Scrum: Beginner

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Discover Scrum, an Agile framework for overseeing complex software development, where teams of developers plan, develop and deliver products.

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Scrum Practices: Managing the Scrum Project

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Project Management: Scrum Framework for Software Development

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Scrum Practices: Managing the Scrum Project
Learners can explore best practices for planning and managing in Scrum, an Agile framework for developing, delivering, and sustaining complex products, in this 11-video course. Examine how Scrum project management focuses on communication and collaboration, that teams should deliver often, respond to feedback, and work in short sprints to build incrementally. You will examine the three main Scrum artifacts, the product backlog, the product requirements, and the sprint backlog. Next, you will learn why Scrum planning is in 3-month increments. You will examine building a good Scrum team through forming, storming, norming, and performing stages, and the value of Agile team in product development. Learners will observe several Scrum estimating techniques, including planning poker, the bucket system, and dot voting. Then examine best practices for managing the product backlog. You will examine Scrum tracking practices, and the use of Agile metrics, then examine Scrum reporting and documentation. Finally, this course demonstrates how Scrum Quality Control and Assurance help achieve a quality product.
11 videos | 53m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Advanced Scrum for Project Management
Learners will discover advanced Scrum concepts, including Scrum frameworks, techniques, and tools, as well as how to implement these concepts to best help an organization, in this 13-video course. Begin by taking a look at the role of collaboration between team members in Scrum, and then examine the techniques needed to become an effective Product Owner and an effective Scrum Master. Learn to recognize the best practices to be adopted for developing self-organizing teams, and the ways to overcome common challenges in scaling Scrum. Next, learners will delve into the Scrum of Scrums framework for scaling Scrum; explore the large-scale Scrum (LeSS) framework for scaling Scrum; and learn how to remove the impediments to a successful Sprint. Recognize the effectiveness of timeboxing to define "Done" in Scrum; discover the role of a Scrum Coach in implementing Scrum, and in the final tutorial, watch a demonstration of steps involved in using JIRA to perform advanced Scrum practices.
13 videos | 1h 18m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Scaling Scrum: Challenges
Explore the challenges organizations may face when transitioning to and scaling Scrum, including resistance to change, working with distributed teams, team member turnover, too many team meetings, and integrating testing, in this 14-video course. Discover how to customize the Scrum process to fit the needs of both the organization and the project and examine organizations and industries that have successfully scaled the Scrum process. Key concepts covered in this course include the challenges involved with transitioning to and scaling Scrum; the challenges of resistance to change when scaling Scrum and the challenges of working with distributed teams; and the challenges of team member turnover when scaling Scrum. Learn about issues that arise with applying the Scrum framework and how to overcome them; learn the challenges of integrating testing when scaling Scrum; and observe how to customize the Scrum framework to meet the needs of the project and the organization. Finally, learn about industries and organizations that have successfully scaled the Scrum process.
14 videos | 1h 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
SCRUM Meetings
A large part of the Scrum process, and therefore the success of Scrum methodologies, revolves around the Scrum meetings. Examine Scrum meetings in detail to help you get the most out of them.
16 videos | 1h 23m has Assessment available Badge
Team Velocity and User Stories
Users stories in Scrum are short descriptions in non-technical language of how a system is expected to behave. Examine user stories in depth, and cover key concepts such as velocity and technical debt.
15 videos | 1h 15m has Assessment available Badge
Scrum Sprint: Review
Explore the key elements needed to conduct a successful sprint review in a Scrum framework in this 11-video course. The sprint review provides an opportunity to demonstrate the latest increment of finished work to the product owner and key stakeholders, and allows you to collect feedback and determine whether the increment of work meets requirements is considered done. You will examine team roles and responsibilities, how to inspect the increment of work, and how to avoid common mistakes. This course examines the product backlog, how it is adapted, and reasons why it may be continually reprioritized. Then observe how to identify the participants in a sprint review: the product owner, Scrum master, and Scrum team. You will learn the duties of the Scrum master, including facilitating the review as a servant leader, clarifying the responsibilities of each role, and assisting with time management, and how to help the team avoid mistakes. Finally, you will examine what success looks like for the product and for the team.
11 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Scrum Sprint: Retrospective
The Sprint Retrospective is an opportunity for the development team to reflect on the previous sprint, determine what went well, and identify opportunities for improvement for the next sprint. In this course, you'll examine the concepts associated with productive Sprint Retrospectives. You'll learn about the key elements of a retrospective event, how the team inspects its performance, common tools and techniques, and the role of the scrum master.
10 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
