Discover Scrum, an Agile framework for overseeing complex software development, where teams of developers plan, develop and deliver products.
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.
Complexity can endanger the most well-thought-out projects when they’re not implemented effectively. That’s why so many organizations adopt Scrum. Discover the Scrum framework and core tenants of learning and development. Learn about scrum.org, the Scrum Alliance, and Scrum certification programs for Certified ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Product Owner, and Certified Scrum Developer. Explore the Scrum Guide and find out what changes have been made from the 2017 version. Investigate Scrum theory, Scrum values, and the responsibilities and benefits of the Scrum team. Finally, define specific Scrum roles and Scrum events like sprints and retrospectives. After completing this course, you'll be able to describe the basic Scrum framework, Scrum certification options, and the Scrum Guide’s role in Scrum development.
In complex environments like software development, the number of moving parts can overwhelm even the most talented teams. In this course, you will explore Scrum in action, beginning with the Scrum sprint, sprint planning, daily Scrum, sprint review, and sprint retrospective. Next you will look at Scrum events, Scrum artifacts, and the product and sprint backlogs. Finally, learn about increments, the definition of done, concurrency in Scrum, and how to introduce Scrum into an organization. Upon completion, you'll be able to outline the key basics of Scrum including events, artifacts, backlogs, increments, the definition of done, and concurrency.