 stages when adopting Agile practices. The Multi-Sprint Hand-Off Teams here are working in Sprints. 2 week Sprints. They have a requirements Sprint, a Design Sprint, a Coding Sprint and a Testing Sprint. This might be better than what they were doing before but it is still taking 8…

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Bizarro Scrum

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The Scrum Guide

The latest Scrum Guide is the 2020 Scrum Guide. 2020-Scrum-Guide-USDownload It is updated and maintained at scrumguides.org by the co-creators of Scrum, Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber. Below are the previous Scrum Guides from 2010 through today, along with a history of the changes to the Scrum Guides. Also listed below are publications from 1986 to…

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Online Agile and Scrum Resources

Manifesto for Agile Software Development Principles Behind the Agile Manifesto Agile 101 Scrum Introduction The Scrum Guide The Scrum Primer The ScrumMaster Checklist Scrum and XP from the Trenches Kanban and Scrum - Making the Most of Both Large Scale Scrum (LeSS)