SCRUM Quality, Planning, and Completion: Quality & Productivity
Sprint planning makes use of various consensus and estimation techniques in an effort to define a measurable sprint goal for the product owner, team, and stakeholders. The sprint goal should define what is going to be completed during the course of the current sprint. This course presents the concepts associated with setting sprint goals and planning for the sprint. You'll learn about the Definition of Done, how to define the increment, how to estimate the sprint backlog, and how to avoid common mistakes. Commonly used tools and techniques, and ways to conduct effective sprint meetings are also covered.
10 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
SCRUM Quality, Planning, and Completion: Effective User Stories
The user story is a central part of Scrum, as it represents product requirements from the perspective of the user and provides a common language for the scrum team to communicate with stakeholders. This course presents the concepts associated with creating user stories and using them to identify product requirements. You'll learn about the user story structure, the criteria that a user story should meet, how to split a story, and how user stories can be used to establish a shared product vision.
11 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
SCRUM Quality, Planning, and Completion: The Definition of Done
As a product evolves from a high level vision to more detailed requirements, the team will establish a Definition of Done. This ensures transparency and a shared product vision, as well as that the team understands the work and can set realistic goals as features are about to be developed. In this course, you'll learn the concepts associated with defining done, determining the appropriate amount of detail for the level of planning, and the relationship between definition of done and quality, empiricism, and the sprint goal.
10 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Accessing the Business Value of Scrum
This course explores the Scrum concept, the meaning of business value, and why it is important to prioritize product backlogs to maximize business value. In 14 videos, learners examine techniques for assigning priorities to product backlogs while comparing Agile estimation models and traditional methods. First, examine data analysis metrics and Scrum data analysis metrics to increase value. You will then examine several Agile estimation methods for measuring business value, including the ordering method, bucket system, dot voting, bubble sort, planning poker, breaking an analysis, and cost of delay. The course continues by examining the triangle of business value metrics: schedule, costs, and quality; and the Scrum productivity business value metrics: project, process, and quality. Then examine how to manage stakeholders collectively, get their buy-in, get them to collaborate, and to collaborate with them to increase the value for them. Finally, you will learn to use Keno attributes and the MoSCoW method (must-haves, should-haves, could-haves, and will not have) ordering techniques to determine business value, and best practices for tracking and reporting Scrum business value.
14 videos | 1h 20m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Advanced Agile: Software Project Management
Discover the challenges faced by an organization transitioning to Agile and examine comparisons of the Hybrid, Lean, and Bimodal Agile models and frameworks, along with other topics covered in this 14-video course. Begin with a look at Agile philosophy at organizational level, then compare and contrast the different Agile frameworks available for Agile transformation of the organization. Explore the features of the Hybrid model, and those of the Bimodal model. Delve into the seven principles that guide the Lean model of Agile, and view guidelines to identify the best fit Agile framework for an organization. Examine methods that can be used to increase benefits of Agile from a project level to an organizational level; various scaling models available for integrating Agile; and the SAFe framework available for scaling Agile. Discover benefits offered by Agile estimation models over traditional estimation models; recognize how to establish a governance framework for adopting Agile at an organizational level, and finally, learn best practices for building an Agile team culture in an organization.
14 videos | 1h 39m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Advanced Agile: Software Development Concepts
This 13-video course helps learners explore Agile tools and their role in software development, along with other topics. Begin with a look at how Agile tools such as initiatives, themes, epics, and stories help define and manage scope better than traditional scoping methods do. Learn to identify best practices of using modularity, coupling, and cohesion concepts in Agile software design, and how to overcome the challenges of integrating Agile with UX design. Examine how concepts of extreme programming help integrate Agile into software development based on examples, and how continuous integration helps Agile software development, also based on examples. Learn about the effectiveness of pair programming, and the benefits of using test-driven development. Delve into code refactoring; best practices for the Agile coach; and best practices for overcoming the challenges of working with distributed teams in an Agile environment. The final tutorial looks at the parameters used to assess an organization to determine its Agile maturity.
13 videos | 1h 30m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
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Transitioning to Scrum
