Tag Archives: Scrum

The Sprint in Scrum

What is sprint? (software development) The heart of Scrum is a Sprint, a time-box of one month or less during which a “Done”, useable, and potentially releasable product Increment is created. Sprints should have consistent durations throughout a development effort. A new Sprint starts immediately after the conclusion of the previous Sprint. …

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Sprint Review

How long is a sprint review meeting? A Sprint Review is held at the end of the Sprint to inspect the Increment and adapt the Product Backlog if needed. During the Sprint Review, the Scrum Team and stakeholders collaborate about what was done in the Sprint. Based on that and any changes to the Product Backlog …

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Scrum Roles

What is the Scrum team? A scrum team has a slightly different composition than a traditional waterfall project, with three specific roles: product owner, scrum master, and the development team. Product Owner The product owner is responsible for what goes into the product backlog and prioritizes it. The product owner also represents a …

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Scrum Master Exam — CSM Exam

What should you know about the Scrum Master Test? After attending a two-day Certified ScrumMaster course, the final step in becoming a ScrumMaster (CSM) is successfully passing an online CSM exam with the Scrum Alliance. The test comprises 35 multiple-choice questions and to pass you must get 24 or more correct. You …

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Example Scrum Certification Test Questions

Q: What kind of software development projects can be executed by Scrum Project Management Framework? Choice-1: Complete software packagesChoice-2: Customer projectsChoice-3: Sub-systems, components or parts of bigger systemsChoice-4: All kinds of software development projectsChoice-5: None of the given answers Answer: All kinds of software development projects Q: What does NOT …

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Scrum Master Salary

How much can a Scrum Master Make? A survey by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic from 2012 has Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) making $119,040. The latest data from Indeed.com (2015), has the annual salary of a ScrumMaster surpassing that of a Project Manager and siting at $110,000. Another survey by payscale.com has the average …

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Should you use Scrum?

When to use scrum methodology Agile software development is based on an incremental, iterative approach. Instead of in-depth planning at the beginning of the project, Agile methodologies are open to changing requirements over time and encourages constant feedback from the end users. Business stakeholders and developers must work together to …

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Scrum Methodology — What is Scrum?

Scrum is part of the Agile movement. Agile is a response to the failure of the dominant software development project management paradigms (including waterfall) and borrows many principles from lean manufacturing. Scrum was first defined as “a flexible, holistic product development strategy where a development team works as a unit …

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Scrum of Scrums

Also known as a “meta Scrum”. A technique to scale Scrum up to large groups (over a dozen people), consisting of dividing the groups into Agile teams of 5–10. Each daily scrum within a sub-team ends by designating one member as “ambassador” to participate in a daily meeting with ambassadors …

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Product Backlog

Items added to a backlog are commonly written in story format. The Product Backlog is what will be delivered, ordered into the sequence in which it should be delivered. It is visible to everyone but may only be changed with the consent of the Product Owner, who is ultimately responsible for …

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