A Scrum Book Book

A Scrum Book

  • Author : Jeff Sutherland
  • Publisher : Pragmatic Bookshelf
  • Release Date : 2019-08-16
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 671
  • ISBN 10 : 9781680507560

A Scrum Book Excerpt :

Building a successful product usually involves teams of people, and many choose the Scrum approach to aid in creating products that deliver the highest possible value. Implementing Scrum gives teams a collection of powerful ideas they can assemble to fit their needs and meet their goals. The ninety-four patterns contained within are elaborated nuggets of insight into Scrum’s building blocks, how they work, and how to use them. They offer novices a roadmap for starting from scratch, yet they help intermediate practitioners fine-tune or fortify their Scrum implementations. Experienced practitioners can use the patterns and supporting explanations to get a better understanding of how the parts of Scrum complement each other to solve common problems in product development. The patterns are written in the well-known Alexandrian form, whose roots in architecture and design have enjoyed broad application in the software world. The form organizes each pattern so you can navigate directly to organizational design tradeoffs or jump to the solution or rationale that makes the solution work. The patterns flow together naturally through the context sections at their beginning and end. Learn everything you need to know to master and implement Scrum one step at a time—the agile way.

Scrum Book
Score: 3
From 8 Ratings


  • Author : Jeff Sutherland
  • Publisher : Currency
  • Release Date : 2014-09-30
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385346467

Scrum Excerpt :

For those who believe that there must be a more agile and efficient way for people to get things done, here is a brilliantly discursive, thought-provoking book about the leadership and management process that is changing the way we live. In the future, historians may look back on human progress and draw a sharp line designating “before Scrum” and “after Scrum.” Scrum is that ground-breaking. It already drives most of the world’s top technology companies. And now it’s starting to spread to every domain where leaders wrestle with complex projects. If you’ve ever been startled by how fast the world is changing, Scrum is one of the reasons why. Productivity gains of as much as 1200% have been recorded, and there’s no more lucid – or compelling – explainer of Scrum and its bright promise than Jeff Sutherland, the man who put together the first Scrum team more than twenty years ago. The thorny problem Jeff began tackling back then boils down to this: people are spectacularly bad at doing things with agility and efficiency. Best laid plans go up in smoke. Teams often work at cross purposes to each other. And when the pressure rises, unhappiness soars. Drawing on his experience as a West Point-educated fighter pilot, biometrics expert, early innovator of ATM technology, and V.P. of engineering or CTO at eleven different technology companies, Jeff began challenging those dysfunctional realities, looking for solutions that would have global impact. In this book you’ll journey to Scrum’s front lines where Jeff’s system of deep accountability, team interaction, and constant iterative improvement is, among other feats, bringing the FBI into the 21st century, perfecting the design of an affordable 140 mile per hour/100 mile per gallon car, helping NPR report fast-moving action in the Middle East, changing the way pharmacists interact with patients, reducing poverty in the Third World, and even helping people plan their weddings and accomplish weekend cho

Essential Scrum Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Essential Scrum

  • Author : Kenneth S. Rubin
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley Professional
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 501
  • ISBN 10 : 9780137043293

Essential Scrum Excerpt :

This is a comprehensive guide to Scrum for all (team members, managers, and executives). If you want to use Scrum to develop innovative products and services that delight your customers, this is the complete, single-source reference you've been searching for. This book provides a common understanding of Scrum, a shared vocabulary that can be used in applying it, and practical knowledge for deriving maximum value from it.