In this 11-video course, you will explore foundations of the Scrum software project management methodology, and how an organization can make the transition to Scrum. Learners will explore the effectiveness of the Scrum methodology in transforming the developmental process. First, examine how Scrum, an iterative development process, can accommodate changes in scope. Then learn about several benefits of Scrum, including the leveraging of automation, and how incremental changes from one iteration to the next improves quality. You will examine the Scrum framework, an iterative process which focuses heavily on team collaboration. Next, you will learn the three key Scrum roles: product owner, Scrum master, and the Scrum team. Then examine the three key artifacts in Scrum: the product backlog, the product requirements, and the sprint backlog. This course discusses the five Scrum activities: the sprint, sprint planning, sprint review, daily Scrum, and the sprint retrospective. Finally, you will learn tips for introducing Scrum to an organization, and how to describe a Scrum and Agile methodology.
11 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Transition to Scrum: Agile Foundation to Scrum
Discover how Scrum is applied to the Agile software project management approach, and explore the aspects of Agile, Scrum, and Lean and how they fit into the Agile mindset. In this 9-video course, learners will examine how Agile differs from traditional project management, the basics of Scrum, and the relationship between Scrum and both Agile and Lean. Common misconceptions about Scrum are also covered. Key concepts covered in this course include the strengths of Agile, Scrum, and Lean and how they relate to each other; comparing and contrasting Agile principles to traditional project management concepts; and learning the importance of adopting an Agile mindset to transition to Scrum. Explore the need to embrace an Agile mindset for transitioning to Scrum; compare and contrast Scrum to Agile; compare Scrum to Lean; and learn the basic concepts of Scrum and common misconceptions about Scrum, including how Scrum projects are often tracked and managed more accurately than other projects.
9 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge
Scrum Team Velocity: Exploring Team Velocity
This 12-video course explores team velocity in Scrum, its purpose, benefits, and implementation. You will learn that team velocity, or velocity, is a metric used to accurately measure the amount of work a Scrum team can perform during a sprint. Learners will explore several descriptions of team velocity. You will examine velocity advantages, including how it helps set realistic expectations, how it explains the process, and how it can limit the amount of work agreed to in future iterations. Next, learners will examine how user stories describe functionality, and how to use story points as a basic unit of measure for velocity. Learn about the pivotal role of the Scrum master, who provides service to the product owner, organization, and development team. You will learn how to identify common metrics, and how velocity burndown charts are created and managed in JIRA. You will examine team velocity best practices. Finally, this course uses case studies to demonstrate how to present Scrum to a client.
12 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Lean in Scrum: Lean Development Practices
Discover the concepts associated with Lean development practices, including the seven wastes of Lean and the seven principles of Lean, and how Lean development connects to the Scrum methodology.Key concepts covered in this 10-video course include the origins and the seven wastes of Lean; how the seven wastes concept is an integral part of Lean thinking and helps to increase profitability; and examining the correlation between Lean and the Scrum methodology. Learn the first principle of Lean, eliminating waste in software development; the second principle of Lean, building quality into processes and products; and the third principle of Lean, creating knowledge and the infrastructure to properly document and retain valuable learning. Continue with the fourth principle of Lean, deferring commitment, which includes not to plan in excessive or great detail; the fifth principle of Lean, delivering fast; and the sixth principle of Lean, respecting people. Finally, study the seventh principle of Lean, optimizing the whole.
10 videos | 27m has Assessment available Badge
Scrum Master: Scrum for the Team
This course explores the concepts associated with the Scrum master's role, responsibilities, and interactions with the team. In this 12-video course, learners will examine Scrum's pillars and values, the relationship between Scrum and Agile development, the roles of the Scrum aster versus the product owner, and the characteristics of servant leadership. First, examine the three pillars of Scrum: transparency, inspection, and adaptation; and the five Scrum values: commitment, openness, courage, respect, and focus. You will learn about the Scrum master, the development team, and product owner, and their roles in the daily Scrum. Next, learn about common artifacts and tools in Scrum, the use of the sprint backlog, and the product owner's role in delivery. You will learn how goals of a current sprint, also known as the sprint backlog, are taken directly from the top of the product backlog. Finally, you will see an in-depth examination of the role of the Scrum master, which includes using helpful tools and techniques, facilitating meetings, and coaching the team on problem-solving and conflict resolution.
12 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Scrum: Product Development Framework
During product development, there are some important principles and methods that Scrum product owners can use to improve the chances for a successful product launch. In this 12-video course, learners will discover the importance of transparency in setting goals and monitoring progress, how release burnup charts are used to track progress, and how Sprint Reviews are used to collect feedback and make better product decisions. Key concepts covered here include the importance of providing transparency on goals and progress during product development; examining the release burnup charts used in product development, and how they can be used to provide effective progress tracking; and how the Sprint Review helps with collecting feedback and making better product decisions. Then learn about guidelines and best practices used to conduct effective Sprint Reviews; describe tools and methods commonly used to validate assumptions during the product development process; and learn the purpose of a Minimal Viable Product and how it is used to test assumptions during product planning. Finally, learn the purpose of testing assumptions during product development.
