Scrum Foundation: Scrum Basics

Scrum    |    Beginner
  • 15 videos | 1h 40m 34s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
With a foundation based on Lean and Agile principles, Scrum's focus on people, teamwork, and collaboration is bolstered by small teams, focused goals, and brief iterations of work called sprints. Learn about the basics of Scrum, including its relationship with Lean and Agile and explore the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. Discover how Agile compares to traditional project management and the Agile mindset, and then look at how Scrum compares to Agile. Explore the relationship between Scrum and Lean and delve into the basics of the Scrum process. Finally, investigate the advantages of Scrum and reasons why Scrum may not be an appropriate solution in certain circumstances. Upon completion, you'll be able to outline the fundamentals of Lean, Agile, and Scrum, and describe the basic Scrum process.


  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Describe the relationship between scrum and the manifesto for agile software development
    Describe the relationship between agile, scrum, and lean
    Compare agile with traditional project management
    Describe the agile mindset
    Compare scrum with the agile approach to project management
    Compare scrum with the lean methodology
    Describe the basic scrum process
  • Compare scrum with traditional project management
    List the advantages of scrum as a software development methodology
    Describe when it might be appropriate to implement scrum and identify reasons why it might not
    Outline the misconceptions about scrum, including what happens when they're considered to be true and why they're untrue
    Describe empiricism and its importance as it pertains to scrum
    Outline the differences between empirical product planning and traditional product planning
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course


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    3.  Defining Agile, Scrum, and Lean
    7m 56s
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    4.  Comparing Agile and Traditional Project Management
    11m 24s
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    5.  The Agile Mindset
    5m 25s
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    6.  Comparing Scrum and Agile
    6m 40s
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    7.  Comparing Scrum and Lean
    8m 14s
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    8.  The Basics of Scrum
    8m 24s
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    9.  Comparing Scrum and Traditional Project Management
    8m 4s
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    10.  The Advantages of Scrum
    4m 19s
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    11.  Reasons Not to Use Scrum
    5m 23s
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    12.  Dispelling Myths About Scrum
    7m 19s
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    13.  Empiricism in Scrum
    7m 14s
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    14.  Empirical versus Traditional Product Planning
    6m 19s
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    15.  Course Summary
    1m 8s


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