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Treehouse

Scrum Basics Course

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Overview

These days, just about every software team says they are “Agile.” You will even find many job openings declare familiarity with Agile software development as a prerequisite. What can you do to become familiar with, and knowledgeable in Agile practices so you can hit the ground running with your next team? In this course, we will cover the Scrum model, a commonly-used flavor of Agile which is well known for its clear definition of team members’ roles and the activities carried out by the team. This course will give you an understanding of Scrum and how it is used by teams in the process of building software.

What you'll learn

  • Agile
  • What is Scrum?
  • Roles in Scrum
  • Sprints
  • Stories

Syllabus

What is Agile?

Learn about the Agile Manifesto and how it has changed the way people think about software development.

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  • The Waterfall Model

    3:40

  • The Agile Manifesto

    2:37

  • Variants of “Agile”

    1:46

  • What Can Agile Do for Me?

    1:29

  • Review: What is Agile?

    6 questions

Introducing Scrum

Scrum is a defined set of practices following the principles of Agile. Learn the “Who” and “What” of Scrum.

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  • What is Scrum?

    2:53

  • Review: The Guide to Scrum

    5 questions

  • The Scrum Team: Product Owner

    2:28

  • Review: Product Owner

    5 questions

  • The Scrum Team: Scrum Master

    3:28

  • Review: Scrum Master

    5 questions

  • The Scrum Development Team

    2:09

  • What is a Sprint?

    2:26

  • Sprint Review

    4 questions

Scrum Events

Learn the “When” and “Where” of Scrum as the team commits to and executes a well-defined body of work called a Sprint.

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  • Scrum Events

    1:09

  • Review: Scrum Events

    5 questions

  • Sprint Planning

    3:37

  • Review: Sprint Planning

    5 questions

  • Daily Stand-up Meetings

    2:20

  • Backlog Refinement

    4:39

  • Review: Backlog Refinement

    5 questions

  • Sprint Review

    1:30

  • Sprint Retrospective

    3:48

  • Review: Sprints

    5 questions

Scrum Artifacts

Learn how the User Stories in the backlog make up the “Why” of Scrum. Learn the tools that make up the “How” of Scrum.

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  • User Stories

    4:07

  • Review: User Stories

    5 questions

  • The Product Backlog and Sprint Backlog

    2:54

  • Review: Product Backlog

    6 questions

  • The Taskboard

    2:49

  • Review: Taskboard

    5 questions

  • Definition of “Done” and the Sprint Product

    1:39

  • Scrum Wrap-up

    0:55

  • Review: Scrum

    5 questions

Taught by

Matt Anthes-Washburn

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