12 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Scrum Concepts & the Product Owner
This course explores Scrum, an Agile framework for developing, delivering, and sustaining complex products. In 11 videos, learners will examine the importance of the Scrum product with the Scrum framework. You will examine what a product is, how it differs from a project, and how the Scrum framework is used for product development. You will then examine the three defined roles in Scrum: the product owner, the Scrum master, and the Scrum team. This course examines responsibilities of the product owner, how the owner defines product direction, and guides the team through the development process. You will learn that the role of the Scrum master is to keep the team on track following the Scrum framework, and to ensure that meetings are scheduled, and time-boxed. You will learn that a Scrum team is a cross-functional, multidisciplinary, self-governing team, who together have the skill sets required to deliver a sprint. Finally, you will learn how to define the product by using affinity groupings, dot voting techniques, open-ended questions, and the Fist of Five method.
11 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Applying Scrum Development Practices
This 8-video course explores several Scrum software project development practices. Learners will see a real-world scenario on how to adopt Scrum, and how to adopt those practices into organization. You will examine project development challenges that can be overcome by adopting Scrum, and how Scrum practices can be used to improve team performance. This course examines the three major roles in Scrum projects: product owner, Scrum master, and Scrum team. You will examine a Scrum main artifact: backlogs; and the collection of all the to-do items to complete the deliverable. You will learn about Sprint iterations in Scrum, which are usually a two-week period to conduct the work. Next, you will explore sprint planning, which is used to analyze what will be worked on during the next sprint. This course demonstrates how Scrum practices can improve production management. Learn how Scrum practices improve daily Scrum meeting, and how retrospective meetings can help with process improvements. Finally, you will learn how Scrum practices can be used to improve quality.
8 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Product Development Practices
In this 11-video course, learners can explore well-established practices for Scrum product owners to facilitate development of products in Scrum, an Agile framework for developing, delivering, and sustaining complex products. You will learn that the purpose of TDD (test-driven development) is to facilitate this thought process, to make the product work, make it right, and make it fast. You will examine the guidelines for adopting TDD. Next, learners examine refactoring to clarify and simplify the design of existing code without changing its behavior. You will learn how continuous integration offers a solution to ensure a clean build, and learn guidelines for continuous integration adoption, including having a single repository for the team to commit, build, test, and deploy their code to the user. You will learn the roles of the product owner, Scrum master, and Scrum team. You will learn the steps, methodologies, and best practices for performing TDD tests. Finally, this course demonstrates a case study using Scrum practices for product development from the requirement stage to the end product.
11 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Scrum: Product Backlog
This course explores the Scrum product backlog, including its purpose, and how it is used by a Scrum. You will examine the difference between product outcome and output, how to recognize and measure value, and several ordering techniques. The 13-video course examines product backlog, a prioritized feature list with descriptions of all functionalities needed in a product, and how it replaces the traditional business requirement document. Learners will observe how a product backlog is derived, and how it is used by the Scrum team. You will learn to compare product outcome and the output, describe the inherent value of the product backlog, and how to maximize this value. Next, you will examine the meaning of business value, techniques for measuring value, and the relationship between perceived value and the stakeholders. You will examine common techniques for product backlog ordering, such as the Carnot attribute, MoSCoW method (must-haves, should-haves, could-haves, and will not have), and Pareto principle. Finally, you will examine collaborative ordering techniques, such as bubble sort and customer games.
13 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Scrum: Creating Effective Product Backlogs
Explore effective product backlogs using Scrum, an Agile framework for developing, delivering, and sustaining complex products in this 11-video course. You will examine the backlog, a prioritized list of features that will be implemented as part of product development, a decision-making artifact that helps to estimate, refine, and prioritize product needs in the future. Begin by learning how to use the product backlog to collect user stories, and guide sprint planning. You will learn to align stakeholders and teams, so that teams implement the most valuable user stories. Nest, learners will examine responsibilities of the product owner and team members for product backlogs. You will learn best practices and methods for creating, fine-tuning, and communicating product backlogs. You will learn who is responsible for the backlog, and common categories used in product backlogs. You will learn several methods for refining product backlogs, including minimum viable product, 80/20, and the YAGNI principle (“You aren’t gonna need it”). Finally, this course examines guidelines for release planning, and strategies for incremental delivery of product backlogs.
