Scrum resources

Whether you're new to Scrum or you're successfully using the Agile framework, you know that Scrum requires continuous learning. These Scrum resources will help you embrace the Scrum principles and practices that lead to greater innovation, continual improvement, and overall success in software development and beyond.

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Scrum Alliance members from around the world regularly contribute articles on a variety of topics related to Scrum and Agile methods or practices. These diverse opinions and experiences help inspire new and creative uses for Scrum.

Special Reports

Suggested reading

These Scrum learning resources can you help further your knowledge of Agile principles, engineering practices, and the application of Scrum.

  • "Agile Atlas" – by Ron Jefferies and other contributors — provides information about Agile and related methods.
  • "Do Better Scrum" – by Peter Hundermark, a CSC and CST in Africa and Brazil — provides a set of tips and insights into how to do Scrum well. (Also available in Spanish.)
  • Scrum topic pages – by CST Mike Cohn — provides an online overview of many of the Scrum basics.
  • "The Scrum Primer" – by Pete Deemer, Gabrielle Benefield, Craig Larman, and Bas Vodde — offers an in-depth introduction to the theory and practice of Scrum.
  • "The Scrum Papers" – compiled by Jeff Sutherland, one of the co-creators of Scrum — covers the basics of Scrum through advanced topics such as how to scale Scrum.

Global Scrum Gathering presentations

Twice a year, Scrum Alliance members gather to share ideas, find inspiration, and discover new possibilities with Scrum. Here are some of the presentations from past Global Scrum Gatherings. For additional presentations, please log in.