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The fundamentals of Scrum

Learn all the fundamentals of the Scrum framework here! 

Scrum defiinition of done

Definition of Done

What is a Definition of Done? A definition of done is basically the common acceptance criteria for each product backlog item or User Story. The ...
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Scrum team

Scrum Team

Meet the Scrum Team The Scrum Team is a group of professionals that work towards the same goals for a product. A Scrum Team is ...
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Scrum empiricism


"A wise man proportions his beliefs to the evidence."
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Scrum sprint review

Sprint Review

"Scrum is all about inspection so you can adapt."
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Scrum sprint backlog

Sprint Backlog

What is a Sprint Backlog? The Sprint Backlog is the collection of work items that contain all the work that will be done by the ...
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Scrum values

Scrum Values

"It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are."
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Use our checklist for the Scrum Ceremonies to get started.

Checklist Sprint Review

Checklist Sprint Review

The team gives a recap of the sprint goal to set the context for the review meeting Completed work items are shown to the Product ...
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Checklist Backlog Refinement

Checklist Backlog Refinement

Functional refinement The goal of the user story is clear The value for the end user is clear The user story has acceptance criteria, it ...
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Checklist Sprint Planning

Checklist Sprint Planning

Preparation The product backlog is sufficiently refined and up to date so that the work can be selected for the next sprint The entire team ...
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"Scrum - easy to understand, difficult to master."

Tom Abrahams

About Me

Scrum Master, coach, facilitator, teacher and connector.

Tom Abrahams works with teams, individuals and organizations to adopt Scrum and Agile practises into their culture and way of working. He continuously searches for ways to improve the way software is built and delivered via coaching, facilitating, teaching and connecting.

Scrumbeginner server as a vehicle to teach about the Scrum framework, Agile practises and share knowledge with you.

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My Experience

My Scrum journey … until now.

View my journey from Business Analysit to Professional Scrum Master. I’m. continuously learning and growing my knowledge of Scrum, I’m only just getting started.

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Advanced Scrum Master

Deepening my knowledge and experience on the Scrum framework and related Agile practises. Expanding my understanding on the core of Scrum, the Scrum values, underlying principles and expanding towards facilitating cross-team interactions and the whole organization.


Professional Scrum Product Owner

Improving my coaching and serving skills towards the Product Owner and organization. Confirming my knowledge and experience by passing the PSPO I certification of Scrum.org.


Professional Scrum Master

2018 was all about learning the fundamentals of the Scrum framework. My focus is on serving my Scrum team to optimize the adoption of Scrum within the team. Confirming my knowledge by passing the PSM I certification of Scrum.org.


Starting my journey

After working as a Business Analyst, I started my journey as a Scrum Master 2017.

Retrospective Toolbox

Study our retrospective toolbox. Our formats are free to download and use with your teams!

Scrum sprint retrospective Start, Stop, Continue, More, Less

Retrospective: Start, stop, continue, more, less

Start, stop, continue, more, less The start, stop, continue, more, less retrospective format can be used on two ways: Focus on the last sprint Focus ...
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Scrum sprint retrospective 5 WHYS - Clean

Retrospective: 5 WHYs

Format: The 5 WHYs The Icebreaker The retrospective format After the icebreaker, we can go to the “5 WHYs” exercise. The exercises goes as following: ...
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Scrum sprint retrospective Went well, challenges, ideas

Retrospective: Went well, challenges, ideas

Went well, challenges and ideas This is a retrospective format that allows the team to reflect on the things that went well, the challenges and ...
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Scrum sprint retrospective MAD SAD GLAD

Retrospective: MAD – SAD – GLAD

Format: MAD – SAD – GLAD MAD – SAD – GLAD is a quick and easy format to use during your sprint retrospective. Is requires ...
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Went well, challenges, learned and want to learn

Retrospective: went well, challenges, learned and want to learn

What went well, challenges, what did we learn and want to learn This retrospective format is designed to have a look at both the good ...
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Scrum Christmas Retrospective

Christmas Retrospective

Christmas Retrospective This Christmas Retrospective can be used at the end of the year to reflect on the past year. Or, alternatively, it can also ...
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