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Scrum

Agile Software Development

Scrum is an Agile software development model based on multiple small teams working in an intensive and interdependent manner. Although Scrum was intended for management of software development projects, it can be used to run software maintenance teams, or as a general project and programme management approach.

Scrum as applied to product development was first referred to in "New New Product Development Game" (Harvard Business Review 86116:137–146, 1986) and later elaborated in "The Knowledge Creating Company" both by Ikujiro Nonaka and Hirotaka Takeuchi (Oxford University Press, 1995).

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Introduction to Scrum

Scrum is one of the simplest 'agile' methodologies and is proven to be highly effective for software development and more general product development.

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Three Things That Cause Scrum Backlash (and How to Fix Them)

Scrum is an agile software development methodology designed to foster iterative and incremental development. So, what is it makes teams resistant to Scrum?

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Project Management the Agile Way

Agile project management has a lot to offer legal case management. Imagine you could continually wring out the inefficiencies in your law practice.

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Scrum vs. Waterfall Round 2: The Fight Continues

The fight continues between Agile methods and the Waterfall approach. This time Waterfall is compared to Scrum in a variety of different ways.

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A Heavyweight Fight: Scrum vs. Waterfall

In the world of business analysis the current fight seems to pit Agile methods against the Waterfall approach. Which method will win?

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Traditional Project Management vs Scrum: Adapting Square Pegs to Round Holes

With the Agile methodology proving a major force when it comes to software application development, the role of ScrumMaster is becoming more and more valuable.

Read the Scrum Guide, which represents the official Scrum Body Of Knowledge, written by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, co-creators of Scrum.

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