Creating a common understanding of Definition of Done is a critical step to effective Sprint Planning. In this article we show you how to create your own definition.
Nothing causes more confusion in our Scrum training courses than the topic of the Definition of Done (DoD), and in particular its relationship to Acceptance Criteria, so let us spend some time clearing up this murkiness.
Choosing an online certified Scrum Master class has become more challenging with the proliferation of virtual trainers. This guide highlights the key considerations when making your choice.
A frequent request of our Scrum students is for Scrum Case Studies. Here we identify over 15 worthwhile case studies for your review, with links to the actual studies for your convenience.
A well-articulated Sprint Goal means the difference between a loose collection of mercenaries working on random stuff to a real team delivering business value to their customers, end users and stakeholders on a regular cadence.
The latest update to The Scrum Guide includes a new concept: the Product Goal. However, this differs in significant ways from Product Vision, which is more long-term and aspirational.
For many years, our Certified Scrum Product Owner students have asked why the Scrum Alliance does not offer an assessment for students completing their CSPO courses. This post explains why there is no exam today and the steps we took to create an exam that students can use to assess their knowledge.
What's the best way to prepare for the CSM Exam? After spending years answering this question, our Certified Scrum Trainers looked at the options and came up with a better solution...
Test-Driven Development (TDD) is a fundamental programming skill in short supply today. TDD is a powerful design technique that improves the quality and reliability of software as unit tests are automated and run more frequently. One of the key concepts behind TDD is that the software become self-checking. As more people touch ...
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