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ScrumLab Topic Index

Below is a complete index of all ScrumLab topics, including Premium and Open.

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A3 – Root Cause Analysis

A3 – Root Cause Analysis The A3 is a tool for identifying root causes to deep problems and building consensus on how to remedy them. Estimated time for this course: 25 minutes Audience: Scrum Masters facing a reoccurring impediment Suggested…

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Agile Architecture

Agile Architecture A key practice in Scrum is to deliver small slices of functionality each Sprint. These slices need to encompass every layer of a system, from what the customer sees to the darkest corners of the backend. This even includes the architecture itself….

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Agile Contracts

Agile Contracts As Scrum and Agile practices become mainstream and fundamentally change the way companies work internally, it is only natural that the way companies work with each other will also change. Unfortunately, many procurement departments are ill equipped to…

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Agile Defense

Agile Contracts As Scrum and Agile practices become mainstream and fundamentally change the way companies work internally, it is only natural that the way companies work with each other will also change. Unfortunately, many procurement departments are ill equipped to…

Agile Innovation – Innovate or Die

Agile Innovation Innovation is increasingly the key to commercial success, with leading companies producing new products and new features at an ever faster rate. Yet innovation is often seen as uncontrollable – the unexpected result of fortuitous happenstance. So how…

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Agile Testing

Agile Testing This webinar covers the rigorous development and testing practices used by the fastest Scrum teams. Using real world examples gathered from years of experience, Scrum Inc.’s Joe Justice and Agile42’s Dave Sharrock explain how to implement both practical…

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Calculating Business Value

Calculating Business Value Calculating business value and using that insight to prioritize the Product Backlog is one of the most important things an Product Owner can do to drive profits and achieve a competitive advantage using Scrum. Estimated time for this course:…

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Distributed Scrum

Distributed Scrum Distributed Teams almost always deliver product slower, with more bugs, and higher costs. However, globalization makes working in different locations a reality, so in this online course we outline a number techniques that will minimize the costs….

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Getting to Done

Getting to Done The second value in the Agile Manifesto is to have working product at the end of every sprint. Yet only 20% of teams that call themselves ‘Agile’ actually do. There is a lot of bad agile out there. It doesn’t have to be this way. Getting to Done isn’t…

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How to Launch a Scrum Team

How to Launch a Scrum Team We share our step-by-step backlog for launching new teams or reinvigorating old ones. Three different perspectives from three Scrum Inc. coaches on how to launch a Scrum team and how to overcome the most common impediments. Estimated time…

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Hyper-Productive Scrum Metrics

Hyper-Productive Metrics Hyper-Productive metrics are designed to help Scrum Masters carefully tune their teams into a hyper-productive state. Hyper-Productivity is defined as a 400% increase in Velocity over the baseline Velocity with corresponding quality. The…

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Interrupt Pattern

Interrupt Pattern Interrupts happen. In computing, an operating system has to be able to handle interrupts or the machine will crash. It’s the same with Sprints. The key to handling interruptions is to expect them. Estimated time for this course: 12 minutes…

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Leadership Dashboard

Leadership Dashboard How can Agile leaders use Scrum’s ability to make work visible to support informed business decisions and efficiently coordinate teams toward a focused goal? The key is getting the right information at the right time with Scrum…

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Pattern Language: Finish Early, Accelerate Faster

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Points vs Hours

Points vs. Hours Estimation is a fundamental building block in Scrum. Without it Product Owners and Scrum Masters will struggle with securing a release date and showing velocity improvement. When adopting Scrum the tendency is to continue approximating in time….

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Release Planning

Release Planning The key question everyone wants answered in any project is “When will it be done?” From a business perspective knowing the best time to release a product is crucial to success. In Scrum, the Team strives to create a Potentially Shippable Product at…

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Retrospectives

Retropectives One of the core principles in Scrum is the idea of continuous improvement. Each Sprint the Team engages in an inspect-and-adapt cycle during the Retrospective meeting. Beyond that, the Scrum Guide does not offer much insight into how to run a successful…

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Scaling Agile for the Enterprise

Scaling Agile for the Enterprise Scaling Agile for the Enterprise is a challenge that many large organizations face as they implement Scrum Teams across more and more of their operations. Coordinating multiple Teams that are working on multiple projects can seem…

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Scrum and Management

Why Management Needs Scrum The question is always the same: “How do I deliver the best product for the lowest cost and the highest profit?” Scrum has repeatedly answered this question, but often management still has a hard time grasping the business case for…

Scrum for Full-Scale Manufacturing

Scrum for full-scaling manufacturing is a groundbreaking agile discipline that combines Scrum with modular architecture and Lean/XP practices. This framework enables those who work with hardware to enjoy the same benefits that agile software teams have enjoyed for decades. R&D shops consistently produce quality prototypes up to eight ...

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Scrum in Sales

Scrum in Sales Scrum has it’s roots in software development, but it is often applied in other domains. Manufacturing, education, contracting, defense, even non-profit work. One area of early success in adopting Scrum has been sales. Businesses that have…

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The Future of Work

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Value Stream Mapping

Value Stream Mapping (VSM) Value Stream Mapping allows your Team to visualize and socialize areas of efficiency and inefficiency across the whole process. The Team can then quickly identify and prioritize the most valuable improvements to customer visible value,…

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Visualizing Customers

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Writing Better User Stories

Writing Better User Stories User Stories are Product Backlog Items that are descriptions of functionality. The User Story always takes the form: “As a ______ I want to ___________ so that I can ______.” Our experience has shown that when Teams master producing clear,…

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