Delve into the world of product management, as we explore Scrum, a popular agile approach that helps manage complex projects through segmented phases called sprints.
What is a Scrum in product management?
Another popular agile approach is Scrum; a lightweight project-management framework developed to help companies create, deliver, and sustain complex products. Using the Scrum agile framework, product teams break down their plans for long-term projects into short-term periods of work called sprints.
Do product managers need Scrum?
The product manager can be part of the daily scrum meeting if they want to, but only the scrum master is required. The product manager’s primary role involves product vision, strategy, roadmap planning, and product backlog management.
What does Scrum stand for?
People often ask, “Is Scrum an acronym for something?” and the answer is no. It is actually inspired by a scrum in the sport of rugby. In rugby, the team comes together in what they call a scrum to work together to move the ball forward.
What is the difference between Agile and Scrum in product management?
Scrum is a guideline for how to embrace Agile in your projects. It provides the rules, roles, events, tools, and artifacts necessary to successfully implement an Agile project. You can think of Agile as the process you want to achieve and Scrum as the tool for your success. Imagine that you’re planning a vacation.