The Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) course has evolved over the years and the PSPO I assessment has become even more difficult! I consider this assessment the most difficult of all the Scrum.org entry level assessments and it pays to be prepared. Here then, is my updated guide on how to pass the PSPO I assessment.[Read more…] about How to Pass the PSPO I Assessment (Scrum Guide 2020)
There are only three scrum roles in a Scrum Team. The Product Owner, Scrum Master and Development Team.
The responsibilities of these roles, and the services that each provides to the others, is detailed in the scrum guide.
Invariably though, your implementation of scrum will offer up issues that are not covered in the scrum guide. You'll face real-life scrum problems that won't have been covered in the scrum courses that you attended. That's where this section helps.
You'll find a series of articles centred around each of the roles in scrum. You'll find references to interactions between the roles and solutions to scrum problems that others have faced.
This is a transcript for a video titled Scrum Overview. You can find the video on YouTube.
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Is a Scrum Product Owner Role Really Necessary?
The Scrum Guide says that a scrum team consists of three roles: product owner, development team and scrum master. My work as a scrum trainer and coach has revealed that some organisations don’t use product owners at all. So, are they really necessary?
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Scrum Master Salary
Scrum master salary is affected by the qualifications a scrum master holds. But did you know that gaining a scrum master certificate widens your IT job prospects and can improve your salary? If you’re a software developer or a project manager, you MUST read this
Creating Your Definition of “Done”
The Scrum Guide, while being a model of brevity, devotes an appreciable amount of space to the definition of “Done”. In my travels as a trainer or coach though, I often come across questions about the definition of done. So, in this article, I’m going to examine it in more depth. I’ll provide some extra detail as well as reasons why your definition of “done” is so important and why you should invest time in creating, and maintaining it.
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