Software in 30 Days Book

Software in 30 Days

  • Author : Ken Schwaber
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118206669

Software in 30 Days Excerpt :

A radical approach to getting IT projects done faster and cheaper than anyone thinks possible Software in 30 Days summarizes the Agile and Scrum software development method, which allows creation of game-changing software, in just 30 days. Projects that use it are three times more successful than those that don't. Software in 30 Days is for the business manager, the entrepreneur, the product development manager, or IT manager who wants to develop software better and faster than they now believe possible. Learn how this unorthodox process works, how to get started, and how to succeed. Control risk, manage projects, and have your people succeed with simple but profound shifts in the thinking. The authors explain powerful concepts such as the art of the possible, bottom-up intelligence, and why it's good to fail early—all with no risk greater than thirty days. The productivity gain vs traditional "waterfall" methods has been over 100% on many projects Author Ken Schwaber is a co-founder of the Agile software movement, and co-creator, with Jeff Sutherland, of the "Scrum" technique for building software in 30 days Coauthor Jeff Sutherland was cosigner of the Agile Manifesto, which marked the start of the Agile movement Software in 30 Days is a must-read for all managers and business owners who use software in their organizations or in their products and want to stop the cycle of slow, expensive software development. Programmers will want to buy copies for their managers and their customers so they will know how to collaborate to get the best work possible.

Fixing Your Scrum Book

Fixing Your Scrum

  • Author : Ryan Ripley
  • Publisher : Pragmatic Bookshelf
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 311
  • ISBN 10 : 9781680507454

Fixing Your Scrum Excerpt :

A Scrum Master's work is never done. The Development team needs your support, the Product Owner is often lost in the complexities of agile product management, and your managers and stakeholders need to know what will be done, by when, and for how much. Learn how experienced Scrum Masters balance the demands of these three levels of servant leadership while removing organizational impediments and helping Scrum Teams deliver real world value. Discover how to visualize your work, resolve impediments, and empower your teams to self-organize and deliver using the Scrum Values, Agile Principles, and advanced coaching and facilitation techniques. A Scrum Master needs to know when their team is in trouble and understand how to help them get back on the path to delivery. Become a better Scrum master so you can find the problems holding your teams back. Has your Daily Scrum turned in to a meeting? Does your team struggle with creating user stories? Are stakeholders disengaged during Sprint Review? These issues are common. Learn to use empiricism as your guide and help your teams create great products. Scrum is so much more than a checklist of practices to follow, yet that's exactly how many organizations practice it. Bring life back to your Scrum events by using advanced facilitation techniques to leverage the full intelligence of your team. Improve your retrospectives with new formats and exercises. Ask powerful questions that spark introspection and improvement. Get support and buy-in from management. Use Scrum as a competitive advantage for your organization. Create a definition of done that improves quality and fix failing sprints. Take the next step on your journey as a Scrum master. Transform your Scrum practices to help your teams enjoy their work again as they deliver high quality products that bring value to the world. What You Need: A moderate level of experience using the Scrum Framework.

Scrum Project Management Book

Scrum Project Management

  • Author : Kim H. Pries
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-17
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439825174

Scrum Project Management Excerpt :

Originally created for agile software development, scrum provides project managers with the flexibility needed to meet ever-changing consumer demands. Presenting a modified version of the agile software development framework, Scrum Project Management introduces Scrum basics and explains how to apply this adaptive technique to effectively manage a w

Mastering Professional Scrum Book

Mastering Professional Scrum

  • Author : Stephanie Ockerman
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley Professional
  • Release Date : 2019-09-11
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780134841700

Mastering Professional Scrum Excerpt :

“Our job as Scrum professionals is to continually improve our ability to use Scrum to deliver products and services that help customers achieve valuable outcomes. This book will help you to improve your ability to apply Scrum.” –From the Foreword by Ken Schwaber, co-author of Scrum Mastering Professional Scrum is for anyone who wants to deliver increased value by using Scrum more effectively. Leading Scrum practitioners Stephanie Ockerman and Simon Reindl draw on years of Scrum training and coaching to help you return to first principles and apply Scrum with the professionalism required to achieve its transformative potential. The authors aim to help you focus on proven Scrum approaches for improving quality, getting and using fast feedback, and becoming more adaptable, instead of “going through the motions” and settling for only modest improvements. Whether you’re a Scrum Master, Development Team member, or Product Owner, you’ll find practical advice for facing challenges with transparency and courage, overcoming a wide array of common challenges, and continually improving your Scrum practice. Realistically assess your current Scrum practice, and identify areas for improvement Recognize what a great Scrum Team looks like and get there Focus on “Done”–not “sort-of-Done” or “almost-Done” Measure and optimize the value delivered by every Product Increment Improve the way you plan, develop, and grow Clear away wider organizational impediments to agility and professionalism Overcome common misconceptions that stand in the way of progress Register your book for convenient access to downloads, updates, and/or corrections as they become available. See inside book for details.

