Reasons Why Scrum Can Fail - by John Yorke. “In essence, I am saying that Scrum fails when those in the named roles fail to live up to the role. This can also include cases where a role isn’t named or when someone or more than one person steps-up into that role. But in either case, if those mindsets are not present on the team it is a recipe for failure.”
Scaling Scrum – a brief comparison of DAD, LeSS, and SAFe - by Brian M. Rabon. A comparison of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Disciplined Agile Development (DAD), and Large Scale Scrum (LeSS).
Scrum, A Brief Look into Using the Scrum Framework for Software Development - by Atlassian. A brief explanation of Scrum to help you understand the philosophy of Scrum and who is on a Scrum team.
Scrum and Kanban: Make Your Teams Better by Busting Common Myths (Webinar) - by Steve Porter and Daniel Vacanti. Tips on how to combine Scrum and Kanban
Scrum and Kanban Revisited - by Mike Burrows. “Do I believe that a combination of Scrum and Kanban can help to deliver this? Yes I do, and I can point to multiple projects where I’ve witnessed it happen.”
Scrum in 5 Minutes - by Stephen Walther. “The goal of this blog entry is to explain the basic concepts of Scrum in less than five minutes. You learn how Scrum can help a team of developers to successfully complete a complex software project.”
The Scrum Guide™ - by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland. The official Scrum Body of Knowledge.
Do Better Scrum - by Peter Hundermark. “An unofficial set of tips and insights into how to implement Scrum well.”
Real Life Scrum - by Jesper Boeg. “This mini-book is NOT about finding THE right answer, but aims to highlight common problems, solutions and tradeoffs teams and organizations face in their continuous transition to a more effective use of the principles behind Scrum. It focuses on solving real problems when working with Scrum and prioritizing value delivery, motivation and customer satisfaction higher than the process itself.”
Scrum and XP from the Trenches - by Henrik Kniberg. A detailed overview of how a medium-sized company implemented Scrum and XP. Lots of practical tips.
The Scrum Primer - by Pete Deemer, Gabrielle Benefield, Craig Larman, and Bas Vodde. “A lightweight guide to the theory and practice of Scrum.”