Scrum Foundations Course – Scrum Roles

Scrum Roles Next: Scrum Events Scrum defines three roles within the Scrum Team. The Product Owner, The Development Team, and the ScrumMaster. The Product Owner is responsible for maximizing the value of the product and the work of the Development Team. One of the primary ways the Product Owner manages this work is through the Product…

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Scrum Foundations Course – Cross Functional and Self-Organizing Teams

Cross Functional and Self-Organizing Teams Next: Scrum Roles Scrum Teams are self-organizing and cross-functional. These characteristics are often misunderstood, so let’s talk about what they mean in the context of Scrum. A Scrum Team is self-organizing, meaning that the team chooses how best to accomplish their work, rather than being directed by others outside the team.…

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Scrum Foundations Course – Scrum Values

Scrum Values Next: Cross functional and self-organizaing teams For an individual, team, or organization to realize the benefits of Scrum, the structural components of the framework are an important, but incomplete, factor. The components of the framework are the visible, logical system of Scrum. Since Scrum is meant to be used by people who have complex,…

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Scrum Foundations Course – Scrum Theory

Scrum Theory Next: Scrum Values Scrum (n): A framework within which people can address complex adaptive problems, while productively and creatively delivering products of the highest possible value. This definition is from the Scrum Guide*, the official document created and regularly updated by Scrum’s co-creators, Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber. In this video, we will explain…

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Scrum Foundations Course Video Series

This free online Scrum Foundations course is based on the Scrum Alliance® Scrum Foundations Learning Objectives that are aligned with the Scrum Guide. It's a 14 part video series covering Scrum theory and values, Scrum roles, Scrum events, and Scrum artifacts. Participants who are about to take a Certified Scrum Foundational class like the ScrumMaster® (CSM®)…

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7 Secrets of Highly Effective Retrospectives
7 Secrets of Highly Effective Retrospectives by David Horowitz

7 Secrets of Highly Effective Retrospectives

Check out the video below of David Horowitz presenting on "7 Secrets of Highly Effective Retrospectives" at the Washington DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG). David reveals seven secrets that lead to effective retrospectives including the best way to ensure your retrospectives lead to real change, the "pledge" everyone on your team must take before participating, how…

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The Agile PMO by Art Moore
Agile PMO by Art Moore

The Agile PMO by Art Moore

Check out the video below of Art Moore presenting on "The Agile PMO" at the Washington DC Scrum User Group (DCSUG). Art looks at Program Management Offices (PMOs) in the new (and not so new) Agile world. Art explores if they are needed, what exactly do they do, the fundamental differences with today’s PMOs and how…

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Journey to Cloud Cadence

Check out the video below of Sam Guckenhiemer presenting "Journey to Cloud Cadence" at Agile2014. Guckenhiemer describes a ten-year transformation at Microsoft Developer Division from a waterfallian box product delivery cycle of four years to Agile practices enabling a hybrid SaaS and on-prem business, with a single code base, triweekly delivery of new features in the…

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Best Job Ever

Check out the video below of Diana Larsen presenting "Best Job Ever" at Agile2014. Diana calls on you to remember the everyday felt experiences of many early Agile teams that learned to love their work again. Early teams and practitioners focused on Agile as an opportunity to make things better for themselves, their customers, and their…

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Beyond Budgeting – An Agile Management Model for New Business and People Realities – The Statoil Implementation Journey
Bjarte Bogsnes Presenting on Beyond Budgeting at Agile2014

Beyond Budgeting – An Agile Management Model for New Business and People Realities – The Statoil Implementation Journey

Check out the video below of Bjarte Bogsnes presenting on "Beyond Budgeting - An Agile Management Model for New Business and People Realities - The Statoil Implementation Journey" at Agile2014. Bjarte discusses the problems with traditional management, including budgeting and explores the Beyond Budgeting principles, redefining performance, dynamic forecasting and resource allocation. https://vimeo.com/154728120 Beyond Budgeting by…

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