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    The Scrum Master's startup guide

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    What you need to know to get up and running as a Scrum Master

    Are you starting out as a Scrum Master, or face some of the Scrum Master’s responsibilities? Or perhaps your team shares, or rotates, the Scrum Master's tasks.

    This guide gives you a basic understanding of what is expected of you, and a detailed plan for how to get started successfully.

    Understand both the big picture, and get hands-on advice you can use immediately. We will cover areas such as:

    • Why you are doing Agile at all
    • The manifesto and principles Agile is based on
    • The values and principles of Scrum
    • How to run each Agile ceremony successfully
    • A detailed checklist you can follow to quickly become great at your role
    • Recommendations of further resources to get even better

    Quickly succeed with the Scrum Master's responsibilities. Grab your free copy of the Scrum Master's startup guide now via the form on the right.

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    Debate: The purpose of the Minimum Viable Product

    Minimum Viable Product, or just MVP, is a version of a product with just enough features to be usable by early customers who can then provide feedback for future product development. Or is it?

    Listen to our opinions on the topic in the podcast: DevOps Sauna.

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    Check out our Agile training programs

    The World-class Scrum Master program is suitable for all Agile Scrum Masters, working with Scrum or Kanban teams. After completing the program your Scrum Masters will be able to improve your Agile ceremonies, their own coaching skills, and tools, and nurture the team spirit for better communication and creativity.

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    How to successfully kick-start the development of your new service

    Watch this on-demand webinar to lay the foundation for successful development work.

    In this webinar, you'll learn:

    • How to plan a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) the right way
    • How to scope releases that deliver value 
    • How releases work in practice by using Jira and Confluence 
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    Build your ultimate agile foundation

    To have a solid agile foundation, you must have a good understanding of agility and how it works at the team level. Your teams need to understand how methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban work, how to apply them efficiently, and the agile roles you use.

    Even though you understand the theory behind Agile, real agility comes from concrete ways of working. We, at Eficode, have developed practical approaches to agile roles and ceremonies. With our coaching, training, and consulting, you will become truly Agile in your development. We have helped over 10,000 professionals over the years, so you can count on our expertise.

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