I am often asked the question: “How can we use Scrum for hardware projects?” The Scrum framework was created out of software projects as a way to improve productivity, deliver higher quality, and reduce time to market. In software, where things can be easily put together, tested, and if needed changed rapidly, everyone understands the benefits of Scrum in delivering
The new Scrum Guide is here. It’s been three years since the last update to the venerable guide was last published, and finally the new 2020 version has been released. Scrum is still Scrum, in all its simplicity. We are going to look at what’s new in this latest release. Scrum is a framework to build complex products using an
The main goal of the Scrum Master is to create a highly productive team that is self-organizing and continuously improving. They do this by acting as a servant leader, coaching the team when needed, and creating the space for team members to own their work, their decisions, and the opportunities for self-improvement. Many Scrum Masters act in the dark side.
Books This is a short list of great books on Agile, Scrum, and practices to become an effective Scrum Master. Scrum and Agile foundations “Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process“, by Kenneth Rubin “Your Scrum Playbook“, Fabian Schwarts, CST “Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time“, by Jeff and JJ
Scrum is an Agile framework for developing new products and extending existing ones with rapid cycles of incremental development and customer feedback