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Scrum Velocity: Do’s and Dont’s

Velocity is “The measure of how many points the team burns down in a given Sprint on average.” Velocity measures the amount of work a single team can be expected to complete during an iteration. When we refer to story points, we are referring to a unit of measurement that expresses the estimated effort required […]

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Minimum Viable Product

  The Product Increment is what is produced after a given Sprint and is considered releasable. The Scrum Guide states that “An Increment is a concrete stepping stone toward the Product Goal. Each Increment is additive to all prior Increments and thoroughly verified, ensuring that all Increments work together. In order to provide value, the Increment […]

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Understanding Scrum Team roles

Each Scrum Team member plays a vital role in the project’s success. In order to help a project get to the finish line, you will need to understand what each of these roles entail. In this reading, you will learn how the responsibilities of the Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Development Team differ from one […]

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The founding principles of Scrum

Although Scrum was first used to describe Agile content in 1986 in the Harvard Business Review, the term originates from the internationally loved sport, rugby. In rugby, a “scrum” involves players huddling closely together with their heads down while trying to gain possession of the ball. Then, the players work together in order to achieve […]