Live Virtual Professional Scrum Product Owner with Build Stuff Events on 3rd June 2021

In Nexus with 5 Scrum teams, how can the Product Owner attend all Sprint Planning events?

As part of the Scrum.org webinar “Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer – Martin Hinshelwood – Answering Your Most Pressing Scrum Questions” I was asked a number of questions. Since not only was I on the spot and live, I thought that I should answer each question that was asked again here, as well as those […]

The Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams

Purpose The flow-based perspective of Kanban can enhance and complement the Scrum framework and its implementation. Teams can add complementary Kanban practices whether they are just starting to use Scrum or have been using it all along. The Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams is the result of a collaboration between members of the Scrum.org community […]

The Scrum Guide

This HTML version of the Scrum Guide is a direct port of the November 2020 version available as a PDF here. Purpose of the Scrum Guide We developed Scrum in the early 1990s. We wrote the first version of the Scrum Guide in 2010 to help people worldwide understand Scrum. We have evolved the Guide since […]

Free Workshop 02: Introduction to Scrum & Empiricism [Review & Retrospective]

This workshop was delivered on 19th August 2021 and focused on introducing the core concepts of Scrum & Empiricism. I used a combination of Liberating Structures, Microsoft Teams, and Mural to deliver an interactive session. This workshop will introduce the Scrum Framework, dispel myths, and bring the core purpose of the Scrum Events, rather than […]

Introduction to Scrum & Empiricism

This workshop will introduce the Scrum Framework, dispel myths, and bring the core purpose of the Scrum Events, rather than the mechanics to the forefront. The Scrum Framework Empiricism What now?

Announcing Professional Agile Leadership with Evidence-Based Management Training (PAL-EBM) from Scrum.org

I have been an accredited Evidence-based Management Expert with Scrum.org for the last 7 years and I have been using the Evidence-based Management Guide to encourage leaders to make decisions based on evidence instead of gut feel. For lots of reasons that program had been taking a back burner with Scrum.org over the years. The […]

Study Guide for the Professional Scrum Product Owner

From the Home of Scrum As described in the Scrum Guide, a Scrum Product Owner is responsible for maximizing the value of the product resulting from the work of the Development Team. How this is done may vary widely across organizations, Scrum Teams, and individuals.The learning path is organized by a set of Professional Scrum Competencies which each contain […]

Professional Scrum Master and Product Owner (PSMP with Certification

Scrum Teams flourish when the Scrum Master and Product Owner accountabilities are well fulfilled. The 3-day Professional Scrum Master and Product Owner (PSMPO) course combines the key learning objectives from both the Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master™ (PSM) and Professional Scrum Product Owner™ (PSPO) courses. Merging PSM and PSPO together enables side-by-side learning in a way […]

Hiring a Professional Scrum Master

One of my customers is hiring for the Scrum Master Role and asked if I had a handy-dandy Scrum Master Job Spec that they could use. I did not, but there have been a few good ones floating around in the either so I thought that pulling one together would be a good idea anyway. […]