SKILL BENCHMARK

Scrum Mastery

  • 25m
  • 25 questions
The Scrum Fluency benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to key Scrum concepts. You will be evaluated on team velocity, scaling Scrum, and Scrum business value. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an understanding of key Scrum terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • describe best practices for managing and working with distributed teams in Agile
  • describe characteristics of the large scale Agile frameworks
  • describe guidelines and best practices that should be followed when scaling the organization's Scrum framework
  • describe how to scale the Scrum team for larger projects and identify large scale Scrum Frameworks
  • describe the advantages of team velocity
  • describe the challenges an organization may face when trying to scale the Scrum framework
  • describe the challenges involved with transitioning to and scaling Scrum
  • describe the challenges of resistance to change when scaling Scrum
  • describe the challenges of working with distributed teams when scaling Scrum
  • describe the relationship between user stories and team velocity in Scrum
  • describe the role of the Product Coordination team using the Lean Agile methodology
  • describe the roles of Agile and Waterfall in Distributed Scrum and how to use the Agile/Waterfall Hybrid process
  • describe the Scrum meaning of Business Value and define guidelines for delivering value
  • describe what team velocity is and what it represents in Scrum
  • identify the ideal Scrum team size and the advantages of having a small Scrum team
  • identify the structures that support large Agile teams that are organized into "team of teams"
  • identify why it is important to order or prioritize the Product Backlog to maximize Business Value and recognize commonly used techniques
  • recall large scale Agile framework options and recognize the four most popular frameworks - SAFe, DAD, LeSS, and SOS
  • recognize the Business Value offered by Agile estimation models over traditional estimation methods
  • recognize the general organizational fit of large scale Agile frameworks
  • recognize the limitations of the Agile Manifesto and when the organization should start to think about Scrum at Scale
  • recognize the reasons behind metrics in an Agile environment
  • recognize the role of the Scrum Master in managing and improving team velocity
  • recognize the types of metrics in an Agile environment
  • recognize when an organization should scale their Scrum process

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