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Welcome to ScrumLab Open

ScrumLab Open is a free resource that explains the basic framework, roles and key patterns of Scrum. It includes clear definitions, insightful videos from the inventor of Scrum, as well as, published papers on Scrum Practices. ScrumLab open is perfect for the Scrum curious, the Scrum beginner or the advanced practitioner looking to refresh on the fundamentals.

Once you are familiar with the basics, ScrumLab Prime has an entire library of online classes and an array of media developed by the industry's fore-most thought leaders.

You can also improve your Scrum by attending one of our free monthly Webinars. Advanced practitioners may also be interested in Jeff Sutherland's Scrum Papers.

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Scrum Guide Refresh

On July 6, Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber, the creators of the Scrum Framework, held a webinar to discuss updates to the Scrum Guide. They also answered questions submitted by scrum practitioners around the globe.

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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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Executive Action Team

Responsibilities of the Executive Action Team Transitioning from traditional project management to Scrum is a paradigm shift. Too often, leadership believes implementing Scrum is a simple process change that can be delegated. Leadership must own an Agile transition...

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XM Patterns

XM Patterns Just as software design patterns have dramatically accelerated the speed of quality software development, we are seeing hardware design patterns provide repeatable solutions to common challenges faced by hardware scrum team. The “Gang of Four” format is...

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Scrum for Maximum Awesome

Scrum for Maximum Awesome As Agile practices and Scrum move outside of software we are seeing new pockets of innovation occurring.  In this online course, you will learn how Agile software techniques can be applied in multiple domains including physical engineering...

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Scrum of Scrums

Scrum of Scrums The Scrum of Scrums is a scaling mechanism. Scrum scales fractally and by doing so limits the number of communication pathways needed to transmit information relevant to the success of the enterprise. The Scrum of Scrums is analogous to the team level...

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Scrum for Hardware: Full Scale Manufacturing

Scrum for Hardware: Full Scale Manufacturing Scrum for full-scaling manufacturing is an 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...

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Multitasking

Multitasking Multitasking is a form of wasted motion. Taiichi Ohno, in his book: The Toyota Production System outlined a total of 13 forms of waste. Multitasking is a classic form of Muda, or wasted effort. It happens when people, systems or machines switch between...

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Daily Scrum

Daily Scrum After Sprint Planning, the Team gets to work and meets every day for the Daily Scrum. All team members working on the Sprint Backlog need to attend and should standup to help keep the meeting short (no longer than 15 minutes). During the Daily Scrum, each...

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Scrum at Scale: Part 4

Scrum at Scale: Part 4   Jeff Sutherland and the Scrum Inc. team present Scrum at Scale Part 4. Scrum Inc. has developed an object-oriented model for scaling Scrum across the business. The modular approach allows for the overall system to work together even if...

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Scrum Pitfalls Part II

Scrum Pitfalls Part II Scrum Pitfalls Part II continues the conversation from Part I and dives deeper into the missteps we see Agile organizations commonly make. This episode will examine the role of leadership in Scrum and the importance of removing the right...

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Scrum Fundamentals

Scrum Fundamentals Scrum Fundamentals is designed to help get new teams up and running and more experienced Teams back on track. If you want to get more out of Scrum than you are getting, this course can fine tune your current practices by explaining the “why” behind...

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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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Muda

Muda Muda, or wasted effort, is one of the three types of waste outlined by Taiichi Ohno in his seminal book, The Toyota Production System. (See the slides for a breakdown of all three forms of Waste.) Estimated time for this course: 15 minutes Audience: Beginner...

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Scrum at Scale: Part 3

Scrum at Scale: Part 3 Jeff Sutherland and the Scrum Inc. team present Scrum at Scale Part 3 - an object-oriented model for scaling Scrum across the business. The modular approach allows for the overall system to work together even if individual modules aren't...

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Yesterday’s Weather

Yesterday's Weather Yesterday’s Weather is a Scrum pattern that helps Teams quickly calculate how many Points they will likely complete in the upcoming Sprint. The name comes from the fact that the best predictor of today’s weather is yesterday’s weather. In most...

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Scrum at Scale: Part 2

Scrum at Scale: Part 2 Jeff Sutherland and the Scrum Inc. team present Scrum at Scale Part 2 - an object-oriented model for scaling Scrum across an enterprise. The modular approach allows for the overall system to work together even if individual modules aren't...

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Definition of Done

Definition of Done Each Scrum Team has its own Definition of Done or consistent acceptance criteria across all User Stories.  A Definition of Done drives the quality of work and is used to assess when a User Story has been completed. For an hour-long deep dive into...

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Scrum at Scale: Part 1

Scrum at Scale: Part 1 Scrum at Scale Part 1 introduces an object-oriented model for scaling Scrum across the business. The modular approach allows for the overall system to work together even if individual modules aren't agile. This allows the framework to support...

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Scrum for Hardware

Scrum for Hardware Scrum inventor Jeff Sutherland and WikiSpeed founder Joe Justice discuss eXtreme Manufacturing and how you can implement test-driven hardware development using the Scrum framework. Learn how WIKISPEED invented a new manufacturing process that can...

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