Scaled Professional Scrum  SPS  Exam Questions Bank Book

Scaled Professional Scrum SPS Exam Questions Bank

  • Author : Sidharth Bathia
  • Publisher : Sidharth Bathia
  • Release Date : 2019-02-11
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN 10 : 9781732657960

Scaled Professional Scrum SPS Exam Questions Bank Excerpt :

Welcome! Kudos on taking the first important step towards prepping up for the Exam! This book is a Question Bank created for the Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) Examinations. The guide contains 121 Questions and Answers which will help you prepare for SPS. The Scrum.org Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS) certifications require that students demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of Scaled Scrum through a rigorous assessment. The certification is not proof of attendance but is rather proof of Scaled Scrum knowledge. This certificate is lifelong, and do not require any additional payments or renewal. Please Note: 1. The Questions and Answers in this book are not a replica nor a replacement of the Open Assessments found at https://www.scrum.org/. 2. Based on the guidelines provided by Scrum.org, none of the questions are copied from the Open Assessments found at https://www.scrum.org/. If similar questions exist, then it's merely a coincidence. The underlying concepts however are similar if not the same. 3. The Questions which appear on the exam along with the answers could be different from what you find in this Guide. 4. This book however will help you answer 85% to 90% of the exam questions correctly. 5) For Feedback or Questions, please reach out to ScrumReferenceGuides@gmail.com The SPS assessment is structured like the PSM I Exam. It comprises of 40 multiple choice questions. You would have 60 minutes to complete the assessment. The score to achieve the certification is 85%+. Preparing for the exam: Prepare for or Revisit PSM I Exam.Carefully Read:The Scrum Guide. You can choose to refer to the PSM Reference Guide (ISBN: 9781732657908) I have published.The Nexus Guide . You can choose to refer to the SPS Reference Guide (ISBN: 9781732657946) I have published.Go through the questions and answers in this book.Make sure you go through the answers explanations regardless.Take the Scrum Open Assessment online (Scrum.org) until you can do the assessment quickly and

Score: 5
From 4 Ratings


  • Author : Sidharth Bathia
  • Publisher : Sidharth Bathia
  • Release Date : 2018-08
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781732657984

PROFESSIONAL SCRUM KANBAN PSK Quick Reference Guide Excerpt :

Welcome! Congratulations on taking the first important step towards preparing for the Professional Scrum Kanban (PSK) Exam! Professional Scrum Kanban (PSK) is an advanced assessment created to validate their knowledge of the how Scrum Teams can use Scrum with Kanban ability to support value creation and delivery. This book is a Quick Reference Guide created for the Professional Scrum Kanban (PSK) Exam. The Guide also contains Questions and Answers which will help you prepare for the Professional Scrum Kanban (PSK) . Information in this Guide references: 1.The Scrum Guide.(Nov 2020) 2.The Kanban Guide. (Jan 2021) 3.Scrum Forums (Scrum.Org). 4.Other Scrum and Kanban Education Sites. Note: 1) This Reference guide is not a text book or a replacement to any Textbooks. It's simply your workbook which has content (present on the Scrum guide, Discussion forums & Other Sites) presented systematically to help you understand and memorize for the exam. 2) The Reference guide also has 130+ exclusive PSK questions and answers which will help you prepare for PSK Exams. It also contains 150+ PSM Exam Questions which are asked on the PSK Exam. 3) % of the book is available for you to see before you buy it in the "Look Inside" Amazon Feature. This will help you understand exactly what you are buying. 4) Content found on the Scrum, Kanban Guide and Other Websites is repeated on this Reference Guide. 5) Reach out to ScrumReferenceGuides@gmail.com for questions and feedback. The Scrum.org Professional Scrum Kanban (PSK I) assessment is a 60 minute time boxed assessment where you’ll answer 45 questions (in English) of multiple choice type, very similar in style to the Scrum Developer Open assessment. Prepare for the exam: Prepare for or Revisit PSM I Exam.Carefully Read:Read the Scrum Guide along with this Reference book. The Scrum Guide is extremely condensed and thus we have decomposed and categorized the most important information present on the Scrum Guide in this Reference Guide.R

