- It's is a lightweight [agile](/zettel/agile) framework.
- It helps teams and organizations generate the highest possible value for the project.
- It describes a set of meetings/events/ceremonies, tools/artifacts, and roles to help teams structure and manage their work.
- Scrum Team:
- Few people.
- There are no sub-teams or hierarchies.
- Every member must be focused on one objective at a time.
- [Product Owner (PO)](/zettel/product-owner).
- [Scrum Master (SM)](/zettel/scrum-master).
- Tools or artifacts:
- Product backlog:
- The main list of work that needs to get done.
- Maintained by the PO.
- It's used as sprints input.
- It's the "To Do" list.
- It's constantly revisited, re-prioritized, and maintained by the PO as the product priorities and the market change.
- Sprint Backlog:
- Items selected from the product backlog to be executed on the current sprint.
- The "Doing" list.
- The result of a sprint.
- The "Done" list.
- Must add value to the project.
- Ceremonies or events:
1. Organize the backlog:
- PO's responsibility.
- Prioritize items as they know more about the business, the market, and the stakeholders' priorities.
2. Sprint planning:
- The work is to be performed during the current sprint.
- Is planned by the entire team.
- SM leads this event.
- At the end of this meeting, every team member needs to be clear about the sprint goals, what can be delivered and how the team can deliver the increment.
- The period that the Scrum team works to finish the increments.
- Generally two weeks.
- The more unknown and complex the work, the shorter the sprint should be.
- All events happen during the sprint.
4. [Daily Scrum](/zettel/daily-scrum):
- Daily super-short meetings that happen at the same time and place.
- The goal is for everyone on the team to be on the same page, aligned with the sprint goal.
- Each member of the team answers these questions:
- What did I do yesterday?
- What do I plan to do today?
- Are there any obstacles?
5. Sprint Review:
- Happens at the end of the sprint.
- The team gets together to present or inspect the increment.
- The PO decides to release or not the increment.
- The PO reworks the product backlog that the team will use to feed the next sprint.
6. Sprint retrospective:
- The team comes together to document and discuss what worked and what didn't work in the current sprint.
- The team can focus on what went well and what needs to be improved next time.
- How do you define Scrum with a few words?
- Besides software development, which do other fields use Scrum?
- What does the Product Owner do? And the Scrum Master?
- The scrum framework defines some tools, ceremonies, and roles. List them.
- Does Scrum work with a team working remotely?
- [ProductPlan. Scrum Agile Framework](https://www.productplan.com/glossary/scrum-agile-framework/)
- [Scrum. WHAT IS SCRUM?](https://www.scrum.org/resources/what-is-scrum)
- [Atlassian. What is Scrum?](https://www.atlassian.com/agile/scrum)
- [Product Owner](/zettel/product-owner)
- [Agile Methodologies](/zettel/agile-methodologies)
- [Scrum Master](/zettel/scrum-master)
- [Daily Scrum](/zettel/daily-scrum)