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This will not be a comprehensive guide to what Scrum is.  This is really brief about what scrum is and what scrum isn't.  That's because Scrum is what you make of it anyway and there is never an ideal scenario -- it's kind of like you'll know it when you experience in a Scrum team. What Are the Scrum Values? Instead of going into what Scrum is (we take it that you know what it is already or if not you can Google it), we just...
A few years ago, I went to the Scrum Alliance's Product Owner certification (Certified Scrum Product Owner/CSPO) training course.  I didn't know it at the time, but the company I worked for had internal training that was a discount to the cost of getting external training but in retrospect I'm glad I went to see what it's like outside of the company. I couldn't prove it but I know that if everyone in the training was from my company,...
First of all, what the heck is a product backlog? Backlog isn't a term you use regularly.  It's kind of an old term or used in particular niches like manufacturing or supply chain.   It's now been popularized by process frameworks like Scrum or Agile.  Almost exclusively people are are using the term backlog to refer more to software and product development nowadays. Which brings up a good point that it is...
The Product Owner (PO) serves as the main communications conduit between an Agile software development team and the business that owns the product that team is building.  Typically, the Product Owner role is served by someone who has the knowledge and experience with users. The standard certification is attaining the Certified Scrum Product Owner . As Product Owner or PO, you build and maintain a network of...