Scrum Master vs Team Leader

Since Scrum has become the most popular framework for agile software development, you might have worked with a Scrum Master. Or become one or thought about becoming one yourself. A lot of people are unsure what this role really is, and how it is different from roles like project manager or team leader. This article […]

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DSDM vs Scrum

Agile software development has been growing in usage and popularity for many years now. There are of course a number of different approaches you can take within the agile camp. Agile has formally been around since 2001, when a group of people gathered in Utah and wrote the Agile Manifesto. But agile is just a […]

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Iteration Manager vs Scrum Master

You probably have at least heard of, or know something about, Scrum Masters. It is one of the three core roles (or accountabilities) in Scrum. And is one of the fastest growing and well-paid jobs in Information Technology. However, the role “Iteration Manager” is much less well known. You might be wondering what that is, […]

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When a Scrum Master encounters resistance

Lots of people these days are becoming Scrum Masters. It is after all a good job, well paid, and Scrum is at the vanguard of the growing movement for agile software development. However, it is a challenging role. And one of the main reasons for that is resistance. So this article will explain what sort […]

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Most important skills for a Scrum Master

Scrum Master is one of the three core roles in Scrum, and Scrum is becoming a very popular framework for agile software development. But what do Scrum Masters need to be able to do? This article will go over the most important skills for a Scrum Master. So you can find out more about the […]

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Can a business analyst be a Scrum Master?

Scrum has become a widely used framework for software development. Scrum Master is one of the core roles in Scrum (along with Developer and Product Owner). Sometimes people with an existing responsibility take on one of those roles. And it’s quite common that a business analyst is one of those. This article will consider the […]

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Why does Scrum use Fibonacci numbers?

If you’ve come across Scrum, you’ve probably seen Fibonacci numbers. They are very popular and widely used in Scrum circles. And in other agile frameworks also. If you’re wondering why does Scrum use Fibonacci numbers, this article will explain why. The answer might surprise you! So let’s get right into it. What are Fibonacci numbers […]

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Should a Scrum Master participate in the Retrospective?

A common question that teams new to Scrum ask is who should be at the Sprint retrospective. This even is one of the five critical events in Scrum. So you need to do it right and have the correct people there. This article will thus answer the important question of should a Scrum master participate […]

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Best free Scrum tools

Scrum is a very popular agile software development framework. And rightly so – it is simple, flexible and powerful. And helps team self-organise to build innovative products. While managing risk and coping with uncertainty. But what about good project management tools? There are a lot of great free tools out there for helping coordinate the […]

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What is the most important Scrum event?

Scrum is a popular framework for agile software development. It is well known for its events, such as the Daily Scrum or Sprint Planning. If you’re wondering what is the most important Scrum event, this article will go into that very topic. The answer isn’t very straightforward, but the discussion is valuable. So let’s find […]

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