11 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Scrum Product: Defining the Why & How of the Product
This 12-video course explores developing a product, and how to use Scrum, an Agile framework for developing, delivering, and sustaining complex products. Learners will examine how a product idea is initiated through conversations with stakeholders and analyzing the market. First, learn how to identify the product's purpose, and how to develop a product strategy and design plan. You will learn how to develop a product strategy in Scrum. Then examine how the product strategy is affected by the Scrum master product owner and Scrum team. You will examine how different groups of stakeholders have different requirements for the product, and how to use customer research as input for defining the product. Next, you will explore the three roles on every Scrum team, and how the team builds, refines, and owns product backlog; learn to set priorities; and determine the team's direction. You will examine how to create effective user stories. Finally, this course examines empathy maps, how they help understand customers, and product discovery techniques that deliver a successful product.
12 videos | 1h 31m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
SCRUM Roles
Scrum is an agile development framework that follows the Agile Manifesto. Here you'll learn about the guiding principles of Scrum, an overview of the process, and the makeup of a Scrum team.
15 videos | 1h 19m has Assessment available Badge
Scrum Artifacts and Investment Guidelines
Scrum is an agile development framework that encourages early delivery and rapid response to change. Explore Scrum in detail by examining the four Scrum artifacts and the investment guidelines.
14 videos | 1h 11m has Assessment available Badge
Scrum Master: Sprint Goals & Planning
Learners can explore the fundamentals of sprint planning, and how sprint planning uses consensus and estimation techniques to define a measurable sprint goal for the product owner, team, and stakeholders, in this 11-video course. You will learn how to define the sprint goal, a shared vision written by all members of the team, before exploring how the development team decides what can realistically be delivered in this next increment of work, and how the work will be achieved. Next, you will examine the Definition of Done, that it is created by team consensus, and that it should be specific. You will learn several techniques to estimate the sprint backlog. You will examine how to conduct an effective sprint planning meeting. This course examines the role of the Scrum master in planning a sprint meeting, ensuring that Scrum and Agile best practices are followed, and the team can maintain a sustainable pace of work. Finally, this course explores common sprint planning mistakes, and the role of the Scrum master in avoiding mistakes.
11 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
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Project Management: Scrum Framework for Software Development
In this 14-video course, learners will explore Agile and Scrum frameworks. Discover the importance of activities, artifacts, and roles in the Scrum framework, as well as the role of Scrum in test-driven development (TDD), and continuous integration. Begin by comparing the Agile and Scrum frameworks and how they relate to each other. Then take a look at roles and responsibilities of team members in the Scrum environment. Learn about Scrum activities and how they relate to the Scrum framework, and Scrum artifacts, and how they are part of the Scrum process. Examine advantages and pitfalls of the sprint planning process, and the sprint and product backlog, and how they work together. Next, explore the definition of Done, and what it means in the Scrum framework; delve into software architecture in the Scrum framework; and discover the best team collaboration practices by using the Scrum framework. Explore TDD and how it applies to Scrum; the process for refactoring using the Scrum framework; and finally, incorporating continuous integration into the Scrum process.
14 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
SCRUM Meetings: On-target Daily Meetings
Explore the Daily Scrum, including guidelines and best practices, the role of the Scrum Master, and how to avoid common mistakes, in this 12-video course. Discover commonly used artifacts and tools and examine ways in which larger and distributed teams may perform the Daily Scrum. Key concepts covered in this course include the framework for Scrum Product Delivery; the purpose of the Daily Scrum within the Scrum framework; and examining participants in the Daily Scrum and the role of the Scrum Master in the Daily Scrum event. You will learn about the activities that are necessary to prepare for the Daily Scrum; learn the best practices for conducting the Daily Scrum; and learn about the tools and artifacts that are used and updated during the Daily Scrum. Finally, learn the common mistakes that Scrum development teams can make; learn ways that large or distributed teams can modify the Daily Scrum; and learn how the Jira Scrum board can be used by the development team.
12 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Advanced Lean, Agile, & Scrum Concepts
Examine how to work with distributed Scrum teams and scale to larger Scrum projects. Discover how to transition distributed teams to use Scrum, along with best practices for distributed teams. Key concepts covered in this 14-video course include the ideal Scrum team size and advantages of having small Scrum teams; learning how to scale Scrum teams for larger projects and identify large-scale Scrum frameworks; and learning about Agile planning levels and look-ahead planning. You will explore the Scrum of Scrums meeting, roles and responsibilities of team members, and how to conduct this meeting; and learn structures that support large Agile teams that are organized into "team of teams." Next, observe the role of the Product Coordination team using the Lean Agile methodology; explore Scrum distributed teams, their structure, and their challenges; and learn best practices for managing and working with distributed teams in Agile. Finally, examine roles of Agile and Waterfall in Distributed Scrum and how to use the Agile/Waterfall Hybrid process; and learn how to effectively transition a distributed team to Scrum.
