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International SCRUM Master Foundation (Scrum Guideline 2020)

Steen Lerche-Jensen

1.0 What is Scrum

Building software applications can be a difficult task. Scrum methodology comes as a solution for executing such a complicated task. It helps the development team to focus on all aspects of the product, such as quality, performance, usability and so on. Scrum is a lightweight framework that helps people, teams and organizations generate value through adaptive solutions for complex problems.

Scrum requires a Scrum Master to foster an environment where:

  1. A Product Owner orders the work for a complex problem into a Product Backlog.
  2. The Scrum Team turns a selection of the work into an Increment of value during a Sprint.
  3. The Scrum Team and its stakeholders inspect the results and adjust for the next Sprint.
  4. Repeat

Scrum Master

Scrum is a very popular agile framework for managing development projects. Scrum is simple. Try it as is and determine if its philosophy, theory, and structure help to achieve goals and create value. The Scrum framework is purposefully incomplete, only defining the parts required to implement Scrum theory. Scrum is built upon by the collective intelligence of the people using it. Rather than provide people with detailed instructions, the rules of Scrum guide their relationships and interactions.

It is an adaptive, iterative, fast, flexible, and effective framework designed to deliver prioritized and quick value to the customer. Various processes, techniques and methods can be employed within the framework. Scrum wraps around existing practices or renders them unnecessary. Scrum makes visible the relative efficacy of current management, environment, and work techniques, so that improvements can be made. The customer is in the centre all the time to reduce waist. Scrum ensures transparency in communication and creates an environment of collective accountability and continuous progress.

Scrum terms in short:

Scrum Terms - Short

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