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What is Scrum?

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What is Scrum?

The Scrum Guide defines Scrum is a lightweight framework that helps people, teams, and organizations generate value through adaptive solutions for complex problems”.

So what are Empiricism and Lean thinking?

    1. Scrum is simple and is based on empiricism and lean thinking.
    2. Empiricism allows you to make decisions based on what is observed.
    3. Lean thinking is all about removing waste and “Focussing on the most important things”. 

How many Pillars and Values are in Scrum? 

  1. Scrum is supported by 3 Pillars and 5 Values
    1. Scrum Pillars – Transparency, Inspection, Adaptation
    2. Scrum Values – Commitment, Focus, Openness, Respect, and Courage

 

Scrum Team

Excited colleagues celebrating success as a team, standing behind a glass wall with colorful stickers at a scrum event.

 

What are the roles in Scrum?

  1. Scrum requires a Scrum Master, Product Owner, and the Scrum Team
    1. Scrum Master is accountable for establishing Scrum as defined in the Scrum Guide
    2. Product Owner works on the Product Backlog
    3. Scrum Team focuses on executing the backlog items. Developers are the people in the Scrum Team.

How many events are in Scrum?

  1. Sprint is a container for all the events. In total, we have 5 events – sprint, sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint review, sprint retrospective.
  2. Backlog Refinement is not an official event.

What value does the Scrum Team produce?

Scrum’s artifacts represent work or value. Each artifact contains a commitment !!!

  • Product Backlog –> Product Goal
  • Sprint Backlog –> Sprint Goal
  • Increment –> Definition of Done

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