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.
We also offer a more in-depth online course: Scrum Startup for Teams.
You can also improve your Scrum by attending one of our Scrum Master or Scrum Product Owner classes. Advanced practitioners may be interested in reading Jeff Sutherland’s Scrum Papers, taking our Scrum@Scale training, or visiting the official Scrum@Scale site to download the latest Scrum@Scale Guide.
All ScrumLab Open Videos
All ScrumLab Open Topics
Creating a More Innovative and Inclusive World
Creating a More Innovative and Inclusive World by the Scrum Inc. Team | March 3, 2023 | Blog Those with the mindset and vision for transformational change deserve to be supported. When empowered, these brilliant minds and innovative thinkers become an...
Announcing Scrum Inc. U.K.
“Our mission is to help organizations around the world achieve enterprise agility through the adoption of Scrum, Scrum@Scale, and Agile principles. Our new offices in the UK allow us to do just that.”
Do You Have A Championship Organization?
Does your organization function at a championship level? The great teams in sports all hold the same traits as Agile organizations in any industry, as Scrum Inc.’s Bobby Woods explains.
2022 State of Agile Report – 5 Takeaways
The 2022 State of Agile Report is out and it includes a number of interesting findings. Scrum@Scale is now the fastest growing scaling framework in the world. And nearly nine-in-ten report their team uses Scrum. We examine the top trends and roadblocks identified by the report.
Logos Are Not Enough
It’s not about colorful logos gracing email signatures for one month out of the year; this is more important. It’s about fostering a culture that acknowledges that our differences are our strengths, our similarities are catalysts, and keeping our focus on what matters for the task at hand.
Value Stream Management, Mapping & Agile: The High-Performance Compliment
Organizations that shift from a project-focused model to a product-focused model find themselves in alignment with the ultimate success factor: customer value delivery. Here’s how you can ensure your organization stays competitive.
Value Stream Management vs. Value Stream Mapping: Opportunities and Pitfalls
Management allows you to determine the measurable flow of value, where value delivery is slowed down, as well as create opportunities for better alignment & collaboration among teams. But how do you know if you’re having the impact?
Which Scrum Master Credential Is Best For Me?
Which Scrum Master Credential Is Best For Me? by Kamaria Hill & Veronica Ruiz| February 4, 2022 | Blog Your leadership team is ready to support Agile in your organization. They have tasked you with getting the teams ready to Scrum. A little research takes you to...
Adaptive And Resilient Supply Chain Management: How John Deere Uses Scrum To Create Supply Chain Solutions In The Midst Of Disruption
Learn how John Deere used Scrum and Scrum@Scale to accomplish what other major manufacturers could not – successfully navigate the challenges caused by a global pandemic and major supply chain disruptions.
Does ‘Without Power’ Always Equal ‘Powerless’?
Does the concept of powerlessness reside more in a psychological sense as opposed to being grounded in reality? Scrum Inc.’s Robert Woods examines this question and ways to reflect on whether you have a learned sense of powerlessness and the impact it’s having on your work, organization, and life.
Our Time-Saving Scrum Holiday Gift Guide!
Our Time-Saving Scrum Holiday Gift Guide! by Kamaria Hill | December 6, 2021 | Blog The holidays are here and the time is upon us for gift-giving. Once again, we've scoured the web for the perfect Scrum-themed gifts so that you don't have to. Take a look at some of...
Is the Scrum Master a Full-Time Role or Not?
So is the Scrum Master a full-time role? Or can it be done on a part-time basis? Can a single Scrum Master support multiple teams? Scrum Inc.’s Robert Woods answers these questions by exploring four common scenarios.
Don’t Just Survive an Organization Change, Thrive on the Opportunity
Organizational change is difficult, disruptive, and often scary. Yet change requires a lot of people engaged and committed to it to be successful. Scrum Inc.’s Dan LeFebvre explains how to approach organizational change in a way that improves the odds of success.
What is Your Personal Cost of Delay?
We each have an inner critic. And they can be paralyzing. Still, as Scrum Inc.’s Brian Hackerson explains, we must learn to listen to that inner critic in order to change it to an inner advocate. Reducing the time it takes to make that switch works the same way as reducing decision latency in a Scrum Team or Agile organization.
Home Hospital Accelerator: Spreading Acute Care at Home
Creating a program that allows some patients to receive acute hospital-level care at home is one way to improve patient experience and reduce the potential risks of hospitalization. A group of 23 hospitals and healthcare systems have partnered to optimize home hospital care and they’re using Scrum in their accelerator.
Business Agility – The Intersection of Outcomes and Efficiency
There is a debate In the global Agile coaching and training community about whether we should focus on the outcomes or efficiency of teams. Dr. Jeff Sutherland weighs in on this debate and he explains an effective way to measure business agility.
What To Do When Managers Ask, “What Happened To My Job?”
What To Do When Managers Ask, “What Happened To My Job?” by Jessica Jagoditsh | October 1, 2021 | Blog As HR and People Operations leaders, especially if we are an Agile organization or if we are going through an Agile transformation, we start to notice that roles and...
How To Make Distributed Teams Work
by Megan Freemont-Smith and Kelsey Sparrow | September, 2021 | Blog How To Make Distributed Teams Work? Use These 4 Agile Strategies We’ve recently partnered with two companies that are influencing the way people work in distributed environments. Together we have...
The Next Iteration of Scrum Inc.’s Agile Education
The Agile Education Program powered by Scrum Inc.™ introduces The International Registry of Agile Professionals™ and key changes to its suite of Scrum and Agile training credentials.
The Correlation Between Communication And Happiness
Is there a correlation between communication and happiness? The short answer is yes, but there’s more to it than such a simple reply. Scrum Inc.’s Michael Simmons explores the correlation, the science behind it, and other critical areas that leaders need to consider.