Advanced Scrum: Integrating and Customizing Scrum

Individuals with foundational Scrum knowledge interested in learning Scrum implementation techniques and best practices


Expected Duration
92 minutes

Tailoring Scrum to your Agile environment may be challenging, but can be done successfully. This course focuses on how to customize Scrum for a variety of development management methods such as an empirical process, a defined process, and evidence-based management. This course also provides best practices on integrating Scrum with other Agile methods such as Lean, Kanban, and XP.


The Empirical Process

  • start the course
  • identify techniques for dealing with unpredictability
  • identify techniques for dealing with ambiguity
  • identify discovery techniques
  • The Defined Process

  • describe characteristics of a Scrum application in an assembly line example
  • recognize characteristics of a predictable process
  • Evidence-Based Management

  • identify benefits of team velocity
  • identify positive impacts of team changes on velocity
  • identify negative impacts of team changes on velocity
  • recognize characteristics of product increment
  • identify best practices in daily standups and progress reporting
  • describe burndown charts
  • The Agile Philosophy Umbrella

  • recognize the Agile philosophy core values
  • recognize the Agile philosophy principles
  • describe how Lean can be integrated into an Agile environment
  • describe how Kanban can be integrated into an Agile environment
  • describe how XP can be integrated into an Agile environment
  • describe Scrum’s role in an Agile environment
  • Customizing the Agile Environment

  • identify benefits of leverage
  • identify techniques to use Scrum as a communication and project control tool
  • list best practices to avoid redundancy
  • identify best practices for integration
  • recognize test-driven development techniques
  • identify emergent design techniques
  • recognize refactoring process techniques
  • Practice: Putting Scrum to work

  • understand how to get the most from Scrum




    Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.