14 videos | 55m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Release & Sprint Planning
Successful Scrum implementation begins with effective backlog development. Discover the key activities involved in this development, including release planning best practices and conducting the sprint planning meeting.
9 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge
Developing the Product & Sprint Backlogs
For your Scrum implementation to be a success, you must begin with the effective development of backlogs. Learn the best practices for handling common challenges when developing both the product and sprint backlogs.
12 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Integrating & Customizing Scrum
Tailoring Scrum to your Agile environment may be challenging, but can be done successfully. Learn how to customize Scrum for development management methods such as an empirical process, a defined process, and evidence-based management.
18 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Agile Philosophy
It is possible to tailor Scrum to use other Agile development methods. Explore best practices for integrating Scrum with Agile methods such as Lean, Kanban, and XP.
6 videos | 22m has Assessment available Badge
Addressing Sprint Execution Challenges
Executing a Scrum sprint can pose unique challenges. Learn techniques for overcoming these challenges, including how to manage issues with daily standups, sprint reviews, and technical debt challenges.
18 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Distributed Scrum & Done Challenges
Executing a Scrum sprint can pose unique challenges. Explore techniques to mitigate both distributed Scrum and done challenges, such as unrealistic expectations and user registration.
8 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge
Scaling Scrum: Choosing Scaled Agile Frameworks
Explore scaled Agile frameworks, the differences between them, and their organizational fit. In this 13-video course, examine the organizational implications of scaled Agile frameworks, techniques for choosing one, and how to customize them. Key concepts covered in this course include large-scale Agile framework options and how to recognize the four most popular frameworks—Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD), Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS), and Scrum of Scrums (SoS); and characteristics of large-scale Agile frameworks. Next, learn the general organizational fit of large-scale Agile frameworks; learn about the additional roles in each large-scale Agile framework; learn the additional processes in each large- scale Agile framework; and learn the commonly used selection criteria when choosing large-scale Agile frameworks. Finally, learn how to configure and customize SAFe; learn DAD customization, LeSS customization, and SoS customization; and learn newer concepts in Agile framework, such as various newer versions of SAFe, Nexus, Scrum at Scale, and Scrumban.
13 videos | 57m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Scaling an Organization's Scrum Process
Explore reasons why an organization should consider scaling their Scrum process, including guidelines to follow and challenges they may encounter when adopting scaling, in this 14-video course. Scaling is used to increase work on a product backlog by adding Scrum teams, and to align more than one Scrum team on a project. The course discusses best practices and guidelines to use when scaling, and examines several models for scaling the Scrum process and their characteristics. Learners will examine the limitations of the Agile Manifesto in comparison to Scrum. The course examines the characteristics, benefits, and challenges of using several different frameworks, depending on size of the project and organization. You will explore the characteristics, benefits, and challenges of the following frameworks: LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum), Nexus, Scrum at Scale, Spotify, Scrum of Scrums, SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework), and the Spotify framework. Finally, you will learn how to select the best framework to meet organizational needs.
14 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Advanced Scrum Metrics
Discover the value of metrics in an Agile environment. In this 11-video course, learners explore the three types of metrics—Agile, software development, and business—and learn limitations and risks associated with measurement. Key concepts covered in this course include understanding the value for metrics in an Agile environment including used to measure productivity, determining value to the customer; and understanding how we do things in the quantitative manner over qualitative, and as tools to validate the outcome of attempting improvement experiments. First, learn about types of metrics in an Agile environment; learn about burndown and velocity; and learn about cumulative flow and control charts. Continue by learning about other Agile reports, including burnup and sprint/release report, and how to use Jira software to generate reports. Finally, learn about software metrics, including code coverage, static code analysis, and escaped defects; learn business-related metrics, including net promoter, customer satisfaction, and team health; and learn the general limitations and risks in metrics measurement.
11 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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Scrum in Easy Steps
Providing a thorough introduction to Scrum, this book explores the three core roles in a Scrum team, how they work together effectively, and how a team works with others outside the team.
Book Duration 2h 54m Book Authors By David Morris

