Scrum Foundations Course – Daily Scrum

Daily Scrum Next: Sprint Review In this section, we’ll learn all about the Daily Scrum meeting. We will cover: the inputs to the meeting; the goal; who attends; the timebox; the general approach to running the meeting, and the output. Once a day, the Development Team holds the Daily Scrum meeting. The Goal of this meeting…

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Scrum Foundations Course – Sprint Planning

Spring Planning Next: Daily Scrum In this video, we’ll learn all about the Sprint Planning meeting. We will cover: the inputs to the meeting; the goals; who attends; the timebox; the general approach to running the meeting; and the outputs. As its name implies, the Sprint Planning meeting is used to plan the work of the…

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Scrum Foundations Course – Scrum Events

Scrum Events Next: Sprint Planning As we learned in a previous section, Scrum is an empirical approach to managing work. That means that each of the Scrum events is meant to increase transparency, so that the team can reliably inspect their progress, and adapt their plans to better reach a desired outcome. In this section, we’ll…

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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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