Scrum For Dummies Book

Scrum For Dummies

  • Author : Mark C. Layton
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-04-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 487
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119467694

Scrum For Dummies Excerpt :

Use scrum in all aspects of life Scrum is an agile project management framework that allows for flexibility and collaboration to be a part of your workflow. Primarily used by software developers, scrum can be used across many job functions and industries. Scrum can also be used in your personal life to help you plan for retirement, a trip, or even a wedding or other big event. Scrum provides a small set of rules that create just enough structure for teams to be able to focus their innovation on solving what might otherwise be an insurmountable challenge. Scrum For Dummies shows you how to assemble a scrum taskforce and use it to implement this popular Agile methodology to make projects in your professional and personal life run more smoothly—from start to finish. Discover what scrum offers project and product teams Integrate scrum into your agile project management strategy Plan your retirement or a family reunion using scrum Prioritize for releases with sprints No matter your career path or job title, the principles of scrum are designed to make your life easier. Why not give it a try?

The Art of Scrum Book

The Art of Scrum

  • Author : Dave McKenna
  • Publisher : Apress
  • Release Date : 2016-11-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 9781484222775

The Art of Scrum Excerpt :

Learn the nuts and bolts of scrum—its framework, roles, team structures, ceremonies, and artifacts—from the scrum master’s perspective. The Art of Scrum details the scum master’s responsibilities and core functions in planning and facilitating the ceremonies and artifacts of a scrum team: sprint planning, sprint execution, backlog refinement, daily standups, sprint reviews, and sprint retrospectives. It analyzes the scrum master’s interactions with other scrum roles, including the product owner, development team members, other scrum masters, and the agile coach. Scrum Master Dave McKenna catalogs the three skill sets that you must master to be successful at binding teams and unleashing agility: soft skills, technical skills, and contingency skills. You’ll benefit from the author’s examination of these skill sets with insights and anecdotes drawn from his own experience as an engineer, agile coach, and scrum master. He illustrates common mistakes scrum masters make, as well as modeling successful strategies, adaptations to changes, and solutions to tricky problems. What You'll Learn: How scrum masters facilitate the agile ceremonies How scrum masters align scrum teams to sprint goals and shield them from interference How scrum masters coach product owners to build a backlog and refine user stories How scrum masters manage contingencies such as intra-team conflicts, organizational impediments, technical debt, emergent architecture, personnel changes, scope creep, and learning from failure. Who This Book Is For: The primary readership is scrum masters, product owners, and dev team members. The secondary readership is scrum stakeholders, including executive sponsors, project managers, functional and line managers, administrative personnel, expert consultants, testers, vendors, and end users. The tertiary readership is anybody who wants to know how build an agile team that consistently delivers value and continuous improvement.

