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.
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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.
In Their Own Words: Why Medical Device Company Simbex Uses Scrum
Simbex was founded on a powerful idea; helping people get healthy and stay healthy. Learn how and why the medical device company uses Scrum and Agile in their product development.
Book Review: Adopting Agile Across Borders
Is there such a thing as a universal “Agile culture”? Authors Glaudia Califano and David Spinks examine that and more in their new book Adopting Agile Across Borders. It is a fascinating and insightful read for Agile practitioners and anyone interested in learning how to harness diversity.
Should I Be A Registered Scrum Master? 6 Questions To Determine If This Scrum Role Is Right For You.
A career as a Scrum Master is a rewarding one. But is it a good fit for everyone? The honest answer is no. However, if you answer yes to these six questions, you have what it takes to become a Scrum Master.
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7 Steps To Hybrid Teams Success
Hybrid teams are emerging as the new normal for many organizations. But how can you ensure your hybrid teams deliver for your customers and your organization? We’re glad you asked.
2021 Scrummer Reading List
Great stories told well are the best information radiators. So every year, we share the books and podcasts that have captivated members of the Scrum Inc. team. Whether you’re looking to learn something new, challenge your way of thinking, understand how humans interact, improve your Agile skills, or are just looking for a bit of escapism, the 2021 Scrummer Reading List has something for everyone!
Do We Need Frameworks?
In a perfect world, there would be no systems or frameworks, or methodologies. Scrum Inc. CEO JJ Sutherland recently wondered if frameworks are needed. Here’s what he found.
Psychological Safety And Scrum Teams: How To Create A High-Performance Environment
Psychological Safety does not mean the absence of conflict. It means members uphold their allegiance to the team over self-interest. Scrum Inc.’s Catherine Travis and Che-Chuen Ho suggest ways to ensure psychological safety is more than a buzzword for you and your team(s).
Scrum Values: Have the Courage to Lose Sight
It’s one thing to know that change needs to take place, it’s quite another to act on that change. Scrum Inc.’s Robert Woods explains how the Scrum Values help in even the most difficult situations.
Is Your Scrum Training Paying Off?
Like any other upskilling or reskilling efforts, companies need a way to determine whether the Scrum training they bought provided the ‘bang for the buck’ they expected. Scrum Inc.’s Avi Schneier examines four metrics you should consider in making this determination.
Should A Product Owner Attend The Daily Scrum?
Their presence is not required but their insights can be critical for a successful Sprint. Scrum Inc.’s Avi Schneier combines theory and real-world experience to answer this often asked question.
Hybrid Team Launch
HYBRID IS HERE.ARE YOU READY? Set your teams up for success in the new reality of hybrid working.Let our experience eliminate your learning curve. Is your company prepared for hybrid working environments? Struggling to identify the best way to approach this new...
Motivation And Modern Leadership; Surprising Agile Lessons From 1967
Scrum Inc.’s Robert Woods recently received of an article from 1967. If you peer through the time-space language filter, you will see forward-thinking Agile concepts around teams, motivation, and modern leadership.
Should Your Organization Be Colocated, Fully Remote, Or Hybrid?
More than a year after the COVID restrictions made work from home the norm (and zoom a verb), offices are beginning to reopen. There are, however, points every organization should consider as they plan for what comes next. We’ve created this guide to help you inspect and adapt what ‘going back to work’ means.
Shape Your ‘New Normal’ With Individuals And Interactions In Mind
Scrum Inc. CEO JJ Sutherland explains how an admittedly awkwardly phrased term in the Agile Manifesto points out a fundamental truth all organizations should remember when deciding what their ‘new normal’ will be.
People & Culture: Prime Time To Personalize the Employee Experience
So, what might the next evolution of our employee experience look like? Can we seize this opportunity to really conceive of some ideas and create a better place to work? Spoiler Alert: It will require A LOT of experiments.
Lessons For Leadership: How Employee Experience Is Your Bottom Line
Engaged, empowered employees are critical to the success of any organization. As leadership thinks through the new reality of work, honest feedback on employee experience is key to unlocking productivity and potential. We interviewed four people from different industries to learn about their experience during the pandemic.