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Scrum: A Breathtakingly Brief and Agile Introduction
Scrum is a lightweight framework designed to help small, close-knit teams of people develop complex products. This concise guide is a "just-the-facts-ma'am" introduction to the various moving parts of scrum and the elements of the sprint cycle.
Book Duration 14m Book Authors By Chris Sims, Hillary Louise Johnson

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The Elements of Scrum
Including lots of anecdotal explanations, historical examples, and frank opinions, this book is the result of hundreds of hours spent training, coaching, thinking, writing, and learning about scrum.
Book Duration 1h 46m Book Authors By Chris Sims, Hillary Louise Johnson

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Scrum in Action: Agile Software Project Management and Development
Describing many effective project management techniques, this practical, concise guide discusses how to communicate with executives using financial terms, how to use objective estimation techniques, and where software architecture fits into Scrum.
Book Duration 3h 16m Book Authors By Andrew Pham, Phuong-Van Pham

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Scrum for Dummies
Walking you through the core principles of Scrum and providing a roadmap for tangible implementation, this easy-to-use guide covers the key ideas and processes behind Scrum methodologies, and presents the inner workings of the plan in an engaging and accessible format.
Book Duration 6h 32m Book Authors By Mark C. Layton

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The Art of Scrum: How Scrum Masters Bind Dev Teams and Unleash Agility
With insights and anecdotes drawn from the author’s own experience as an engineer, agile coach, and scrum master, this guide details the scum master’s responsibilities and core functions in planning and facilitating the ceremonies and artifacts of a scrum team.
Book Duration 4h 23m Book Authors By Dave McKenna

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The People's Scrum: Agile Ideas for Revolutionary Transformation
Moving beyond the mere how-to, this insightful book contains world-view-changing discourse that will excite the emotions and the intellect in those who have chosen the path of scrum to guide them in their work lives.
Book Duration 2h 8m Book Authors By Tobias Mayer

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Testing in Scrum: A Guide for Software Quality Assurance in the Agile World
Discussing agile methodology from the perspective of software testing and software quality assurance management, this book provides tips and tricks on how to organize testing and assure quality so that agile projects maintain their impact.
Book Duration 3h 50m Book Authors By Tilo Linz
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Testing in Scrum: A Guide for Software Quality Assurance in the Agile World
Discussing agile methodology from the perspective of software testing and software quality assurance management, this book provides tips and tricks on how to organize testing and assure quality so that agile projects maintain their impact.
Book Duration 3h 50m Book Authors By Tilo Linz

Book

Scrum in Action: Agile Software Project Management and Development
Describing many effective project management techniques, this practical, concise guide discusses how to communicate with executives using financial terms, how to use objective estimation techniques, and where software architecture fits into Scrum.
Book Duration 3h 16m Book Authors By Andrew Pham, Phuong-Van Pham

