The ScrumMaster Study Guide

1st Edition

James Schiel

Auerbach Publications
Published December 13, 2011
Reference - 236 Pages - 27 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439859919 - CAT# K12736
Series: Applied Software Engineering Series

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Examining the questions most commonly asked by students attending Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) classes, The ScrumMaster Study Guide provides an accessible introduction to the concepts of Scrum and agile development. It compiles the insights gained by the author in teaching more than 100 CSM classes and countless seminars.

Describing how to sell agile development to upper management and customers, the book illustrates real-world implementation of agile development, addressing the roles and responsibilities of each team member as well as some of the things that can go wrong in an implementation.

  • Focuses on running Scrum projects in an agile environment
  • Covers agile development, team building, and transitioning to Scrum and agile
  • Explains how to adapt Scrum and agile to your work environment
  • Describes how to measure individual and team productivity
  • Illustrates the functions of a Scrum team on a day-to-day basis

This book is intended for newly minted ScrumMasters, product owners, and students about to attend a CSM or CSPO class as well as developers and managers who want to sharpen their skills. Scrum is a simple framework and agile development is simply a concept; successful implementation requires more than just the training you can get in a CSM class or a workshop. Helping you understand key aspects of agile development and Scrum that might have previously been difficult to comprehend, this book is the ideal starting point for finding the answers you need for agile software development in your organization.


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