Secrets of Scrum
These secrets aren’t far beneath the surface of Scrum but, unfortunately, some teams never get to them. Scrum community experts have been collecting these patterns for years, and even the inventor of Scrum, Jeff Sutherland, now uses them as a central part of his training and of describing Scrum. Now they’re freely available to you. Come and learn how to use them and what they mean to your organisation!
Why do some organizations succeed with Scrum – while many fail?
There are some core patterns that successful Scrum teams have — and you cannot read about them in the Scrum Guide or Agile Atlas. The Scrum patterns are your way to Kaizen (continuous improvement). We want you to be able to tell a story of your own Scrum team that goes like this — exemplary of ten of the most important patterns of successful Scrum teams:
In our Stable Team we have a Definition of Ready. It gives us Enabling Specifications for our Product Backlog Items before we enter a Sprint. During the Sprint we perform our tasks by Swarming while our ScrumMaster ensures Illegitimus non Interruptus. Most of our Sprint Goals are based on the Happiness Metric.
With Jim Coplien & Gertrud Bjørnvig