Ivar Jacobson International produced the cards in conjunction with Dr Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum - applying the Essence standard to build a helpful reference guide to the essential elements of Scrum. Read more about Essence.
The cards provide clear and concise concepts of the essentials of Scrum and how these concepts relate to each other.
Playing games with the Scrum Essentials demonstrates the value of the cards and helps users understand the concepts of Scrum in a clear and concise manner.
An introduction to the cards and how you can begin using them.READ THE ARTICLE
This is the first of the game play articles and shows a great way to perform a holistic retrospective on your Scrum adoption.
We will be sharing a number of games over the next few months.Get Playing Practice Patience!
"This Scrum Essentials card game provided a whole new perspective on the team’s performance, attitude and even highlighted some bad cultural habits that we initially thought we eradicated.” Scrum Master.READ ABOUT THE TEAM'S EXPERIENCE
To truly understand a subject area it is important to know more than just individual concepts, but also how they relate to each other. A concept map can be used to organize and structure knowledge and depict these relationships.Learn How to Play Practice Mapping
"The power of this game is to see inside the mind of others and have useful discussions about the results.READ ABOUT THE TEAM'S EXPERIENCE
Scrum Teams do not work in isolation but need to effectively integrate into the business environment involving the right customers and stakeholders in the right events. At the right time and in the right way. The game is useful wherever there is a perceived boundary between a Scrum Team and its customers.Learn How to Play Contract Bridge