Agile and Scrum Glossary

Updated: Dec 9, 2020

A Quick Reference Guide to all things Agile and Scrum with a focus on Scrum terminology.


One of the three empirical pillars of Scrum according to The Scrum Guide, along with Transparency and Inspection. Adaptation is adjusting a process as soon as possible to minimise any further deviation or issues. Adaptation can be reviewed and decided at Scrum Events of Daily Scrum, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective.