Scrum Theory and Values

Scrum (n): A framework within which people can address complex adaptive problems, while productively and creatively delivering products of the highest possible value. The Scrum Guide was written — and is continually updated — by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, the originators of Scrum.

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Scrum Theory (05:47)

In this opening module, get an overview of the theory of Scrum, vocabulary terms used, and why it’s known as a framework based on empiricism. Main takeaway: Scrum is intentionally incomplete. It’s simple to understand, and difficult to master.


Scrum Values (3:16)

Since Scrum is meant to be used by people — and people have complex, varied beliefs and values that influence their behavior — it’s important to describe the values that make the system work in practice. Main takeaway: The five Scrum Values — commitment, courage, focus, openness and respect — are the heart of Scrum.

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