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What is a Scrum Board?

Scrum is one of the frameworks of Agile project management. A Scrum Board is a tool used to help organize a Scrum project and add visibility to project progress. 

Initially, a Scrum Board was often a physical board, such as a whiteboard with sticky notes or cue cards attached. Today, there are more sophisticated, digital versions of Scrum Boards available online and as part of many project management software solutions. 

The board is broken down into columns with each one representing a different phase of progress, such as “Not Started,” “In Progress,” “In Review,” and “Complete.” Then each card or post-it note represents a task within the project. As work on the task progresses, the card is moved from one column to the next on the board. This enables you to have an at-a-glance update of project progress and understand where tasks are at all times. 

Further Reading
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Scrum vs. Kanban Board: Which One Is Better for Building a Project Plan?

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Scrum for Newbies: How to Use Scrum to Tame Chaos

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