New to Scrum

Scrum has been introduced and developed for more than a decade. Relevant documents and sharing articles may easily be fetched online. I have no interest to re-cap them once more in my post. But I am more than generous to offer you a list of recommended sites and books.

After all, I doubt many of you would be totally new to Scrum??

[website] Scrum Guides

Official artifact offered and maintained by Scrum founders: Ken Schwaber & Jeff Sutherland

[pdf] Scrum Reference Card

A simplified booklet to keep it with you all the time

One-stop station for a fun way to learn about Scrum, to where many slides of this material are referenced

[book] Scrum and XP from the Trenches (Enterprise Software Development)

[中文] 硝烟中的Scrum和XP

This book is suitable for any level of readers, who is interested in Scrum Development. It simply tell stories of running Scrum projects, with highly summarized key points

[book] Specification by Example – How Successful Teams Deliver the Right Software

[中文] 实例化需求 – 团队如何交付正确的软件

There will never be too much, to improve your skill of identifying requirement. Most of time, weak requirements will lead to rework, poor quality and delay of delivery

[book] Continuous Delivery – Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test and Deployment Automation

[中文] 持续交付 – 发布可靠软件的系统方法

You don’t wanna check-in your code everyday and worry about system crash. You don’t wanna spend your valuable time to test something already tested. You don’t wanna have nothing to demo when management walk to your desk

[website] Scrum Tools

So, what tools are best for which situations? Well, we have a couple of frequently updated lists for you.

[website] Scaled Agile Framework

A proven, publicly available framework for applying Lean/Agile practices at enterprise scale

[website] Scrum Alliance

One of the biggest Scrum community.They host the Armour annual Scrum Gathering. Most importantly, they issue certifications!!

[website] Published Pattern

If you are looking for a place to share, or to learn how Scrum shall be adopted in a traditional project. You may take a look here


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