A Complete Scrum Certification Guide
This Scrum Certification Guide provides a detailed introduction to the Scrum certification badges, the recommended Scrum certification paths, costs associated with Scrum certification, as well as insight into job opportunities that relate to Scrum certification.
What is Scrum Certification?
Scrum Certification is a set if credentials that ensure that Scrum Agile framework and practices are used by Scrum developers to create complex software development projects. Scrum Alliance and Scrum.org offer Scrum Master, Scrum Product Owner and Scrum Developer credentials.
Scrum.org also offers additional Scrum certifications that can be used to demonstrate proficiency in Scrum scaling, Scrum with Kanban, Scrum team leadership, and Scrum with Kanban.
What is Scrum?
Because progress flows in one direction, from concept to analysis, design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance, the waterfall model of software engineering is called so. Waterfall-based software development has been replaced by flexible software development lifecycles (SDLC) models, including Agile development models.
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Start trainingAgile software development relies on collaboration between cross-functional teams and end-user customers. Agile allows developers to respond to user changes and incorporate them into their development processes. Agile development is based upon a set of guiding principles. Projects are executed using a specific Agile methodology such as Extreme Programming, Kanban, and Scrum.
Scrum projects produce the output, “the Product”, in a series iterations known as “Sprints”. Sprints are used for breaking down complex projects into smaller, more manageable components. Each sprint includes a subset the features required from the Product Backlog, which is the prioritized list of requirements that are needed in the product.
Scrum.org supports the Scrum Agile framework and offers certifications and assessments for Scrum Team practitioners. According to Scrum.org, a Scrum Team is composed of a Product Owner and Development Team members, as well as a Scrum Master.
What is a Scrum Product owner?
The Scrum Product Owner is the person responsible for the final product of a development project. He or she is responsible for the details and priorities of user needs that go into the Product Backlog as well as into each Sprint. While other members of the Development Team may be responsible for the work, the Product Owner is still responsible.
The Product Owner is able to understand the market and business vision of the Scrum Team and ensures that the product delivers. The Product Owner works closely with the Scrum Team, other stakeholders, to create, manage, communicate, and communicate the Product Backlog so that the Development Team incorporates the necessary features in each Sprint.
What is a Scrum Master?
Scrum’s creators defined Scrum Master’s role as the “Servant Leader” for the Scrum Development Team. The Scrum Master is an expert on Scrum. As a leader, the Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring the Product Development Team understands the Scrum Process and follows it. As a servant, the Scrum Master organizes Scrum Events, assists the Product Owner with managing the Product Backlog, coaches and removes obstacles to team progress, among other responsibilities.
What is a Scrum Team and how do they work?
The Scrum Development Team is small and agile team of software developers. Scrum Team members are not assigned roles like tester, programmer, designer or programmer. Instead, they are cross-functional and work together in order to complete the tasks for each sprint.
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