Scrum is an agile framework that focuses on project management aspects of development

Scrum myths


The following are some common Scrum myths.


Velocity is a measure of performance

Isn't a higher velocity a sign of a more productive team?

The Scrum guide is very clear that velocity is purely about establishing the likely capacity of a team for future sprints. The actual value is irrelevant, it is the predictability that is important.


Definition of done

The definition of done varies from team to team and from product to product. In fact, it often varies during the lifetime of a product or release.

Here are some criteria that may get included in done:

Scrum in practice

Scrum is an agile framework that focuses on the product/project management aspects of development.

Scrum has evolved over the years and the latest official approach is defined in the Scrum guide. The Scrum guide is usually updated every few years and some recent changes include:

The Daily Scrum

The Daily Scrum is one of the Scrum ceremonies. It is also often called the daily stand-up or just the stand-up.

What is a stand-up?

The idea in holding a daily stand-up is to get the Scrum Team members talking to each other. The stand-up is there to coordinate dependencies, to identify issues and to fascilitate team members helping each other out.