Scaled Professional Scrum and Nexus – The Definitive Guide

Scaled Professional Scrum and Nexus - The Definitive Guide

This is the first in a series of posts which will introduce Scaled Professional Scrum and the Nexus framework from and take you through it in detail.

As far as I am aware, this information is not currently available anywhere else online and only those who have attended a Scaled Professional Scrum course will have been exposed to this level of detail around the framework and its associated practices. The source material is the Nexus guide from

I will be publishing new material once a week so stay tuned to learn more. I hope you will find it useful.

Test your knowledge by taking our Scaled Professional Scrum Practice Assessment.

If you would like to attend a Scaled Professional Scrum course to learn more in person, you can see my upcoming course list here and register for a date and location that works for you.

Next post: Scaled Professional Scrum and Nexus – What is it? –>



  1. What is Scaled Professional Scrum And The Nexus?
  2. Should We scale?
  3. Start With Professional Scrum
  4. Be More Professional With What you Have
  5. How To Create A Professional Scrum Team
  6. The Secret To Scaled Professional Scrum

The Nexus Framework

  1. The Nexus Framework
  2. Nexus Artefacts
  3. The Nexus Integration Team
  4. Product Backlog Refinement
  5. Nexus Sprint Planning
  6. Nexus Daily Scrum
  7. Nexus Sprint Review
  8. Nexus Sprint Retrospective

Scaled Professional Scrum – 40+ Practices

  1. How Does Scaled Professional Scrum Extend The Nexus Framework?
  2. Nexus+


  1. How To Pass The Scaled Professional Scrum Assessment (SPS) from
  2. The Scaled Professional Scrum Practice Assessment
  3. Coming soon: Major Differences Between The Scrum Framework and The Nexus Framework
  4. Coming soon: Comparison of Scaled Professional Scrum And Nexus To Other Scaling Approaches

The Nexus Framework


The Scrum Master is Simon Kneafsey. Simon is a Professional Scrum Trainer with, the home of Scrum run by Scrum co-creator, Ken Schwaber. Simon offers Professional Scrum Certification training courses globally and works with clients to introduce Scrum to their organisations.

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  1. Very good indeed! I’m curiously waiting for “Major differences between Scrum and Nexus”; and also for “Comparison of SPS/Nexus to other approaches”.

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