Top Scrum books recommended by experts

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Fundamentals of Scrum

Understanding the concepts of Scrum starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time

Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time

In the future, historians may look back on human progress and draw a sharp line designating “before Scrum” and “after Scrum.” Scrum is that ground-breaking. It already drives most of the world’s top technology companies. And now it’s starting to spread to every domain where leaders wrestle with complex projects.

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Specializations and Deeper Scrum Knowledge

You've got your basics in order – time to move on to some advanced and specialized concepts. Scrum is evolving every day, these books can help you master it.

The Scrum Master Files: Secrets Every Coach Should Know

The Scrum Master Files: Secrets Every Coach Should Know

An adequate Scrum Master may introduce Sprints and Events. But only a truly great Scrum Master understands that Scrum Mastery has nothing to do with being this kind of a crutch for people. Scrum Masters are coaches who understand how to help people help themselves to achieve their goals and objectives.

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