Category Archives for Scrum

How to convert a Kanban board to a Scrum board in Jira

If you are using Jira, you have probably come across Kanban boards and scrum boards. They are the two main ways of viewing issues. Sometimes you might want to switch from one board type to another. This article will explain what is involved. It’s not really possible but there are pretty good workarounds. Board types […]

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Scrum master vs project manager salary

Are you thinking of becoming a Scrum Master? Interested in how they earn compared to a project manager? This article will cover this and look at the latest earnings figures. So you can decide, if salary is a factor for you. Let’s look at the numbers. Scrum master salary There is a pretty wide variance […]

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Is Scrum a framework or methodology?

Want to know if Scrum is a framework or methodology? This is a common question and a confusion point for many people. This article will explain what Scrum is, how it works, and why it is a framework, not a methodology. What is Scrum Scrum is a popular approach for agile software development. It was […]

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Scrum team name ideas

If you’re doing agile software development with Scrum, you’ll need a name for your team. But what should the team be called and how should you choose your Scrum team name? This article will answer those questions for you. So you won’t be stuck for any Scrum team name ideas. Let’s get to it! Why […]

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Feature Driven Development vs Scrum

Agile software development was created in opposition to Waterfall by encouraging small cross-functional teams to work in iterations. Each iteration is usually short (one to two weeks). And by the end of an iteration, the team should have completed some design, development and testing work. This ensures that errors are found early on in development, […]

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ITIL vs Scrum

ITIL and Scrum are two core concepts in the current world of agile software development and IT operations. You might be unsure of the difference between them, or how they interrelate. This article will clear all of that up, so you can probably understand the nature of the ITIL vs Scrum debate. Let’s get into […]

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When to use Kanban vs Scrum

when to use kanban vs scrum

If Scrum is the most widely used Agile methodology, Kanban is probably in second place. It’s old, it’s elegant, it’s simple and it works. This article will explain when to use Kanban vs Scrum. And explain the similarities and differences between Scrum and Kanban. It really depends on what type of work you are doing. […]

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Is Scrum Master a good job?

Scrum Master is a very popular and important role in agile software development. A lot of people are becoming or trying to become Scrum Masters, and a lot of firms are hiring Scrum Masters. If you are interested in Scrum, this article will give you my opinion on the matter of is Scrum Master a […]

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Scrum Master vs Product Owner Salary

Scrum Master and Product Owner are two of the most in-demand jobs in technology right now. Both can be rewarded very well and can get positions at some great organizations. And of course some not so great ones. But what are the salaries like compared between the two? This article will explain all of that […]

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Best Scrum Master books

These are some books that I recommend Scrum Masters should check out and read. It is not an exhaustive list of course, and I will be updating it from time to time. Some of these are directly about Scrum and some are in areas of interest to Scrum Masters (lean, kanban, management, leadership, systems thinking, […]

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