Scrum is a framework that is widely used by many organizations and teams across the world. It takes 15 minutes to learn the framework but a lifetime to master it. If used correctly it can provide substantial value to an organization to deliver products or services to delight customers.
Here are some of the keywords to learn:
Scrum – A framework to deliver value to the customer iteratively.
Sprint – A time box where an increment of value is delivered. Mostly 1, 2, 3 or 4 weeks.
Roles– Scrum has Three Roles.
Scrum Master – Remover of impediments. Team motivator, Servant leader
Product Owner – Voice of the customer. Works with team and stakeholder to create value.
Development Team – A self-organized cross-functional team that delivers value.
Scrum Team – Collectively the Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Development team are called this.
Events- The Scrum Framework has four productive events. ( meetings )
Sprint Planning – Plan the work of sprint so that we can deliver value at the end of Sprint.
Daily Scrum – A 15-minute daily plan.
Sprint Review – A product feedback, inspect and adapt cycle.
Sprint Retrospective – A process improvement Inspect, Adapt Cycle
Artifacts – Things of value produced in a time-box.
Product Backlog – A backlog is a term for a list of things to do, also called Requirements. This is owned by the Product Owner
Sprint Backlog – Also called As Task Board or Scrum Board. A tool used by the development team to be transparent about the work they are doing in the sprint.
Product Increment – This is the reason we do Scrum. To build something of value in Short iterations of time.
An easy way to remember the core Scrum Framework is with the 3-4-3 rule. Yes, there are only 10 things to the Scrum Framework.
In Scrum, 3 Roles, the Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Development team go to 4 Events – Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective in which the produce 3 core Artifacts. The Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog and the Product Increment Itself.