Certified ScrumMaster Course Resources

The page contains various resources intended for participants in ScrumCenter GmbH Certified ScrumMaster courses.


Here is a list of Scrum, Agile and related books that we recommend:

  • Coens, T. & Jenkins, M., 2002. Abolishing Performance Appraisals: Why They Backfire and What to Do Instead, Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
  • Cohn, M., 2004. User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development, Addison Wesley.
  • Cohn, M., 2005. Agile Estimating and Planning, Prentice Hall.
  • Cohn, M., 2009. Succeeding with Agile - Software Development using Scrum, Addison Wesley.
  • Derby, E. & Larsen, D., 2006. Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great, The Pragmatic Bookshelf.
  • Feathers, M., 2007. Working Effectively with Legacy Code, Prentice Hall PTR.
  • Freeman, S. & Pryce, N., 2009. Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided By Tests, Addison Wesley.
  • Gloger, B., 2008. Scrum. Produkte zuverlässig und schnell entwickeln, Hanser.
  • Grenning, J.W., 2010. Test Driven Development for Embedded C, The Pragmatic Bookshelf.
  • Martin, R.C., 2008. Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship, Prentice Hall PTR.
  • Olson, Edwin E. & Eoyang, Glenda H., 2001. Facilitating Organization Change: Lessons from Complexity Science, John Wiley & Sons.
  • Pichler, R., 2007. Scrum - Agiles Projektmanagement erfolgreich einsetzen, dpunkt.verlag.
  • Takeuchi, H. & Nonaka, I., 1986. The new new product development game, Harvard Business Review, January-February 1986.
  • Westphal, F., 2005. Testgetriebene Entwicklung mit JUnit & FIT, dpunkt.verlag.


Articles and Conference Presentations

Discussion Groups

There are two Yahoo dicussion groups that are important for people applying Scrum in Germany. We recommend that you join both:

Agile Tuesday - Scrum User Group Munich

You would be very welcome at "Agile Tuesday" - the Scrum User Group Munich, which normally meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Conti Bistro in Max-Joseph-Strasse 5. Please check http://agiletuesday.org or ask us for the latest information.

There are several other Scrum user groups in Germany. Please visit the Scrum Alliance site (http://scrumalliance.org) to find your nearest one.

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