The Professional Scrum Master (PSM I) Guide: Successfully practice Scrum in real-world projects and achieve PSM I certification with confidence

Heath, Fred

  • 出版商: Packt Publishing
  • 出版日期: 2021-07-16
  • 售價: $850
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$808
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 174
  • 裝訂: Quality Paper - also called trade paper
  • ISBN: 1800205562
  • ISBN-13: 9781800205567
  • 相關分類: Agile Software 敏捷軟體開發
  • 下單後立即進貨 (約3~4週)


Key Features

  • Use Scrum to manage complex projects and deliver real value to your customers
  • Explore essential concepts and understand how the Scrum framework and Agile help maximize value and manage risks
  • Discover expert tips and work with practice questions and real-world examples to pass the PSM certification exam

Book Description

Agile methodologies allow companies to maximize value and deal effectively with risks, which is why most IT companies adopt Agile in their workflows. Scrum is an Agile framework used to manage and execute projects with small teams.

The Professional Scrum Master (PSM I) Guide will help you to explore the Scrum framework's rules and theories for Agile project management and develop skills that will enable you to become an indispensable resource for any organization. You'll learn essential techniques and practices such as estimation, planning, and forecasting that will help you to apply Scrum successfully and complete complex projects with ease. The book also demonstrates how to conduct Scrum events, create Scrum artifacts, and tackle issues faced during the Scrum life cycle, among other practices. Finally, you will focus on various aspects of the PSM I certification course and discover expert advice, tips, and quizzes to prepare yourself for the exam.

By the end of the book, you will have gained fundamental knowledge of the Scrum framework, covered a range of topics related to the PSM I exam, and learned best practices, tips, and techniques to pass the exam confidently.

What you will learn

  • Get to grips with Agile development and Scrum
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities within the Scrum team
  • Discover how to conduct Scrum events and create Scrum artifacts
  • Find out how to estimate tasks and track progress
  • Discover techniques for planning and forecasting
  • Find out how to deal with issues faced during the Scrum life cycle

Who this book is for

This book is for professionals who want to build a strong foundation in Scrum practices and development. Project managers, product owners, product managers across various industries, sectors, and departments, software architects, developers, coders, and testers looking to achieve PSM certification will also find this book helpful.


Fred Heath is a senior software engineer with around 24 years of experience. Fred has worked at every level of the software development life cycle and has used a multitude of technologies, platforms, and programming languages. His professional interests include programming in Ruby and Elixir, behavior-driven development, and semantic analysis. Fred holds B.Eng and M.Sc. degrees (Cardiff University) and is a Microsoft Certified Professional (SQL Server 2000), a certified Professional Scrum Master (PSM-1), and a certified Professional Agile Leader (PAL-I). He enjoys blogging about software development topics and is a frequent speaker at conferences and meetups.


  1. Introduction to Scrum
  2. Scrum Theory and Principles
  3. The Scrum Team
  4. Scrum Events
  5. Scrum Artifacts
  6. Planning and Estimating with Scrum
  7. The Sprint Journey
  8. Facets of Scrum
  9. Preparing for the PSM I Assessment