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The fundamentals of Scrum

Learn all the fundamentals of the Scrum framework here! 

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 sprint review

Sprint Review

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

The Increment

What is an Increment in Scrum? An increment is a stepping stone towards a (software) product. At the end of a Sprint in Scrum, the ...
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Scrum sprint planning

Sprint Planning

"Plans are worthless, but planning is everything."
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Scrum sprint

The Sprint

What is a Sprint in Scrum? The Sprint is the main event and “container” in Scrum. The Sprint is a timeboxed iteration of maximum one ...
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Scrum sprint retrospective

Sprint Retrospective

"Strive for continuouos improvement, instead of perfection."
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Use our checklist for the Scrum Ceremonies to get started.

Checklist Daily Scrum Standup

Checklist Daily Scrum

Every team member shares what he did yesterday that brought us closer to achieving the sprint goal Every team member shares what he will be ...
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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 Retrospective

Checklist Sprint Retrospective

The retrospective contains setting the stage The retrospective contains gathering data The retrospective contains generating insights The team knows the difference between actions and intentions ...
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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 project or release retrospective

Retrospective: Project or Release retrospective

The Project or Release retrospective This retrospecitve format is designed to do at the end of a project or release. You can also use this ...
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Scrum sprint retrospective The Mowgli Junglebook Retrospective

Retrospective: Mowgli (The Jungle Book)

Theme: Mowgli (The Jungle Book) Enter the world of Mowgly from the Jungle Book with this retrospective theme. In this format, we start with a ...
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Scrum sprint retrospective Better, Improve, Just Do It, Grateful

Retrospective: Better, To Improve, Just Do It, Grateful

The icebreaker The “Better, To Improve, Just Do It and Grateful” retrospective starts with a creative icebreaker: Post a picture or meme that describes your ...
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Scrum sprint retrospective animals cats dogs went well & Improve

Cats and dogs retrospective

Cats and dogs retrospective (went well & improve) This is a retrospective format suitable for teams that have pets, or like cats and/dogs in general. ...
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Scrum sprint retrospective Went well & Improve

Retrospective: Went well & Improve

Went well & Improve The went well & improve is a basic, easy and lightweight retro format that can be used in any sprint, project ...
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Scrum sprint retrospective LOVE, WANT, HATE & LEARN

Retrospective: Love, Want, Hate & Learn

Format: Love, Want, Hate and Learn The Love, Want, Hate and Learn retrospective is a format that enables you to reflect on both the last ...
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