Many people like to have formal documentation to read about Scrum. There are many books that you can buy and there are also many great free resources on the web.
We can recommend the following FREE downloadable booklets:
- “Do Better Scrum“ by Peter Hundermark, a CSC and CST in Africa and Brazil. Provides a set of tips and insights into how to do Scrum well. (Also available in German and Spanish.)
- “The Scrum Handbook” by Jeff Sutherland
- “The Scrum Primer“ by Pete Deemer, Gabrielle Benefield, Craig Larman, and Bas Vodde. An early description of Scrum, written in 2006 by a respected group of CST practitioners. Offers an in-depth introduction to the theory and practice of Scrum.
- “The Scrum Papers“ compiled by Jeff Sutherland, one of the co-creators of Scrum. A collection of papers relating to the practice of scrum that covers the basics all the way up to advanced topics such as how to scale Scrum.
- “Scrum and XP from the Trenches“ by Henrik Kniberg
- Agile Atlas – official guide for the CSM exam
- Scrum 101 – Scrum Alliance
- What is Scrum? – Scrum Alliance
- Scrum topic pages by CST Mike Cohn. An online overview of many of the Scrum basics.
- Simple Scrum by Tobias Mayer. A domain-independent overview of the Scrum framework.