Book

Scrum for Dummies
Walking you through the core principles of Scrum and providing a roadmap for tangible implementation, this easy-to-use guide covers the key ideas and processes behind Scrum methodologies, and presents the inner workings of the plan in an engaging and accessible format.
Book Duration 6h 32m Book Authors By Mark C. Layton

Book

The Art of Scrum: How Scrum Masters Bind Dev Teams and Unleash Agility
With insights and anecdotes drawn from the author’s own experience as an engineer, agile coach, and scrum master, this guide details the scum master’s responsibilities and core functions in planning and facilitating the ceremonies and artifacts of a scrum team.
Book Duration 4h 23m Book Authors By Dave McKenna

Book

Scrum: A Breathtakingly Brief and Agile Introduction
Scrum is a lightweight framework designed to help small, close-knit teams of people develop complex products. This concise guide is a "just-the-facts-ma'am" introduction to the various moving parts of scrum and the elements of the sprint cycle.
Book Duration 14m Book Authors By Chris Sims, Hillary Louise Johnson

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Scrum in Easy Steps
Providing a thorough introduction to Scrum, this book explores the three core roles in a Scrum team, how they work together effectively, and how a team works with others outside the team.
Book Duration 2h 54m Book Authors By David Morris

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Scrum Project Management
Presenting a modified version of the agile software development framework, this practical book introduces Scrum basics and explains how to apply this adaptive technique to effectively manage a wide range of programs and complex projects.
Book Duration 2h 43m Book Authors By Jon M. Quigley, Kim H. Pries

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The Elements of Scrum
Including lots of anecdotal explanations, historical examples, and frank opinions, this book is the result of hundreds of hours spent training, coaching, thinking, writing, and learning about scrum.
Book Duration 1h 46m Book Authors By Chris Sims, Hillary Louise Johnson
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The Agile Pocket Guide: A Quick Start to Making Your Business Agile Using Scrum and Beyond
Explaining how to develop products, services, and software quickly and efficiently by adhering to the basic tenets of the Scrum framework, this book will show you how to apply the processes and steps required to become agile and make positive change within your company.
Book Duration 1h 14m Book Authors By Peter Saddington

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This is Agile: Beyond the Basics. Beyond the Hype. Beyond Scrum.
Written with the off-hand authority and confidence of someone who has spent many years with his sleeves rolled up, elbow-deep in the day-to-day world of enterprise agile, author Sander Hoogendoorn explains what agile is and what it is not, how and why agile works, and what the added value is of popular agile approaches like Scrum, Smart and Kanban.
Book Duration 2h 54m Book Authors By Sander Hoogendoorn

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The People's Scrum: Agile Ideas for Revolutionary Transformation
Moving beyond the mere how-to, this insightful book contains world-view-changing discourse that will excite the emotions and the intellect in those who have chosen the path of scrum to guide them in their work lives.
Book Duration 2h 8m Book Authors By Tobias Mayer

Book

Testing in Scrum: A Guide for Software Quality Assurance in the Agile World
Discussing agile methodology from the perspective of software testing and software quality assurance management, this book provides tips and tricks on how to organize testing and assure quality so that agile projects maintain their impact.
Book Duration 3h 50m Book Authors By Tilo Linz

Book

Scrum for Dummies
Walking you through the core principles of Scrum and providing a roadmap for tangible implementation, this easy-to-use guide covers the key ideas and processes behind Scrum methodologies, and presents the inner workings of the plan in an engaging and accessible format.
Book Duration 6h 32m Book Authors By Mark C. Layton

Book

The Art of Scrum: How Scrum Masters Bind Dev Teams and Unleash Agility
With insights and anecdotes drawn from the author’s own experience as an engineer, agile coach, and scrum master, this guide details the scum master’s responsibilities and core functions in planning and facilitating the ceremonies and artifacts of a scrum team.
Book Duration 4h 23m Book Authors By Dave McKenna

Book

Scrum in Easy Steps
Providing a thorough introduction to Scrum, this book explores the three core roles in a Scrum team, how they work together effectively, and how a team works with others outside the team.
Book Duration 2h 54m Book Authors By David Morris

Book

The Elements of Scrum
Including lots of anecdotal explanations, historical examples, and frank opinions, this book is the result of hundreds of hours spent training, coaching, thinking, writing, and learning about scrum.
Book Duration 1h 46m Book Authors By Chris Sims, Hillary Louise Johnson
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FREE ACCESS