Single Reference Guide for Scrum Certification Book
Score: 5
From 8 Ratings

Single Reference Guide for Scrum Certification

  • Author : Vishal Malhotra
  • Publisher : Vishal Malhotra
  • Release Date : 2020-05-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 157
  • ISBN 10 : 9798647278913

Single Reference Guide for Scrum Certification Excerpt :

Scrum has the magnetic characteristic to attract the individuals and organizations to adopt Scrum and achieve high value. Flexibility, creativity and productivity not only motivate those who work on projects but also give most favorable results to the organizations. The structure and unique features of this book that can help aspirants to adopt Scrum and get certified in PSM I or PSPO I examinations are: 1. Scrum Theory: Cover everything which is part of Scrum Guide. We have not adulterated the concepts of Scrum Guide in any manner. “Information Nuggets” are added at the end of the chapters to explain those aspects that need a little more explanation. 2. Additional Concepts: These topics are either mentioned in the Scrum Guide but not explained or are not part of Scrum Guide but are often asked in certification examinations. 3. Questions (400 Unique): This unit has 5 Model Test Papers (MTPs). Each MTP has 80 questions. We have endeavored to minimize repetition to zero levels. These 400 questions are result of in-depth research of those who train professionals to prepare for certification examinations and those who apply Scrum Framework in organizations. Master these 400 questions to clear PSM I or PSPO I certification exam in first attempt itself. 4. Scrum Rules in Tabular Format: Scrum journey requires referring to the Scrum rules as and when required. In Scrum Guide, these rules are not given separately and are merged with the theory. It is a time-consuming and tedious exercise for users to search these rules in theory. We have simplified this tedious exercise through a tabular format.

The Scrum Culture Book

The Scrum Culture

  • Author : Dominik Maximini
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-03-22
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 323
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319738420

The Scrum Culture Excerpt :

This book is a guide for managers, Scrum Masters and agile coaches who are interested in agile organizational methods and who are planning to introduce Scrum at their own company. Scrum is not only a product development framework but can also be used to structure activities for agile and lean organizational development. Divided into six major parts, the book first introduces and defines the Scrum Culture briefly. It explains its relevance, highlights a number of pain points typical for first encounters with Scrum, and embeds it in an introduction to organizational change. This is complemented with many real-life examples that help to apply the concepts to readers’ own specific contexts. The second part describes the principles of introducing Scrum in detail, while the third part embarks on the practical application of these principles, drawing on a wealth of experience gathered in many successful introduction projects. Part four focuses on a detailed case study of a Scrum transformation before part five provides the scientific background information and study details that led to the findings in part one. In closing, part six offers a number of appendices with extensive information on Scrum and its principles. The second edition of this book has been updated throughout and fundamentally re-organized for better readability.

Scrum and XP from the Trenches Book
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Scrum and XP from the Trenches

  • Author : Henrik Kniberg
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN 10 : 9781430322641

Scrum and XP from the Trenches Excerpt :

This book aims to give you a head start by providing a detailed down-to-earth account of how one Swedish company implemented Scrum and XP with a team of approximately 40 people and how they continuously improved their process over a year's time. Covering: Practical tips and tricks for most Scrum and XP practices. Typical pitfalls and how they were addressed. Diagrams and photos illustrating day-to-day work. Testing and test-driven development. Scaling and coordinating multiple teams. Dealing with resistance from inside and outside the team. Planning and time estimation techniques

Learn SCRUM with Interview Questions Book

Learn SCRUM with Interview Questions

  • Author : Jimmy Mathew
  • Publisher : Jimmy mathew
  • Release Date : 2022-11-23
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 76
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

Learn SCRUM with Interview Questions Excerpt :

Scrum training based on interview questions. This book introduces Agile and discusses the Scrum framework in detail. We approach this course based on interview questions; many interview questions with answers on each topic are covered as part of this book. This book covers an introduction to Agile software development with a detailed discussion on Agile manifesto and principles a brief discussion on different Agile methodologies like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc... In-depth understanding of the Scrum framework, lessons on Agile estimation, and user story writing. We will start with some Agile basics and then move on to a detailed discussion on Scrum. We will start with Scrum basics, and then we will discuss how requirements are handled in Scrum. We will discuss different estimation methods used. We will see how Sprint Planning is done. We will discuss various roles and formal events in detail. In the last chapter, we will go through a few monitoring and tracking tools used by Scrum teams.